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Morocco plans repairs and further development of roads
Moroccan Ministry for Equipment and Transport has said that its 20-year plan for the country's motorway network will require an investment of US$5.86 billion.
World Highways – 1/29/2015

New port, bridge and toll road links for Indonesia
In Indonesia investment in infrastructure will see the construction of a new bridge and toll roads in Banten Province during 2015.
World Highways – 1/29/2015

Philippine projects central to Southeast Asia infrastructure plan
Several major road works are among 15 public-private partnership projects in the Philippines tagged by the World Bank as essential for improving transport in Southeast Asia.
World Highways – 1/26/2015

India intends investing in infrastructure in future
The Indian Government has plans for massive investment in road and transport infrastructure.
World Highways – 1/26/2015

Brazil green lights airport concession for Florianópolis (login required)
Brazil's civil aviation minister Eliseu Padilha has given the thumbs up to include the international airport of southern Santa Catarina state capital Florianópolis in the next round of airport concessions, following lobby efforts by mayor César Souza Júnior last year.
BNamericas – 1/22/2015

Mexico analyst: PPPs best strategy in current scenario (login required)
Pursuing public-private partnerships (PPP) will be the best strategy to continue with projects under the Mexican government's national infrastructure plan given the fall in oil prices and a weaker peso.
BNamericas – 1/20/2015

Port of Montreal set for $132 million infrastructure upgrade
The Port of Montreal is receiving a $132-million makeover to handle the expected increase in exports to the European market.
On-Site – 1/20/2015

Non-res building construction increases in 4th quarter, StatsCan reports
Investment in non-residential building construction reached $12.9 billion in the fourth quarter, up 0.3 per cent from the previous quarter, according to Statistics Canada reports.
On-Site – 1/16/2015

Brazil's joint airport concession plan awaits Rousseff approval (login required)
Brazil's plan to tender a joint airport concession proposed by Rio Grande do Sul state involving the Salgado Filho airport in Porto Alegre and a new airport in Portão-Nova Santa Rita is one step closer to reality.
BNamericas – 1/15/2015

China's Chonqing municipality spending on transport
In China Chongqing municipality has announced plans to invest close to US$12 billion (74.5 billion RMB) in transportation developments in 2015.
World Highways – 1/15/2015