Water & Waste News
A consortium led by WTE Wassertechnik GmbH Group (WTE) has been awarded the contract to design, finance, build, operate and transfer a wastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 500,000 m3/d in Kuwait. The project has an estimated value of US$1.8 billion.
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.
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).
NI Water has announced the acquisition of Kelda Water Services’ holdings in four treatment plants that provide almost half of the treated water in the region.
Water Utilities Australia (WUA), wholly owned by funds managed by Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM), known outside of Australia as First State Investments, has acquired the Kooragang Industrial Water Scheme and business (KIWS) from Hunter Water Corporation.
Pensions Infrastructure Platform has reached an agreement with Aberdeen UK Infrastructure Partners to acquire 10 stakes in UK PPPs for more than £400 million (US$533,24 million) taking stakes of 30-50% in each of the projects.
MegaProject 1058: The Government of Rwanda and Metito announce the financial close of the Kigali Bulk Water Supply Project
The Government of Rwanda and Metito have announced the financial close of the Kigali Bulk Water Supply Project. This project is the first competitively tendered Build Operate Transfer (BOT) Water Concession in Sub-Saharan Africa outside of South Africa.
Chile's Ministry of Public Works (MOP) has launched a tender process for the Catemu Reservoir, which is part of the Special Program of Reservoirs of the Ministry of Public Works.
FCC Aqualia, FCC Group’s subsidiary for the water market, has agreed to buy back from Mitsui its 49% stake in FCC Aqualia’s water business in the Czech Republic.
Everbright International Secures Wujiang Food Waste Treatment Project and Sanya Sludge Treatment and Disposal Project
China Everbright International Limited has recently secured Wujiang Food Waste Treatment Project in Jiangsu Province and Sanya Sludge Treatment and Disposal Project Phase II in Hainan Province, with a total investment of approximately RMB 187 million (US$ 23.93 million).
The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI) invites proposals for a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) contract under a investing, constructing and managing scheme over a period of 50 years. The scope of the project comprises a 20,000 m3 /day seawater desalination plant in Hambantota, Sri Lanka.
Acwa Power has reached the financial closure the Shuaibah Expansion II IWP Project PPP in Saudi Arabia.
Water demand, Water & Electricity L.L.C (WEC) issued a Request for Expressions of Interest for the Yanbu and Shuqaiqi Independent Water Projects.
Aquasure has secured refinancing of a big portion of the debt for a the desalination project PPP in Melbourne, Australia. The long-term project finance has been arranged with mainly Japanese banks and insurers.
The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the state governments of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand have awarded work to private sector for construction and maintenance of Sewage Treatment Plants in two major cities in Ganga river, Varanasi and Haridwar.
Global infrastructure firm AECOM has released its LA River Gateway revitalization proposal, an integrated framework that, if fully implemented, can create benefits for communities along the river’s banks while helping generate new economic prospects.
The government of the Cayman Islands has awarded the contract for a waste P3.
Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA) has announced it has terminated its PFI contract with the Viridor Laing consortium.
The city of Belgrade and representatives of Suez and Itochu entered into the largest Public-Private Partnership (PPP) ever signed in Serbia for the remediation of the Belgrade municipal waste landfill and the financing, construction and long-term operation of modern waste management facilities for the Serbian capital.