Spanish infrastructure and energy company Acciona has secured a €560m project from Panama’s Ministry of Health (Minsa) to construct a new children’s hospital (Hospital del Niño) in Panama City, Panama.
A consortium of Acciona, Ferrovial and Peru-based JJC has won a contract from Lima Airport Partners (LAP), an operator of Peru's main airport, to build the Control Tower at Jorge Chávez Airport in Lima, Peru.
Enel Green Power, a subsidiary of Italian energy company Enel, has started construction on the 60.9MW Azabache solar plant, located about 10km from the city of Calama in Chile.
OXIS Energy and the Minas Gerais Development Company CODEMGE have signed a 15-year lease agreement with Mercedes Benz Brazil (MBB) for the construction of a Lithium-Sulfur (Li-S) manufacturing plant in Brazil.
UK-based construction firm BAM has completed construction on new £40m wharf at British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) Rothera Research Station in Antarctica.
LD Celulose, a joint venture between Duratex and Lenzing group, has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract to Pöyry, a subsidiary of AFRY, to build a new dissolving pulp plant in Brazil.
BAM Nuttall has been selected by the Falkland Islands Government (FIG) as the development partner to design and build a new port in Stanley Harbour.
AMResorts, an Apple Leisure Group (ALG) company, has broken ground on two new resorts in Miches, on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic.
Vinci Airports has completed the €160m ($178m) expansion project at the Salvador Bahia Airport, which is expected to increase the airport’s capacity from 10 million to 15 million passengers per year.
Ireland-based wind and solar development company Mainstream Renewable Power has achieved financial close for the 571MW Cóndor project in Chile.
Canada-based solar power company Canadian Solar has been selected to build three solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with a total capacity of 393.7MW in two recent private corporate auctions held in Brazil.
US-based real estate development company Overton Moore Properties (OMP), in partnership with Invesco real estate, has broken ground on Avion Burbank, the largest infill project in San Fernando Valley, California, for a 1.25ft² mixed-use development.
Geotérmica del Norte, a joint venture between Enel Chile’s subsidiary Enel Green Power Chile (EGPC) and Empresa Nacional del Petróleo (ENAP), has begun construction on a 33MW expansion at the Cerro Pabellón geothermal power plant in Chile.
Italian energy company Enel through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Chile has begun construction on the 382MW Campos del Sol solar plant in the Atacama Region in Chile.
Italian energy company Enel, through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (EGPB), has started construction on 133MW expansion at the São Gonçalo solar plant in São Gonçalo do Gurguéia, Piauí, Brazil.
Sonnedix, a solar independent power producer, has commenced construction on Sonnedix Atacama Solar, a 171MWp solar PV plant, in the Pica district in the Atacama Desert in Chile.
Italian company Salini Impregilo Group subsidiary Fisia Italimpianti has secured a $215m (£170m) contract from Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos (Aysa) for Lot 2 of the Riachuelo engineering and infrastructure project in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to reduce pollution in the Riachuelo River.
International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group member, has approved $500m (£394.3m) in financing for Pan American Energy (PAE) to support the company in upgrading its refinery in Argentina to produce low-emissions diesel fuel.
Spanish conglomerate group Acciona has started construction on the 64MWp Usya solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Chile.
A consortium of Van Oord and Grupo Huerta Madre has secured a land reclamation contract worth €235m (£208m)in Mexico.