08 Dec 2017

US$324 million energy deal for Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank has approved US$324 million in loan support for two renewable energy projects in Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire. Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire are expected to significantly increase power supplies and keep economic growth on track. Scaling up investments in energy is the African Development Bank Group’s top high five priority, in

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05 Dec 2017

Tokyo and City of London agree to enhance financial partnership

Deal key to plan to re-establish Tokyo as Asia’s financial hub Gov. Yuriko Koike advanced her plan to restore Tokyo as Asia’s top financial hub with a preliminary four-year agreement inked Monday by her metropolitan government and the City of London, the British capital’s financial district. The memorandum of understanding signed at the British Embassy

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23 Nov 2017

Gdansk Port Plans Over $1.69 Billion Investment

Gdansk Port Authority’s Managing Director, Lukasz Greinke, has said the port is in talks with investors over the potential to build a Central Port, according to RynekInfrastruktury.pl. The idea is to make the Central Port by combining the individual wharves and terminals, Greinke said in an interview. Depending on which

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21 Nov 2017

M3 firm posts €315k a week operating profits

The operators of the M3 Motorway toll generated over €315,000 per week in operating profits last year, writes Gordon Deegan. Figures for Eurolink Motorway Operation M3 Ltd show it made the €16.4m in annual operating profits as revenues fell by 5% to €22m. The fall in revenues came despite traffic

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13 Nov 2017

Turkey’s public-private partnership projects impressive by global standards, World Bank director says

Public-private partnership projects have been instrumental in developing the country’s investments, and have secured interest from the public sector in projects such as highways, railways, airports and energy and health facilities ince the early 1980s, Turkey has been implementing numerous projects with public-private partnership (PPP) in building highways, airports, railways,

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07 Nov 2017

Seven Bridges Leads Public-Private Partnership to Develop New Data Ecosystem for NIH

Consortium will build cloud-based data resources, tools, and interoperable standards, giving researchers simultaneous access to biomedical datasets from across the National Institutes of Health  Seven Bridges, the leading biomedical data analysis company, today announced that it has been selected by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the NIH

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07 Nov 2017

Romanian PM: New public-private partnership law ready next week

Romania’s Government will pass the new regulation on public-private partnership contracts through an emergency ordinance on Wednesday or next week at the latest, Prime Minister Mihai Tudose told local mayors yesterday. He also promised the local officials that a new set of laws for public purchases would be sent to

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01 Nov 2017

Cities and the private sector partner for high-power innovation

What makes a great city? With 5 billion people and 60 percent of the world’s population expected to be living in cities by 2030, city leaders face tough challenges. Developing countries need to cope with urbanization on an unprecedented scale, even as developed countries wrestle with aging infrastructure and stretched

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31 Oct 2017

Industry launches four-point rail boost plan

The first commitment will be to strengthen the railway’s contribution to the economy, keeping running costs down and freeing up taxpayers’ money. Apart from strengthening the railway’s contribution to the economy, the other three commitments are to increase customer satisfaction, boost local communities through local decisions and investment, and the

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26 Oct 2017

Turkey’s public-private partnership projects impressive by global standards, World Bank director says

Public-private partnership projects have been instrumental in developing the country’s investments, and have secured interest from the public sector in projects such as highways, railways, airports and energy and health facilities Scince the early 1980s, Turkey has been implementing numerous projects with public-private partnership (PPP) in building highways, airports, railways,

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