Hub South East Scotland, a joint venture between Galliford Try, Fulcrum, AECOM and assorted public authorities, has achieved financial close of the Queensferry High School PPP project, located in Edinburgh.
The Government of Netherlands has initiated the tender process for the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of 12 km of road in the province of Gelderland, connecting the A15 to the A12, which will link the port of Rotterdam to Germany.
China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) is developing a knowledge city and edu-tourism venture in partnership with the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) in Jamaica, through a build-operate-transfer agreement.
Meridian Port Services (MPS), the joint venture between Bolloré Transport & Logistics, APM Terminals and the Government of Ghana through the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA), has drawn its first US$100 million from the project financing package arranged by the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, for the Tema Port expansion project.
The Export and Investment Promotion Agency of El Salvador (PROESA) has announced that its Board of Directors has approved economic, financial, fiscal and social feasibility studies for two projects to be developed through public-private partnerships.
Spain's new Minister of Development has announced that the government has decided to remove tolls on national roads currently operated under 50-year concession contracts expiring between this year and 2021. Ownership will revert to the State upon expiration.
Following the recent collapse of the leading contractor, Carillion, a group of banks engaged to fund the proposed Midland Metropolitan Hospital PPP Project in the West Midlands region of England have terminated the financing.
PSA International Pte Ltd (PSA) and Terminal Investment Ltd S.à.r.l. (TIL) have successfully refinanced the container terminal at the port of Sines, located on the south-west coast of Portugal.
The Economic Committee of the Council of Ministers, the collective executive decision-making body of the government of Poland, has announced that four sections of expressways in the country will be built through public-private partnerships.
P3 Mobility (P3M) has been selected to develop a pilot program to test connected vehicle infrastructure and technology in Oakland County, located in Michigan, USA, through a public-private partnership.
Plenary Group has announced that, as leader of the Plenary PCL Justice consortium, it has reached financial close on the Abbotsford Law Courts project in British Columbia, the westernmost province of Canada.
Uruguay's Ministry of Transport and Public Works has received three bids for the execution of the Ferrocarril Central (Central Railway) project, which involves the construction and maintenance of a 273km railway between the Port of Montevideo and the city of Paso de los Toros.
Transportadora Salaverry Consortium, led by Grupo Romero, has won the tender for the modernization of the Salaverry port terminal, located in La Libertad, a region in north-west Peru. The company was selected over one other proponent - Notable Category S.A., owned by the Yildirim Group, a Turkish company.
Colombia's National Development Bank (FDN) has disclosed that around 64 companies have expressed interest in participating in the tender for the development of a metro line in the capital city, Bogotá. The projected value of the PPP contract is COP11.7 trillion (US$4.04 billion).
West Sussex County Council has announced that CityFibre, a wholesale full-fibre network infrastructure provider based in London, has been selected to build, own and operate a pure fibre network capable of gigabit broadband service to public buildings in key urban locations throughout West Sussex, which is located in the south of England.
Civic Health Development Group has secured a US$135 million loan to redevelop a derelict hospital in Chicago, envisaged as a US$1 billion home for hotels, medical offices, retail space, apartments and more.
The National Directive of Roads of Uruguay has announced that it has received two bids for the design, construction, operation and financing of National Route 3 from La Radial to San José PPP Project.
The Minister of Railway Development in Ghana has announced that twenty-five expressions of interest (EOIs) were received for the Tema Port-Ougadougou railway PPP project to connect Ghana and Burkina Faso.
KT Corp., the largest telecommunications company in Korea, has announced that it intends to expand its operations in African countries following the success of its development of a nationwide Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Rwanda through a public-private partnership (PPP).
The coordinator of the Vientiane-Pakxe Expressway project in Laos, which is to be developed following a Build-Operate-Transfer model, has announced that the Ministry of Public Works and Transport will soon sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with four construction companies from Laos and China for planning and design works for the project.