Infrastructure

Infrastructure

New 32-story office tower opens on Paseo de la Reforma

Business Wire - New York Life announced that its wholly-owned Mexican subsidiary, Seguros Monterrey New York Life, celebrated the official opening of the New York Life Tower, a 32-story tower on the Paseo de la Reforma.

www.marketwatch.com/story/new-york-life-tower-unveiled-in-downtown-mexico-city-2012-07-31

Spain's Acciona sells interest in Mexico project

EFE - Spanish construction and energy company Acciona said it reached an agreement to sell its interest in Mexico's Concesionaria Politecnica de San Luis to Macquarie Mexican Infrastructure Fund, or MMIF, for 38 million euros ($46.7 million).

latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2012/07/31/spain-acciona-sells-interest-in-mexico-project/

Pemex to grant Arenque contract in three weeks

Reuters - Mexican state oil monopoly Pemex plans to directly assign the rights to drill its offshore Arenque oil field to a private contractor sometime in the next three weeks. Last month's auction failed to award the Arenque field.

in.reuters.com/article/2012/07/30/mexico-oil-idINL2E8IUCYR20120730

Asur group wins Puerto Rico airport concession

EFE - A consortium led by Mexico's Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste outbid another group headed by Spain's Ferrovial for a contract to lease and operate the San Juan airport, the largest in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean region.

latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2012/07/20/mexico-asur-wins-puerto-rico-airport-concession/

Pemex sees KMZ fields back to normal

Dow Jones - Mexico's state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said it expects maintenance at its top Ku-Maloob-Zaap offshore complex to be completed this week and total "deferred" production losses to be about 750,000 barrels of crude oil.

online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20120711-713912.html

Asur, Ferrovial compete for Costa Rica airport

EFE - Mexico's Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, or ASUR, and Spain's Ferrovial are finalizing their competing bids for a concession to operate the airport serving the Puerto Rican capital.

latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2012/07/07/mexico-asur-spain-ferrovial-eye-puerto-rico-airport-contract/

Vestas to supply engines for Jalisco wind farm

Bloomberg - Denmark's Vestas Wind Systems, the world’s largest turbine maker, won a contract to provide and install 50.4 megawatts of power equipment at a wind farm in Mexico’s western state of Jalisco.

www.businessweek.com/news/2012-07-04/vestas-to-supply-50-dot-4-megawatts-of-turbines-for-mexico-wind-farm

Airport shooting ponts to running problems

AP — A deadly shootout among federal police at Mexico City's international airport drew attention to a darker side of the country's premier airport considered safe and efficient in handling of more than 27 million passengers and 400,000 tons of cargo a year.

www.businessweek.com/ap/2012-06-25/3-policemen-shot-to-death-at-mexico-city-airport

Pemex awards 2nd round of mature oil field contracts

Reuters - Mexico's state oil monopoly Pemex awarded four contracts to drill mature oil fields in the second round of bidding to open up the country's nationalized oil industry to more private investment.

in.reuters.com/article/2012/06/20/mexico-oil-panuco-idINL1E8HJ8LC20120620

Efforts underway to rejuvenate Mexico's urban centers

New York Times - Mexico’s leading architects, planners and civil servants are working together in a long-overdue battle to clean up some of the country’s most polluted urban areas. Parks are being rehabilitated and pedestrian zones are cutting traffic.

www.nytimes.com/2012/06/21/business/global/rejuvenating-mexicos-polluted-crime-ridden-cities.html

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