More details have emerged on ALTÁN Redes’ financing of the US$7bn Red Compartida telecoms public-private partnership.
The Congress of the State of Sonora has approved the development of a desalination facility to service the Guaymas and Empalme communities via a public-private partnership.
Hunt Power and Tucson Electric Power’s sister company Unisource Energy are in the preliminary planning stage of building a new 150MW interconnection that would connect UniSource Energy Services’ electricity grid in southern Arizona with electric facilities in north-western Mexico.
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello Nevares has sent a list of 517 projects to the White House in an attempt to have them included in the infrastructure investment programme that US President Donald J Trump will promote. Some of the larger projects include dredging the Martín Pena Channel, improving the telecommunications transmission networks, and developing the highway between Hatillo and Aguadilla.
Timmins Gold Corp has received Environmental Impact Assessment (MIA) authorisation for its Ana Paula gold project in Guerrero.
Mexican state utility Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) has presented a five-year business plan as it continues its push to add capacity and modernise the grid. The plan is valid through to 2021 and envisages total investment of Ps256bn (US$13.6bn). That figure will include expanding capacity by more than 8GW, investing in transmission and distribution.