The government of La Guajira has issued a request of Expressions of Interest (EOI) to invite companies to participate in the tender process for another road PPP project.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Central and South America
Spanish construction group ACS has announced that it has sold its 51% stake in Chilean highway concessionaire Ruta del Canal, which it owned through subsidiary Concesiones Viarias Chile.
DP World has started the construction of the greenfield multi-purpose port project at Posorja, at the delta of the Guayas River.
The consortium formed by Sinohydro and Construccion y Administracion S.A. (CASA) has signed a concession contract with the Peruvian Ministry of Transport and Communications for the Amazon waterway (Hidrovía Amazónica) PPP project.
China Merchants Port Holdings Company Limited has announced it has entered into the share purchase agreement with TCP Participações S.A. to acquire 90% stake of the Port of Paranaguá in Brazil, from TCP for BRL 2.89 billion (US$920 million).
The Government of Argentina has launched a a call for expressions of interest (EOI) for the development of a total of 38 water infrastructure projects, some of them to be structured as public-private partnerships (PPP). The total estimated value for all the projects reaches US$9.5 billion.
MegaProject 999: GyM Ferrovías signs Financial Closing for the Expansion of Line 1 of the Lima Metro
GyM Ferrovías has concluded the financial closing of the expansion project of Line 1 of the Lima Metro.
The prequalified teams for the Jamaica's Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) are preparing their bids, which will be submitted in January.
The International Airport of Palmerola PPP in Honduras has achieved financial close.
Chile’s Ministry of Public Works (MOP) has received only one bid for the Ruta Nahuelbuta road project (Highway 180).
The Government of Guyana is moving along with its plan to construct a new Demerara River Bridge and will soon commence the process of pre-qualifying contractors for the project.
Autopistas del Sol S.A. (Ausol), together with the National Road Agency (Dirección Nacional de Vialidad), under the Transportation Ministry of Argentina, have signed a memorandum that formally initiates the process to extend its concession contract for an additional 10 years.
Sacyr Concesiones has announced it has achieved financial close for the Road Corridors 21 and 24 in Uruguay.
Grupo Argos, a Colombian infrastructure, energy and cement investor, has signed a share purchase agreement with West Street Infrastructure Partners III, investment fund managed by Goldman Sachs, so that the latter acquires 50% of the ports operator Compañía de Puertos Asociados (Compas).
ACCIONA has reached an agreement to sell its 100% stake in Ruta 160 toll road in Chile to Globalvia.
Colombia's national infrastructure agency ANI has canceled a contract to repair and operate a 498-kilometer railway.
The Puerto Rico Public-Private Partnerships Authority (PPPA) has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) to update its list of qualified advisors.
Peru’s private investment promotion agency (ProInversión) is seeking expressions of interest from private sector developers for a long-term concession based modernization and redevelopment of the port terminal at Salaverry.
Atlantia, through its Chilean subsidiary Grupo Costanera, has been awarded the tender for the concession of the project Américo Vespucio Oriente Príncipe de Gales - Los Presidentes (AVO II) in Chile.
WSP Global Inc. has announced that it is pursuing its expansion in Latin America through the acquisition of Poch, a 730-employee professional services firm based in Chile. The firm has additional offices in Peru, Colombia and Mexico.