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18 April 2017 - Irish finance minister backs toll roads

Ireland’s Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has suggested two proposed motorway projects could only proceed with tolling, including a cross-border project with the UK government. Read more...

13 April 2017 - Two shortlisted for Dorset SEP

Two teams have been shortlisted for Dorset County Hospital NHS Trust’s strategic estate partnership (SEP), Partnerships Bulletin understands. Read more...

13 April 2017 - Welsh OFTO rating outlook downgraded

Ratings agency Moody’s has changed its outlook on the Gwynt y Mor OFTO scheme to negative amid concerns over cable repair cost and recovery. Read more...

13 April 2017 - 71 Scottish schools ‘have defects’

BBC investigation claims 71 schools found defects; report claims there are ‘fears’ for similar problems for health PPPs Read more...

13 April 2017 - Cimic sees 'solid' project pipeline

Cimic Group has announced strong results for the three months to the end of March 2017, with support from a “solid” pipeline of projects. Read more...

13 April 2017 - CHP’s Phoenix ‘awaiting govt approval’

Exclusive: Community Health Partnerships’ (CHP) Project Phoenix initiative is with ministers over the Easter break and is awaiting approval from the Department of Health, Partnerships Bulletin understands. Read more...

12 April 2017 - FC for Germany’s A7 PPP

A French consortium has closed the A7 motorway PPP in Lower Saxony. Read more...

12 April 2017 - Gauke: IPA a game-changer

Chief Secretary to the Treasury David Gauke has described the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) as a “game-changer” for the infrastructure market that is helping assess how to improve the cost and quality of new and existing infrastructure. Read more...

12 April 2017 - Atkins ‘on track’ to meet expectations

Engineering firm WS Atkins has reported that its expectations for the year ended 31 March 2017 remain unchanged following good performances in its major markets, as its potential takeover remains on the cards. Read more...

12 April 2017 - Botswana trains local officials on PPP

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development of Botswana has hosted a PPP training session for local authorities as the country seeks alternative funding for projects. Read more...

12 April 2017 - INPP launches fundraising

Infrastructure investor International Public Partnerships (INPP) has launched a new round of fundraising, seeking to raise up to £250m through a placing, open offer and offer for subscription. Read more...

11 April 2017 - Winner for Oxleas SEP

A preferred bidder has been chosen for the Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust’s strategic estate partnership (SEP). Read more...

11 April 2017 - Macquarie targets Benelux, Ireland

Exclusive: Macquarie Capital is looking at the Benelux region and Ireland as the strongest markets for PPP opportunities over the coming year. Read more...

11 April 2017 - FC for Hub West care centres

Hub West Scotland has reached financial close on the Gorbals and Woodside Health and Care Centres contract, with a different lender stepping in. Read more...

11 April 2017 - NHS ‘targets private infra cash’

The NHS is looking to bring in up to £10bn from hedge funds and other private finance sources to improve the health estate’s infrastructure, it has been claimed. Read more...

11 April 2017 - Advisers sought for Uganda transport sector

Technical assistance is being sought for institutional capacity building for the transport sector in Uganda. Read more...

11 April 2017 - Winner for German school PPP

The City of Hanover has awarded a PPP contract for a new primary school. Read more...

11 April 2017 - RFQ for Zambia solar PPPs

An agency in Zambia has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for the Scaling Solar Round 2 project bundle. Read more...

11 April 2017 - Belgian shooting range PPP launched

A Belgian authority has issued a contract notice to deliver a shooting range for security personnel in West Flanders. Read more...

11 April 2017 - Three in for Kenya highway PPP

The government of Kenya has shortlisted three teams for the Nairobi – Nakuru – Mau Summit Highway (A8) Read more...

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Here we go again

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to call a General Election creates further uncertainty and delay – just as the country’s infrastructure market thought it might be getting somewhere

Paul Jarvis interviews NIC chairman Lord Adonis at Clyde & Co in London

Innovation through infrastructure: Lord Adonis in conversation with Paul Jarvis from Clyde & Co on Vimeo.