The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) has announced it has named a consortium led by Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) preferred tenderer for its Resource Recovery Facility tender that will result in the diversion from landfill of 96% of the EMRC’s residual household waste.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Oceania
Plenary has achieved financial close on the Victorian Government’s expansion of Casey Hospital in Melbourne’s southeast.
The Cross River Rail Delivery Authority has opened the EOI registration period for the tunnel, stations and development (TSD) component of the Cross River Rail PPP, Queensland Government’s flagship infrastructure project.
The Government of New Zealand will continue pushing ahead with its NZD40 billion (US$28.6 billion) infrastructure plans by creating a new National Infrastructure Commission to lead more public-private partnership (PPP) projects and get faster access to new schools, hospitals and roading.
Land Services SA has been selected preferred bidder for the 40-year commercialization of the South Australian Land Services Group.
Cross River Rail, Queensland Government’s number one infrastructure project, will be delivered under public-private partnership (PPP).
Sojitz Corporation and Japan Airport Terminal have set up Palau International Airport Corporation—a joint venture to manage operations at Palau International Airport—together with the government of Palau.
AMP Capital has reached final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III (IDF III), raising US$2.5 billion for the mezzanine debt strategy, an additional US$800 million in co-investment rights and securing a further US$800 million from investors who want access to its deal capabilities.
Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is seeking to undertake a procurement process to procure a new regional fleet and other related assets as part of the Regional Rail Project.
The New South Wales government is seeking local and international industry feedback for the Sydney Metro West project.
Westpac Banking CorporationandCharter Hall Group have entered into exclusive discussions regarding Westpac’s proposed sale of Hastings Management ProprietaryLimited (Hastings).
The Government of Victoria (Australia) has announced that the Cross Yarra Partnership (CYP) – a consortium led by Lendlease Engineering, John Holland, Bouygues Construction and Capella Capital – has been selected to build the Metro Tunnel and five new underground stations.
AMP Capital has appointed Niamh McBreen as an Investment Director to its Infrastructure Equity asset management team, based in London, and Stasha Prnjatovic to the newly-created role of Investment Director, Energy within the Infrastructure Equity team in Sydney.
Willoughby City Council in New South Wales has launched a tender process to seek a private partner for the redevelopment and provision of childcare services under a PPP model.
The Northern Pathways consortium has reached financial close for the New Grafton Correctional Centre (NGCC) project located in Australia.
The South Australia government has signed off on Commercial Acceptance of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital, with the world class health facility on track to open on Tuesday 5 September. This transaction follows several legal battles over construction issues.
Brisbane City Council has announced it is considering to develop the Brisbane Metro under a PPP model.
The Queensland Government has launched two tender processes seeking a private partner for the development of social housing projects.
Amber-managed fund International Public Partnerships Ltd has raised £330 million (US$425 million) following significant over-subscription of the issue announced on 12 April.
First Infrastructure Capital Advisors, a subsidiary of Quanta Services, held a US$750 million first close on its debut fund, First Infrastructure Capital.