The Government of Uruguay, through its National Public Education Administration (ANEP) has launched a tender for the design, financing, construction and operation of 58 schools located across 17 departments - the fourth package of its schools PPP project.
The State of Piauí, through the Secretariat of Administration and Social Security (SEADPREV) and the Sports Foundation of the State of Piauí (FUNDESPI), has begun the procedure of public consultation of the documents for the concession of its main sports centre.
A PPP project involving the delivery of a new cruise terminal at the Port of Durban in South Africa has reached commercial close. KwaZulu Cruise Terminal (KCT) has signed a concession agreement with the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) of South Africa for the financing, construction, operation and maintenance of the terminal.
The Ministry of Finance of the Government of Colombia has approved the new public-private partnership contract for the Magdalena River project, which was originally awarded in 2014 and cancelled last year.
An inter-ministerial tender committee of the Government of Israel has awarded a PPP project involving the construction and operation of a waste treatment facility to Zero Waste, a company jointly owned by Shikun u'Binui Holdings through its concessions division, and Azrieli Group, through its GES subsidiary.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Pakistan have signed an agreement for a US$100 million loan to promote public-private partnerships in the Punjab province, in the north-east of Pakistan.
The Water and Electricity Company (WEC) of Saudi Arabia has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to prequalified companies for an independent sewage treatment plant (ISTP) at Jeddah Airport, officially called King Abdulaziz International Airport, located to the north of Jeddah, a city in the west of Saudi Arabia.
Infrastructure Ontario and Hôpital Montfort have announced the five companies that have been prequalified to build and finance the Orléans Health Hub project. The successful proponent will deliver a new healthcare facility in Orléans, a suburb to the east of Ottawa, the Canadian capital.
DP World Ltd. has issued a public notice stating that the concession agreement to operate the Doraleh Container Terminal in Djibouti, which was awarded by the Government of Djibouti to Doraleh Container Terminal S.A., a joint venture controlled by DP World, remains in full force and effect. This follows the Djibouti Government's illegal seizing of the terminal in February.
International Bulk Thilawa Terminal Limited (IBTT) has secured a loan facility from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to develop a US$65 million port project at Thilawa Special Economic Zone in Yangon, Myanmar.
Yilport Holding A.S., a subsidiary of Yildirim Group of Companies, has announced that it has executed a letter of intent with the Mississippi State Port Authority to allow for due diligence and negotiations regarding an investment in the Port of Gulfport, Mississippi, USA. The company would commit to investing in additional facility and equipment upgrades.
The Government of Chile, through the Ministry of Public Works, has invited to participate in the tender for the execution, repair, conservation and exploitation of the Road Concession Improvement Route G-21, through the concession system.
Sacyr has announced that it has won a contract for the expansion, financing, construction and management over six years of the El Tepual - Puerto Montt airport, in consortium with Agunsa. This marks the company's entry into the airport concession business in Chile.
Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions, Balfour Beatty's dedicated unit to infrastructure projects for the college and university market, and Texas Woman’s University (TWU), America’s largest University primarily for women, have announced that they have reached financial close on a mixed-use student housing project on TWU’s main campus in Denton, which is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area in northern Texas.
Through its subsidiary Iridium, ACS Group has acquired a 25% stake in the A13 Thames Gateway PFI project, in London, from Carillion. The total enterprise value of the transaction is GBP140 million (US$197.6 million).
China Everbright Water Limited has announced that the company has recently secured multiple sub-projects under the Ji'nan Zhangqiu Urban-Rural Integration Water Supply Project in Shandong Province, in eastern China, which the company won in March 2017.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications for interested parties to design build, finance, operate and maintain the GO Rail expansion project. The GO Transit Rail network is a regional public transit system serving the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area of Southern Ontario, Canada.
Rijkswaterstaat, part of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment of the Government of the Netherlands, has announced that six parties have been prequalified to participate in the tender for the A9 Badhoevedorp - Holendrecht project. This includes the widening of the A9 Amstelveen and the rehabilitation of the Schiphol Bridge, in the North Holland province.
The state-owned National Water Company (NWC) of Saudi Arabia has awarded a procurement advisory services contract for a project concerning the provision of water distribution services in Saudi Arabia to a consortium containing Mizuho Bank, White & Case and Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group.
Bulgaria's government has selected a consortium between the China-based investor HNA Group and Plovdiv Airport Invest for the 35-year concession contract for Plovdiv Airport.