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Five to submit delayed bids for Qurayyat IWP

Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has pushed back the deadline for bids on the Qurayyat independent water project from 5 August 2014 to 8 September

New Brunswick city issues RFQ for water treatment plant PPP

The City of Saint John in the Canadian province of New Brunswick is seeking a private sector partner to develop a new water treatment plant and storage reservoirs for the city under a PPP model

BRICS unveil New Development Bank (NDB)

The BRICS nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – have unveiled the New Development Bank (NDB) which will mobilise resources for infrastructure and sustainable development projects

Details emerge on Al Maryah district cooling acquisition

A joint venture between Tabreed and Mubadala Infrastructure Partners (MIP) has used 20-year senior debt and an equity bridge loan (EBL) to acquire the district cooling utility for Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi

OAS sole bidder for Alto Piura irrigation project

Brazilian construction firm OAS has emerged as the sole bidder in a tender held for the Ns542 million ($192m) Alto Piura irrigation and hydropower project in Peru’s northern region

EPCOR and Graham close on Regina wastewater PPP

The Saskatchewan city of Regina and project company EPCOR Water Prairies have reached financial close on the C$181 million ($169 million) Regina wastewater treatment plant PPP

Abengoa wins Texas water project contract

A consortium led by Spanish developer Abengoa has been awarded the contract to develop a new water project in the City of San Antonio in Texas

Abengoa wins Chile desal contract

AES Gener has selected Abengoa to develop its first desalination plant project in Chile’s Antofagasta region

Banco do Brasil and Votorantim launch infra debt fund

Banco do Brasil and BB Votorantim launched Brazil’s first debt fund exclusively dedicated to incentivised infrastructure debentures at the São Paulo stock exchange on Friday (13 June 2014)

Abengoa nears close on Morocco’s Agadir desalination

Spanish developer Abengoa is hoping to reach financial close on the €84 million ($114 million) Agadir desalination plant project in Morocco before the end of the year

Bidder emerges for Thames Tideway Tunnel

The identity of one of the consortia set to bid on the £4.2 billion ($7.1 billion) Thames Tideway Tunnel has emerged, IJGlobal can exclusively reveal

Singapore's DTSS phase 2 kicks off

B&V AECOM, a joint venture between Black & Veatch and AECOM, have started a design and feasibility study for phase 2 of the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System

I Squared reaches $1.2 billion for maiden fund

I Squared Capital, the fund management business set up by ex-Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners members, has raised $1.2 billion for its maiden infrastructure fund - ISQ Global Infrastructure Fund

EPCOR-Graham team wins Regina wastewater PPP

The City of Regina in Canada has named an EPCOR Saskatchewan Water Partners consortium preferred bidder for its wastewater treatment PPP project

US Senate approves water bill

The US Senate has passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) by an overwhelming majority

OAS named PB for São Paulo sewage PPP

OAS Investimentos has presented the best bid in a tender for a sewage PPP in the municipality of Guarulhos, in São Paulo state

IIGF considers guaranteeing Umbulan and Lampung water projects

The Indonesia Infrastructure Guarantee Fund is considering handing the Umbulan water supply PPP project in East Java and Bandar Lampung potable Water Supply PPP project guarantees IJGlobal can reveal