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SunPower surprises with SolarWorld Americas acquisition deal

SunPower surprises with SolarWorld Americas acquisition deal

🕔Apr 20, 2018

SunPower has agreed to acquire 100 percent of the Hillsboro, Oregon-based SolarWorld Americas. A long-time solar industry pioneer, SolarWorld Americas is the leading American manufacturer of solar panels.

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Five companies shortlisted for healthcare PPP in Ontario

Five companies shortlisted for healthcare PPP in Ontario

🕔Apr 17, 2018

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.

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Yilport Holding planning investment in Mississippi port

Yilport Holding planning investment in Mississippi port

🕔Apr 13, 2018

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.

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MegaProject 1240: ACS-Aecon-CRH consortium selected for US$950 million light rail project in Ontario

MegaProject 1240: ACS-Aecon-CRH consortium selected for US$950 million light rail project in Ontario

🕔Apr 13, 2018

Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have selected their preferred proponent for the Finch West Light Rail Transit project: the Mosaic Transit Group. The project involves the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of an 11km light rail transit (LRT) line in Toronto.

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Balfour Beatty reaches financial close for student accommodation project in Texas

Balfour Beatty reaches financial close for student accommodation project in Texas

🕔Apr 11, 2018

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.

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Ontario launches tender for expansion and management of regional rail network

Ontario launches tender for expansion and management of regional rail network

🕔Apr 6, 2018

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.

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MegaProject 1235: US$5 billion contract approved for Automated People Mover P3 at LA Airport

MegaProject 1235: US$5 billion contract approved for Automated People Mover P3 at LA Airport

🕔Apr 6, 2018

The Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) has approved a US$4.9 billion 30-year public-private partnership (P3) contract with LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Automated People Mover (APM) system at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), located in southern California, USA.

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MegaProject 1231: Ontario launches RFQ for US$600 million prison PPP

MegaProject 1231: Ontario launches RFQ for US$600 million prison PPP

🕔Apr 2, 2018

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to design, build, finance and maintain (DBFM) a new Thunder Bay Correctional Complex in Ottawa.

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MegaProject 1230: Los Angeles World Airports launches tender for urban development project

MegaProject 1230: Los Angeles World Airports launches tender for urban development project

🕔Mar 27, 2018

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has issued a draft Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the development and maintenance of facilities for a variety of uses, including office, research and development and recreation uses, in up to 775,000 net square feet of land located north of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and south of the Westchester-Playa del Rey community, in the Westside Region of Los Angeles County, California, known as Areas 1 and 2 of the LAX Northside Area.

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Shortlist for smart street lighting project in Washington, D.C.

Shortlist for smart street lighting project in Washington, D.C.

🕔Mar 27, 2018

The Office of Public Private Partnerships (OP3) of the Government of the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.) has announced the selection of three teams that will be invited to respond to the Request for Proposals (RFP) in the District's smart street lighting project.

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Contract for bus terminal project in Ontario awarded

Contract for bus terminal project in Ontario awarded

🕔Mar 26, 2018

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have awarded a fixed-price contract of CAD73 million (US$56.57 million) to EllisDon Infrastructure Transit (EDIT) to design, build and finance the Kipling Bus Terminal project in Toronto.

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Shortlist for Chicago rail P3

Shortlist for Chicago rail P3

🕔Mar 23, 2018

The Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, has announced the selection of two teams to proceed with competing to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the O’Hare Express operating system, which will connect downtown Chicago to O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in 20 minutes or less.

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MegaProject 1227: US$700 million fare collection P3 in Massachusetts reaches financial close

MegaProject 1227: US$700 million fare collection P3 in Massachusetts reaches financial close

🕔Mar 22, 2018

Cubic Corporation has announced its business division Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) and John  Laing have reached commercial and financial close with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) regarding a public-private partnership (P3) which involves the implementation and operation of a new fare payment system.

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MegaProject 1221: EllisDon wins US$200 million rail stations project in Ontario

MegaProject 1221: EllisDon wins US$200 million rail stations project in Ontario

🕔Mar 12, 2018

Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have awarded the contract to design, build and finance the Stouffville Corridor Stations Improvement project to EllisDon Transit Infrastructure (EDTI). The contract has a fixed price of CAD254.5 million (US$198.5 million)Stouffville is one of the seven train lines of the GO Transit system in the Greater Toronto Area, Ontario, Canada. It connects Toronto to Whitchurch-Stouffville, approximately 50km north. 

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RFQ launched for rail P3 in Ontario

RFQ launched for rail P3 in Ontario

🕔Mar 7, 2018

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to build and finance the Lakeshore East - West Corridor Expansion project. This involves the expansion and upgrading of a section of the Lakeshore East line, one of the seven lines in the GO Transit rail network which serves Southern Ontario. The line travels eastbound from Toronto's Union Station to Oshawa.

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RFQ launched for courthouse PPP in Ontario

RFQ launched for courthouse PPP in Ontario

🕔Feb 27, 2018

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG) have issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to design, build, finance and maintain a new courthouse in Oakville, which is in the Halton Region of southern Ontario.

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Mexico announces bidding process for 3 GW transmission BOT project

Mexico announces bidding process for 3 GW transmission BOT project

🕔Feb 20, 2018

The Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) of Mexico has announced the bidding rules for proposals for the development of the Ixtepec Potencia – Yautepec Potencia transmission project, which includes the ​first direct current transmission line. The project represents an estimated investment of US$1.7 billion and will enter into commercial operation in the year 2021.

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MegaProject 1207: MoU agreed for US$1 billion Kansas City airport

MegaProject 1207: MoU agreed for US$1 billion Kansas City airport

🕔Feb 19, 2018

The Kansas City Council has approved a revised Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Edgemoor for the development of a new single terminal airport in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.

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Connecticut issues port RFQ

Connecticut issues port RFQ

🕔Feb 15, 2018

The Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) has issued a Request for Qualifications for the development, operation and/or maintenance of its New London State Pier facility.

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MegaProject 1204: Mexico opens tender for US$1 billion transmission PPP

MegaProject 1204: Mexico opens tender for US$1 billion transmission PPP

🕔Feb 14, 2018

The Government of Mexico has started the tender process for the Baja California Transmission Line project. The tender is seeking a developer to design, finance, build and operate a 1,400 km transmission line linking Seri, in the state of Sonora, in north-east Mexico, to Cucapáh in the state of Baja California.

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