Latin America

Construction industry update: legal battles, global projects, and educational initiatives
Published on: 01 March, 2024
Selection of the week’s biggest stories on Construction Briefing 
South American data centre firm expanding footprint in Mexico
Published on: 01 March, 2024
Brazilian-based company will build onto two data centre campuses
Report reveals sustainability surge: 73% of contractors already implementing practices
Published on: 27 February, 2024
Survey of approximately 13,000 construction professionals reveals what sectors are embracing sustainability
Low noise midi excavator launches from Yanmar
Published on: 20 February, 2024
Two new models in the 8-10t class size
Develon opens new parts centre in ‘growing’ Brazilian market
Published on: 08 February, 2024
Major OEM opens new Parts Distribution Centre in a country with “growing opportunities”
Bangladesh pursuing US$9bn in loans for bridge projects
Published on: 06 February, 2024
The government is looking to borrow approximately US$9 billion for five bridge projects.
“Best” financial year in Caterpillar’s history
Published on: 05 February, 2024
Despite sales falling in fourth quarter for construction segment, 2023 a record year for giant OEM 
Sales up in 2023 for Volvo CE but ‘weaker market’ ahead
Published on: 29 January, 2024
Sales in two key markets saw OEM post increase in machines sales in 2023 compared to 2022 
Blue Vigil trials drone site light
Published on: 23 January, 2024
Light is “major advancement in portable lighting”
New Latin America and Caribbean MD for GOMACO
Published on: 16 January, 2024
Michael Munoz will be responsible for the sale of GOMACO products and managing the distributor network
Brazilian government lifts interim ban on Saipem
Published on: 16 January, 2024
Contractor has ban reclassified but remains suspended from contracting work in Brazil for two-year period
New study: over a third of construction using ‘immersive tech’
Published on: 04 January, 2024
Over a quarter say that construction has found its ‘digital feet’ but a third worry they will be left behind by new tech 
What cities have seen building costs increase the most?
Published on: 03 January, 2024
Cities with biggest construction cost increases revealed
Construction equipment sales in Brazil to fall 13%
Published on: 04 December, 2023
Construction Equipment sales in Brazil to decline following historic high in 2022
Trendlines: Will it be different this time for South America?
Published on: 04 December, 2023
Construction equipment sales in South America may be set to buck historical downward trend
Latam Rental 45 ranking reveals solid regional growth
Published on: 27 November, 2023
Brazilian firms continue to dominate, with the country’s leading firm showing a big increase in growth this year
Atlas Copco Group reveal a new corporate brand identity
Published on: 14 November, 2023
Atlas Copco have unveiled a change in corporate brand identity
Latin America’s top 50 construction companies ranked
Published on: 13 November, 2023
Find out how the top 50 biggest construction companies in Latin America rank in the latest CLA50 list.
Perkins adds distributor in Uruguay
Published on: 08 November, 2023
H. Petersen SA headquartered in Montevideo with strategically located branches
Ausa expands its electric dumper range
Published on: 08 November, 2023
The D101AEA and D101AEA Compact dumpers will complement the company’s current line-up of dumpers
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