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A dual carriageway scheme of 8 miles long with a twin-bore tunnel of 2 miles is set to be constructed through the world heritage site that is Stonehenge. Highways England is pushing ahead with the procurement despite planning permission not …
The European Commission has this week published its latest newsletter containing news on green public procurement (GPP). It includes items on the Big Buyers Initiative: public authorities joining forces for strategic procurement; a new tool to calculate the full Life-Cycle …
ECS lands a $276 million cyber award from DHS to deliver an advanced CDM Dashboard, Philadelphia plans to revise its procurement policies to support minority-owned businesses, and AR/VR tech continues to transform how governments use data and more …
HSJ writes that leaked proposals say the UK NHS’s buying power for goods and services worth up to £10bn could be taken away from individual trusts and placed in central teams. The proposals, drawn up by consultancy firm Deloitte and some …
Episode 16 of the Public Procurement Leaders Podcast featuring Tammy Rimes As a career purchasing agent for the City of San Diego, Tammy Rimes has witnessed procurement evolution firsthand. “In the past, for something as …
ICLEI has a couple of opportunities to help buyers engage with suppliers and other public authorities across Europe to discover and shape new innovative solutions for their procurement needs. It helps link up procurement plans and requirements with funded projects …
The Valencian Innovation Agency (Agència Valenciana de la Innovació) has produced a guide to promote public procurement of innovation (PPI) among local authorities from the Valencia region, writes the PPI website’s Procurement Forum. “The practical guide of the process of …
Public Spend Forum features on Spend Matters this week exploring the increasing use of drones, in agriculture, construction, and emergency response, and how to procure those services. Between 2016 and 2017, drone bids and RFPs saw a growth of 194% …
The Caribbean Hurricane season started on 1st June, so it is now officially under way. A normal season is expected this year, which means 9 to 15 named storms, including 4 to 8 hurricanes, and 2 to 4 reaching category …
Bloom Procurement Services, which operates the NEPRO professional services framework on behalf of the UK’s NEPO (North East Procurement Organisation), which was set up to help the public sector buy professional services and manage spend whilst achieving better outcomes and …