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WEC launches EOI for new Saudi IWP

WEC launches EOI for new Saudi IWP

🕔Aug 17, 2017

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.

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Everbright International secures a waste-to-energy PPP project

Everbright International secures a waste-to-energy PPP project

🕔Aug 3, 2017

China Everbright International has announced that it has recently secured Qihe Waste-to-energy Project in Shandong Province

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EEW to build €100 MM waste to energy plant in Gdansk

EEW to build €100 MM waste to energy plant in Gdansk

🕔Aug 1, 2017

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).

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Borealis and USS acquire stake in Thames Water

Borealis and USS acquire stake in Thames Water

🕔Jul 31, 2017

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.

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Single bidder for Belgrade waste PPP

Single bidder for Belgrade waste PPP

🕔Jul 21, 2017

The Belgrade Administration (Serbia) has announced that only one bid has been submitted for the Belgrade municipal waste treatment and disposal PPP project.

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CIP achieves third close for fund III

CIP achieves third close for fund III

🕔Jul 18, 2017

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.

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Devon tenders £50 MM waste facility

Devon tenders £50 MM waste facility

🕔Jul 10, 2017

Devon County Council (UK) has launched a tender process to seek a private partner to develop a waste transfer facility.

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Financial close reached for Zubieta waste to energy PPP

Financial close reached for Zubieta waste to energy PPP

🕔Jun 19, 2017

Urbaser-Meridiam consortium has announced the financial close for the Zubieta waste-to-energy plant PPP in Guipuzcoa, Basque Country (Spain).

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FCC Aqualia successfully completes two bonds issues for a total of €1,350 million

FCC Aqualia successfully completes two bonds issues for a total of €1,350 million

🕔Jun 13, 2017

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).

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RFQ for Wastewater Treatment Plant in Metro Vancouver

RFQ for Wastewater Treatment Plant in Metro Vancouver

🕔Jun 12, 2017

The Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for the North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant Conveyance P3 project.

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Belgrade issues RFP for a waste project

Belgrade issues RFP for a waste project

🕔Jun 6, 2017

The City of Belgrade (Serbia) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the construction of a landfill site in Vinca.

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China Everbright secures three PPP waste treatment projects

China Everbright secures three PPP waste treatment projects

🕔Jun 5, 2017

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).

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HICL to sell down £25 MM from Affinity Water

HICL to sell down £25 MM from Affinity Water

🕔Jun 5, 2017

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.

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Veolia to build and operate the first Waste to Energy facility in Latin America

Veolia to build and operate the first Waste to Energy facility in Latin America

🕔May 26, 2017

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.

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DIF, HICL and Allianz complete the acquisition of Affinity Water

DIF, HICL and Allianz complete the acquisition of Affinity Water

🕔May 23, 2017

A consortium formed by DIF Infrastructure IVHICL 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.

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Pennsylvania township launches RFQ for sewer system restructuring

Pennsylvania township launches RFQ for sewer system restructuring

🕔May 19, 2017

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.  

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Quaero Capital acquires 100% of Frasie

Quaero Capital acquires 100% of Frasie

🕔May 12, 2017

Quaero Capital’s Quaero European Infrastructure Fund has acquired 100% of Frasie from a fund managed by InfraVia Capital Partners.

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DIF, HICL and Allianz acquire Affinity Water

DIF, HICL and Allianz acquire Affinity Water

🕔May 9, 2017

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.

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Brookfield-Sumitomo consortium aquires Odebrecht environment unit

Brookfield-Sumitomo consortium aquires Odebrecht environment unit

🕔May 8, 2017

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.

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MegaProject 921: Manchester to terminate its PFI contract with Viridor Laing consortium

MegaProject 921: Manchester to terminate its PFI contract with Viridor Laing consortium

🕔May 5, 2017

The Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA) has chosen to terminate its PFI contract with the Viridor Laing consortium.

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