21 Feb 2019

Lebanon Nominates Public-Private Partnership Expert Ziad Hayek For World Bank President

Lebanon’s minister of finance on Monday nominated Ziad Hayek, an expert on public-private partnerships and former investment banker, to be the next World Bank president. Hayek is the second person to have publicly entered the race, and the only known challenger so far to Trump administration nominee David Malpass. Hayek

0
20 Feb 2019

Public-Private Partnership projects can augment Build Build Build thrust

With the Philippine economy showing little signs of faltering despite global trade problems and a slowdown in developed countries like Germany and China, the scope for more partnerships with the private sector in projects, not just for infrastructure, is expanding. Of note in recent months is the increased collaboration of

0
20 Feb 2019

Middle East PPP power and water projects gather pace

Middle East utilities are seeking public-private partnership models for power and water projects as part of efforts to cut capital expenditure. The shift towards various forms of public-private partnership (PPP) models to develop utility projects in the Middle East is well underway. Adopting PPP to deliver power and water projects

0
19 Feb 2019

Free zones should be based on private/public partnership

Free zones should be well-regulated, but the model used in its operation should be from the outset based on a public-private partnership founded on a framework agreement with the Chamber of Commerce, Opposition MP Claudio Grech insisted in parliament on Monday. Speaking during a discussion on the new legislation, he

0
19 Feb 2019

Pitt commissioners end involvement in public-private partnership

The Pitt County Board of Commissioners, with a 5-4 vote on Monday, ended the county’s involvement in an effort to create a public-private partnership to oversee economic development. Commissioner Tom Coulson, who made the motion, was joined by Ann Floyd Huggins, Melvin McLawhorn, Beth Ward and Mary Perkins-Williams in the

0
18 Feb 2019

Public-Private Partnerships: The Prospects for Standard Infrastructural Developments in Nigeria

Ideologically, it is expected that the government provides basic social amenities and infrastructure for its populace largely through taxes paid by citizens. In reality, taxes paid by citizens are not sufficient to ensure that these social amenities and infrastructures are provided for. It is no news that there is shortage

0
15 Feb 2019

Public-private partnership on the cards for GAIA

With the approval of Cabinet, government will enter into a public-private partnership for the development, operation and expansion for the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA). Word of this came from the Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds at the launch of the GAIA Pavement Rehabilitation and Expansion Project,

0
14 Feb 2019

Six-party partnership enhances $1.8 million improvement project at Lorraine Road and State Road 70.

Sia Mollanazar watched as development applications at Lorraine Road and State Road 70 continued to trickle into the Manatee County’s Public Works department. There were proposals for the future Publix shopping center on the northeast corner of the intersection, as well as a 254-unit apartment complex immediately north of it.

0
14 Feb 2019

Staff Council weighs decision to pursue public-private partnership for utilities

UI Chief Financial Officer Terry Johnson presented the university’s plans to pursue a public-private partnership for its utilities to the Staff Council. The university is pursuing input from shared governance on the plans. The University of Iowa Staff Council responded to the university’s proposal of entering a public-private partnership for

0
14 Feb 2019

Senate GOP calls for public-private partnerships, new tax incentives

Senate Republicans outlined a list of proposals on Wednesday that would expand public-private partnerships, create new tax incentives – and possibly add to Connecticut’s coffers. The lawmakers proposed several bills that aim to lower government costs by implementing public-private partnerships with state human services agencies. State Sen. Kevin Kelly, R-Stratford,

0