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UPDATE 1-Banks eye Paris airports operator in Macron privatisation drive -sources

LONDON/FRANKFURT, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Investment banks are vying to work with potential buyers or the French government on the sale of its majority stake in Aeroports de Paris (ADP) , sources close to the matter said, in one of the largest infrastructure deals expected to come to market in 2018.

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Saudi Aramco lifts spending plans to $414 bln over next decade

DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco plans to raise its spending to $414 billion over the next 10 years, including on infrastructure and drilling, as the state oil giant moves into new businesses, executives said.

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BRIEF-American Water Announces 2018 Earnings Guidance

* AMERICAN WATER WORKS COMPANY - ‍INVESTING $7.2 BILLION IN REGULATED INFRASTRUCTURE OVER NEXT FIVE YEARS, AN INCREASE OF $1.3 BILLION OVER 2017 FIVE YEAR PLAN​

Elections, Senate nytimes.com

With Alabama Senate Race Defined by Scandal, Policy Issues are Overlooked

Alabama struggles with health care, education and infrastructure. But such issues have often been forgotten during the race between Doug Jones and Roy S. Moore.

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China warns of imminent attacks by "terrorists" in Pakistan

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Friday warned its nationals in Pakistan of plans for a series of imminent "terrorist attacks" on Chinese targets there, an unusual alert as it pours funds into infrastructure projects into a country plagued by militancy.

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Connecticut infrastructure funding in question: state report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Connecticut's infrastructure projects are in jeopardy after revenue that helps pay off the state's transportation debt has decreased and additional funding sources have not yet been identified, according to a report released on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Warburg Pincus Announces Sale Of Majority Stake In INEA To Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5

* WARBURG PINCUS LLC SAYS FUNDS AFFILIATED WITH FIRM AGREED TO SELL THEIR MAJORITY STAKE IN INEA TO MACQUARIE EUROPEAN INFRASTRUCTURE FUND 5 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: ( Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com ;)

Federal Taxes (US) nytimes.com

How New Yorkers Would Lose Under the Republican Tax Bill

The legislation could send home prices tumbling, increase the region’s tax burden, and make it harder for local governments to pay for infrastructure.

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Saudi Arabian exchange enlists Nasdaq to turbocharge technology

DUBAI, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Stock Exchange said on Monday it has hired U.S. group Nasdaq to replace its 16-year-old registry, depository and settlement infrastructure as it tackles challenges including the forthcoming listing of Saudi Aramco.

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Enbridge shares climb after company announces $2.3 billion in asset sales

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Enbridge Inc shares jumped as much as 6.2 percent on Thursday after North America's largest energy infrastructure company announced plans to sell C$3 billion ($2.3 billion) of noncore assets to focus on its central business.

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BRIEF-Ares EIF Divests Operating Coal Portfolio

* ARES MANAGEMENT’S ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS DIVEST OPERATING COAL PORTFOLIO

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METALS-Shanghai nickel tumbles on doubts over steel demand

SYDNEY, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Shanghai nickel futures tumbled more than 2 percent in early trade on Tuesday as reforms in China threaten steel-intensive infrastructure projects.

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METALS-London nickel skids, metals slip as investors cut risk

(Recasts, adds comment, updates details and prices) MELBOURNE, Nov 27 (Reuters) - London nickel led metals lower on Monday, as investors cut their exposure to risky assets as Beijing steps up a crackdown on shadow banking and other riskier forms of financing. China will check local governments' investment in railway projects, the state planner said on Friday, amid official concerns that breakneck infrastructure spending is racking up too much debt. "Today's selling is also a likely

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UPDATE 1-Israel's Kenon agrees to sell IC Power's Latam business for $1.2 bln

JERUSALEM, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Israel's Kenon Holdings said on Sunday it has agreed to sell IC Power's Latin American and Caribbean businesses to infrastructure investment manager I Squared Capital for about $1.2 billion.

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Israel's Kenon agrees to sell IC Power's Latam business for $1.2 bln

JERUSALEM, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Israel's Kenon Holdings said on Sunday it has agreed to sell IC Power's Latin American and Caribbean businesses to infrastructure investment manager I Squared Capital for about $1.2 billion.

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BRIEF-‍SeaFort Capital subscribes for 6.8 mln shares in capital of Distinct Infrastructure Group

* Subscribed for 6.8 million shares in capital of Distinct Infrastructure in connection with private placement completed by Distinct on Nov 21​

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BRIEF-Distinct Infrastructure Group acquires Crown Utilities

* Distinct Infrastructure Group acquires Crown Utilities, increases RBC facility to $50m and closes $10m equity financing

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Americans haven't forgotten about Puerto Rico, poll finds

Two months ago today, Hurricane Maria made direct landfall in Puerto Rico, devastating the island and wiping out the power grid and transportation infrastructure for its millions of residents.

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Trump: Healthcare, infrastructure, welfare reforms up next after taxes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he plans to take up healthcare, infrastructure and welfare reform issues soon after Republicans' tax overhaul is finalized, which the party has pledged to complete by the end of the year.

Infrastructure (Public Works) nytimes.com

Trump Wants More Big Infrastructure Projects. The Obstacles Can Be Big, Too.

The president is pushing for repairs to the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, and he has promised to streamline government approvals. It still might not be enough.

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Spain's Gas Natural sells Colombian distribution unit to Brookfield

MADRID, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Spain's Gas Natural said late on Friday it had agreed to sell the 59.1 percent stake it owns in its Colombian retail distribution unit to infrastructures fund Brookfield Infrastructure for 482 million euros ($568 million.

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BRIEF-Lumos Networks completes sale to EQT Infrastructure

* Lumos Networks completes sale to EQT Infrastructure Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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MEDIA-Philippines taps Facebook for internet infrastructure plan - Inquirer

-- Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy.

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At least 15 dead in flash floods on Greek coast

MANDRA, Greece (Reuters) - Flash floods killed at least 15 people, made scores homeless and destroyed infrastructure in Greece on Wednesday after a raging torrent inundated two coastal towns west of Athens following a night of heavy rain.

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Beijing hits brakes on subway boom over debt concerns

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has hit the brakes on subway projects in at least three cities and Beijing is asking others to slow down their plans, local governments and media have reported, indicating concerns over high debt from city-level infrastructure spending.

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Dutch central bank sets up 'friendly' hacking team to attack own banks: report

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands' central bank (DNB) is setting up a team of cyber security experts and hackers to attack the country's own financial infrastructure in order to test and improve its defenses, Het Financieele Dagblad reported on Tuesday.

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Senate approves Trump Transportation Department nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted Monday to approve a senior Transportation Department nominee and advance another nomination, after Republicans accused Democrats of blocking some nominees to push for funding of a New York area infrastructure project.

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Senate approves Trump transportation nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted Monday to approve a senior Transportation Department nominee and advance another nomination, after Republicans accused Democrats of blocking some nominees to push for funding of a New York area infrastructure project.

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U.S. Senate to vote on advancing Trump transportation nominees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate was set to vote on Monday to approve a senior Transportation Department nominee and advance another nomination, after Republicans accused Democrats of blocking some nominees to push for funding of a New York area infrastructure project.

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Puerto Rico requests $94.4 billion from U.S. Congress for rebuilding

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello on Monday requested $94.4 billion from Congress to rebuild the island's infrastructure, housing, schools and hospitals devastated by Hurricane Maria.

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AT&T, Verizon strike tower agreement in effort to diversify vendors

NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc and Verizon Communications Inc said on Monday they have agreed to lease hundreds of new cell towers from owner and operator Tillman Infrastructure, a move they hope will give them more leverage in negotiations with major U.S. tower vendors.

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Strong quake hits Costa Rica, no reports of major damage

SAN JOSE (Reuters) - A strong 6.5 magnitude quake struck the Pacific coast of Costa Rica near its capital city San Jose on Sunday night, but there were no initial reports of injuries or significant damage to infrastructure.

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Strong quake hits Costa Rica, no reports of injuries, damage

SAN JOSE (Reuters) - A strong 6.5 magnitude quake struck the Pacific coast of Costa Rica near its capital city San Jose on Sunday night, but there were no initial reports of injuries or damage to infrastructure.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice pledges to prosecute activists who damage pipelines

WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage oil pipelines and other energy infrastructure, a move that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.

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U.S. Justice pledges to prosecute activists who damage pipelines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage oil pipelines and other energy infrastructure, a decision that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice pledges to prosecute activists who damage pipelines

WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage oil pipelines and other energy infrastructure, a decision that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.

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U.S. Justice Department commits to prosecute activists that damage pipelines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage energy infrastructure in a move that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.

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U.S. Justice Dept commits to prosecute activists that damage pipelines

WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage energy infrastructure in a move that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.

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UPDATE 2-Grupo Mexico raises nearly $1 bln in rail unit IPO -sources

MEXICO CITY, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Mexican miner and infrastructure company Grupo Mexico on Thursday priced an initial public offering of its rail unit at 31.50 pesos per share, two sources said, raising around 19 billion pesos ($998 million).

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REFILE-General Electric, China's Silk Road Fund to launch energy investment platform

SHANGHAI, Nov 10 (Reuters) - General Electric Co and a Chinese state fund set up for the Belt and Road trade initiative plan to jointly establish an energy infrastructure investment platform, China's government said.

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Vodafone and CityFibre partner on ultrafast broadband in UK

LONDON (Reuters) - British telecoms giant Vodafone said on Thursday it would partner with CityFibre, a wholesale fiber network infrastructure provider, to bring ultrafast broadband to up to 5 million homes and businesses in Britain by 2025.

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At least four dead, 18 missing in Colombia landslide

BOGOTA (Reuters) - A landslide killed at least four people and left 18 missing in southwest Colombia, authorities said on Wednesday, as the country grappled once again with the deadly pairing of heavy rains and poor infrastructure.

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BRIEF-Fortify Resources enters definitive agreement with DV Infrastructure

* Fortify Resources Inc. enters into definitive agreement with DV Infrastructure Corp.

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Turkey's Global Yatirim eyes green energy deals after London investment

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish investment firm Global Yatirim Holding will focus on renewable energy and infrastructure projects and look to buy an asset manager, its chairman said, as part of a shift in strategy since an investment from London-based fund Centricus.

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Exclusive: Trump boosts disaster aid for Puerto Rico rebuild

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday agreed to expand the use of disaster aid to help rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid and other infrastructure wrecked by Hurricane Maria, the White House said.

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Exclusive: Trump agrees to pick up 90 percent of Puerto Rico rebuilding costs - aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday agreed to expand the use of disaster aid to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid and other infrastructure wrecked by Hurricane Maria, and said the federal government would pick up 90 percent of the costs, a senior White House official told Reuters.

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BRIEF-FTAI reports Q3 2017 results, dividend of $0.33 per common share

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Fortress Transportation And Infrastructure Investors Llc:

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UPM wraps up talks on infrastructure for new Uruguay pulp plant

HELSINKI, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Finnish pulp and paper maker UPM has concluded months of talks with Uruguay on infrastructure improvements for a new pulp plant project in the South American country.

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Grupo Mexico expects to raise $1.23 bln in rail unit IPO

MEXICO CITY, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Mexican miner and infrastructure company Grupo Mexico expects to generate more than 23.5 billion pesos ($1.23 billion) in an initial public offering of its rail unit, GMexico Transportes, now set to price on Nov. 9, according to an investor presentation.

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UPDATE 2-Brazil's Mato Grosso lures UAE investors for road projects

SAO PAULO, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Brazil's Mato Grosso state hopes to persuade funds and companies from the United Arab Emirates to invest in infrastructure projects, Governor Pedro Taques said on Tuesday at the launch of a program to grant licenses to build and operate roads there.

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Morning News Call - India, October 31

To access the newsletter, click on the link: http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_10312017.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: https://forms.thomsonreuters.com/india-morning/ FACTORS TO WATCH 5:00 pm: Government to release September Infrastructure output data in New Delhi. GMF: LIVECHAT - JAPAN FOCUS Takuji Okubo, managing director and chief economist at Japan Macro Advisors,

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German parties start to find common ground in coalition talks

BERLIN (Reuters) - Parties seeking to form Germany's next government found common ground in areas of social policy and digital infrastructure on Monday, but remain far apart on issues that provoked stormy clashes last week.

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Japan pledges to help Philippines rebuild Marawi

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Monday it will help the Philippines rebuild conflict-torn southern Marawi city as well as other infrastructure in a deepening of ties to counter China's regional influence.

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U.S. oil exports boom, putting infrastructure to the test

NEW YORK/HOUSTON (Reuters) - Tankers carrying record levels of crude are leaving in droves from Texas and Louisiana ports, and more growth in the fledgling U.S. oil export market may before long test the limits of infrastructure like pipelines, dock space and ship traffic.

Floods nytimes.com

Five Years After Sandy, Are We Better Prepared?

While much of New York City’s battered infrastructure has been repaired and even improved, most long-term resiliency measures are still years away

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U.S. seeks meeting soon to revive Asia-Pacific 'Quad' security forum

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States wants a meeting soon aimed at reviving a four-way dialogue between itself, Japan, India and Australia to deepen security cooperation and coordinate alternatives for regional infrastructure financing to that offered by China, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.

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U.S. House panel seeks documents on Puerto Rico utility repair contract

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional committee on Thursday set a Nov. 2 deadline for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to provide information related to its $300 million contract with a small Montana firm to repair damage to the utility's infrastructure caused by Hurricane Maria.

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Park Service proposes $70 fee for popular sites

The National Park Service proposes more than doubling the entrance fees at 17 popular national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yosemite, and Yellowstone, to help pay for infrastructure improvements.

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BRIEF-‍Equinix to launch direct access to Oracle Cloud infrastructure in 16 new markets​

* ‍Equinix to launch direct access to Oracle Cloud infrastructure in 16 additional markets​

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UPDATE 3-U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

Oct 21 (Reuters) - The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

Oct 21 (Reuters) - The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure.

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U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms

(Reuters) - The U.S government issued a rare public warning about hacking campaigns targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest evidence that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure.

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UPDATE 1-Grupo Mexico profit more than doubles on metals, acquisition

MEXICO CITY, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Mexican mining and infrastructure company Grupo Mexico said on Friday that its net profit more than doubled in the third quarter, as metals prices rose and it included a new acquisition.

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Grupo Mexico 3rd-qtr profit more than doubles

MEXICO CITY, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Mexican mining and infrastructure company Grupo Mexico said on Friday that its net profit more than doubled in the third quarter, as revenue rose.

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Saudi Aramco seeks local, foreign investors for construction arm

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, Oct 20 (Reuters) - National oil firm Saudi Aramco plans to set up a construction company with local and international partners to build non-oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia, industry sources familiar with the plan said.

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BRIEF-Mammoth Energy's Cobra subsidiary enters into contract for rebuilding Puerto Rico's energy infrastructure​

* ‍Mammoth Energy announces that its Cobra subsidiary has entered into a contract to aid in rebuilding of Puerto Rico's energy infrastructure​

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China's bold gas plan may threaten winter power supplies

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has ordered state oil companies to speed up the construction of pipelines to move natural gas to homes and factories, underscoring worries that the country's insufficient infrastructure could cause power outages during the peak winter demand period.

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Puerto Rico governor plans to restore 95% of power by December

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló said he plans to restore power to 95% of the island's energy grid by December after Hurricane Maria devastated the infrastructure of the US territory.

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Construction starts on New Jersey bridge, a step to fixing region's rail

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Construction began Friday on New Jersey's Portal Bridge, a key step forward for one of the nation's most critical infrastructure projects, but there was continuing uncertainty about its future funding.

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BRIEF-Macquarie Infrastructure says conversion ratio on convertible senior notes due 2023 increased to 8.9713 shares​

* MIC announces conversion ratio adjustment to convertible senior notes due 2023

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BRIEF-Microsoft says Wipro to host several business-critical enterprise applications on Azure​

* Says Wipro to host several business-critical enterprise applications on Azure​ Source text: [Microsoft today announced that Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company has migrated its IT Infrastructure to Microsoft Cloud and is hosting a majority of its business-critical enterprise applications on Azure] Further company coverage:

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U.S. loan to Puerto Rico a start, but more aid to come: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. federal government is working on a long-term plan to help Puerto Rico rebuild after Hurricane Maria tore up the island territory's power grid and other infrastructure three weeks ago, an administration official said on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Florence Capital Advisors reports 8.9 pct passive stake in Landmark Infrastructure Partners

* Florence Capital Advisors, LLC reports 8.9 percent passive stake in Landmark Infrastructure Partners Lp as of September 12, 2017 - SEC filing‍​ Source: (http://bit.ly/2y9YlPd) Further company coverage:

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Exclusive: EU regulators to approve Atlantia, Abertis deal - sources

MILAN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators are expected to clear without conditions Italian infrastructure group Atlantia's bid for Spanish Abertis to create the world's largest toll-road operator, three sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Treasury Wine Estates updates on fires in Northern California

* ‍There is limited damage to TWE's infrastructures and sites, however fires are ongoing​

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UPDATE 3-U.S. oil ports, refiners and producers plan reopenings after Nate

HOUSTON/MOBILE, Ala., Oct 8 (Reuters) - Some oil ports, producers and refiners in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama that shut facilities ahead of Hurricane Nate were planning reopenings as the storm moved inland on Sunday, away from most energy infrastructure on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. oil ports, refiners and producers plan reopenings after Nate

HOUSTON/MOBILE, Ala., Oct 8 (Reuters) - Some oil ports, producers and refiners in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama that shut facilities ahead of Hurricane Nate were planning reopenings as the storm moved inland on Sunday, away from most energy infrastructure on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. oil ports, refiners and producers plan reopening after Nate

HOUSTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Some oil ports, producers and refiners in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama that shut facilities ahead of Hurricane Nate were on Sunday planning reopenings as the the storm moved inland, away from most energy infrastructure on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

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Spain's Abertis board to discuss moving head office from Catalonia on Monday-source

MADRID, Oct 8 (Reuters) - The board of Spanish infrastructure firm Abertis will meet on Monday to discuss moving its head office out of Catalonia as the region's parliament considers unilaterally declaring independence from Spain, a source familiar with the matter said.

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Russian and Saudi state funds in $100 mln infrastructure deal

MOSCOW, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF and Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund signed an agreement on Thursday to invest up to $100 million in transport projects in Russia.

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BRIEF-UPS expands flight training infrastructure, strategic investment

* UPS expands flight training infrastructure, strategic investment to fuel growth

Bicycles and Bicycling nytimes.com

Bike-Sharing Is Flourishing in Washington. Can the City Handle It?

As cyclist numbers surge in the capital, bike commuting advocates are asking for better infrastructure.

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America's Cup could move to Italy if Auckland not ready

AUCKLAND (Reuters) - The next America's Cup regatta will be sailed in Auckland in 2021 in 75-foot monohull yachts but only if New Zealand's largest city can build the infrastructure needed to stage the regatta, holders Team New Zealand said on Friday.

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BRIEF-American Airlines CEO on CNBC says infrastructure doesn't exist in Puerto Rico to ramp up operations

* American Airlines CEO Doug Parker on CNBC says the infrastructure doesn't exist in Puerto Rico to ramp up operations

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Taiwan's Gogoro plans to ride into Japan, to offer battery-sharing infra

TOKYO (Reuters) - Taiwanese electric scooter maker Gogoro plans to enter Japan and offer its battery sharing infrastructure to automakers in the country, a top Gogoro official said, apart from competing in the two-wheeler market dominated by giants including Honda Motor Co.

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Hospitalized children at risk due to lack of fuel

The lives of 12 hospitalized children in San Juan, Puerto Rico, are in danger due to a diesel shortage after extensive damage to the US island territory's fuel supply infrastructure, a hospital administrator said.

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The lives of 3.4 million Americans hangs in the balance

When Hurricane Maria barreled across Puerto Rico, devastating buildings with wind and flooding and wiping out the power infrastructure, the safety and livelihood of more than 3.4 million Americans hung in the balance.

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Brazil's Triunfo to buy back up to 6.5 pct of outstanding stock

SAO PAULO, Sept 18 (Reuters) - TPI Triunfo Participações e Investimentos SA, the debt-laden Brazilian infrastructure firm in the middle of a out-of-court workout, plans to buy back up to 6.5 percent of outstanding stock to stem a 15 percent price decline over the past six months.

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China expresses concern over EU push to curb foreign takeovers

BEIJING (Reuters) - China expressed concern on Monday over a proposal by European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker to limit its ability to buy up European companies in the infrastructure, hi-tech manufacturing and energy industries.

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Verizon has moved on from plans to acquire cable companies: CEO

(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc said on Thursday that it has moved on from plans to acquire cable companies and instead will focus on building out its own fiber infrastructure.

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BRIEF-Bombardier Transportation keen to support Indian govt in endeavour to create high-speed network

* Bombardier Transportation says co "would be keen to support Indian government" in endeavour to create high-speed network with zefiro high speed trains Source text - We are really pleased with the efforts of the Indian government to launch the high-speed network in India. It is a path breaking initiative and will bolster the economy, create new jobs, improve connectivity enhance infrastructure and manufacturing in India. Indian government is planning 9 routes for high speed trains and BOMBARDIE

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Comcast to launch new platform in push for business customers

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comcast Corp, the largest U.S. cable provider, on Wednesday launched a new business application and platform with faster connections in its push to boost sales to commercial customers as more consumers drop traditional cable services. Comcast, like other pay-TV providers, is under pressure as viewing habits change and wants to leverage its infrastructure to grow in other ways.

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Dubai raises $1.1 billion loan for metro expansion - sources

DUBAI, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The government of Dubai has raised a $1.1 billion loan that will be used to extend the city’s metro rail system, completing the first step of an infrastructure financing programme which could total as much as $2.8 billion, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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Macau's unused billions: booming casino taxes sit in govt coffers

MACAU, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Over the past five years, Macau has raked in $70 billion in taxes from the casinos that have made the territory the largest gambling center in the world. But it has invested less than 10 percent of that take – by far its largest source of income – in much needed infrastructure.

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BRIEF-Distinct enters into debt for equity conversion

* Distinct Infrastructure Group - An arm's length party agreed to issuance of 90,000 shares as compensation for certain services rendered to co for $125,000 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Dispute stalls sale of Macquarie's Brussels Airport stake - sources

LONDON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - The sale of Australian infrastructure fund Macquarie's 36 percent stake in Brussels airport has stalled due to a dispute with fellow shareholder Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP), sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 11

Sept 11 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 28 points at 7,405 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. * AstraZeneca: Two AstraZeneca drugs tackling lung cancer in different ways delivered encouraging results on Saturday, helping the British group offset July's big clinical trial setback in the disease. * SHELL: Shell's Nigerian business has signed a $300 mln deal with Shoreline Energy to develop gas pipeline infrastructure in the country, Financial Ti

Hurricane Irma (2017) nytimes.com

Irma Will Test Florida’s Infrastructure, From Dikes to Sewage Plants

The state has deferred costly maintenance, raising fears that the storm could overrun its waterworks, flood systems and other facilities.

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Bain, SK Hynix group ups bid for Toshiba chip unit to $22 billion: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - A group including Bain Capital and South Korea's SK Hynix has raised its offer for Toshiba Corp's chip business to 2.4 trillion yen ($22.3 billion) including a 200 billion yen investment in infrastructure, sources familiar with the matter said.

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Bain, SK Hynix group ups bid for Toshiba chip unit to $22 bln -sources

TOKYO, Sept 9 (Reuters) - A group including Bain Capital and South Korea's SK Hynix has raised its offer for Toshiba Corp's chip business to 2.4 trillion yen ($22.3 billion) including a 200 billion yen investment in infrastructure, sources familiar with the matter said.