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9 August 2017 - Interserve targets smaller schemes

Support services giant Interserve has announced that its UK construction business will increasingly focus on projects with an average value of less than £10m. Read more...

9 August 2017 - Danes eye African infra

A Danish conglomerate and three pension funds have launched a new infrastructure fund with a focus on Africa Read more...

9 August 2017 - Edinburgh tenders clerks of works framework

Edinburgh City Council has launched a search for up to 10 organisations to provide clerks of works services, following the recommendations of the independent report into the Oxgangs school PPP. Read more...

9 August 2017 - Irish businesses call for more PPPs

Ireland’s major business associations have called on the government for greater use of PPPs ahead of Budget 2018. Read more...

8 August 2017 - TfL plans construction coordination

Transport for London (TfL) is looking at ways to better coordinate construction development across the capital in an effort to boost efficiencies in project developments. Read more...

8 August 2017 - Consultant sought for GIF review

The World Bank seeks a firm to evaluate the Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF) Read more...

8 August 2017 - DWP won’t extend PFI

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has tendered an estates contract to support its Job Centre Plus offices, which are currently run under a PFI deal. Read more...

8 August 2017 - Belgrade airport deadline extended

The Serbian government has pushed back the date for binding bids for the Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport PPP Read more...

8 August 2017 - Investments boosts Morgan Sindall’s results

Morgan Sindall Group has delivered strong profit growth in the first half of this year with a small contribution from its investments division Read more...

8 August 2017 - Atlantia considers counter-bid for Abertis

Italian group Atlantia open to improving its takeover bid for Abertis following rival bid. Read more...

8 August 2017 - S&P hires infra lead

Ratings agency S&P Global has appointed a new infrastructure sector lead for its infrastructure ratings division. Read more...

7 August 2017 - Funding secured for Brighton regen

Forward funding for a major regeneration project in Brighton has been secured by the project's developer. Read more...

7 August 2017 - Infra boosts Kuwait outlook

Kuwait's plans to develop its infrastructure spending and deliver new PPP programmes will boost the country's economy over the coming years, according to ratings agency S&P. Read more...

7 August 2017 - New Philippines expressway mooted

A private firm has put forward an unsolicited proposal for a new major expressway project in the Philippines, which has been valued at around $1.2bn. Read more...

7 August 2017 - French transport authority selects PPP experts

Syndicat des transports Île-de-France (STIF) has awarded legal advisory contracts including for PPP. Read more...

7 August 2017 - IFM considers OHL stake

IFM Investors is considering acquiring a minority stake in Spanish firm OHL's road business, OHL Concesiones. Read more...

7 August 2017 - Irish PM commits to cross-border projects

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has revealed the Irish government will commit funding to cross-border projects under the 10-year Capital Plan. Read more...

4 August 2017 - Shortlists for two OFTOs

Energy regulator Ofgem has revealed the shortlisted teams for the Galloper and Walney Extension offshore transmission owner (OFTO) contracts. Read more...

4 August 2017 - Highways England seeks investment adviser

Highways England has published a prior information notice regarding its plans to hire a technical adviser to support its Road Investment Strategy (RIS) team. Read more...

4 August 2017 - Birmingham launches £1bn Smithfield JV

Birmingham City Council has tendered a contract seeking a private partner for a 17 hectare city centre regeneration project. Read more...

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Time to be bold

PF2 projects are slowly bubbling to the surface, but will the market take the bait?

Delegates at Financing African Infrastructure give their views on the market - and what they learnt at the event