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UK Water Giants Dive into Euro Bond Market to Fund Infrastructure Overhaul

UK Water Giants Dive into Euro Bond Market to Fund Infrastructure Overhaul

In a bold move to secure the future of the United Kingdom’s waterways, Severn Trent Utilities Finance Plc is stepping into the limelight with plans to issue a €500 million sustainability bond. This marks a significant pivot from the traditional sterling-dominated approach, heralding the company’s first foray into the euro debt market since 2016. The...

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Prysmian completes a 1,9 billion euro order for an infrastructure in the United Kingdom

Prysmian completes a 1,9 billion euro order for an infrastructure in the United Kingdom

© Agenzia Nova – Reproduction reserved Prysmian, world leader in the sector of cable systems for energy and telecommunications, has finalized the contract relating to the order worth approximately 1,9 billion euros assigned by Eastern Green Link 2 Limited, a joint venture between Ssen Transmission and National Grid Electricity Transmission plc, owners of electric transmission...

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Two years on, Ukraine is seeking the least worst option

Two years on, Ukraine is seeking the least worst option

There are all kinds of precedents for such an imperfect settlement. The division of Cyprus, the 1953 armistice in Korea, even the partition of Ireland in 1921 all come up in conversation.   The example many prefer to point to is West Germany because it joined Nato in 1955 despite refusing to recognise the sovereignty of...

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UK Infrastructure Bank backs UK’s green hydrogen expansion with £30 million Geopura investment – Hydrogen Central

UK Infrastructure Bank backs UK’s green hydrogen expansion with £30 million Geopura investment – Hydrogen Central

UK Infrastructure Bank backs UK’s green hydrogen expansion with £30 million Geopura investment. The UK Infrastructure Bank has committed £30million to support the expansion of UK-based green hydrogen pioneer, GeoPura, helping to accelerate the UK’s adoption of green hydrogen. The transaction will facilitate the expansion of GeoPura’s production capacity, help to grow the specialist workforce...

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UK Infrastructure Bank backs GeoPura in €65.6M funding round to accelerate UK’s green hydrogen expansion | Silicon Canals

UK Infrastructure Bank backs GeoPura in €65.6M funding round to accelerate UK’s green hydrogen expansion | Silicon Canals

Nottinghamshire-based GeoPura, a company specialised in green hydrogen, announced on Thursday that it has secured £56M (approximately €65.6M) in funding. The UK Infrastructure Bank committed £30M to the round, led by a follow-on investment from Barclays Sustainable Impact Capital and supported by our existing investors: GM Ventures, SWEN Capital Partners, and Siemens Energy Ventures. In...

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GeoPura closes £56 million investment round with backing from UK Infrastructure Bank to accelerate UK’s green hydrogen expansion – Hydrogen Central

GeoPura closes £56 million investment round with backing from UK Infrastructure Bank to accelerate UK’s green hydrogen expansion – Hydrogen Central

GeoPura closes £56 million investment round with backing from UK Infrastructure Bank to accelerate UK’s green hydrogen expansion. GeoPura, the UK-based green hydrogen pioneer, has completed a £56 million investment round that will help accelerate the UK’s adoption of green hydrogen by expanding production capacity, growing the specialist workforce in the UK, and increasing the...

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‘Lost’ infrastructure project uncovers 100+ cycle tracks built by 1930s UK government – BikeBiz

‘Lost’ infrastructure project uncovers 100+ cycle tracks built by 1930s UK government – BikeBiz

Research on a forgotten 1930s network of Dutch-inspired cycleways across the UK — partly rediscovered with the help of Google Street View — has been published on an expansive multi-media website launched earlier this month, BritishCycleTracks.com. Between 1934 and 1945, the Ministry of Transport paid local authorities to build 100+ “cycle tracks” modelled on the...

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UK construction activity January 2024: Infrastructure | Construction News

UK construction activity January 2024: Infrastructure | Construction News

23 Feb 2024 By Contributor Project-starts fell against the previous year and the previous quarter. More positively, main contract awards grew on both the preceding three months and a year ago. Infrastructure overview Totalling £2.583bn, civil engineering work starting on site during the three months to January fell...

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Infrastructure cooperation strengthens bilateral ties between Morocco and the UK

Infrastructure cooperation strengthens bilateral ties between Morocco and the UK

The UK and Morocco share good bilateral ties, and the two countries have demonstrated in recent years post-Brexit their shared determination to further strengthen relations at all levels, especially in the political and economic spheres with a focus on the areas of trade and infrastructure.  Delegation of British experts visiting Rabat Workshop for senior Moroccan...

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Galliford Try wins £98m trio of infrastructure contracts | Construction News

Galliford Try wins £98m trio of infrastructure contracts | Construction News

Galliford Try has announced three civils contract wins worth a total £98m. The contractor’s environment business has won two contracts for Thames Water under its AMP7 framework, worth £64m in total. Galliford Try Environment will build a £33m pipeline in Thames Water’s Riverside Flow Monitoring Zone in south London in anticipation of increased demand from...

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UK Infrastructure Bank makes first green hydrogen investment

UK Infrastructure Bank makes first green hydrogen investment

The UK Infrastructure Bank (UKIB) has announced its first ever green hydrogen investment, confirming a £30m investment in a manufacturer of hydrogen power units. The deal forms part of a £56m fund raising round completed by GeoPura to support the roll out of hydrogen power units that can replace emissions-intensive diesel generators. GeoPura is aiming...

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Infrastructure technology and innovation

Infrastructure technology and innovation

Our clients want to understand where they sit in this digital landscape, and where they need to focus their efforts: Where should they be investing in InfraTech? What does digital transformation look like? What capabilities, skills and cultural changes are needed to take advantage of data analytics for their assets? What tools can be fast-tracked...