International Construction / Infrastructure Articles
Peru to award Lima airport expansion land in December (Login Required)
The Lima Airport Partners consortium will receive in December land around Lima's Jorge Chávez airport needed for an expansion project, Peru's transport and communications minister, José Gallardo, said.
May 27, 2015 – BNamericas
What will China gain from Brazil infra investment? (Login Required)
One of the goals of the world's most populous nation is to help Brazil cut its freight transportation costs by supporting the development of railway projects - and it's not an altruistic move.
May 21, 2015 – BNamericas
China's Gansu province and Lanzhou city expand road networks
In China's Gansu province, the city of Lanzhou has earmarked US$10.92 billion in the next six years.
May 20, 2015 – World Highways
Construction drives first quarter gains in Eurozone
Construction across the 19 countries that share the euro rose in March and in the first quarter as a whole, an indication that businesses and households are becoming more willing to invest after years of caution.
May 20, 2015 – On-Site
China, Brazil ink preliminary agreement for US$10bn railway (login required)
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff have signed a preliminary agreement for a 30bn-real (US$9.94bn) transcontinental railway that would run between Brazil and Peru's Pacific coast.
May 20, 2015 – BNamericas
Korea investors, Honduras in interoceanic railway talks
Honduran authorities have met with South Korean investors interested in the Central American nation's proposed interoceanic railway project.
May 19, 2015 – BNamericas
Rousseff seeks to boost Brazil's infra investments through more concessions (Login Required)
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff is considering an increase in the number of upcoming federal highway concessions to be announced this year, nearly tripling the amount to 11 from the current four.
May 18, 2015 – BNamericas
Turkmenistan starts construction of Ashgabat-Turkmenbashi road
Turkmenistan has started construction of the 544km Ashgabat-Turkmenbashi highway under a public-private partnership contract.
May 15, 2015 – World Highways
China: transportation in Guizhou province to be enhanced by 2018
Transportation infrastructure, including many roads, in three autonomous states in China's Guizhou province will be enhanced by 2018.
May 15, 2015 – World Highways
Brazil needs more than infra concessions to kickstart economy, says IMF (Login Required)
Although Brazil's multi-billion dollar infrastructure concessions program - to be announced by President Dilma Rousseff by July - will speed up infrastructure investments, it will likely not be enough to resume sufficient growth in the country, according to an IMF study.
May 15, 2015 – BNamericas
Peru readying June tender for city of Olmos (Login Required)
Peru plans to call a tender in June for a concession to build a city at the northern Olmos irrigation project, a senior government official said.
May 14, 2015 – BNamericas
Western Australia's additional road funding
Western Australia is receive an extra US$397 million (A$499 million) in road funding from the Australian Government.
May 14, 2015 – World Highways
Brazil's BNDES cuts infra project financing limit in half (Login Required)
Brazil's national development bank BNDES is reducing the limit of its private sector financing in infrastructure projects to a maximum of 25% of the project cost, from 50%, as part of the country's fiscal adjustment.
May 12, 2015 – BNamericas
Peru to invest US$168mn in Junín roads (Login Required)
The Peruvian government will invest 521mn soles (US$168mn) through 2017 in road infrastructure projects in Junín, one of the country's main mining and electricity-generating regions, an official said.
May 11, 2015 – BNamericas
SPOTLIGHT: More Tocumen airport investment inbound (Login Required)
Of every two passengers who landed at Tocumen airport in Panama last year, more than one was en route somewhere else. Tocumen, as a result of this, is the third biggest hub in the Americas - after Atlanta and Dallas - in terms of percentage of transit passengers.
May 8, 2015 – BNamericas
Infra concessions program seen underpinning Brazilian recovery (Login Required)
Renewed economic growth in Brazil will be underpinned by the country's infrastructure concessions program, said Luiz Carlos Trabuco, president of Brazilian bank Bradesco, according to local paper Valor Econômico.
May 7, 2015 – BNamericas
Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht continues to invest in Peru
Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht plans to invest around US$1.5 billion in Peru this year, the company's head of operations for Peru said.
May 7, 2015 – World Highways
India: Asian Development Bank to support rural road works
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said it will provide around US$2 billion for constructing new rural roads in five Indian states, according to The Hindu newspaper.
May 6, 2015 – World Highways
Chilean economy grows faster than expected in March (Login Required)
The Chilean economy performed better than expected in March, when it grew 1.6% compared to the same month last year, central bank figures show.
May 6, 2015 – BNamericas
Brazil faces transport infra investment challenge, says minister (Login Required)
One of the main challenges Brazil will face this year is increasing much needed transportation infrastructure investments, the federal government said in a release.
May 5, 2015 – BNamericas