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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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NI Water acquires Kelda Water Services interests in Northern Ireland

NI Water acquires Kelda Water Services interests in Northern Ireland

🕔Dec 6, 2017

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.

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First State makes Australian water acquisition

First State makes Australian water acquisition

🕔Dec 6, 2017

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.

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PiP acquires portfolio of 10 UK PPPs

PiP acquires portfolio of 10 UK PPPs

🕔Nov 29, 2017

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.

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MegaProject 1058: The Government of Rwanda and Metito announce the financial close of the Kigali Bulk Water Supply Project

MegaProject 1058: The Government of Rwanda and Metito announce the financial close of the Kigali Bulk Water Supply Project

🕔Nov 28, 2017

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.

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MegaProject 1057: Chile invites proposals for Catemu Reservoir

MegaProject 1057: Chile invites proposals for Catemu Reservoir

🕔Nov 27, 2017

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.

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FCC Aqualia buys back Mitsui’s 49% stake in FCC’s water business in Czech Republic

FCC Aqualia buys back Mitsui’s 49% stake in FCC’s water business in Czech Republic

🕔Nov 23, 2017

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.

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Everbright International Secures Wujiang Food Waste Treatment Project and Sanya Sludge Treatment and Disposal Project

Everbright International Secures Wujiang Food Waste Treatment Project and Sanya Sludge Treatment and Disposal Project

🕔Nov 22, 2017

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).

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Sri Lanka launches RFP for desalination PPP at Hambantota

Sri Lanka launches RFP for desalination PPP at Hambantota

🕔Nov 20, 2017

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.

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MegaProject 1044: Acwa Power close on big desalination PPP project in Saudi Arabia

MegaProject 1044: Acwa Power close on big desalination PPP project in Saudi Arabia

🕔Nov 8, 2017

Acwa Power has reached the financial closure the Shuaibah Expansion II IWP Project PPP in Saudi Arabia. 

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Saudi Arabia seeks interest for two IWP projects

Saudi Arabia seeks interest for two IWP projects

🕔Nov 7, 2017

Water demand, Water & Electricity L.L.C (WEC) issued a Request for Expressions of Interest for the Yanbu and Shuqaiqi Independent Water Projects.

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MegaProject 1034: Victorian Desalination PPP secures refinancing debt

MegaProject 1034: Victorian Desalination PPP secures refinancing debt

🕔Oct 23, 2017

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.

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India signs first sewage treatment PPPs

India signs first sewage treatment PPPs

🕔Oct 20, 2017

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.

 

 

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MegaProject 1029: AECOM releases proposal for LA River Gateway revitalization PPP project

MegaProject 1029: AECOM releases proposal for LA River Gateway revitalization PPP project

🕔Oct 16, 2017

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.

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MegaProject 1028: Cayman Islands awards waste P3

MegaProject 1028: Cayman Islands awards waste P3

🕔Oct 13, 2017

The government of the Cayman Islands has awarded the contract for a waste P3.

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MegaProject 1023: Manchester terminates PFI waste contract with Viridor Laing consortium

MegaProject 1023: Manchester terminates PFI waste contract with Viridor Laing consortium

🕔Oct 5, 2017

Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA) has announced it has terminated its PFI contract with the Viridor Laing consortium.

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MegaProject 1020: Serbia signs first waste PPP

MegaProject 1020: Serbia signs first waste PPP

🕔Oct 2, 2017

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.

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