06 Apr 2018

Public-Private Partnership Deals Worth $357 Billion Scrapped

Local authorities have scrapped 2,334 public-private partnership (PPP) projects with a combined value of 2.25 trillion yuan ($357 billion), according to a company that monitors the ventures, after the Ministry of Finance ordered a crackdown to curb further growth in local government debt. The ministry announced an overhaul of the

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06 Apr 2018

Public-Private Partnership Works Toward California Floating Offshore Wind

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) has selected a consortium of companies to enter into a public-private partnership to pursue the development of a floating offshore wind project off the northern California coast. The consortium – Principle Power Inc., EDPR Offshore North America LLC, Aker Solutions Inc., H. T. Harvey &

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02 Apr 2018

Slow Roll-out Planned For Vietnam High-Speed Train

Vietnam is once again talking about a high-speed train linking Hanoi in the north with Ho Chi Min City (HCMC) in the south. However, by the time the North-South express railway is complete very few of today’s lawmakers are likely to be alive to wave off the first train. First mooted

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23 Mar 2018

Tata Power appoints Praveer Sinha as CEO & MD

Tata Power has appointed Praveer Sinha as the firm’s new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director with effect from 1st May 2018 to oversee the next phase of expansion of India’s leading energy and infrastructure player. Sinha is currently the CEO & MD of Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL). Tata

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19 Mar 2018

Controversial new airport deal wins international award

Bermuda’s controversial contract to build a new airport terminal has won an international “deal of the year” award. The public-private partnership (PPP) contract was awarded 2017 North American Deal of the Year at a ceremony in New York organised by London-based IJGlobal Magazine, a top specialist publication in project finance

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14 Mar 2018

MMRDA to adopt PPP model initially for operation, maintenance of Metro corridors

We are open to the idea of involving private players in O&M and the strategy is being finalised in consultation with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. We propose to involve a private party, at least to begin with for a few years: U P S Madan, Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA As

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27 Feb 2018

New plans for Great Lakes Hyperloop unveiled by HTT and NOACA

The two companies have signed an official public private partnership agreement, received bipartisan congressional support and revealed the growing Great Lakes Hyperloop consortium… Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) and the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) have revealed plans for the Great Lakes Hyperloop, signing an official public-private partnership agreement. These developments

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27 Feb 2018

Iraq: A land of opportunity as it rebuilds after war

As Iraq emerges from the shadow of Daesh, it is pouring considerable effort into restoring and improving its civil airports with help from international organisations. Alan Dron reports In April, an exhibition and conference will open in Baghdad, allowing aerospace sector companies to showcase their capabilities and new technologies as

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23 Feb 2018

Railways inducts high power locomotives under PPP accord with GE

These high horse power locomotives are designed & developed under the Make in India Programme will enable the combined advantages of high efficiency and fast switching. Under the Public Private Partnership initiative, Indian Railways in collaboration with General Electric (GE) has inducted two digitally enabled locomotives in a ceremony held

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21 Feb 2018

Enforcing Open Skies Helps Protect America’s National Security

Subsidies by the State of Qatar and the United Arab Emirates threaten the financial viability of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet program With increasing global instability, our nation’s ability to respond and adapt to evolving scenarios is more critical than ever. The ability to effectively and efficiently meet our regional

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