Foreign bids for Australian power grid test government resolve

Foreign investors are in three of the four groups bidding for a $9-billion (Australian, $8.6-billion) electricity network in Australia’s biggest state economy, underscoring the balancing act facing governments trying to get top price for assets amid mounting concerns about overseas ownership of vital infrastructure. State Grid Corp. of China, the …

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Ukraine Bids for Attention With Crimea Blackout

Even if Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted to end his country’s conflict with Ukraine so he could build an alliance with Western powers to beat Islamic State — and it’s not clear at all that he does — Ukrainians wouldn’t let him. In the last minutes of Nov. 21, someone …

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Foreign Bids for Australian Power Grid Test Government Resolve

China’s State Grid among foreign bidders for TransGrid asset Australia, criticized for Darwin Port lease, stopped farm sale Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Foreign investors are in three of the four groups bidding for a A$9 billion ($6.5 billion) electricity network in Australia’s biggest state economy, underscoring the balancing …

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Denver issues bid request aimed at outsourcing workforce centers

Denver city officials Friday issued a bid request for contracts worth up to $10 million to run three workforce centers as well as job training, youth and federal assistance programs. The city’s Office of Economic Development will outsource those city-run programs starting July 1in part because of new federal regulations …

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Arizona Public Service Co. Seeks Proposals for Additional Capacity

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) announces an “all source” request for proposals (RFP) through which it will seek capacity resources to meet APS system peak load. The RFP is tentatively scheduled to be released in March of 2016. APS is seeking between 400-600 megawatts (MW) of capacity. This RFP …

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Cyber challenge bids to avert security talent shortage

Simulated cyber-terrorist ‘attack’ staged to help find UK’s future defenders The country’s most promising amateur cyber defenders are today competing to avert a simulated biological attack staged by a fictional cyber terrorist group. The competition, known as Masterclass and run by the group Cyber Security Challenge UK, has been developed …

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HMRC’s digital company bids to tempt Capgemini staff

Tax body may need to up its offer to tempt staff who have so far rejected move to RCDTS HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is in the final two weeks of discussions with 250 Capgemini staff to try and persuade them to transfer to a new HMRC technology and digital …

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