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MegaProject 1056: Preferred bidder selected for Rutas del Loa concession in Chile

MegaProject 1056: Preferred bidder selected for Rutas del Loa concession in Chile

🕔Nov 24, 2017

Chile-based road operator Intervial Chile S.A. has been selected as the preferred bidder for the concession contract of the "Concesión Vial Rutas del Loa" on PPP scheme.

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Uruguay launches road P3

Uruguay launches road P3

🕔Nov 17, 2017

Uruguay’s Ministry of Economy and Finance has launched the procurement process for a new P3 road known as Route 6. The contract comprises a 20 years period, counted from the signature of the act of taking possession.

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Puerto Rico PPP Authority is requesting comments for draft RFQ projects

Puerto Rico PPP Authority is requesting comments for draft RFQ projects

🕔Nov 15, 2017

The Puerto Rico Public-Private Partnerships Authority is seeking comments in connection with the draft Request for Qualifications for three projects. The tender process was launched on November 8, and the deadline for the submission of comments is Friday, November 17, 2017.

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MegaProject 1049: Ecuador gives the go-ahead to the Guayaquil Southern Viaduct PPP

MegaProject 1049: Ecuador gives the go-ahead to the Guayaquil Southern Viaduct PPP

🕔Nov 15, 2017

The government of Ecuador has given green light to the Guayaquil Southern Viaduct, to be structured under PPP scheme.

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IDB Group and FDN sign on Colombia investment

IDB Group and FDN sign on Colombia investment

🕔Nov 14, 2017

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional (FDN) have signed an agreement equivalent to approximately US$200 million to promote infrastructure investments in Colombia.

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MegaProject 1047: Argentina unveils US$16.7 billion highway PPP programme

MegaProject 1047: Argentina unveils US$16.7 billion highway PPP programme

🕔Nov 13, 2017

A list of highway projects have been presented to the public-private partnership (PPP) unit of Argentina's finance ministry. The initiatives entail 7,277km of roadworks to be develop under a PPP model and require investment of US$16.7 billion over the next 15 years.

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Paraguay govt backs airport P3

Paraguay govt backs airport P3

🕔Nov 7, 2017

The Public Works Ministry of Paraguay (MOPC) intends to save a US$149 million PPP tender for the modernization and expansion of the Silvio Pettirossi international airport. The government office has requested the country's highest court to rule on the comptroller's recommendation to cancel the process.

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Arteris signs the Via Paulista concession agreement

Arteris signs the Via Paulista concession agreement

🕔Nov 3, 2017

Arteris, Abertis's Brazilian subsidiary, has signed the concession agreement of Via Paulista; which lays on 35 municipalities in different regions in the state of São Paulo.

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Three bids for Chilean Rutas del Loa road PPP

Three bids for Chilean Rutas del Loa road PPP

🕔Oct 27, 2017

Chile's Ministry of Public works (MOP) has receives a total of three bids for the concession contract of the "Concesión Vial Rutas del Loa" on PPP scheme.

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Puerto Rico releases three draft RFQs for PPP projects

Puerto Rico releases three draft RFQs for PPP projects

🕔Oct 26, 2017

The government of Puerto Rico has released three separate draft request for qualifications (RFQs) seeking  interest from qualified firms for projects involving a parking modernization, student housing, and maritime services. The projects will be structured under PPP scheme.

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MegaProject 1037: Chile tenders US$680M PPP road

MegaProject 1037: Chile tenders US$680M PPP road

🕔Oct 26, 2017

The government of Chile, through the Ministry of Public Works (MOP), has released a legal announcement opening the international public tender process for the execution, repair, conservation and operation of the project known as Route 66 - Camino de la Fruta  through the concessions system.

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Chile awards most of Fibra Austral project

Chile awards most of Fibra Austral project

🕔Oct 24, 2017

Chile's Undersecretariat of Telecommunications (SUBTEL) has awarded CTR, in association with Huawei Marine, the contract for the submarine part and one of three terrestrial stretches of the much anticipated Fibra Austral, a fiber optic project to connect the far south of the country.

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Chile's MOP tenders PPP road to the Port of San Antonio

Chile's MOP tenders PPP road to the Port of San Antonio

🕔Oct 23, 2017

Diario Oficial de la República de Chile has published a legal announcement opening the international public tender process for the execution, repair, conservation and operation of the project known as Route 66 - Camino de la Fruta  through the concessions system.

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MegaProject 1033: Ecuador launchese studies P3 for US$1 billion ports

MegaProject 1033: Ecuador launchese studies P3 for US$1 billion ports

🕔Oct 20, 2017

The government of Ecuador has released the Guayaquil's Port Development Plan that will see more than US$1billion in investments in port PPPs during the next decades.

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MegaProject 1025: Sao Paulo’s ARTESP launches road P3

MegaProject 1025: Sao Paulo’s ARTESP launches road P3

🕔Oct 9, 2017

ARTESP, the Regulatory Agency for Transport Public Services of the State of São Paulo, has launched a tender process to seek a private partner to develop a road project under its Concession Program.

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MegaProject 1024: Brazil awards nearly US$4bn in hydropower auction

MegaProject 1024: Brazil awards nearly US$4bn in hydropower auction

🕔Oct 6, 2017

The Brazilian government has sold operating licenses for four hydroelectric dams with a total value of nearly US$4 billion.  

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Invepar returns Brazilian road concession

Invepar returns Brazilian road concession

🕔Oct 6, 2017

Brazilian toll road operator Invepar has formalized the request for the return of a road concession together with the National Transportation Agency Terrestrial (ANTT).

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Honduras awards road PPP

Honduras awards road PPP

🕔Sep 29, 2017

Honduras' public-private partnership promotion agency, Coalianza and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Works (Insep) have awarded the Western Corridor Highway CA-4 PPP project​.

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MegaProject 1019: IIC to back Colombian 4G highway

MegaProject 1019: IIC to back Colombian 4G highway

🕔Sep 28, 2017

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) a member of the IDB Group is negotiating with the SPV behind the Santander de Quilichao - Popayán highway PPP to join lenders on the US$513-million financing package for the project.

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MegaProject 1017: Sacyr-led consoritum advances financing for a PPP highway in Paraguay

MegaProject 1017: Sacyr-led consoritum advances financing for a PPP highway in Paraguay

🕔Sep 26, 2017

A consortium led by Sacyr Concesiones has started negotiations for a US$50 million bridge loan and a US$500 million financial close for the Routes 2 and 7 in Paraguay.

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