Major railway concession in Brazil granted
Agência Nacional de Transportes Terrestres (ANTT) in Brazil has signed the Norte-Sul railway concession contract with the consortium of Ruma Logistics on July 30, 2019. The BRL2.72 billion (US$692 million) concession includes railway works from Porto Nacional (TO) to Estrela d'Oeste (SP), spanning 1,537 kilometers as well as the acquisition of rolling stock.
Indonesia 2019 Infrastructure Projects Plan
Ministry of National Development Planning/ National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS) in Indonesia via Directorate of Public-Private Partnership and Design has issued "Public-Private Partnership Book 2019 - Infrastructure Projects Plan in Indonesia". The book provides the latest preview and information about infrastructure PPP projects plan in Indonesia.
Financial close on major rail project in Australia
CIMIC Group companies, Pacific Partnerships, CPB Contractors, DIF Infrastructure V and UGL, as part of the Pulse consortium, have reached contractual close with the State of Queensland to deliver the Tunnel, Stations and Development PPP package of Cross River Rail project in Brisbane, Australia.
654 kilometers of expressway to be built in Vietnam
The expressway passes through 13 provinces and cities and consists of 11 sub-projects. Out of 11, three sub-projects will be funded by the state and other eight will be funded through BOT (Built-Operate-Transfer) PPP model.
Chile to invest US$ 10 billion in road development program
Chile presented an investment plan for the road infrastructure in the country. The road infrastructure development program includes the construction of almost 17,000 km of road routes.
Submission of bids moved to October for motorway concession in Greece
The submission of binding bids for the EUR 6.5 billion Egnatia Odos motorway concession has been postponed from June to October 2019.
Philippines to launch Swiss challenge for US$14 billion Bulacan Airport
The Philippine´s Government is set to launch the Swiss challenge for the building and development of a New International Airport in Bulacan, a region in Central Luzon north of Manila.
Brazilian consortium awarded BRL2.72 billion Norte-Sul railway concession
The consortium of Rumo SA has been awarded with development contract after the auction of the EF-151, known as the North-South Railroad (FNS), held on Thursday (March 28), on the São Paulo Stock Exchange, B3, with an offer of BRL2.72 billion (US$692 million). The concession granted goes from Porto Nacional (TO) to Estrela d'Oeste (SP), spanning 1,537 kilometers.
Financial close for US$700 million desalination PPP in Saudi Arabia
ACWA Power has announced the successful signing of senior financing and hedging agreements for the SAR2.625 billion (US$700 million) Rabigh-3 Independent Water Project (IWP).
MOU signed for US$700 million rail and port PPP in Jordan
The Saudi Jordanian Investment Fund (SJIF) and the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a railway connecting Aqaba’s seaports to a dry port that will be constructed in Ma’an, forming the first phase of Jordan’s national railway network.