19 Sep 2018

AUD15 billion rail project proposed by IFM Investors-led consortium in Melbourne

Melbourne is the capital of the Australian state of Victoria, located in the south-east of the country. A consortium of private investors has announced a detailed plan to develop a rail link between Melbourne Airport and the city’s Central Business District (CBD), with a total investment of AUD15 billion (US$10.76

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18 Sep 2018

Committee listens to testimony on public-private partnerships

The National Park Service’s historic leasing program brings private capital and energy to neglected federal properties, but fostering the connection is not without its challenges, a U.S. House committee learned Monday. The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources held an oversight hearing in Hot Springs on Monday to hear from

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18 Sep 2018

Funding oil, other infrastructure through Public-Private Partnership – Chairman, Strides Group

Moritz Abazie is the Chairman of Strides Group, the owners of Strides Energy & Maritime Limited. In this interview with Cynthia Alo, he speaks on a wide range of issues, including the ways and means of funding infrastructural development. As I have always stated, development economists will always attest to

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18 Sep 2018

US$1.6 billion offered for 20-year extension by Athens airport concessionaire

The offer was submitted by Athens International Airport SA (AIA) and provides for a total price of EUR1.3826 billion (US$1.6 billion), including VAT. The Board of Directors of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) has approved a new offer for the 20-year extension of the concession agreement of Athens

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17 Sep 2018

Rail Board Reaches Critical Point for Public-Private Partnership Plan

The board of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation is nearing a pivotal decision on whether to solicit new partners in the development, operation and maintenance of the city’s 20-mile rail line, a proposal that could eventually involve billions of taxpayer dollars. The idea — described by one board member

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17 Sep 2018

Public-Private partnership is now the order of the day: Venkaiah Naidu

Belgrade (Serbia), Sep 14 (ANI): Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Friday (local time) interacted with Indian community living in Serbia at the Beograd Hall inside Hotel Hyatt Regency in Serbia’s capital Belgrade. The Vice President said, “The country is also allowing foreign direct investment in most of the sectors. And

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17 Sep 2018

Encouraging Public-Private Partnership to develop smallholder spirit in Sub-Sahara Africa

As per Mr Jonky Tenou the Africa Green Revolution Forum – AGRF2018 – is the biggest forum on the continent. It brings together 2,800 participants and is held in Kigali, Rwanda, from 5th to 8th September 2018. The AGRF2018 served as a platform where heads of state, representatives from governments,

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14 Sep 2018

Public-private partnerships worth $4.7 billion offered by Tunisia

Tunisia will offer public-private partnership projects for the energy, transport and other sectors worth 13 billion dinars ($4.7 billion) to revive the economy and create jobs, the investment minister told Reuters. The partnerships include a deep water port at Ennfidha city and subway in the eastern city of Sfax as

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14 Sep 2018

More than 7,000 PPP projects registered in MOF

At the end of July, 7,867 PPP projects had been registered in a national data bank, seeking a combined investment of 11.8 trillion yuan (1.74 trillion U.S. dollars), according to the China Public Private Partnerships Center under the Ministry of Finance (MOF). Some 3,812 projects have been signed with a

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13 Sep 2018

City of Los Angeles and AT&T Explore Smart Cities Public-Private Partnership

To foster the creation of a Smart City, AT&T and LA are in talks regarding a public-private partnership. With Internet of Things (IoT) technology and support for the deployment of small cell technology, we’ll work with the city on ways to address the problems that matter most to the people

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