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Odebrecht on track to start up Peru gas pipeline in 1Q17 (Login Required)
Brazil's Odebrecht and JV partner Enagas of Spain are on track to start operations at the US$3.6bn Gasoducto Sur Peruano natural gas pipeline by March 2017, Odebrecht country manager Jorge Barata said Thursday.
January 30, 2015 – BNamericas

Costa Rica gets ball rolling on US$450mn PIT infra program (Login Required)
Costa Rica's public works and transport ministry (MOPT) has called for expressions of interest for a consultancy contract for the technical, legal, financial and environmental management of the country's transport infrastructure program PIT.
January 29, 2015 – BNAmericas

New port, bridge and toll road links for Indonesia
In Indonesia investment in infrastructure will see the construction of a new bridge and toll roads in Banten Province during 2015.
January 29, 2015 – World Highways

Morocco plans repairs and further development of roads
Moroccan Ministry for Equipment and Transport has said that its 20-year plan for the country's motorway network will require an investment of US$5.86 billion.
January 29, 2015 – World Highways

Panama's strategic plan: A third of funding to go to infrastructure (Login Required)
Nearly one-third of the public investment outlined in Panama's US$19.5bn, 5-year strategic plan will go towards infrastructure projects, according to information on the finance and economy ministry's (MEF) website.
January 28, 2015 – BNAmericas

Cemex bolstering international port development (Login Required)
Mexican cement manufacturer Cemex has provided material for expansion work on Panama's Manzanillo International Terminal in Colón province, according to a company release.
January 27, 2015 – BNamericas

Peru to increase investment in Ica highway projects (Login Required)
Peru's government plans to boost investment in highway construction and maintenance in Ica region on the south coast, part of a drive to improve the country's infrastructure, President Ollanta Humala said.
January 26, 2015 – BNamericas

India intends investing in infrastructure in future
The Indian Government has plans for massive investment in road and transport infrastructure.
January 26, 2015 – World Highways

Philippine projects central to Southeast Asia infrastructure plan
Several major road works are among 15 public-private partnership projects in the Philippines tagged by the World Bank as essential for improving transport in Southeast Asia.
January 26, 2015 – World Highways

Lima pushing for monorail (Login Required)
Lima municipal government aims to drum up private financing for a monorail project in the Peruvian capital, said mayor Luis Castañeda.
January 23, 2015 – BNamericas

Brazil green lights airport concession for Florianópolis (login required)
Brazil's civil aviation minister Eliseu Padilha has given the thumbs up to include the international airport of southern Santa Catarina state capital Florianópolis in the next round of airport concessions, following lobby efforts by mayor César Souza Júnior last year.
January 22, 2015 – BNamericas

Private investment in LatAm infrastructure on the rise - S&P (login required)
Private investment in infrastructure projects has grown significantly over the past decade in Latin America's six largest economies, with the exception of Mexico and Argentina, according to a Standard & Poor's report.
January 21, 2015 – BNamericas

Port of Montreal set for $132 million infrastructure upgrade
The Port of Montreal is receiving a $132-million makeover to handle the expected increase in exports to the European market.
January 20, 2015 – On-Site

Mexico analyst: PPPs best strategy in current scenario (login required)
Pursuing public-private partnerships (PPP) will be the best strategy to continue with projects under the Mexican government's national infrastructure plan given the fall in oil prices and a weaker peso.
January 20, 2015 – BNamericas

Colombia to award US$8bn highway tenders by July (login required)
Colombia is due to award all of the tenders for the second phase of the country's US$25bn 4G highway plan by July this year, according to a release from the country's vice president Germán Vargas Lleras.
January 19, 2015 – BNamericas

Non-res building construction increases in 4th quarter, StatsCan reports
Investment in non-residential building construction reached $12.9 billion in the fourth quarter, up 0.3 per cent from the previous quarter, according to Statistics Canada reports.
January 16, 2015 – On-Site

ProInversión to award US$1.6bn in school, hospital concessions (login required)
Peru's government will promote 4.7bn soles (US$1.6bn) in investment in schools and hospitals over the next 18 months as part of a drive to invest 20.8bn soles in 22 infrastructure concessions through mid-2016, according to the finance ministry.
January 16, 2015 – BNamericas

China's Chonqing municipality spending on transport
In China Chongqing municipality has announced plans to invest close to US$12 billion (74.5 billion RMB) in transportation developments in 2015.
January 15, 2015 – World Highways

Brazil's joint airport concession plan awaits Rousseff approval (login required)
Brazil's plan to tender a joint airport concession proposed by Rio Grande do Sul state involving the Salgado Filho airport in Porto Alegre and a new airport in Portão-Nova Santa Rita is one step closer to reality.
January 15, 2015 – BNamericas

Germany keen to develop PPP programme for infrastructure
The German Ministry for transport, energy and digital communication, is planning to introduce a series of new public private partnerships for large road projects.
January 14, 2015 – World Highways

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