The Venezuelan National Executive has approved a further US$50 million, to continue work on the light rail connection between Guarenas and Guatire in the Miranda area of the country. The project, lead by Metro de Caracas and Odebrecht, is expected to be completed in 2016. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro explained that the US$50 million investment will contribute towards the total US$150 required for the project.
El Ministro Roberto Roy, Presidente del Metro de Panamá S.A entregó hace unas semanas, la orden de proceder para la construcción de la Línea 2 del Metro de Panamá, al representante del Consorcio Línea 2, Marcos Tepedino. El Consorcio Línea 2 está conformado por las empresas Construtora Norberto Odebrecht, S.A y FCC Construcción S.A, solidariamente (100%) responsables en todos los aspectos.
The Minister for Canal Affairs and the Chairman of Metro de Panama, Roberto Roy, this week presented an official order signaling approval to proceed with the construction of Line 2 of the Panama Metro, a project which will be managed by a Brazilian-Spanish consortium led by Odebrecht. The initial route will run 21km along an elevated track, with 16 stations.
The Quito Metro project has been on hold for the past three months, as local government, state government and the Odebrecht-Acciona consortium have been locked in discussions to reduce the rising project costs for phase two of the project and decide who will be responsible for subsidizing the projected 500 million USD shortfall. Quito Mayor affirms, “I want to confirm something that has not been in doubt; the metro will go”.
Panama Metro have announced that the Line 2 design and construction tender has been awarded to the Spanish-Brazilian consortium, lead by FCC and Noberto Odebrecht, which the Panamanian authorities confirmed had both the higher technical score and financial offer for the project.
La Secretaría del Metro de Panamá adjudicó al consorcio hispano estadounidense PML2 el contrato, por valor de US$32 millones, para la gerencia del proyecto de la Línea 2 del tren urbano de la capital panameña.