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MegaProject 916: Israel seeks operator to expand and operate Jerusalem light rail network

MegaProject 916: Israel seeks operator to expand and operate Jerusalem light rail network

🕔Apr 27, 2017

The Government of Israel has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) seeking a private firm to operate and expand the Jerusalem Light Rail Transit Network which is intended to include the Red Line, the Red Line Extensions and the Green  (the J-Net). At a later stage, the J-Net may be expanded to include the Blue Line. 

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Philippines extends deadline for regional airports PPP

Philippines extends deadline for regional airports PPP

🕔Apr 27, 2017

The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) has extended the deadline for the submission of qualification documents for the Philippine Regional Airports Development, Operations and Maintenance project under the public-private partnership (PPP).

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Jordan invites EOIs for waste-to-energy project

Jordan invites EOIs for waste-to-energy project

🕔Apr 27, 2017

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Jordan (MEMR) has issued a Request for Expression of Interest (RFEOI) seeking interested developers to carry out a waste-to-energy project in Irbid Governorate on build, own, operate and transfer basis.

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Saudi Arabia awards Taif, Qassim and Haif airport PPPs

Saudi Arabia awards Taif, Qassim and Haif airport PPPs

🕔Apr 25, 2017

Arabia Saudi's General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has announced that the development and operation of Taif, Qassim and Hail airports will be entrusted to consortiums of national and global companies.

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11 firms show interest in airports O&M PPPs in India

11 firms show interest in airports O&M PPPs in India

🕔Apr 17, 2017

A total of 11 companies have expressed interest in running the operation and maintenance (O&M) of Ahmedabad and Jaipur airports, the contracts for which are expected to be awarded by the end of May.

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Cebu BRT project gets funding for its feasibility study

Cebu BRT project gets funding for its feasibility study

🕔Apr 17, 2017

The Philippine PPP Center has approved fund support to conduct the feasibility study and transaction advisory services for the operation and management of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.

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MMC to acquire remaining 51% stake in Penang Port

MMC to acquire remaining 51% stake in Penang Port

🕔Apr 11, 2017

MMC Corp Bhd's subsidiary MMC Port Holdings Sdn Bhd has acquired a the remaining 51% stake in Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB), the operator of Malaysia's oldest port.

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MEP Infrastructure-San Jose JV reaches financial close on Mahuva Kagavadar Road

MEP Infrastructure-San Jose JV reaches financial close on Mahuva Kagavadar Road

🕔Apr 11, 2017

MEP Infrastructure Developers Limited and Spain's Constructora San Jose have achieved financial close for  the Mahuva - Kagavada section in India.

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Hastings signs mandate with Japanese institution for infrastructure debt

Hastings signs mandate with Japanese institution for infrastructure debt

🕔Apr 7, 2017

Global infrastructure fund manager Hastings Funds Management has won an infrastructure debt investment mandate from the Development Bank of Japan Inc. and DBJ Asset Management Co., Ltd (collectively DBJ Group), targeting investments in OECD countries.

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MegaProject 901: Fukuoka International Airport in Japan is to be privatized

MegaProject 901: Fukuoka International Airport in Japan is to be privatized

🕔Apr 4, 2017

The government of Japan is to privatize Fukuoka International Airport, Japan’s fourth biggest airport measured by passenger traffic after Tokyo Narita, Tokyo Haneda and Kansai.

 

 

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Fairfax buys stake in Bangalore airport

Fairfax buys stake in Bangalore airport

🕔Mar 30, 2017

Fairfax India Holdings Corporation has completed its previously announced acquisition of 38% of the outstanding shares of Bangalore International Airport Limited for an aggregate consideration of approximately INR25.22 billion (US$385 million).

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MegaProject 898: Bids submitted for US$2.7bn - Mumbai Trans Harbour Link

MegaProject 898: Bids submitted for US$2.7bn - Mumbai Trans Harbour Link

🕔Mar 30, 2017

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has received bids from several international companies to build the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL).

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IRB Infrastructure acquires remaining stake in road concession

IRB Infrastructure acquires remaining stake in road concession

🕔Mar 28, 2017

IRB Infrastructure Developers, an Indian highway construction company part of the IRB Group, has announced it has completed the acquisition of remaining 26% stake in M.V.R Infrastructure and Tollways Pvt. Ltd. (MVR) from its previous promoters and other shareholders.

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MEP Infrastructure-San Jose JV close financing for road project in India

MEP Infrastructure-San Jose JV close financing for road project in India

🕔Mar 27, 2017

MEP Infrastructure Developers Limited has announced the financial closure of the Talaja-Mahuya Section PPP project.

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MegaProject 894: WTE bids lowest on Kuwait wastewater

MegaProject 894: WTE bids lowest on Kuwait wastewater

🕔Mar 24, 2017

The consortium led by WTE Wassertechnik GmbH Group (WTE) bid lowest on the Umm Al Hayman wastewater project in Kuwait, offering a price 6% below rival bidder Kharafi National KSC.

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Six firms shortlisted for Oman desalination project

Six firms shortlisted for Oman desalination project

🕔Mar 22, 2017

Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has announced that six bidders have been pre-qualified in relation to the RFQ for the development of a water desalination plant in Khasab.

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Bangladesh re-tenders tourism PPP

Bangladesh re-tenders tourism PPP

🕔Mar 16, 2017

Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (BPC), under the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, has re-launched a tender process to develop an International-Standard Tourist Complex through PPP model at Cox’s Bazar, the prime sea-side resort town of Bangladesh.

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China Everbright water secures multiple wastewater upgrading projects

China Everbright water secures multiple wastewater upgrading projects

🕔Mar 15, 2017

China Everbright Water Limited has announced that it has secured three waste water treatment upgrading projects, involving a total investment of approximately CNY210 million (US$30.36 million).

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ADB commits $100 million loan for Philippine PPPs

ADB commits $100 million loan for Philippine PPPs

🕔Mar 9, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has commited to the Philippine's government of US$100 million to finance  feasibility studies on infrastructure projects rail, bridge, irrigation and road sectors.

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MegaProject 882: GMR Hyderabad airport plans US$300 million offshore bond issue

MegaProject 882: GMR Hyderabad airport plans US$300 million offshore bond issue

🕔Mar 8, 2017

Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (HIAL), a unit of GMR Infrastructure is planning to raise US$250-300 million by selling offshore bonds.

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