South America

IDB approves $150m loan for road project in Guatemala

11 Feb 2019 | South America

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $150m loan to Guatemala for implementing an improvement and rehabilitation programme of roads connecting productive areas and departmental capitals to the main networks.

Enel begins construction on 716MW wind farm in Brazil

7 Feb 2019 | South America

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 begins construction on second solar plant in Atacama, Chile

15 Jan 2019 | South America

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.

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.

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