Posts Tagged ‘infrastructure UK’

Chief Secretary announces government’s new approach to PF2 infrastructure investment

Comments Off | 10-17-2013

Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander speaks to an audience of industry and business representatives, at a Centre Forum infrastructure event.
Thank you Stephen.
And thank you everyone for making it along to this event.
I’ve been coming to speak at events here in the City for three and a half years now as Chief Secretary.
But it’s

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‘Infrastructure is the backbone of a strong economy’, says Deighton

Comments Off | 10-3-2013

On a visit to South Yorkshire, Lord Deighton talks infrastructure investment with local leaders and visits world-leading manufacturing facilities.
On Wednesday 2 October Commercial Secretary to the Treasury and minister in charge of infrastructure delivery, Lord Deighton visited Sheffield to meet local leaders as part of his work as chair of the HS2 Growth taskforce.
He attended

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RPM Performance Coatings Group acquires Pipeline & Drainage Systems Ltd

Comments Off | 12-23-2010

RPM International Inc Wednesday announced that its RPM Performance Coatings Group has acquired Pipeline & Drainage Systems Ltd (PDS). PDS is a leading supplier of curb, bridge and channel drainage products for construction and infrastructure markets, primarily in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Based in Wakefield, England, PDS has annual sales of approximately $8 million.

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British Gas acquires JK Environmental Services (UK) and ECL Contracts

Comments Off | 12-11-2010

JK Environmental Services (UK) and insulation contractor ECL Contracts have both been taken over by British Gas. JK Environmental Services is an Environmental services contractor. Currently, British Gas’ Electrical and Dyno Services business, which includes Dyno-Rod, is already the market leader in domestic drain-cleaning service.
Hertfordshire-based JK Environmental Services was bought for £7 million. According to

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MWH Global to acquire U.K. based water construction and engineering firm Biwater Services

Comments Off | 11-23-2010

The global wet infrastructure sector leader and provider of environmental engineering, construction and strategic consulting services, MWH Global, announced Monday it has signed a definitive agreement with Biwater Holdings Limited to acquire its U.K. based subsidiary Biwater Services Limited.
Biwater Services is a leading U.K. water construction and engineering firm, acting as the holding company for

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Borealis Infrastructure and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan jointly bid for Britain’s HS1

Comments Off | 11-9-2010

OMERS Worldwide infrastructure arm Borealis Infrastructure, or Borealis and Canada’s Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan went into a joint purchase bid for Britain’s High Speed 1 (HS1) project. The two firms stated they had agreed on a binding contract for the purchase of High Speed 1, Britain’s only high speed rail link to the Channel Tunnel.

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Goldman Sachs and Group Eurotunnel announce expansion of partners for UK high speed rail line

Comments Off | 08-18-2010

A group spokesperson for the Goldman Sachs and Groupe Eurotunnel joint bid was reported Tuesday as indicating that the consortium had expanded from the original three partners – Eurotunnel, Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners and Infracapital to include CDC infrastructure and USS.
The high speed rail line comes as one and the only

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Spain’s construction company ACS and British private equity fund CVC to form JV to manage ACS’s stake in toll road operator Abertis

Comments Off | 08-12-2010

Spain’s biggest construction firm in terms of market value, ACS, Wednesday said it had reached an agreement with CVC, a British private equity fund for the creation of joint ventures. The joint ventures will manage ACS’s 25.8% stake in Abertis, a toll road operator. In the agreement, the Spanish firm will dispose off 15.5% of

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Abu Dhabi Investment Authority joins Morgan Stanley and 3i in UK Infrastructure bid to link London with the Channel Tunnel

Comments Off | 08-3-2010

Reports emerged Sunday that the sovereign wealth fund from the Middle East, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority will be biding together with Morgan Stanley and 3i, a private equity firm, for the high speed railway contract expected to link London with the Channel Tunnel. According to Abu Dhabi’s National newspaper, credited with the report, the

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Asian Tycoon , Li Ka-shing acquires three UK power grids from Electricite de France SA

Comments Off | 08-1-2010

In a deal pegged at a staggering $9.1 billion, Asian tycoon, Li Ka-shing reached an agreement for the purchase of three power grids from Electricite de France SA in the UK. The acquisition investment makes Ka-shing one of the largest owners of Britain’s infrastructure. The tycoon has other assortment of assets from Port of Felixstowe

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