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The Strategic 100 LA: Latin America’s Top 100 Infrastructure Projects for 2013 is Released Ahead of the 11th Latin American Infrastructure Leadership Forum in Mexico City

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WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — CG/LA Infrastructure Inc., the leader in global infrastructure project promotion, announced today the release of The Strategic 100 LA: Latin America’s Top 100 Infrastructure Projects for 2013.

Valued at over US$149 billion, The Strategic 100 LA represents the best infrastructure projects with strong business opportunities over the next 3-18 months. These projects are real, and clearly illustrate how the region will be transformed by its choices in infrastructure investments.

The Strategic 100 LA

The Strategic 100 LA projects were selected based on a three-month process looking at more than 200 projects from the Americas and the Caribbean. Selection was based around five specific criteria assessing a project’s: (1) Business Opportunity; (2) Competitiveness creation; (3) Job Creation; (4) Productivity Creation and; (5) Carbon efficiency / sustainability.

The infrastructure projects in this year’s Strategic 100 LA highlight projects that are critical for the future of the region — and that will, in fact, define the region for the next generation. Overall values are the following: Surface Transportation ($23.9 billion); Urban Mass Transit ($33.3 billion); Airports ($11.9 billion est.); Freight ($23.7 billion); Renewables Generation ($3.4 billion); Traditional Electricity & Transmission ($5.7 billion); Hydroelectric ($8.8 billion); Oil & Gas ($16.5 billion); Water & Wastewater ($21.9 billion).

“These projects describe the next generation in Latin America – the regions competitiveness, whole new opportunities for businesses and people,” said Norman F. Anderson, President & CEO of CG/LA Infrastructure. “With these projects you can visualize the future”

11th Latin American Infrastructure Leadership Forum

The Strategic 100 LA is released ahead of the 11th Annual Latin American Leadership Forum, to be held this year in Mexico City, June 3-5, 2013. Over 600+ executives from throughout the Americas, and the world, come together at the Leadership Forum to move strategic projects forward.

Sponsors of this year’s Latin American Infrastructure Leadership Forum include: Market Maker Sponsor: ICA; Platinum Sponsors: CABEI (Central American Bank for Economic Integration, CAF-Development Bank of Latin America, the Inter-American Development Bank, and Aconex; Gold Sponsors: Cal y Mayor y Asociados, Gobierno del Estado de Michoacan, MMFX Technologies Corporation, Standard & Poor’s and Wipro Technologies.

CG/LA Infrastructure (http://www.cg-la.com) created the Leadership Forum as a way of recognizing the strategic importance of infrastructure for individuals, businesses and communities around the world. To arrange an interview with the CEO Norman Anderson about the Strategic 100 LA list, or to request press passes for the 11th Latin American Infrastructure Leadership Forum, please contact:

Janina Anderson
Director of Communications
(202) 776-0990
janina@cg-la.com

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