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Belarus boosting transport budget
Belarus is boosting its transportation budget in a bid to develop its road and highway links.
World Highways – 9/30/2014

New Malaysian highway projects planned for 2015
Malaysia is planning a series of new hew highway construction projects that will commence in 2015.
World Highways – 9/30/2014

Mexico roundup: SCT investment, trucking regulations and Hurricane Odile reconstruction
Private investment in Mexico's infrastructure sector is set to reach some 36.3bn pesos (US$2.71bn) this year, according to the transport and communications ministry (SCT).
BNamericas – 9/26/2014

Brazil putting US$1.2bn transport infra out to tender
Brazil's transport infrastructure department DNIT is putting waterway dredging and federal highway and bridge construction works worth a total of 2.7bn reais (US$1.2bn) out to tender.
BNamericas – 9/26/2014

Colombia to study US$1.3bn road PPP proposals
Colombia's finance ministry will study two unsolicited road public-private partnership (PPP) proposals for 2.5tn pesos (US$1.3bn), Portafolio newspaper reported.
BNamericas – 9/26/2014

Plans in hand for major Ethiopian road program
In Ethiopia plans are in hand for a series of major road projects. The Ethiopian Government has set out a program of road building contracts to expand the country's transportation network.
World Highways – 9/26/2014

Brazil greenlights Bahia port complex
Brazil's environment regulator Ibama, following concerns earlier this month, has approved an installation license to build the two-terminal Porto Sul port complex in Bahia state.
BNamericas – 9/24/2014

Colombia senator slams 'express' environmental licensing
Colombia's recently announced plan to speed up environmental permitting for infrastructure and extractive industry projects is "irresponsible and damaging" to the nation, according to senator Jorge Robledo.
BNamericas – 9/24/2014

Paraguay begins airport prefeasibility studies
Paraguay has begun prefeasibility studies for the construction of a new airport terminal in capital Asunción, public works ministry MOPC said in a statement.
BNamericas – 9/24/2014

New highway investment for Moscow
A series of highway projects are either underway or being planned in Russian capital Moscow.
World Highways – 9/24/2014