Ten offers have been submitted in response to a call for tenders for the modernization of more than 3,400km of national roads in Argentina, split into six road corridors and altogether estimated to require US$8 billion investment.
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.
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has released of the final RFP to design, build, finance, operate and maintain (DBFOM) the Consolidated Rent-a-Car (ConRAC) facility at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), in southern California, USA. The estimated total investment of the project is reportedly US$1 billion.
Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation (IRSDC) has announced that the redevelopment of Habibganj railway station, located in Madya Pradesh, will be complete by 31 December 2018 - a significant milestone in the authority's first public-private partnership. The redevelopment is being carried out by Bansal Group, who signed a contract for the project with IRSDC in July 2016.
Haute-Garonne Numérique, the government agency in charge the deployment of very high speed broadband in Haute-Garonne, a department in south-west France, has chosen Altitude Infrastructure to deploy a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network throughout its territory by 2022. Following installation, the company will manage the network for 20 years.
It has emerged that the Dau Giay-Phan Thiet Expressway PPP project, which involved the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of a 98.7km four-lane expressway linking the Dong Nai and Binh Thuan provinces of Vietnam and represented an investment of US$757.7 million, has been cancelled.
The Ministry for Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan has issued a Request for Expressions of Interest for a public-private partnership project involving the design, implementation and operation of a tolling system on certain public roads in the country.
A project company led by Bouygues Construction has signed a public-private partnership contract for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of a future Biology-Pharmacy-Chemistry (BPC) Centre with Paris-Sud University. The design-build contract is worth EUR283 million (US$348.9 million).
MegaProject 1240: ACS-Aecon-CRH consortium selected for US$950 million light rail project in Ontario
Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have selected their preferred proponent for the Finch West Light Rail Transit project: the Mosaic Transit Group. The project involves the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of an 11km light rail transit (LRT) line in Toronto.
APP GICA S.A. has obtained the financing necessary to achieve financial close of the Girardot-Ibagué-Cajamarca (GICA) road PPP project. APP GICA was created by Constructora Colpatria, Mincivil, Termotécnica Coindustrial, Latinco and HB Estructuras Metálicas after they were awarded the concession contract in 2015.
The Secretariat of Infrastructure of Bahia, a state in the north-east of Brazil, has launched the tender for the operation, maintenance and revitalization of the BA-052 road, popularly known as the "Bean Route", as well as the construction of a bridge-crossing over the São Francisco River between the municipalities of Xique-Xique and Barra.
The state-owned Bogotá Metro Company (EMB - Empresa Metro de Bogotá) and Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional (FDN), Colombia's development finance institution, have issued a Request for Expressions of Interest to parties interested in participating in the tender process to select a suitable partner to take responsibility for the preliminary studies, design, financing, construction, procurement, testing, commissioning, operation and maintenance of the first section of Line 1 of the Bogotá Metro.
DP World has won a 30-year concession with an option of a further 20-year extension for the development and management of a greenfield multi-purpose port at Banana, in the Bas-Congo province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Port of Banana will be the first deep-sea port in the country.
The Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) has approved a US$4.9 billion 30-year public-private partnership (P3) contract with LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Automated People Mover (APM) system at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), located in southern California, USA.
The Ministry of Public Works and Transport of the Government of Spain (Ministerio de Fomento) has announced that it will launch tenders for the first two projects in the EUR5 billion (US$6.14 billion) Extraordinary Road Plan (Plan Extraordinario de Carreteras) in the next few days.
The deputy CEO of Bolloré Transport and Logistics has stated publicly that the company plans to invest EUR400 million (US$491.6 million) to build a second container terminal at the port of Abidjan, the Ivory Coast's main port.
The Government of Thailand has approved the country's second high-speed railway PPP project, which will involve the development of a 220km line linking three international airports. It is expected to cost approximately THB225 billion (US$7.2 billion).
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to design, build, finance and maintain (DBFM) a new Thunder Bay Correctional Complex in Ottawa.
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has issued a draft Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the development and maintenance of facilities for a variety of uses, including office, research and development and recreation uses, in up to 775,000 net square feet of land located north of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and south of the Westchester-Playa del Rey community, in the Westside Region of Los Angeles County, California, known as Areas 1 and 2 of the LAX Northside Area.
VINCI Airports has signed a 25-year concession agreement for the financing, development through construction and reconstruction, maintenance and management of infrastructure of Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport.