Saudi Arabian authority Water & Electricity (WEC) has invited expressions of interest (EOI) in respect of the potential development of an Independent Water Project (IWP) to be designed using Reverse Osmosis seawater desalination technology.
Water & Waste News
China Everbright International has announced that it has recently secured Qihe Waste-to-energy Project in Shandong Province.
EEW Energy from Waste has announced it has been awarded a contract to build and operate a thermal waste recovery plant by the publicly owned waste management company of the City of Gdansk, ZAKŁAD UTYLIZACYJNY Sp. z o.o. (ZUT).
Borealis Infrastructure, the infrastructure investment manager of OMERS, the pension plan for municipal workers in Ontario, Canada, has announced the purchase of an additional 5.5% interest in Kemble Water Holdings Limited, the ultimate holding company of Thames Water Utilities Limited, from AMP Capital.
The Belgrade Administration (Serbia) has announced that only one bid has been submitted for the Belgrade municipal waste treatment and disposal PPP project.
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ new fund Copenhagen Infrastructure III has reached its third close with total commitments reaching €1.9 billion (US$2.2 billion), after only 4 months of fundraising.
Devon County Council (UK) has launched a tender process to seek a private partner to develop a waste transfer facility.
Urbaser-Meridiam consortium has announced the financial close for the Zubieta waste-to-energy plant PPP in Guipuzcoa, Basque Country (Spain).
FCC Aqualia, the FCC Group subsidiary specialising in integral water management, has successfully closed the process of issuing two simple bonds for a total amount of €1,350 million (US$1,511 million).
The Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for the North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant Conveyance P3 project.
The City of Belgrade (Serbia) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the construction of a landfill site in Vinca.
China Everbright Greentech Limited has signed respective agreements to secure three hazardous waste treatment projects with a total investment amounted to approximately CNY680 million (US$100 million).
HICL Infrastructure (HICL) is now in talks to sell a portion of the investment in Affinity Water for £25 million (US432 million) to repay the cost of the acquisition earlier this month.
Veolia, through its subsidiary Proactiva Medio Ambiente Mexico S.A. de C.V., has won the public call for tenders published by the government of Mexico City and just signed the contract to Design, Build, and Operate the first Waste to Energy facility in Latin America.
A consortium formed by DIF Infrastructure IV, HICL Infrastructure Company Limited and Allianz Capital Partners on behalf of Allianz Group has announced that it has completed the acquisition of a 100% equity interest in the Affinity Water Group, the UK’s largest water only supply company.
The Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners, Montgomery County Pennsylvania (USA) has launched a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the transaction and/or restructuring of its municipally‐owned sanitary sewer system.
Quaero Capital’s Quaero European Infrastructure Fund has acquired 100% of Frasie from a fund managed by InfraVia Capital Partners.
The consortium formed by DIF Infrastructure IV, HICL Infrastructure Company Limited and Allianz Capital Partners on behalf of Allianz Group has announce that it has reached agreement to acquire a 36.6% equity interest in the various entities that comprise the Affinity Water Group from funds managed by Morgan Stanley and InfraCapital.
Brookfield Business Partners L.P. and Sumitomo Corp. have together completed the acquisition of a 70% controlling stake in the core water, wastewater and industrial water treatment business of Odebrecht Ambiental, for a total investment of US$908 million. Under its new ownership, the business will be renamed BRK Ambiental.
The Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA) has chosen to terminate its PFI contract with the Viridor Laing consortium.