Italian turnkey contractor Saipem has secured a new EPCI contract for the SURF package of the planned Liza project, which is operated by Esso Exploration and Production Guyana, an affiliate of ExxonMobil.
Abertis, through its Brazilian subsidiary Arteris, has secured the concession for the management of the Rodovias dos Calçados (Itaparonga-Franca) for a 30-year period until 2047.
A consortium of FCC and Felguera IHI has been awarded a contract by Royal Vopak, a tank storage provider, to build an independent oil storage terminal in Bahía las Minas, Panama’s Atlantic coast.
Brazilian renewable energy firm Rio Energy has received R$848M ($270M) in financing to build eight wind farms in the Serra da Babilonia Complex in Bahia state.
A consortium led by Sacyr Industrial has bagged an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth $241M for the construction of a new cement plant in Potosi, Bolivia.
French engineering and consulting group Systra has been appointed to design the first metro line in Bogotá, Colombia.
Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) along with its joint venture partner Van Oord has won a €110M dredging contract for the capital and maintenance dredging of the port of Santos [pictured] in Brazil.
Mainstream Renewable Power has received planning approval from Chile’s Environmental Assessment Service for its 245MW solar PV facility in Escondido, Chile.
Construction has started on the new International Airport of Palmerola in Honduras.
Spanish energy group Elecnor has been awarded a $117.2M contract by Santiago Solar to build a solar PV plant in Chile.
OHL Industrial has won a €224.6M contract from Ecocementos for the construction of a cement plant in Colombia.
A joint venture led by OHL has won a contract from copper producer Codelco for the expansion of the Talabre dam in Chile.
KfW IPEX-Bank, along with eight local and international banks and a US insurance firm, has provided funding for a grid interconnection project in Chile.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $300M loan to improve highway capacity and safety in central Argentina.
Royal Boskalis Westminster has secured a €120M contract for the expansion of the Porto do Açu Oil Transhipment Terminal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Strukton International has secured a contract worth €46M from Metro de Santiago to build five underground stations at the new Line 3 metro line under construction in Santiago, Chile.
Wärtsilä, a Finland-based specialist in flexible power plants, has signed a contract worth €75M to supply a 101MW plant to Pampa Energía in Argentina.
General Electric (GE) has won a turnkey contract worth over $900M from Centrais Elétricas de Sergipe (CELSE) for a combined-cycle power plant in Brazil.
A consortium led by Sacyr Concesiones has been appointed to deliver a $1.47bn road project in Paraguay.
Enel renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (EGPB) has begun construction on the Morro do Chapéu Sul wind farm cluster in Bahia, Brazil.