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6 October 2014 - ‘No new-build’ for PIP

The Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) is unlikely to invest in new-build construction projects in the near future and will target the secondary market – despite having been established to bring institutional investment into greenfield projects. Read more...

6 October 2014 - Sweett rings changes as boss retires

Consultancy Sweett Group has announced that chief executive Dean Webster has decided to bring forward his retirement, leaving with immediate effect, while the firm has also appointed a new executive operations director. Read more...

6 October 2014 - Vinci UK chief retires

The chief executive of Vinci Construction UK has retired, with the French boss of engineering firm Soletanche Freyssinet taking his place. Read more...

6 October 2014 - Lithuania hub PPP extended

The Lithuanian government has extended the deadline for expressions of interest (EoIs) for its multifunctional hub development PPP. Read more...

6 October 2014 - A15 costs hit Ballast Nedam performance

Overrunning costs on the Dutch A15 motorway PPP have hit first half results at construction firm Ballast Nedam. Read more...

6 October 2014 - Philippines tenders dam PPP

The Philippines government is seeking private partners to develop a major water infrastructure project for Metro Manila. Read more...

6 October 2014 - Western Australia issues schools PPP

The government of Western Australia has issued a tender for eight new schools to be developed under a PPP model. Read more...

6 October 2014 - Philippines LRT-1 deal signs

The deal has been signed for the Cavite Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1 Extension project in the Philippines. Read more...

3 October 2014 - Financial close for Aussie East West Link

Financial close has now been reached on Melbourne’s East West Link Stage 1 road project. Read more...

2 October 2014 - Balfour disposal still exceeds expectations

Contractor Balfour Beatty has made its first PPP disposal since it reviewed its portfolio – but the sale still exceeded expectations by over £13m. Read more...

2 October 2014 - Hospital PFI buyout completed

The £114m loan to pay off the Hexham hospital PFI contract has now gone through. Read more...

2 October 2014 - Greece issues fish market PPP

A tender has been issued to develop the new Central Fish Market in Athens under a PPP model. Read more...

2 October 2014 - Belgium issues Brussels road tender

The city of Brussels has issued a tender for a potential new road PPP. Read more...

2 October 2014 - 19 qualify for Bratislava hospital

Nineteen teams have been selected for the next stage in the development of Slovakia’s new hospital PPP project in Bratislava. Read more...

1 October 2014 - Three into Legal 500 top tier

Three firms have pushed into the top tier of the Legal 500’s infrastructure sector, which now includes PFI and PPP. Read more...

1 October 2014 - Treasury unveils new cost programme

New initiative to replace cost review; new chair for Infrastructure Client Group that will support programme Read more...

1 October 2014 - Report due on Mumbai bullet train

The Indian government has announced the value of the proposed Mumbai bullet train PPP and confirmed that an interim report on the deal will be issued within a month. Read more...

1 October 2014 - Egypt to issue new PPPs

The Egyptian government is poised to announce a host of new infrastructure projects, which are to include a series of PPP deals. Read more...

30 September 2014 - Four in for Philippines LRT

Four teams have already expressed their interest in the Light Rail Transit 2 (LRT-2) PPP project – well ahead of the November deadline. Read more...

30 September 2014 - Planning agreed for South Shields regen

The first phase of the £100m South Shields regeneration scheme has been given the go-ahead by South Tyneside Council’s planning committee. Read more...

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Party conference season has yet to shine any light on what a new government might do in infrastructure come next May

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League Tables

Rank Name Total
1 Hitachi 2700 mill
2 John Laing 2700 mill
3 Carillion 1545 mill
4 Balfour Beatty Plc 1109 mill
5 Itochu 1090 mill