Japan’s Mitsubishi Materials Corporation has bought a 30% stake in the Mantoverde copper mine for US$236m.
Special purpose entity TransJamaica Highway Ltd (TJH) has landed US$225m in fully amortising senior secured bonds for refinancing the 49.9km Highway 2000 East-West toll road that connects the capital Kingston with May Pen.
Norway’s Equinor has tapped Modec to deliver a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit in the Bacalhau area of the pre-salt Santos basin offshore Brazil. It will be built in China.
A pair of street lighting public-private partnerships have been launched for the cities of Feira de Santana in Bahia and Aracaju in Sergipe.
Shareholders in Peruvian company Grana y Montero ratified the company’s actions on the failed Gasoducto Sur Peruano (GSP) pipeline project during an extraordinary shareholder meeting held this month.
Brazil’s National Mining Agency (ANM) has published new rules that set deadlines for a variety of administrative approvals for mining projects in the country.
Latin America’s biggest utility Eletrobras has priced a US$500m bond issue due 2025 at 3.625% and US$750m of bonds due 2030 at 4.625%.
Acciona has landed the concession for the Metro Line 6 public-private partnership project in Sao Paulo after months of negotiations with the Sao Paulo state government.
Canadian Solar has closed a R$225.2m (US$55m) non-recourse project finance deal backing the 152.4MW Lavras solar power project.
State-run oil company Petrobras has launched the sale of its stakes in a pair of wind farms in Rio Grande do Norte.
Ireland’s Mainstream Renewable Power is nearing a final structure for the financing backing the next phase of its 1.3GW Andes Renovables solar and wind platform.
EDP Renováveis ??Brasil has landed a R$1bn (US$238m) financing backing 319.2MW of wind farms in Rio Grande do Norte.
Engie Energia Chile has closed a US$500m bond issue to refinance debt with lower pricing and to fund working capital.
The unsubsidised solar project pipeline in Brazil for schemes shying away from looking to win contracts in public auctions is over 5.5GW, according to a report from Brazil-based consultancy Greener.
State-run nuclear power company Eletronuclear and US-based Westinghouse have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Brazil, according to a statement from Brazil’s Ministry of Mines & Energy.
Arroyo Energy Investors is in the market looking to refinance the project finance debt at two renewable energy projects.
Canadian miner Teck has tapped AES Gener to supply power to its Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 (QB2) copper mine in northern Chile.
Spanish group Elecnor through special purpose vehicle Casablanca Transmisora de Energía is planning to develop a 220kV, 106.84km transmission line linking Melipilla and Viña del Mar. The project requires about US$50.5m.
China’s State Grid is nearing close on a roughly US$2bn loan backing its acquisition of Sempra Energy’s Chilean assets.
The Government of Ecuador is set to launch a tender to supply electricity to the country’s oil fields.
Actis-linked Atlas Renewable Energy has tapped Spain’s Prodiel as engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) manager for the 244MW Sol del Desierto solar photovoltaic project in the Atacama Desert. Construction activity kicked off this January.
Chilean group Colbun has submitted an environmental impact study for the Horizonte wind scheme, while expanding the project to 980MW from an expected 607MW.
A partnership formed by Equinor and Shell has acquired a 49% interest held by Schlumberger in the Bandurria Sur onshore block in Neuquen province. Each of two 24.5% stakes cost US$177.5m.