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MegaProject 875: Colombia cancels Odebrecht road contract

MegaProject 875: Colombia cancels Odebrecht road contract

🕔Feb 24, 2017

The Colombian National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has announced the cancelation of a PPP contract with the Brazilian firm Odebretch.

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Tender launched for car park P3 in Washington DC

Tender launched for car park P3 in Washington DC

🕔Feb 24, 2017

The Smithsonian Institution (Washington, US) has launched a tender process to select a development partner to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the National Zoological Park’s new Central Parking Facility (CPF) under the terms of a public-private-partnership agreement.

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Serbia launches tender for Belgrade Airport Concession

Serbia launches tender for Belgrade Airport Concession

🕔Feb 23, 2017

A bidding process for a 25-year concession to operate Belgrade's Nikola Tesla Airport has been opened by the Serbian government.

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MegaProject 873: Singapore and Malaysia select JDP for HSR project

MegaProject 873: Singapore and Malaysia select JDP for HSR project

🕔Feb 22, 2017

MyHSR Corporation Sdn Bhd of Malaysia and Land Transport Authority of Singapore have awarded the Joint Development Partner contract for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail project to the consortium comprising WSP Engineering Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Mott MacDonald Malaysia Sdn Bhd, and Ernst & Young Advisory Services Sdn Bhd.

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MegaProject 872: Jamaica tenders Norman Manley International Airport

MegaProject 872: Jamaica tenders Norman Manley International Airport

🕔Feb 21, 2017

The Government of Jamaica, through the Ministry of Transport and Mining is seeking a private sector operator with proven experience in the airport sector to operate, finance, develop and maintain the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) under a long term concession agreement.

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MegaProject 871: 10 firms express interest to build Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau road PPP

MegaProject 871: 10 firms express interest to build Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau road PPP

🕔Feb 20, 2017

Ten international firms have expressed interest for the construction of the Dualling of Nairobi - Nakuru Road PPP project.

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Request for Proposals issued for Highway 401 Rail Tunnel P3

Request for Proposals issued for Highway 401 Rail Tunnel P3

🕔Feb 20, 2017

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to three shortlisted teams to design, build, and finance the Highway 401 Rail Tunnel project. Work is required at the Highway 401/409 intersection to accommodate GO Transit expansion along the Kitchener Corridor under Metrolinx's Regional Express Rail (RER) program.

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Plenary and Cintra form JV for Australia and NZ

Plenary and Cintra form JV for Australia and NZ

🕔Feb 20, 2017

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MegaProject 870: Shortlist for Melbourne roads PPP

MegaProject 870: Shortlist for Melbourne roads PPP

🕔Feb 17, 2017

Three consortiums have been shortlisted to tender for the AUD1.8 billion (US$1.4 billion) road and maintenance upgrade of eight congested roads - also known as the Outer Suburban Arterial Roads (OSARs) Program - in the outer western suburbs of Melbourne (Australia).

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County in Pennsylvania signs bridges P3 project

County in Pennsylvania signs bridges P3 project

🕔Feb 17, 2017

The Northampton County, Pa., General Purpose Authority and Kriger Construction Inc. have signed the contract for the Northampton bridges PPP project in Pennsylvania.

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MegaProject 869: Algeria to build new deep-water port

MegaProject 869: Algeria to build new deep-water port

🕔Feb 16, 2017

The government of Algeria has approved the construction of a new deep-water port at El Hamdania to be financed with loans from Chinese banks and the African Development Bank (AfDB).

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Bidders line-up for acquiring Itinere

Bidders line-up for acquiring Itinere

🕔Feb 15, 2017

Globalvia, the Spanish PPP operator controlled by OPTrust, PGGM and USS, and Macquarie have decided to submit a bid together to acquire a majority interest in Itínere, a Spanish operator of toll roads.

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MegaProject 868: GVK wins Navi Mumbai airport PPP

MegaProject 868: GVK wins Navi Mumbai airport PPP

🕔Feb 15, 2017

Maharashtra's City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO), though the the project monitoring and implementation committee (PMIC), has selected a preferred bidder for the Navi Mumbai International Airport PPP project in India.

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Ecuador to sign road PPP

Ecuador to sign road PPP

🕔Feb 15, 2017

The government of Ecuador has awarded to local developer Verdú S.A. the concession contract for the Guayaquil-Salinas highway project on PPP scheme

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Haitong and Assip buy Empark

Haitong and Assip buy Empark

🕔Feb 15, 2017

Portuguese group Assip and Chinese bank Haitong have taken over 100% of Empark, the Spanish-based car park company. The total amount of the operation, counting debt, is close to €900 million (US$954 million).

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New Orleans proposes 40-year lease of rail operations

New Orleans proposes 40-year lease of rail operations

🕔Feb 14, 2017

The City of New Orleans (US) has launched a tender process to enter into a long-term concession for the New Orleans Public Belt (NOPB) inclusive of capital investment, operations, and maintenance responsibilities.

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Mexican-Spanish consortium signs contract to construct new terminal at Mexico City Airport

Mexican-Spanish consortium signs contract to construct new terminal at Mexico City Airport

🕔Feb 14, 2017

A Mexican-Spanish conglomerate led by Cicsa (Carlos Slim’s Construction company) and Spanish companies Acciona and FCC have signed the contract to develop the new terminal at Mexico City Airport.

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MegaProject 867: British Columbia tunnel PPP awarded environmental assessment certificate

MegaProject 867: British Columbia tunnel PPP awarded environmental assessment certificate

🕔Feb 14, 2017

The start of construction for the George Massey Tunnel replacement project is one step closer after the provincial government issued environmental assessment certificate.

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MegaProject 866: Palisade Investment Partners awarded 99-yr lease of Sunshine Coast Airport

MegaProject 866: Palisade Investment Partners awarded 99-yr lease of Sunshine Coast Airport

🕔Feb 13, 2017

Sunshine Coast Regional Council has awarded to Palisade Investment Partners Limited a 99-year concession contract for the Sunshine Coast Airport (SCA).

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Abertis acquires additional 8.53% of its subsidiary A4 Holding

Abertis acquires additional 8.53% of its subsidiary A4 Holding

🕔Feb 13, 2017

Abertis reaffirms its commitment to the Italian market with the purchase of an additional 8.53% of its subsidiary A4 Holding, which manages the A-4 Brescia-Padova and A-31 toll roads. 

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