All South America Articles

UK Space Agency to monitor Peruvian dam construction
Dam safety to be expanded using space-based monitoring system DAMSAT to prevent failures
Colombia’s longest road bridge
 A new 2.3km long new cable-stayed bridge is said to be one of the longest road bridges in Latin America 
Inspection firm 'overlooked flaws' in dam that collapsed
Dam collapse in January 2019 saw almost 300 people lose their lives
JCB to invest US$25 million into Brazil
JCB invests in Brazilian market, which the company says is in ‘very good shape’
Global construction equipment overview
Two years of steep growth took global construction equipment sales to a record high in 2018. Off-Highway Research’s Chris Sleight discusses what drove this growth and what the future holds
Regional Report, Latin America: Construction seeking international investment
Political change and a push for international investment in construction could see the region flourish
Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection
Scandal hit Brazilian construction company files for bankruptcy protection
Saipem linked to Petrobras scandal
Engineering firm’s French and Brazilian subsidiaries face proceedings over irregularities in 2011 contract
Planet launches Smart City Natal in Brazil
Affordable housing company begins work on second smart city as part of vision to end the global housing crisis
Latin America: A region with challenges
With the two biggest economies in the region continuing to face economic difficulties, the outlook for Latin America has challenges
South America’s largest solar plant
Argentinian solar power plant under construction expected to be one of the largest in the world
Construction in Peru to reach US$36 billion
Peruvian construction industry predicted to enjoy strong growth
Salini Impregilo moves for Astaldi
Italian contractor bids for troubled rival after “non-binding preliminary demonstration of interest”
Arrests made after dam disaster
Five people arrested in aftermath of dam collapse in Brazil
M&T Expo welcomes 40,000 visitors
Rearranged Brazilian show declared success, as hopes rise for recovery in Latin American construction sales
Full steam ahead
Buoyed by strong global market demand, LafargeHolcim looks set to achieve Strategy 2022 targets
Cemex makes progress
Mexican materials producer reports growth in sales and EBITDA in third quarter of 2018
Latin America’s largest desalination plant
Green light given to US$500 million desalination plant to be built in Chile
Peru airport to undergo expansion
Salini Impregilo to work on major project to expand the Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, Peru
US$700 million contract for Saipem
Contract awarded for offshore oil project in Guyana
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