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Tahal celebrates despite Kardan difficulties Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

The Israeli engineer hosted a big party this month at the Watec exhibition to celebrate 65 years of pursuing big water projects in difficult markets. Its robust health contrasts strongly with the difficulties faced by its parent company Kardan NV.

GKW bounces back from the blacklist Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

After being blacklisted by the World Bank in 2015 because it did not police its freelance associates effectively, the German engineer has made compliance a competitive advantage, and is back on the road to growth. Managing director Ralf Bufler explains his strategy.

Seeing dollars and sense Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

Willy Yeo weighs in on the darker side of China’s One Belt One Road infrastructure vision.

Angola eyes PPP roll-out to help strengthen water sector fundamentals Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

The country will need to address high unaccounted-for water levels, operating deficits, and an immature regulatory framework if it is to rebuild its water sector in a sustainable way. What role can the international private water community play?

Contractors fight for dominance in DBOs as Panama infrastructure roll-out gathers pace Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

The nation has become one of the most active procurers of water and wastewater treatment infrastructure in the last 18 months. How long before the momentum loses steam?

Multilaterals provide assistance at the birth of the Indonesian Development Bank Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Indonesian PPP financier SMI is absorbing hundreds of millions of dollars from international financing institutions and commercial lenders as it transitions into a national development bank. As facilitator, lender and advisor, its competencies are in high demand.

Global pooled finance initiative for water gets €10m Dutch government backing Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

A new water financing facility aims to leverage €1 billion of debt finance from local institutional investors. How will it overcome the hurdles which have ended previous attempts to establish sustainable local finance initiatives?

Asia Pacific water in brief Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

A draft of a Ganga Act, which would legislate on crimes against the river, was handed to the Indian Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation on 12 April.

New PPP law set to revive Nicaragua’s water infrastructure Vol 17, Issue 12 (December 2016)

The re-election of the Ortega administration in November coincides with the country’s push for a new PPP programme. Pending US legislation means the perceived transparency of the election process could limit future inflows from international financial institutions.

World Bank tees up $400m support package for $1.7bn Vietnam water supply project Vol 17, Issue 12 (December 2016)

The Vietnamese Ministry of Construction has rebooted an old plan for large-scale water treatment plants on the Hau and Tien rivers. With the prime minister and the World Bank on board, they may come to fruition, but not in the timeline the MoC wants.