13 Dec 2018

Meaningful consultation ‘can counter public-private partnership mistrust’

Local authorities must look to involve their local communities fully in any public-private partnership (PPP) if they are to work well, according to the chief executive of one regeneration development firm. Matthew Weiner, CEO of U+I, told LGC of the need to “not just pay lip service to consultation” in

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12 Dec 2018

Army opposes Safe City project under public-private partnership in Karachi

The apex committee on Monday decided that Pakistan Army would ensure cybersecurity of “Karachi Safe City” (KSC) project, which would be re-started in specific areas such as Red Zone, Sharae Faisal and entry and exit points of the city on a pilot basis. The project is aimed to secure the

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12 Dec 2018

The Spectrum: Mayor Ginther speaks about public-private partnership for new Crew SC stadium

The Columbus Crew SC will stay in Columbus an all-new, downtown stadium. According to city officials, the 20-year-old MAPFRE stadium will be redeveloped into a new complex featuring indoor basketball and soccer facilities, athletic fields and a new green space, and a new stadium will be built west of Huntington

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11 Dec 2018

Alexandria to Increase Public-Private Partnership Opportunities

There may be more public-private partnerships in Alexandria’s future. The Alexandria City Manager’s office is looking to hire a full-time staff member “in order to enhance and grow the City’s use of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the delivery and financing of City facilities, infrastructure and services,” according to City documents.

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11 Dec 2018

Noida International Airport to be built on public-private-partnership model

The construction of the Noida International Airport at Jewar will be done on a public-private-partnership (PPP) mode, Uttar Pradesh authorities said on Saturday. A government order has been issued by the Civil Aviation Department after a nod from the state cabinet. At a cabinet meeting held earlier this week, it

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11 Dec 2018

Cortez seeks public-private partnership on fiber optics

The city of Cortez on Dec. 5 issued a request for proposals seeking a qualified fiber-to-home company to partner with the city to deliver a fiber optic internet connection to all homes and businesses in Cortez. The preliminary Cortez budget for 2019 cuts all capital expenses for the actual installation

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11 Dec 2018

Middletown: New Town Hall Funded in Public/Private Partnership, Plans for Greater Regional Role

Across the State of New Jersey, municipalities are trying to work harder and smarter. This is particularly true when it comes to the stress and strain on town budgets. With levy caps that limit spending and costs like health insurance seeming to be out of control, creativity is job one.

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10 Dec 2018

Privatising visa processing is the only practical option

In May 2016, the Turnbull government announced plans to overhaul and automate Australia’s visa-processing system. The initiative involves creating a new digital platform using artificial intelligence and big data technologies. The Department of Home Affairs, the lead agency overseeing the project, has described the change as the ‘most significant reform

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10 Dec 2018

Public-Private Partnership Will Grow Oz Hydrogen Tech

The agreement initially will focus on metal membrane technology that allows ammonia to be used as a carrier material for hydrogen storage and transport. Australia’s national science agency signs a A$20 million ($14.5 million) agreement with Fortescue Metals Group to develop hydrogen technologies designed to support the promotion of new

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10 Dec 2018

Don’t lease TVM airport under public-private partnership model

A new proposal by the Union Cabinet aims to take control of the management of six airports in India including the Thiruvananthapuram airport. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday requested the Centre to not lease out the Thiruvananthapuram airport under the public-private partnership model, but instead, let the state

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