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Infrastructure/PPP news in Central and South America

MegaProject 936: Proinversion awards transmission line PPP

MegaProject 936: Proinversion awards transmission line PPP

🕔May 26, 2017

The Peruvian Private Investment Promotion Agency (ProInversión) has awarded to the Italian based company Terna Plus the concession contract for the Aguaytía-Pucallpa Transmission project on PPP.

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MegaProject 935: Peru cancels US$525 MM contract to build Chinchero airport

MegaProject 935: Peru cancels US$525 MM contract to build Chinchero airport

🕔May 25, 2017

Peruvian government has canceled a US$525 million contract with a Peruvian-Argentine consortium to build El Chinchero International Airport near the city of Cusco because of financing concerns.

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Rio de Janeiro signs a contract with the IFC to implement PPPs

Rio de Janeiro signs a contract with the IFC to implement PPPs

🕔May 23, 2017

The City of Rio de Janeiro has signed a contract with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to help structure and implement a public-private partnership (PPP) to build and maintain approximately 130 new schools, providing thousands of children with access to a pre-school and kindergarten education.

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IIC to finance first PPP transmission line in Uruguay

IIC to finance first PPP transmission line in Uruguay

🕔May 23, 2017

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) continues to support energy generation from renewable sources in Uruguay with the approval of a US$56 million financing package for a 500 Kv transmission line between the cities of Melo and Tacuarembó.

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MegaProject 932: Guatemala receives four bids for La Aurora airport

MegaProject 932: Guatemala receives four bids for La Aurora airport

🕔May 22, 2017

Guatemala's Agencia Nacional de Alianzas para el Desarrollo de la Infraestructura Económica (ANADIE) has received four proposals from international consulting firms to carry out technical, financial, legal and environmental studies on La Aurora Airport Upgrade PPP Project.

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Sao Paulo launches P3 lighting

Sao Paulo launches P3 lighting

🕔May 19, 2017

The State of São Paulo has launched a new program aimed to support São Paulo municipalities interested in street lighting PPP projects.

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Puerto Rico releases a list of P3 projects

Puerto Rico releases a list of P3 projects

🕔May 12, 2017

The Government of Puerto Rico has released a list of P3 projects that will involve private finance and other additional projects under review.

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ANI plans an expansion of the Cartagena Airport

ANI plans an expansion of the Cartagena Airport

🕔May 11, 2017

Colombia's National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has announced the plans for the modernization and expansion of the Rafael Nuñez Internation Airport (Cartagena Airport) under PPP scheme.

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MegaProject 925: Costa Rica considers unsolicited study for San José Metro

MegaProject 925: Costa Rica considers unsolicited study for San José Metro

🕔May 11, 2017

Costa Rica’s Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (MOPT) has announced that it is considering an unsolicited prefeasibility study for the San José metro system.

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Paraguay may declare airport concession null and void

Paraguay may declare airport concession null and void

🕔May 11, 2017

Paraguay's Public Works and Communications Ministry (MOPC), has asked the country's comptroller to review its recommendation to declare the tender for the modernization and expansion of Asuncion's Silvio Pettirossi international airport null and void.

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MegaProject 924: Nine teams bid for Norman Manley Airport PPP

MegaProject 924: Nine teams bid for Norman Manley Airport PPP

🕔May 10, 2017

Nine firms have submitted bids for the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) public-private partnership in Jamaica.

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MegaProject 923: Bahia launches light rail P3 in Salvador

MegaProject 923: Bahia launches light rail P3 in Salvador

🕔May 9, 2017

The State of Bahia, through the Ministry of Urban Development (SEDUR), has launched the tender process for Salvador light train project under PPP scheme.

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Brookfield-Sumitomo consortium aquires Odebrecht environment unit

Brookfield-Sumitomo consortium aquires Odebrecht environment unit

🕔May 8, 2017

Brookfield Business Partners L.P. and Sumitomo Corp. have together completed the acquisition of a 70% controlling stake in the core water, wastewater and industrial water treatment business of Odebrecht Ambiental, for a total investment of US$908 million. Under its new ownership, the business will be renamed BRK Ambiental.

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Guatemala seeks again airport advisor

Guatemala seeks again airport advisor

🕔May 4, 2017

The government of Guatemala, through the PRONACOM programme, has launched a tender process to seek an advisor for the modernization of La Aurora Airport.

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MegaProject 918: Chile re-tenders Rutas del Loa concession

MegaProject 918: Chile re-tenders Rutas del Loa concession

🕔May 2, 2017

Chile's Ministry of Public works (MOP) has re-launched the tender process for the concession contract of the "Concesión Vial Rutas del Loa".

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Uruguay tenders second education PPP

Uruguay tenders second education PPP

🕔May 2, 2017

The government of Uruguay has launched the the tender process for the development of 23 schools, 9 tech education centers and 10 sports centers, which is part of the second package of Uruguay's School PPP plan.

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MegaProject 917: Abertis subsidiary wins Rodovias dos Calçados road PPP

MegaProject 917: Abertis subsidiary wins Rodovias dos Calçados road PPP

🕔Apr 28, 2017

Arteris, Abertis’ subsidiary in Brazil, has won the contract for the development of the Itaporanga-Franca Lot, Rodovias dos Calcados (Road of the Shoes) road under PPP scheme.

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Argentina plans housing PPP project

Argentina plans housing PPP project

🕔Apr 21, 2017

Two months after launching the new PPP law, the Government of Argentina will undertake the first contract through public-private partnership involving a housing project.

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Chile receives three offers for an airport concession

Chile receives three offers for an airport concession

🕔Apr 21, 2017

The Chilean Ministry of Public Works (MOP) has received three bids for the Diego Aracena de Iquique International Airport in Tarapacá Region.

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Megaproject 911: ANI awards Cúcuta – Pamplona highway to Sacyr

Megaproject 911: ANI awards Cúcuta – Pamplona highway to Sacyr

🕔Apr 20, 2017

Colombia's National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has awarded the Cúcuta – Pamplona highway to Spanish developer Sacyr.

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