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9 October 2014 - Financial close for SNBTS deal

Financial close has been reached on the national centre for the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS). Read more...

9 October 2014 - Scottish Budget latest: Swinney unveils new pipeline

Health and schools big winners in £1bn additional pipeline; focus also on regeneration and digital improvements Read more...

8 October 2014 - Mersey Gateway adds to team

New construction and finance directors; new role for former interim chief executive Steve Nicholson Read more...

8 October 2014 - IMF praises Portugal’s recovery

Portugal’s approach to PPPs has played a key role in improving its economy in the wake of the global financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. Read more...

8 October 2014 - Bechtel to establish global infra unit in UK

American engineering giant Bechtel will combine its civil and most of its power business units to create the Bechtel Infrastructure global business unit (GBU) as part of a restructure. Read more...

8 October 2014 - Kiwi projects on the rise

The head of New Zealand’s Council for Infrastructure Development has told Partnerships Bulletin about plans for the country’s next major PPP project and revealed growing international investment interest in the country. Read more...

8 October 2014 - Bechtel to establish global infra unit

American engineering giant Bechtel will combine its civil and most of its power business units to create the Bechtel Infrastructure global business unit (GBU) as part of a restructure. Read more...

8 October 2014 - IMF backs Rwanda's PPP plans

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission returning from Kigali in Rwanda has praised the work done in the country over the last year as well as strides taken in its PPP policy. Read more...

8 October 2014 - Nordic infra investment platform launched

Real estate investment manager Areim has launched the first long-term infrastructure investment platform based in Sweden. Read more...

7 October 2014 - Winner for Gibraltar water

A UK consortium has been chosen as preferred bidder for Gibraltar’s £22m wastewater project. Read more...

7 October 2014 - New phase for Scottish housing trust

Additional phase for Edinburgh; Scottish Futures Trust says programme may come to an end Read more...

7 October 2014 - ‘Big opportunity’ to tackle NHS estate

Savings of at least £1.5bn are still there for the taking through better use of the NHS estate, according to a new report. Read more...

7 October 2014 - Vienna launches health PPP

The Austrian capital has launched a tender for a health project to be procured as a 25-year availability PPP contract Read more...

7 October 2014 - Romanian city planning road PPPs

Two new PPPs are being planned to develop a series of roads in the Romanian city of Galati. Read more...

6 October 2014 - SFT targets city growth

Corporate plan outlines programme for TIF-style schemes across Scotland; next big focus will be rolling out digital technology; £640m in savings and benefits over first five years Read more...

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...

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