Newsreel 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 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 Update – 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 [...]

Audit Finds Delays and Biased Planning in P3 Project

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 spring 2018 report entitled Replacing Montréal’s Champlain Bridge—Infrastructure Canada, the Auditor General of Canada determined that delayed decision-making [...]

Audit Calls for More Cost Transparency in Use of P3s

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 April 2010 report, the Alberta Auditor General reviewed the Alberta Schools Alternative Procurement Project, known as ASAP 1, [...]