All South America Articles

Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business
Japanese trading company Itochu and private equity firm Japan International Partners together now own 26% of Hitachi Construction Machinery
Santiago metro contract for Wood
The latest expansion will aim to reduce overcrowding and extend lines to outer city areas
Contracts of US$1.1 billion for Saipem
Australia and Guyana offshore contracts total US$1.1 billion for Saipem
Chile tunnel project for Robbins Crossover
XRE TBM holes through tunnel in Andes Mountains of Chile for Hydroelectric project
Vinci completes €4.9bn ACS energy acquisition
Sale sees French construction giant taking over many of Spanish firm’s renewables interests
Premium Red Yanmar CE livery goes global
Livery reflects alternative technologies and customer relationship focus
Record growth for XCMG in Brazil
XCMG saw record growth in 2021 in Brazil, and have further plans for expansion in South America 
Mills acquires south Brazil MEWP business
Aquisition of Altoplat’s MEWP division will grow Mills’ presence and customer base in southern Brazil
Mills rebrands to reflect growth and vision
New branding reflects growth, shared economy and people-focused ethos
Cat launches two new wheeled loaders
Cat reveals that new 980 and 982 medium loaders improve productivity by 10%
Hitachi to increase product and service offering in the Americas
Name change for Hitachi subsidiary following ending of Deere JV as the company looks to expand into the Americas
Contract awarded for transport system in Brazil
US$116 million dollar project to boost sustainable transport
Iberdrola bids for US$2.5bn power line contract
European Consortium invited to tender for Chile’s ‘first long-distance HVDC power line’
Exclusive: Deere, Hitachi reveal plans beyond joint venture
OEMs talk about future strategies when partnership ends early next year 
Construction equipment sales on course for ‘record’ year
Sales predicted to reach record volume of 1.13 million in 2021 and remain robust in 2022 
‘Tipping point’ for digital infrastructure
The building of data centres in the future needs to be ‘greener’ and more agile, says new report
Holcim sells Brazilian business for US$1 billion
Global company exits Brazil market as it increasingly focuses on sustainable building solutions
Kobelco confirms Latin American takeover
Kobelco to take control of hydraulic excavator distribution in Latin America
Black & Veatch building for the future
Since its founding 106 years ago, Black & Veatch has defined its mission as “building human critical infrastructure
Deere and Hitachi end joint venture
Two companies are ending the agreement in the Americas which began in 1988
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