Sacyr-led Grupo Vía Central consortium (GVC) has won a €735m (£648m) contract from the Uruguayan Ministry of Transport and Public Works for the Uruguay Central Railway project.
Grupo Graña y Montero’s Chilean subsidiary Vial y Vives-DSD has secured a contract from Celulosa Arauco y Constitución for electrochemical civil assembly as part of modernisation and expansion of the Arauco plant (MAPA).
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.
Desarrollo Vial al Mar (Devimar), the concession holder for the 176km Autopista al Mar 1 highway project in Colombia, has secured $713m financing for the public-private partnership (PPP) toll road project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Projects overseen by the company include bridges, spanning roads, valleys and water; planning and constructing commercial and industrial zones; conveyance and storage systems for the water industry; roads; urban development and regeneration; architec ...