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

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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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

Local contractors win US$1.4 billion highway modernisation P3 in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has announced that the Oakland Corridor Partners team is the preferred bidder to design, build, finance and maintain a segment of the Interstate Highway 75 (I-75). The final cost of the project is currently estimated at US$1.4 billion. The project consists of rebuilding more

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13 Sep 2018

Myanmar seeking qualifications for first greenfield road PPP

The Ministry of Construction of the Government of Myanmar has published an Invitation to Pre-Qualify for the Yangon Elevated Expressway PPP Project Phase 1, the country’s first greenfield road PPP project. The Ministry is seeking a private partner to undertake the design, engineering, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of the

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12 Sep 2018

Faridabad To Get Ultra-Modern Bus Terminal In 2 Years

An ultra-modern bus terminal will be developed on a Public Private Partnership basis at NIT, Faridabad, which would be first such bus terminal in Haryana, according to an official release. The bus terminal will be developed within two years, the release said. The Haryana government signed a concession agreement for

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12 Sep 2018

US$1.25 billion issued by RQF for light rail PPP in Canada

The regional transport agency Translink for the Vancouver metropolitan area in British Columbia, south-west Canada, has published a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Surrey-Newton-Guildford Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, which has a total estimated investment of CAD1.65 billion (US$1.25 billion). Translink is seeking a private partner to design, construct,

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11 Sep 2018

Argentinian government creates trust to finance US$8 billion road PPP projects

The Government of Argentina has announced that it is creating a trust to ensure the start of construction of six road corridors in late October and early November. The corridors form the first stage of the Ministry of Transport’s Network of Highways and Safe Routes PPP project and require an estimated total investment of around US$8 billion. Concession contracts to design, construct,

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11 Sep 2018

New Strategic Public-Private Partnership Projects In Romania

On August 23, the Government passed a decision approving the second package of strategic investments to be prepared and awarded under public-private partnership contracts by the National Strategy and Prognosis Committee. Below you may find the most important upcoming projects. High-speed railway – Bucharest – Craiova – Timisoara – Cluj

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