Peru's mining continues to be a main driver of the country's growth. But there has been a slowdown at some of the country's principal projects due to social unrest. Weak metals prices have not helped....
Earmarked for delivery to Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras, the rigs are being built at the Jurong Aracruz, Brasfels and Enseada do Paraguaçu shipyards.
Mexico's state power utility and the senate have inaugurated two more electric vehicle charging stations in a bid to promote the use of such transport in the city, and will draw up an energy saving program for the senate.
Silver's move above US$17/oz could make some of Mexico's suspended projects economically viable.
Two executives from the International Air Transport Association talk to BNamericas about the freight and passenger segments in Brazil and a new São Paulo state airport being considered.
The country sold US$16.5bn in bonds this week after years of watching from the sidelines.
Energy trading firm Saesa has launched an open season call to help large energy consumers secure competitive PPAs with renewable project developers, in order to meet newly-enacted national portfolio requirements.
One company that is currently investing in its own digital transformation is Spanish giant Telefónica.
The country possesses a number of features some of its neighbors lack, including a supportive government, a tech-savvy population, and a nationwide fiber-to-the-home network.
With Brazil suffering from a severe macroeconomic and political crisis, BNamericas looked at the main challenges facing the CEOs of Gerdau, CSN and Usiminas.
Less than two years ago, Petrobras was the only company importing LNG to fire thermopower plants in Brazil. Now, three private projects have been contracted and the enthusiasm keeps growing. Consultant Fernando Porrua spoke to BNamericas about this change.
BNamericas talks with Chilean firm TNA Engineering about 'win-win' opportunities the mining sector rout has generated for smaller engineering companies.
Bringing public services to rural areas is a considerable challenge for Latin American governments. Colombia, where around a quarter of the population live in non-urban zones, is implementing a policy to increase rural water and sewage services.
The country's most polluted rivers are thought to be the Atoyac, Lerma and Santiago rivers.
Some of Brazil's leading operators, such as Oi, Vivo and Net/Claro, are considering setting monthly data caps and limiting or blocking internet service if no extra payments are made after those limits are reached.
Fourteen of the 24 lots offered on Wednesday attracted bids, the highest success rate at a Brazilian power transmission auction since 2013. But there are concerns that projects passed up by developers pose a risk to new capacity.