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Infrastructure/PPP news in United Arab Emirates

MegaProject 1093: PPP contract for world's largest waste-to-energy plant awarded

MegaProject 1093: PPP contract for world's largest waste-to-energy plant awarded

🕔Jan 30, 2018

The Municipality of Dubai has awarded the build, operate and transfer (BOT) contract and an accompanying 30-year operations and maintenance contract for a waste-to-energy plant, set to be the largest in the world, to a consortium comprising BESIX, Belgium's largest construction company, and Hitachi Zosen Inova, an experienced waste-to-energy developer based in Switzerland. The consortium plans to invest around EUR700 million (US$867.3 million).

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Abu Dhabi launches tender process for public lighting PPP

Abu Dhabi launches tender process for public lighting PPP

🕔Jan 9, 2018

The Abu Dhabi City Municipality (ADM) intends to upgrade the streetlights of Abu Dhabi city to a smart LED lighting system in collaboration with the private sector under a PPP model. Accordingly, the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities has launched a public tender closing on March 19, 2018.

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MegaProject 1011: PPP considered for Dubai’s MBR stadium

MegaProject 1011: PPP considered for Dubai’s MBR stadium

🕔Sep 18, 2017

Dubai’s Mohammed bin Rashid (MBR) Stadium could be procured as a PPP after the Emirate’s Department of Finance was reluctant to finance the development.

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Abu Dhabi launches streetlighting PPP

Abu Dhabi launches streetlighting PPP

🕔Sep 6, 2017

Abu Dhabi is to hold an induction workshop for companies interested in a planned PPP scheme for a streetlights project.

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IL&FS Transportation's achieves FC for car park project in Dubai

IL&FS Transportation's achieves FC for car park project in Dubai

🕔Aug 2, 2017

IL&FS Transportation Networks (ITNL) has announced it has achieved financial close for the development of the Dubai Supreme Court and Automated Car Park facility.

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Birmingham university launches Middle East PPP

Birmingham university launches Middle East PPP

🕔Jun 26, 2017

The University of Birmingham will establish a campus in Dubai, within the Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) free-zone.

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IDB Infrastructure Fund II acquires stake in water business in the UAE

IDB Infrastructure Fund II acquires stake in water business in the UAE

🕔Jan 12, 2017

Asma Capital has agreed to buy a stake in Utico, a private United Arab Emirates utility company of the water business, in a deal worth US$147 million.

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UAE´s FEWA issues RFP for desalination plant through PPP

UAE´s FEWA issues RFP for desalination plant through PPP

🕔Dec 9, 2016

UAE’s Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) has announced it has issued Request for Proposals (RFP) to develop the Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) desalination independent water PPP project located in the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain​​.

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CDPQ and DP World partner to invest in ports

CDPQ and DP World partner to invest in ports

🕔Dec 9, 2016

DP World and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) have announced the creation of an investment vehicle to invest in ports.

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UAE aims to have PPP framework by year-end

UAE aims to have PPP framework by year-end

🕔Nov 23, 2016

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced that the country is to prepare documentation to govern public-private partnerships (PPPs) by the end of the year.

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Atkins appoints managing director for transportation and infrastructure in Middle East & Africa

Atkins appoints managing director for transportation and infrastructure in Middle East & Africa

🕔Oct 26, 2016

Atkins, a design, engineering and project management consultancy, has appointed Phil Malem as managing director for its transportation and infrastructure business, Middle East & Africa. 

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Jones Day welcomes Projects & Infrastructure partner Nadim Khan in Dubai

Jones Day welcomes Projects & Infrastructure partner Nadim Khan in Dubai

🕔Sep 23, 2016

The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Nadim Khan has joined the firm as a partner in the Firm's Projects & Infrastructure Practice. He will be based in Jones Day’s Dubai Office.

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 Saudi Arabia plans housing PPP programme

Saudi Arabia plans housing PPP programme

🕔Aug 16, 2016

Saudi Arabia Ministry of Labor and Social Development is planning to launch a program to develop a social housing PPP program in the kingdom.

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Dubai plans mega waste-to-energy plant

Dubai plans mega waste-to-energy plant

🕔Jul 11, 2016

Dubai has plans to develop a mega waste-to-energy (WTE) plant in Warsan district two as part of a plan to reduce landfill waste by 75 per cent over the next five years.

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Saudi Arabia to seek more private infrastructure investment

Saudi Arabia to seek more private infrastructure investment

🕔Jun 21, 2016

According to sources Saudi Arabia is seeking more involvement by the private sector in the nation infrastructure scheme.

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IDB Infrastructure Fund II invests in Avivo Group

IDB Infrastructure Fund II invests in Avivo Group

🕔Jun 15, 2016

Avivo Group, one of the largest healthcare networks in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) with 32 healthcare facilities, has announced a partnership with IDB Infrastructure Fund II, sponsored by the Islamic Development Bank and other institutional investors.

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PPP developer sought to deliver waste plan for UAE project

PPP developer sought to deliver waste plan for UAE project

🕔Jun 7, 2016

The UAE's Ministry of Climate Change and Environment is seeking bidders to develop a waste management project in the Northern Emirates.

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DP World announces new $1.2 billion Sukuk to be listed on Nasdaq Dubai

DP World announces new $1.2 billion Sukuk to be listed on Nasdaq Dubai

🕔Jun 1, 2016

DP World has announced that the company has raised US$1.2 billion in a new 7-year sukuk, the Arabic commonly referred to as "sharia compliant" bonds, set to be listed on NASDAQ Dubai, the Middle East’s international financial exchange. The issue received strong investor interest receiving more than US$2 billion in bids.

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PwC Middle East acquires HLP Consulting Limited

PwC Middle East acquires HLP Consulting Limited

🕔May 10, 2016

PwC Middle East has announce the acquisition of HLP Consulting Limited, a claims consultancy business, effective from 1 May 2016.

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Dubai Courts awards car-park PPP

Dubai Courts awards car-park PPP

🕔May 9, 2016

Dubai Courts has awarded Park line the development of an automated car-park facility, which is expected to be the largest in the world, through a public private partnership.

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