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.
Spanish company Abengoa has been selected by Arauco, producers of cellulose and wood derivatives in Chile, to construct two substations and a transmission line in the country.
Siemens has secured a contract for an integrated LNG-to-Power project at the Port of Açu in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Italian renewable energy firm Enel Green Power (EGP), through its Brazilian subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (EGPB), has begun construction on the 716MW Lagoa dos Ventos wind farmin Brazil.
Acciona Energía, a subsidiary of Spanish renewable energy company Acciona, has begun construction on the Almeyda solar plant, the second with photovoltaic (PV) technology in the Atacama region, Chile.
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.
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.
Chilean company Trends Industrial and UAE-based Almar Water Solutions have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a $500m solar-powered desalination plant for the Atacama region in Chile.
Acciona Energia will build two photovoltaic plants and two wind farms in Chile, with a total capacity of 400MW and an investment of $600m, over three years.
A special purpose entity (SPE) led by Shandong KERUI Petroleum Equipment has signed an agreement with Brazilian Petroleum Corporation (Petrobras) to establish a $600m natural gas processing unit (UPGN) in Itaborai, Rio.
Acciona Energia has begun construction on the Puerto Libertad photovoltaic complex, which is being developed in a joint venture with Tuto Energy in the Mexican state of Sonora.
Italian company Enel, through its renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Mexico (EGPM), has begun construction on the 93MW Salitrillos wind farm in the north-eastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas.
Spanish company Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) has reached financial close for the 342MW dc Potosi Solar Farm in Mexico.
Enel Green Power Peru (EGPP), a subsidiary of Italian energy business Enel, has broken ground on its first wind farm in Peru.
Infraestructura Energética Nova, S.A.B. de C.V. (IEnova), the Mexican subsidiary of Sempra Energy, has secured a contract to build and operate the new liquid fuels terminal on the Mexican Gulf Coast.
Eiffage, via its subsidiaries Eiffage Concessions and Eiffage Energia, is set to construct the Huatacondo photovoltaic power plant in Chile’s Atacama desert.
Samsung C&T’s Trading and Investment Group and Korean Southern Power (KOSPO) have completed construction on the $600m Kelar gas-fired combined-cycle power plant in Mejillones, Chile.