South America

Salini subsidiary wins £170m contract for water treatment project in Argentina

1 Jul 2019 | South America

Italian company Salini Impregilo Group subsidiary Fisia Italimpianti has secured a $215m (£170m) contract from Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos (Aysa) for Lot 2 of the Riachuelo engineering and infrastructure project in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to reduce pollution in the Riachuelo River.

IFC approves £394m loan to upgrade PAE’s refinery in Argentina

28 Jun 2019 | South America

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group member, has approved $500m (£394.3m) in financing for Pan American Energy (PAE) to support the company in upgrading its refinery in Argentina to produce low-emissions diesel fuel.

Acciona begins construction on 64MWp Usya solar plant in Chile

25 Jun 2019 | South America

Spanish conglomerate group Acciona has started construction on the 64MWp Usya solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Chile.

Van Oord consortium wins £208m land reclamation contract in Mexico

4 Jun 2019 | South America

A consortium of Van Oord and Grupo Huerta Madre has secured a land reclamation contract worth €235m (£208m)in Mexico.

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.

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