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.
Spanish company Ferrovial, through subsidiary Cintra, has achieved financial closure on the Ruta del Cacao toll road concession in Colombia.
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.
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.
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.
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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