08 Oct 2018

McBains Hellas appointed to advise on major new healthcare PPP project in Greece

McBains Hellas appointed to advise on major new healthcare PPP project, as BRFAA and EBRD sign agreement on joint development of a new personalised medical research centre using PPP The Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed in

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08 Oct 2018

Third Tamil Nadu Urban Development Project (TNUDP-III) bags monetary deal of US$300 million Road Project in Tamil Nadu

The World Bank today approved a loan of US$300 million to assist the Government of India with the implementation of the Third Tamil Nadu Urban Development Project (TNUDP-III). The project’s objective is to continue to improve the delivery of urban services through enhancing the quality of urban infrastructure, mobilize resources

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05 Oct 2018

Total cost of QEII redevelopment will be about $2 billion

The Nova Scotia government has decided to partner with a private company to replace three aging buildings at the QEII hospital complex in Halifax, part of a $2-billion redevelopment of the Maritime region’s major hospital system. The McNeil government will begin the search for that partner this fall by issuing

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05 Oct 2018

Rail’s Public-Private Partnership Idea Is A Desperate Cry For Help

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, Oahu’s rail builder, has adopted a new way of financing that, it says, will get us out of the mess of paying for the final and most complicated section of the route through the narrow, crowded, full-of-logistical-surprises stretch from Middle Street to Ala Moana

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05 Oct 2018

Private parties invited to register interest in US$1 billion rail project in Australia

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has opened a Registration of Interest (ROI) process for the Inland Rail PPP project. This involves the design, construction, financing and maintenance of a 130km railway between Gowrie and Kagaru, in the northeastern state of Queensland. The project is part of the Inland Rail

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05 Oct 2018

Military Housing Public-Private Partnerships: Lessons Learned for Social Infrastructure

While most people associate Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) with new models of how to fund improvements to roads and bridges, there is more to the story: P3s also provide funding for mission-critical infrastructure. A prime example is the United States’ experience with military housing over the past 20+ years and its

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03 Oct 2018

GMR wins tender to upgrade and operate Nagpur Airport in India

GMR Airports Limited, a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Ltd., has announced that it has emerged as the highest bidder for the development, operations and management of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, located in Nagpur, Maharashtra, central India. MIHAN India Limited (MIL), a joint venture between Maharashtra Airport Development Company (a

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03 Oct 2018

PennDOT puts out call for public-private partnership proposals

If a local business has an idea for a public-private partnership, PennDOT officials want to hear about it. The department put out a call this week for unsolicited proposals for public-private partnerships, or P3s, for transportation and infrastructure projects. “We pride ourselves on our innovative approaches to transportation solutions,” PennDOT

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03 Oct 2018

Gov’t. establishes formal policy for public private partnerships

The Government has established a formal policy for public-private partnerships (PPP) that sets out clear definitions and terms to govern the process of identifying, screening, procuring and managing PPPs, including how to treat unsolicited proposals. Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest said in the past, the term PPP has been used

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03 Oct 2018

Public-private partnership improves care for mental health, reduces costs

A new report shows that a public-private partnership has led to more than eight initiatives that have improved care for people with mental illnesses, reduced the need for emergency services and lowered costs. The East Metro Mental Health Roundtable includes representatives from more than 25 organizations in the eastern Twin

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