KPMG’s Infrastructure 100 report unveiled
KPMG will be unveiling the Infrastructure World 100 Cities Edition on Global Infrastructure Practice, at the World Cities Summit of Singapore. The report gives light on inventive new infrastructure practices that make cities of the future, which are urban locations where people would wish to settle down due to the many modern facilities on offer.
Projects such as the Toronto waterfront project of Canada, Rio Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and the renewed World Trade Centre, New York, America shared the stage with Middle East ventures such as the Muharraq wastewater unit, Bahrain, the Energy City, Qatar, Medina Airport, Saudi Arabia, the Kuwait Metro, Kuwait and Paris Sarbonnes University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the selected list.
About 20 projects were selected by the KPMG Infrastructure 100 from Africa, Middle East, Europe, Latin America, North America and Asia Pacific. The final 10 exceptional projects of 2012 under the various categories include BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) cable project of South Africa and Mauritius for communications infrastructure, Cidade Inteligente of Búzios, Brazil for urban energy infrastructure, the deep tunnel sewerage system from Kranji to Changi, Singapore for recycling and waste management, Tianjin Eco City of Tianjin, China for new and extended cities, Royal London Hospital of London, UK for healthcare, Tuas II desalination plant of Tuas, Singapore for water, Princess Nora Bint AbdulRehman University for women of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for education, Oresund regional development of Denmark and Sweden for urban regeneration, Delhi–Mumbai industrial corridor from Delhi to Mumbai, India for global connectivity, and east side access to New York city, America for urban mobility.