South America

GVC consortium bags £648m contract for Uruguay railway project

31 May 2019 | South America

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.

Vial y Vives-DSD wins £88m contract for MAPA upgrade project in Chile

30 May 2019 | South America

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).

Abengoa selected to build new transmission line in Chile

21 May 2019 | South America

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 wins contract for LNG-to-Power project in Brazil

4 Apr 2019 | South America

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.

Strabag JV Devimar achieves financial close on Colombian road project

25 Mar 2019 | South America

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.

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.

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