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Bartonville, Texas has deployed a different type of public-private partnership for an infrastructure project, what one official has dubbed a “public-pizza partnership.” Bartonville Town Administrator Michael Montgomery discussed the unusual way the community had its potholes ...
ALERT M|E: On May 25, a small yet impactful "technical correction" to SBA's regulations took effect. Notably, it could have a profound impact on small businesses with multiple award contracts (MAC), particularly for those involved in M&A. SBA appears to have changed the ...
On May 21, 2018, the VA will suspend SDVOSB and VOSB applications for “approximately thirty (30)” days while the VA transitions to a new VIP interface. According to a   notice posted on the VA OSDBU website , the suspension will affect “both new applications and applications ...
FITARA Scorecard expectations, what to watch in Defense Policy Bill debate, more on the JEDI cloud solicitation. This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for May 11, 2018. What to Expect on the Next FITARA Scorecard The Government Accountability Office (GAO) releases ...
It’s Friday and I’m looking forward to a great weekend here in the Midwest.  The Kentucky Derby will be run on Saturday, so if horses are your thing, grab your best (or most outrageous) hat, a mint julep and enjoy!  But first, it’s time to find out what is new in the wide world ...
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Three European federations, EIC (European International Contractors), FIEC (the European Construction Industry Federation) and EuDA (the European Dredging Association) have called upon Members of the International Trade (INTA) Committee of the European Parliament to reject proposed ...
As part of a €1bn ($1.16bn) development programme at Helsinki Airport, Finnish airport operator Finavia has opened a tender process for 13 retail and food & beverage concessions at Finland’s largest international airport. This is the biggest-ever for Helsinki Airport for ...
UK’s Crown Commercial Service is looking for a team to build a digital service for public sector users to find and transact with apprenticeship training providers. They will also integrate with a dynamic purchasing system as part of the CCS Supplier Registration Service. A new ...
A report “Approximation to the geography of wasteful spending in Spain: assessment of the last two decades,” is a joint project of the universities of Barcelona, Girona, Valencia, Cantabria, Tenerife, Seville, Málaga, Alicante and Madrid’s Complutense University. It finds that ...
A Scottish Member of Parliament has said that firms building major public infrastructure projects should be covered by freedom of information laws. He believes citizens should have more access to understanding how Scotland’s £11 billion of tax payer money on public procurement ...
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A proposal has been accepted for Dubai Airport Freezone Authority to form a joint team from free zones to work with government entities in an integrated and interactive way on B2B commerce. The platform, Dubai Blink, uses artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, and virtual ...
"A new business and trade platform designed to increase trade between the UK and the rest of the Commonwealth launched at the House of Commons recently. The Maritime Connects Initiative is a new initiative developed by the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council, in partnership ...
Entries are invited for this global award in contract management which recognises the personal initiative of an individual practitioner who has shown outstanding leadership or endeavor in the field of contract or commercial management. The IACCM Contracting Excellence Awards ...
Different local authorities and mayors all over the world commit to transparency, open governments and accountability to their citizens. Watch the video for International Anti-Corruption Day in the campaign for Commit 2 Transparency http://goo.gl/5R4aaw  #Europe #News ...
The divide in European university funding is getting wider, warns a new report by the European University Association. Many countries in Southern, Central and Eastern Europe are failing to repair cuts to public spending made since the financial crisis despite an economic recovery, ...