The Ministries of Health and Public Works of the government of Chile have published a schedule for the tender of eighteen hospital concessions with a total investment of over US$2.5 billion.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Chile
ATCO has announced that it is entered into an agreement to acquire 40% of Neltume Ports, a leading port operator and developer in South America, for approximately CAD450 million (US$345.8 million). Neltume Ports, a subsidiary of Ultramar, operates in 16 port facilities and three stevedoring businesses primarily located in Chile and Uruguay.
Grupo Costanera has been awarded the Conexión Vial Ruta 78 Hasta Ruta 68 project, which is expected to cost around EUR200 million (US$244.76 million). The project involves the construction and operation of a new 9.2km motorway in Santiago, the capital city of Chile.
The Government of Chile, through the Ministry of Public Works, has invited to participate in the tender for the execution, repair, conservation and exploitation of the Road Concession Improvement Route G-21, through the concession system.
Sacyr has announced that it has won a contract for the expansion, financing, construction and management over six years of the El Tepual - Puerto Montt airport, in consortium with Agunsa. This marks the company's entry into the airport concession business in Chile.
The Government of Chile has authorised VíasChile, a company owned by Abertis (80%) and ADIA (20%), to undertake new investments in Autopista del Sol (Ruta 78), in exchange for an extension of the concession term by almost two years.
It has been announced that the economic bids submitted in the tender for the Las Palmas Reservoir project in the Valparaíso Region of Chile have been opened. The best offer corresponded to the consortium China Harbor Engineering (Chec) with a investment estimate of CLF263,000 (US$11.5 million) for the construction and CLF97,400 (US$4.3 million) for the operation, which implies a little more than half of the maximum funding offered by the State.
The Ministry of Public Works of Chile has announced the reception of offers for the Ruta Vial Ruta 78 to Ruta 68 project, which concerns the development of a 9km express road corridor between the districts of Pudahuel and Maipú. Only one bid was received, from the Costanera Group.
Five offers have been received for the Las Palmas Reservoir concession, which involves the construction of a new reservoir in Petorca, in the Valparaíso region of Chile. The reservoir will be used to irrigate the middle and lower zone of the Petorca River Valley basin.
One bid has been received for the Bicentennial Cableway project in Chile, which entails the construction of a non-polluting air cable transportation system that will link the municipalities of Providencia and Huechuraba in just 13 minutes.
Chile's Ministry of Public Works (MOP) has launched a tender process for the Catemu Reservoir, which is part of the Special Program of Reservoirs of the Ministry of Public Works.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chile’s Ministry of Public Works (MOP) has received only one bid for the Ruta Nahuelbuta road project (Highway 180).
ACCIONA has reached an agreement to sell its 100% stake in Ruta 160 toll road in Chile to Globalvia.