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CAF, IFC ink Colombia FND equity

The Latin American Development Bank (CAF) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have made equity investments in Colombia's financial development institution, FDN, for a combined Ps170 trillion ($83m)

Philippines to tender dam PPP

The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System has invited interested bidders to submit applications for prequalification for the Ps18.7 billion New Centennial-Kaliwa dam project

Copasa publishes Minas Gerais waste tender

Minas Gerais sanitation company (Copasa) has published tender documents for the 26-year concession to expand and operate the sanitary waste system in the municipality of Divinópolis, Belo Horizonte

Commercial close for Monterrey VI aqueduct

A consortium led by Empresas ICA has reached commercial close with the Nuevo Leon state water and sanitation services company for the Monterrey VI aqueduct PPP in Mexico

World Bank agrees loan for Lebanon’s Bisri dam

The World Bank has agreed a loan of $474 million to the government of Lebanon for the Water Supply Augmentation Project, which will see the construction of a new dam on the Al Awali River to increase the water supply in Beirut

Bidders emerge for Canada's Saint John water treatment PPP

The City of Saint John in the Canadian province of New Brunswick has received responses from six teams for its new water treatment and storage reservoirs PPP project, IJGlobal has learnt

Preferred bidder for Changi NEWater PPP

Singapore’s PUB has appointed a consortium comprising Beijing Enterprises Water Group and United Engineers as preferred bidder for the second Changi NEWater PPP project

Planning approval for Thames Tideway Tunnel

The UK Secretaries of State have decided to grant development consent for the construction and operation of the Thames Tideway Tunnel, which will divert sewage from the River Thames

EIB considers £1bn for Thames Tideway Tunnel

European Investment Bank appraising £1 billion financing for Thames Tideway Tunnel; planning application outcome due tomorrow (12 September)

Bids in for Oman’s Qurayyat IWP

Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) received bids for the Qurayyat independent water project yesterday morning (8 September 2014)

Pyecsa, ICA consortium in frame for Monterrey VI aqueduct

A consortium comprising Productos y Estructuras de Concreto (Pyecsa) and Controladora de Operaciones de Infraestructura (an ICA company) in the frame for the 30-year concession to develop the Monterrey VI Aqueduct PPP, according to reports

Thames Tideway Tunnel bidders shortlisted

Thames Water informed shortlisted bidders that they will proceed to the next round of bidding at the end of last week for the new £4.2 billion ($7 billion) London super-sewer

Regulator says Thames Water has overestimated costs for super sewer

UK regulator Ofwat has notified Thames Water that it has overestimated its expenditure plans for delivering the Thames Tideway Tunnel (TTT), after finding a £331 millon ($556 million) excess compared with Ofwat's own efficient cost estimates

OEI to lead Alto Piura retender in November

The Organisation of Iberoamerican States (OEI) will lead the retendering of the Ns542 million ($192 million) Alto Piura irrigation and hydropower project in Peru’s northern region in November

28 firms purchase Monterrey VI Aqueduct tender docs

So far 28 companies have purchased documents to participate in the Ps15.437 billion ($1.2 billion) Monterrey VI Aqueduct PPP tender, according to Servicios de Agua y Drenaje de Monterrey (SADM)