Newsreel for November 11, 2019

The US Faces a Challenge from Oracle for its $10 Billion Contract, Canadian P3s are Being Approved Amid Evidence of Their Greater Expense, and the UK Grenfell Tower Contractor is Formally Banned from Future Public Housing Contracts By Julia [...]

Audit Recommends More Evaluator Training

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from the 2020 edition of The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its November 2019 report entitled Audit of Stage 2 Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project Procurement, the City of [...]

P3s Criticized for Secrecy and Fudged Figures

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from the 2020 edition of The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In her October 2019 Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives report entitled Shrouded in Secrecy: The Queen Elizabeth II Hospital [...]

Newsreel for October 7, 2019

Why Canada Keeps Losing the Big Cases, Cayman Proposes Green Energy Reverse Auctions, and Canadian Agency Sole-Sources PR Contract By Julia Mills The top procurement stories this week include a feature on why Canada never wins the big procurement [...]

Newsreel for July 22, 2019

Political Interference in Pentagon Cloud Protest, Oracle Loses Bid Protest Over $10 Billion Cloud Deal, and China Considers Opening Doors to Foreign Bids By Paul Emanuelli In this week’s newsreel, lawmakers lobby for presidential interference in a Pentagon bid [...]

Global Newsreel for May 27, 2019

New Hospital Needs New Roof in Saskatchewan P3 Project, Nova Scotia Opposition Questions P3 Approach to New Hospital, and Nepal Reforms Crack Down on Contract Extensions By Paul Emanuelli  This week’s newsreel features P3s and poor planning on major projects, [...]

Poor Planning Results in High-Cost Project Delays

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its December 2018 report entitled Metrolinx – LRT Construction and Infrastructure Planning, the Auditor General of Ontario found that [...]

Global Newsreel for June 11, 2018

Purging of Procurement Heads in Kenya and a Former PA Official Charged with Bribery By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is following the mass purge of Procurement Heads in Kenya, a former PA official charged [...]