October 2016

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EU bank supports water safety and quality investment in the Netherlands

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 120 million loan agreement with the Dutch local water authority Waterschap Hollandse Delta (WSHD). The loan will support the water authority’s investment programme, concerning the reinforcing of dikes in its area of responsibility, investments in waste water facilities as well as works to provide sufficient and clean water in ditches and canals. “The water authorities in the Netherlands are often little-known by the greater public, but fulfi…


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EU Bank supports the modernisation of Moldova’s railways with 50 million EUR

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 50m to the Republic of Moldova to finance the improvement and modernisation of Moldova’s railway network and rolling stock. The project has received a 5 million EUR investment grant from the European Union, and is co-financed with the EBRD. This is the first time EIB financing has been granted to the Moldovan railways sector, and will upgrade assets partially located on the extended TEN-T and contribute to the achievement of the objectives of …