Parque Arauco Colombia SA (PACSA) and IC Constructora have signed a collaboration agreement for the development of a residential property in Bogota, Colombia.
Parque Arauco-subsidiary Inversiones Colombianas Arauco (Inveca) has signed a term sheet with the real estate developer and contractor IC Constructora (IC) to build a residential property in Colombia.
British architectural design and engineering firm Foster + Partners has revealed designs for the La Fabrica mixed-use project in Santiago, its first project in Chile.
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, has broken ground on The St. Regis Cap Cana Resort & Residences in the Dominican Republic.
US-based hospitality firm Hilton has announced the start of construction to transform the Crocodile Bay Resort, a sportfishing destination in Costa Rica.
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.
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.
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.
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.
US-based Caddell Construction has broken ground on a $943.1m US Embassy building in the New Polanco district of Mexico City, Mexico.
Sacyr, a construction and infrastructure company in Spain, has been awarded three new projects for the construction, rehabilitation and updating of different urban areas in Bogota.
McDermott International has secured an EPIC contract from BP Trinidad & Tobago for the Angelin gas field, located 25 miles off the east coast of Trinidad and Tobago.
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.
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.
OHL Industrial has won a €224.6M contract from Ecocementos for the construction of a cement plant in Colombia.
Royal Boskalis Westminster has secured a €120M contract for the expansion of the Porto do Açu Oil Transhipment Terminal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
China Horse Club affiliate DSH Caribbean Star has signed an agreement with the government of Saint Lucia to develop a $2.6bn resort and lifestyle complex on the island.The project, named The ‘Pearl of the Caribbean’, will be located on a 700-acre site.It will include a marina, racecourse, resort and shopping mall complex, casino, Free Trade Zone, extensive entertainment and leisure facilities, eco-tourism as well as architecturally-designed villas and apartments.China Horse Club believes that the project is expected to play a lead role in the development of a new horse industry in Saint Lucia. The development, when completed, will accommodate more than 1,000 racehorses and have the capacity to hold racing carnivals.Construction on the development’s initial phase is set to begin in 2017 and create between 500-800 construction jobs.
A consortium led by Eiffage Génie Civil has been awarded a €200M contract by the French government space agency (CNES) for the construction of Ariane 6 ELA 4 launch complex in Guiana.The Ariane 6 programme, approved by European Space Agency (ESA) in 2014, aims to minimise the cost of space launch by half compared to Ariane 5.CNES was handed the responsibility to develop the programme’s ground facilities at the Guiana Space Centre and in February issued an European tender invitation for the construction of the ELA 4 infrastructure, which has now been awarded to Eclair6 consortium.The consortium will be responsible for the construction of all ELA 4 structures, including the launch pad and its two flame trenches, the 6,000t, 90m-high mobile service gantry and the BAL launcher assembly building. The project will require 7,000t of reinforcement, 400,000cb m of earth and 7,500t of structural steel.Construction is set to start immediately and is scheduled to be complete in October 2018, with the first Ariane 6 launch scheduled for late 2020.