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  • BNDES president sets new goals for the bank

    Gustavo Montezano, the new president of the Brazilian development bank BNDES, took office on 16 July and announced goals for the bank

  • Three African countries join AIIB

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has announced that three sub-Saharan African countries have just been approved to join the bank, meaning it now has 100 members

  • Missouri governor signs P3 law for universities

    On 10 July, Missouri governor Mike Parson signed a bill into law that will allow universities to enter into P3s to develop campus projects

  • New CEO at Infrastructure New Zealand

    Paul Blair, former Bank of New Zealand institutional banking executive, will next month become chief executive of independent think tank Infrastructure New Zealand

  • SEBI approves Sterling and Wilson Solar IPO

    Securities and Exchange Board of India has approved Indian solar EPC contractor Sterling and Wilson Solar’s initial public offering application

  • MeyGen tidal prepares for CfD 3

    Simec Atlantis Energy has registered phase 2 of its MeyGen tidal array project off northern Scotland for the upcoming third round of the UK's Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction

  • Queensland opens hydrogen development fund

    The state government of Queensland has opened its $10.4 million Hydrogen Industry Development Fund for applications, with a submission deadline of 21 August

  • New lawsuit against Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline

    An environmental group has filed a lawsuit against the federal government’s re-approval of Canada's Trans Mountain Expansion Project

  • SWPC seeks consultant for potential water projects

    Saudi Water Partnership Company has invited expressions of interest from consultancy firms to carry out site studies for potential water projects

  • Illinois’ grand infrastructure plans

    Illinois governor JB Pritzker signed Rebuild Illinois into law last week – part of a wider plan that will see $45 billion invested in infrastructure over the next six years

  • UAE approves new privatisation law

    The UAE Cabinet of Ministers has approved opening 122 economic activities – including assets in the energy and infrastructure sectors – up for 100% foreign ownership

  • China’s new PPP policy takes effect

    A new policy relating to PPPs from China’s National Development and Reform Commission has taken effect as of 1 July, requiring local and provincial governments to conduct “comprehensive and in-depth” feasibility studies

  • Connecticut issues draft RFP for 2GW of wind

    The US state of Connecticut has issued a draft request for proposals (RFP) for up to 2GW of offshore wind, ahead of the final solicitation due out in August 2019

  • ADP referendum attracts 10% of threshold

    The initiative to put the privatisation of Aéroports de Paris to a referendum has attained 10% of the support necessary to do so

  • Tasmania releases draft waste action plan

    The state government of Tasmania has released a draft waste action plan for public consultation, as it points to a need for a more strategic approach on waste management in the face of a growing population and recent restrictions on recycling product exports to China

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