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International Resources

There are many opportunities outside of the U.S. The U.S. Department of Commerce hosts events, webinars and even trade missions to promote U.S. companies abroad. Visit www.export.gov and www.trade.gov to see all the resources offered by the U.S. Government.


Planned & awarded opportunities at/above $200K are posted at: https://www.mcc.gov/work-with-us/mcc-partner-countries

Small water projects in the pipeline: https://www.fomilenioii.gob.sv/apuestaporinversiones


AIA Global Resource Primer

Click HERE to review articles in the AIA Global Resource Primer that provide awareness of the cultural differences and give helpful guidance for practicing abroad.

Click HERE for the International Union of Architects Website­


Caribbean

Caribbean Countries Resource Guide

Click HERE­­­­­ ­ ­ ­to access a resource guide that provides an abundance of information about Caribbean Countries, including:

  • Population
  • Culture
  • History
  • Government Structure
  • Climate
  • Economy
  • Tourism
  • Much More!

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Beyond the Caribbean

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Mercado de la Abundancia

Commercial opportunity for U.S. construction companies interested in investing, remodeling and exploitation of “Mercado de la Abundancia” which is located in the capital city of Montevideo.

More information HERE.

Proposals should be received before Oct 2, 2018.

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ADB TRADE LEADS

For the latest list of ADB-funded projects and procurement notices, click HERE.


Nigeria: Private Air Strip Construction Providers.­ The Honorable Commissioner for Energy Resources for the Lagos State Government is looking for U.S. private air strip construction companies.­ They are seeking e-introductions to senior level officials at these companies in order to arrange a meeting during their visit to the US (TBD) and for further discussions. ­

Deadline: TBD

Contact: Benedicta Nkwoh; Benedicta.Nkwoh@trade.gov


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Design and Construction in China

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CS Shanghai spoke with USGBC yesterday and we will be looking to do a number of events with them this year. First and foremost, they will have the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, Shanghai, China, October 23-24. Second, they were very interested in developing green building and energy efficiency roadshows targeted at tier 2 cities.­

CS Beijing reported AECOM has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Shanghai Greenland Construction Group Co to explore long-term, joint opportunities for integrated delivery projects in China and globally. Both firms will coordinate on large-scale construction projects where integrated consultancy and comprehensive construction services are critical to ensure successful delivery. The firms have already collaborated on five developments around the world. The latest agreement between the firms is for construction of a residential development, Spire London on West India Quay by London’s Canary Wharf. The 67-storey tower will have 861 suites, one-, two- and three- bedroom apartments and penthouses.

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Singapore

Terminal and Runway: ­The Changi Airport group is developing a new terminal and third runway at the Changi Airport. Dubbed the “Changi East Project,” this massive expansion includes operationalization of a three-runway system, construction of tunnels and underground systems, and the development of cargo complexes and other supporting infrastructure.­ Being a greenfield development site, basic infrastructure, including utilities, water management systems, ground transportation will need to be built as well.­

Deadline: Contact Hawcheng Ng.

Contact: Hawcheng Ng; Hawcheng.Ng@trade.gov ­

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Tekfen Engineering Looking for US Partner

Company Contacts:

Metin Zabyapan (metin.zagyapan@tekfen.com.tr)

Cengiz Aydin (cengiz.aydin@tekfen.com.tr)

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Goals and Objectives:

Tekfen Engineering is planning to invest in U.S. by establishing an engineering office by means of merging and/or acquiring with a local small sized engineering/consulting firm active in the field of infrastructure and transportation as well as heavy industry developments (second priority). The location to be preferably on the east coast line of U.S.

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Our initial objective is to meet with small sized engineering / consulting firms in the field of infrastructure and transportation including motorway, highway, expressway, metro networks, railways, high rises , towers, stadium, bridge, tunnel, jetties projects, as well as infrastructure projects including underground pipe lines and transmission lines,­ to understand their tendency for merging and/or acquiring­ beyond if possible to generate a shortlist of potential companies. On the other side we will be also looking for cooperation opportunities with potential local companies in the target field. Lastly we are also willing to gain knowledge in general terms regarding the legal regulations, challenges as well as investment incentives special to states .

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Brief Product or Service Description:

Tekfen Holding, one of the biggest Holding company within the territory,­ is active in 4 major areas as Contracting, Agriculture Industry, Real Estate and Others (Tekfen Insurance). Contracting Group under this group structure consist of 4 companies as Tekfen Construction, Tekfen Engineering, Tekfen Manufacturing & Engineering, HMB (Germany). One of the important goals of Tekfen Contracting Group of Companies is to provide effective engineering services for technologically demanding projects that require specialized know-how. Such projects include refineries, petrochemical facilities, terminal systems, and power stations for future EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) projects of Tekfen Construction. Tekfen Engineering was founded in 1984 to handle the engineering side of the EPC triangle for turnkey projects. Tekfen Engineering has also been contracted out of the Group in particular because of its experience in industrial plants and infrastructure projects. Throughout the life cycle of a project, Tekfen Engineering offers their Clients a comprehensive range of services. Since its establishment Tekfen Engineering have evolved and became a multi-disciplinary engineering company which renders all design and consultancy services required for the development of complex industrial, infrastructure and transportation projects. Our main business areas are Transportation & Infrastructure, Oil Refining & Petrochemical, Power & Renewables, Buildings, Industrial projects. Tekfen Engineering has the capability to carry out Front End Engineering Design for certain processes with the support of their process engineering department which is continuously growing. The services provided by Tekfen Engineering could be grouped under the following categories: Basic and Detailed Engineering Design, Process Technology, Instrumentation and Equipment Design, Procurement Management, Project Management, Construction Management.

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