07 Feb 2019

Hawaii Gov. David Ige emphasizes public/private partnerships for homelessness in State of State

Hawaii Gov. David Ige detailed his priorities for the year in his recent State of the State Address. Increasing affordable housing, expanding early learning, improving transit, protecting public lands, and adjusting the TAT tax were all prominent themes, along with addressing homelessness in the state. Topics touching healthcare were woven

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07 Feb 2019

My turn: Public-private partnerships are an industry gimmick that don’t serve public well

The start of a new legislative session inevitably brings calls from industry for lawmakers to authorize privatizing state highway projects through so-called “public-private partnerships.” That would be a mistake. Proponents claim multiple benefits such as cost savings and efficiency. But they fail to mention that previous highway projects in our

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06 Feb 2019

PPPs: Public Sector Skills Gap Worries FG

The federal government has expressed its determination to put an end to what it described as lack of competence on the part of the public sector compared to their private sector counterparts. This, according to the government, leads to situations whereby the country had been denied value for money and

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06 Feb 2019

Cameroon: Public-Private Partnership – Belgian Firm to Provide Equipment

The company will provide the National Civil Engineering Equipment Pool with over 600 construction equipment within two years. Government has signed a multibillion partnership agreement with Belgian multinational company, DEM Group for the delivery of some 662 machines and vehicles to the National Civil Engineering Equipment Pool (MATGENIE). The Minister

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06 Feb 2019

Progress 2019: Public-private partnership helps CNY manufacturers solve problems

In the first quarter of 2018 alone, manufacturing contributed $2.33 trillion to the economy of the United States, and the 12.75 million workers employed in manufacturing jobs account for 8.6 percent of the workforce, according to the National Association of Manufacturers. According to the association’s most recently available data, manufacturing

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05 Feb 2019

LASG adopts PPP for socio-economic development

The Lagos State Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola, on Monday, emphasised that the competing needs for government resources made the Public Private Partnership model a critical component of socio-economic development of the state. The HoS made this statement in Ikeja during the PPP Lagos roundtable event with the theme,

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05 Feb 2019

Corvias Expands Historic Public-Private Partnership (P3) with Howard University to Include Howard Center Renovation

Corvias has expanded the transformative public-private partnership (P3) with Howard University to provide much needed student housing renovations to Howard Center, a former hotel/restaurant venue most recently used as Howard University Administrative Offices with ground floor retail. This brings the total scope of the partnership to 3,009 beds, $144M capital

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04 Feb 2019

Leh Expressway to be built under public-private partnership: CM

Rawalpindi : A high-level meeting was held at Punjab House, Islamabad under the chair of Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar to review different matters pertaining to Leh Expressway project on Friday, says a press release. The Chief Minister was given briefing and detailed discussion was held about different aspects

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04 Feb 2019

Green Cites Significance Of Public-Private Partnerships

State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green has emphasised the importance of public-private partnerships to transform the education sector. He said that while the Government continues to institute measures to improve education, collaboration is needed to amplify those efforts. “When it comes to health and

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01 Feb 2019

Opposition to Punjab government move to rope in private doctors.

Up in arms against the proposed move of the Punjab government to rope in private doctors to overcome the shortage of specialists in the rural areas, various health groups have joined hand to oppose the move. The groups have demanded that the government should strengthen the human resources and infrastructure

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