|From Thursday, February 18 to Monday, February 24, 2020|
Construction of Chinchero airport to begin in June 2021
For the third quarter of the year, the airport concessionaire Lima Airport Partners (LAP) plans to start work on the second runway at Jorge Chávez International Airport in Callao. In consultation with LAP on the progress of the new air terminal, whose investment is over US$ 1.5 billion, it is known that the expansion project comprises three stages of work.
Currently, stage 1 is being executed (by Consorcio Nuevo Lima- Tambo), which consists of the movement of earth, including clearing (removal of earth from the surface), removal of top soil or organic material, demolition of structures and removal of debris. This work began in December 2019 and will involve some 600 hectares.
- The general manager of Generadora Fenix, Juan Miguel Cayo, commented that there is development potential along the Peruvian coast for the construction of wind projects in departments such as Ica and Piura, while in the southern zone there is the potential to build solar parks in Arequipa or Moquegua. Fenix intends to have three solar projects and up to four wind generation projects.
- Lima Airport Partners is building the most important airport infrastructure project in Peru. A project that will turn the country into the main air hub of South America.
- Starting this year, the Norwegian company Statkraft is preparing to develop wind farms on the coast of Ica or Piura through long-term contracts with clients seeking energy supply and with its own financing.
- The electric distribution company Consorcio Eléctrico de Villacuri SAC (Coelvisac), submitted to the Regional Government of La Libertad a preliminary environmental assessment for the development of a transmission line.
- The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) prepared a draft addendum to the concession contract of the Central Railway from Lima to Huancayo, in order for the train’s concessionaire to make four additional investments to extend its services to the interior of the port of Callao, and to include the railway transport of perishables and passengers in its route through the province of Lima.
- The National Port Authority (APN), an entity attached to the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC), approved the technical file that will allow the consortium operator of the port terminal of Paita to expand by 60 meters the marginal pier of that structure, located in the department of Piura.
- Aeropuertos del Perú (AdP), a company of the Sandoval Group, signed a contract with the Ineco – Cemosa consortium to develop the technical file related to the investment of the Trujillo airport, whose construction will require an investment of approximately US$ 44 million. AdP mentions that the technical file of this investment will contemplate the development of the detailed engineering for the construction of a new international terminal that will allow the expected growth in passenger traffic for the next few years.
- In the third quarter of the year, the airport concessionaire Lima Airport Partners (LAP) plans to begin work on the second runway at Jorge Chávez International Airport in Callao. In consultation with LAP on the progress of the new air terminal, whose investment is over US$ 1.5 billion, it is known that the expansion project comprises three stages of work.
- Canadian mining company Hudbay Minerals announced the formal agreement with the Cusco community of Chilloroya for the approval of surface rights to the satellite copper deposit Pampacancha (Cusco), a deposit near the Constancia copper mine. With this agreement, Hudbay plans to begin mining concentrates by the end of 2020.
- Breca Soluciones de Voladura (now Exsa), main shareholder of the Peruvian explosives company, announced the signing of a purchase agreement by which it will transfer all its representative shares in favor of Orica Mining Service Peru, which is a subsidiary of the Australian multinational Orica. In an important fact sent by Exsa to the Superintendence of the Stock Market (SMV), it is detailed that the referred agreement will cause the transfer in favor of Orica of 83.5% of Exsa (98.30% of common shares and 53.8% of investment shares).
- The Chinchero International Airport (AICC) will be operational in October 2024 and the Final Engineering Study (EDI) has already been completed, said the technical coordinator of the AICC project of the Ministry of Transport (MTC), Ricardo Mariño.