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MegaProject 1350: Strategic partner sought for fourth largest airport in Indonesia

MegaProject 1350: Strategic partner sought for fourth largest airport in Indonesia

🕔Oct 17, 2018

PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero), a state-owned enterprise responsible for the management of airports in western Indonesia, has launched a selection process for a strategic partner to co-manage and co-invest in Kualanamu International Airport (KNO), located in Deli Serdang, North Sumatra.

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MegaProject 1343: GMR wins tender to upgrade and operate Nagpur Airport in India

MegaProject 1343: GMR wins tender to upgrade and operate Nagpur Airport in India

🕔Oct 3, 2018

GMR Airports Limited, a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Ltd., has announced that it has emerged as the highest bidder for the development, operations and management of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, located in Nagpur, Maharashtra, central India.

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MegaProject 1342: Indonesia to tender US$200 million airport PPP this month

MegaProject 1342: Indonesia to tender US$200 million airport PPP this month

🕔Oct 2, 2018

The Airport Director of Indonesia's Ministry of Transportation has publicly stated that the Ministry intends to launch a tender for the expansion and operation of Komodo Airport, located in Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara province, this month. The project is thought to require a total investment of IDR3 trillion (~US$200 million).

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IRB Infrastructure Developers achieves financial close of US$300 million road project in Tamil Nadu

IRB Infrastructure Developers achieves financial close of US$300 million road project in Tamil Nadu

🕔Oct 2, 2018

IRB Infrastructure Developers has announced that its subsidiary IRB PS Highway Private Limited has achieved financial close of the four laning of a 56.8km section of National Highway (NH) 45A (new NH 32) in India, which runs between Poondiankuppam and Sattanathapuram in the state of Tamil Nadu.

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MegaProject 1336: Bahrain and Saudi Arabia to tender US$3.5 billion causeway PPP next year

MegaProject 1336: Bahrain and Saudi Arabia to tender US$3.5 billion causeway PPP next year

🕔Sep 20, 2018

Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Bahrain has stated publicly that the tender for the King Hamad Causeway, a 25km road and rail bridge that will cross the Gulf of Bahrain, will be launched in six months. The estimated construction cost is between US$3 and 4 billion.

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Japanese government selects three bidders for second round of Hokkaido airports tender

Japanese government selects three bidders for second round of Hokkaido airports tender

🕔Sep 17, 2018

Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLITT) has selected three bidders to proceed to the second round of the tender to operate seven airports on Hokkaido island under a 30-year concession contract.

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Philippine conglomerates' proposal for Manila airport granted Original Proponent Status

Philippine conglomerates' proposal for Manila airport granted Original Proponent Status

🕔Sep 14, 2018

The Aboitiz Group has announced that the government of the Philippines' Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) have granted the “NAIA Consortium” Original Proponent Status (OPS) for its proposal to rehabilitate, upgrade, expand, operate, and maintain the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for 15 years.

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MegaProject 1331: Myanmar seeking qualifications for first greenfield road PPP

MegaProject 1331: Myanmar seeking qualifications for first greenfield road PPP

🕔Sep 12, 2018

The Ministry of Construction of the Government of Myanmar has published an Invitation to Pre-Qualify for the Yangon Elevated Expressway PPP Project Phase 1, the country's first greenfield road PPP project.

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MegaProject 1328: Governments of Malaysia and Singapore sign agreement to defer US$10 billion high speed rail PPP

MegaProject 1328: Governments of Malaysia and Singapore sign agreement to defer US$10 billion high speed rail PPP

🕔Sep 6, 2018

The governments of Malaysia and Singapore have confirmed in a joint statement that construction of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project is suspended for a period up to 31 May 2020.

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MegaProject 1326: Tender for US$250 million light rail project launched in Kazahkstan

MegaProject 1326: Tender for US$250 million light rail project launched in Kazahkstan

🕔Sep 4, 2018

The Public Transport Department of Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan, located in the south-east of the country, has published a tender announcement for a light rail project.

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MegaProject 1322: Bahrain to tender US$2 billion metro project next year

MegaProject 1322: Bahrain to tender US$2 billion metro project next year

🕔Aug 29, 2018

An advisor to the Transport Minister of Bahrain has stated publicly that the Ministry plans to tender its first metro project next year. The metro rail system will span 109km and cost between US$1.5 and 2 billion to construct.

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MegaProject 1321: Government of Jordan planning US$4.2 billion rail concession

MegaProject 1321: Government of Jordan planning US$4.2 billion rail concession

🕔Aug 28, 2018

The Ministry of Transport of the government of Jordan is reportedly planning to contract Chinese company Touchstone to deliver a US$4.23 billion rail project through a build-operate-transfer (BOT) or build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) agreement.

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MegaProject 1319: US$500 million highway concession in India up for sale

MegaProject 1319: US$500 million highway concession in India up for sale

🕔Aug 23, 2018

Ramky Infrastructure is reportedly in talks to sell the Narketpally Addanki Medarametala Expressway (NAMEL) concession to Cube Highways, valued at between INR33 and 35 billion (~US$470 and 500 million).

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MegaProject 1314: Shortlist for Indonesian highway PPP

MegaProject 1314: Shortlist for Indonesian highway PPP

🕔Aug 14, 2018

Indonesia's Directorate General of Highway (Direktorat Jenderal Bina Marga) under the Ministry of Public Works and Housing has prequalified six potential bidders for the development of the Jalan Lintas Timur highway PPP in South Sumatra.

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MegaProject 1308: Tata-Siemens consortium wins US$1.2 billion Pune Metro PPP

MegaProject 1308: Tata-Siemens consortium wins US$1.2 billion Pune Metro PPP

🕔Aug 6, 2018

The Pune Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (PMRDA) has announced that a joint venture of Tata Reality Infra (TRIL) and Siemens Project Ventures has been awarded a contract to design, build, finance and operate a 23.3km metro line in the city, located in the state of Maharashtra, in western India.

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MegaProject 1304: Indonesia to launch satellite through PPP

MegaProject 1304: Indonesia to launch satellite through PPP

🕔Jul 31, 2018

The Ministry of Communication and Informatics of the Government of Indonesia has launched a tender for the financing, design, procurement, construction, launch, operation and maintenance of a multifunctional government satellite. The total estimated investment of the project is IDR6.58 trillion (US$456.7 million).

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MegaProject 1296: US$4 billion light rail PPP tender launched in Israel

MegaProject 1296: US$4 billion light rail PPP tender launched in Israel

🕔Jul 17, 2018

NTA Metropolitan Mass Transit System Ltd., the Israeli government company responsible for the design and construction of a mass transit system for the Tel Aviv metropolis, has published an invitation to pre-qualify to develop two new light rail transit (LRT) lines in the city, estimated to cost ILS15 billion (US$4.12 billion).

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Oman to implement US$15.6 billion wastewater projects through PPPs

Oman to implement US$15.6 billion wastewater projects through PPPs

🕔Jul 16, 2018

Haya Water, part of Oman Wastewater Services Company (OWSC), has announced a programme to develop sanitary drainage projects worth OMR6 billion (US$15.55 billion) through public-private partnerships (PPPs).

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Saudi Arabia publishes draft law on private sector participation ahead of PPP programme launch

Saudi Arabia publishes draft law on private sector participation ahead of PPP programme launch

🕔Jul 12, 2018

Following a resolution by the Council of Ministers, Saudi Arabia’s National Centre for Privatisation and Public-Private Partnerships (NCP) has published a draft law to govern private sector participation in government-sponsored programs and projects.

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Five teams bid to develop largest desalination plant in Saudi Arabia

Five teams bid to develop largest desalination plant in Saudi Arabia

🕔Jul 11, 2018

Water & Electricity Company (WEC) of Saudi Arabia has announced that five teams have submitted proposals for the Rabigh 3 Independent Water Project. The project involves the construction of a desalination plant designed using Reverse Osmosis technology to produce the potable water from the Red Sea.

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