South America

Chinese consortium to begin work on fourth bridge across Panama Canal

6 Dec 2018 | South America

Consortium Panamá Cuarto Puente, comprising China Communications Construction and China Harbor Engineering, has secured an order to commence work on the design and construction of a $1.5bn fourth bridge over the Panama Canal.

McDermott wins EPCI contract for Brazilian gas pipeline project

22 Nov 2018 | South America

American EPCI company McDermott International has won a contract from Petrobras for a natural gas pipeline project at the Santos basin pre-salt field programme.

Ferrovial achieves financial closure on €580m road project in Colombia

14 Nov 2018 | South America

Spanish company Ferrovial, through subsidiary Cintra, has achieved financial closure on the Ruta del Cacao toll road concession in Colombia.

FCC, Salini and Aecom team selected for Peru airport expansion

6 Sep 2018 | South America

A design and build team comprising FCC Construction, Salini Impregilo and Aecom has been selected by Lima Airport Partners (LAP) to implement a major expansion project at Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM), Peru’s aviation hub.

Sacyr secures $110m funding for two Colombian highways

20 Aug 2018 | South America

Spanish construction company Sacyr has signed contracts for a total amount of nearly $110m (€100m) for its Rumichaca-Pasto and Montes de María fourth-generation (4G) highways in Colombia, South America.

EIB to lend $480m for first line of Bogotá Metro

8 Aug 2018 | South America

The European Investment Bank (EIB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) have signed financing agreements with Empresa Metro de Bogotá to part fund the construction of the capital’s first metro line.

Acciona-Abengoa team to build Cerro Dominador solar thermal plant in Chile

12 Jul 2018 | South America

A consortium formed by Spanish companies Abengoa and Acciona has signed a contract to complete the construction of the Cerro Dominador solar thermal plant in Chile.

Sacyr wins Metro rail contract in Brazil

11 Jul 2018 | South America

Spanish company Sacyr Engineering and Infrastructure and Brazilian construction company Ferrera Guedes have won a contract from the State of Ceará’s Secretary for Infrastructure for the construction of Phase 1 of the Eastern Line of Fortaleza Metro in Brazil.

Ferrovial wins €273m Chilean road contract

5 Jul 2018 | South America

Ferrovial Agroman has won a €273m contract to build the Rutas del Loa road project in Atacama region in Chile.

Vinci Highways opens section 2 of Peru’s Lima expressway

20 Jun 2018 | South America

Vinci Highways, a Vinci Concessions subsidiary, has opened section 2 of Lima’s main expressway in Peru. The company is the concession holder of the expressway until 2049.

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