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EUR60 million wastewater project in France reaches financial close

EUR60 million wastewater project in France reaches financial close

🕔Feb 19, 2018

Thau Maritima, a project company comprising the Investment and Development Fund for Public-Private Partnerships II (FIDEPPP2), which is managed by MIROVA and SUEZ Eau France, has secured financing for a project involving a wastewater treatment plant serving seven municipalities of the Sète Agglopôle Méditerranée (SAM) district, in the south of France.

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Financial close for British Columbia waste P3

Financial close for British Columbia waste P3

🕔Feb 13, 2018

Maple Reinders has announced that Hartland Resource Management Group (HRMG), a special purpose company of which Maple Reinders PPP Ltd. is a development partner, has reached financial close and has subsequently been awarded the contract to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Capital Regional District (CRD) Residuals Treatment Facility located at the Hartland Landfill, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

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Oman launches RFQ for desalination plant IWP

Oman launches RFQ for desalination plant IWP

🕔Feb 8, 2018

Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC (OPWP) is planning the addition of a new water desalination capacity of approximately 300,000 m3 per day, which will be located at Al Ghubrah, a suburb of the capital city Muscat, in the north of Oman.

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ADB backs waste-to-energy PPP in Vietnam

ADB backs waste-to-energy PPP in Vietnam

🕔Feb 6, 2018

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a US$100 million loan facility agreement with China Everbright International Limited (CEIL) to fund the development of a series of municipal waste-to-energy (WTE) plants in the Mekong Delta, in south-west Vietnam.

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Consultant sought for sewage treatment PPPs in Oman

Consultant sought for sewage treatment PPPs in Oman

🕔Feb 6, 2018

Haya Water, a state-owned company that operates wastewater networks and sewage treatment plants (STPs) in Oman, is in the process of selecting a consultant to advise the company on developing STPs through public-private partnerships.

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Ukrainian waste PPP awarded

Ukrainian waste PPP awarded

🕔Feb 2, 2018

Dnipro City Council has awarded a PPP contract for a waste recycling plant in the city, in eastern Ukraine, to British company Stopford Projects Limited. The council plan to sign the agreement later this month.

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Preferred bidder selected for residuals treatment facility PPP in British Columbia

Preferred bidder selected for residuals treatment facility PPP in British Columbia

🕔Jan 31, 2018

The Hartland Resource Management Group (HRMG) consortium has been named the preferred proponent to develop the Capital Regional District (CRD) residuals treatment facility in British Columbia, Canada. The consortium consists of Bird Construction, Maple Reinders and Synagro Technologies.

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MegaProject 1093: PPP contract for world's largest waste-to-energy plant awarded

MegaProject 1093: PPP contract for world's largest waste-to-energy plant awarded

🕔Jan 30, 2018

The Municipality of Dubai has awarded the build, operate and transfer (BOT) contract and an accompanying 30-year operations and maintenance contract for a waste-to-energy plant, set to be the largest in the world, to a consortium comprising BESIX, Belgium's largest construction company, and Hitachi Zosen Inova, an experienced waste-to-energy developer based in Switzerland. The consortium plans to invest around EUR700 million (US$867.3 million).

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Acwa, Veolia and DIDIC awarded Salalah IWP in Oman

Acwa, Veolia and DIDIC awarded Salalah IWP in Oman

🕔Jan 29, 2018

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC (OPWP) has awarded the Salalah Independent Water Project to a consortium containing Acwa PowerVeolia and DIDIC. The plant will be located in Salalah, Dhofar region, in the south of Oman. Once fully operational, it will generate 25 million gallons of desalinated water per day using reverse osmosis technology.

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Everbright Water receives government subsidy for Zhenjiang Sponge City PPP

Everbright Water receives government subsidy for Zhenjiang Sponge City PPP

🕔Jan 26, 2018

China Everbright Water Limited has announced that its Zhenjiang Sponge City PPP project in Jiangsu Province has received a subsidy of RMB41.12 million (US$6.44 million) from the Special Provincial Fund for Integrated Water Environment Management of Taihu Lake Basin, otherwise known as the Taihu Management Special Fund.

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Winning bid for Chilean reservoir PPP announced

Winning bid for Chilean reservoir PPP announced

🕔Jan 25, 2018

It has been announced that the economic bids submitted in the tender for the Las Palmas Reservoir project in the Valparaíso Region of Chile have been opened. The best offer corresponded to the consortium China Harbor Engineering (Chec) with a investment estimate of CLF263,000 (US$11.5 million) for the construction and CLF97,400 (US$4.3 million) for the operation, which implies a little more than half of the maximum funding offered by the State.

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Saudi Arabia moves to RFQ stage of independent water project tender

Saudi Arabia moves to RFQ stage of independent water project tender

🕔Jan 19, 2018

Water & Electricity L.L.C, the agency responsible for the sale and purchase of water and electricity and all required ancillary activities in Saudi Arabia, has issued a request for pre-qualification for Shuqaiq 3 Independent Water Project. It will be located in the city of Shuqaiq, on the Red Sea coast, approximately 137km north of the city of Jazan.

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Sacyr named preferred bidder for waste treatment project in Connecticut

Sacyr named preferred bidder for waste treatment project in Connecticut

🕔Jan 15, 2018

Sacyr, in partnership with Manhattan Construction Group, has been selected as the preferred bidder to design, finance, construct and operate a new waste treatment plant in Hartford in the US state of Connecticut, and in the update of the current incinerator, adapting it to the highest international efficiency standards.

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MegaProject 1084: Controversial waste P3 in Houston awarded to FCC

MegaProject 1084: Controversial waste P3 in Houston awarded to FCC

🕔Jan 15, 2018

Houston City Council has awarded FCC Environmental Services, the American environmental services subsidiary of the FCC Group, the contract to design, finance, build and operate the plant that will sort, recover and market all the city’s recyclable materials for 15 years, extendable up to 20 years. The expected contract value is more than US$250 million.

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Five proposals in for Las Palmas reservoir concession

Five proposals in for Las Palmas reservoir concession

🕔Jan 2, 2018

Five offers have been received for the Las Palmas Reservoir concession, which involves the construction of a new reservoir in Petorca, in the Valparaíso region of Chile. The reservoir will be used to irrigate the middle and lower zone of the Petorca River Valley basin.

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AMP Capital ups stake in Victoria desalination PPP

AMP Capital ups stake in Victoria desalination PPP

🕔Dec 19, 2017

AMP Capital has increased its stake in the Victorian Desalination Project (VDP) on behalf of investors in its Community Infrastructure Fund (CommIF). 

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MegaProject 1067: Preferred bidder selected for DBFOM waste treatment in BC

MegaProject 1067: Preferred bidder selected for DBFOM waste treatment in BC

🕔Dec 15, 2017

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MegaProject 1066: WTE awarded contract for US$1.8 billion wastewater plant in Kuwait

MegaProject 1066: WTE awarded contract for US$1.8 billion wastewater plant in Kuwait

🕔Dec 14, 2017

A consortium led by WTE Wassertechnik GmbH Group (WTE) has been awarded the contract to design, finance, build, operate and transferwastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 500,000 m3/d in Kuwait. The project has an estimated value of US$1.8 billion.

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Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company makes PPP investments

Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company makes PPP investments

🕔Dec 13, 2017

Dai-Ichi Life Insurance has announced that it has completed its first acquisition finance investment, for High Speed 1, a British railway concession, and first loan to an Australian project, for the refinancing of the Victoria Desalination Project.

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Peruvian government advances desalination P3s

Peruvian government advances desalination P3s

🕔Dec 12, 2017

The Government of Peru presented a bill to promote and co-finance the execution of water treatment projects (desalination), under a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) scheme at the national level. The initiative is called "Law to promote water treatment projects and policy of integration in sanitation", which includes incorporations to the Organic Law of Municipalities (LOM).

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