Monthly Archives: April 2015

Almost completed the placement of new locks on the Panama Canal

28/04/2015 in “PrensaLatina” Panama. – The most complex construction operations of the Panama Canal expansion will be completed today, when is installed the last of the 16 huge rolling gates of the third set of locks, which will be in service in early 2016. The termination of this phase is “a key goal” in the…

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ICEX AFRICA WEEKS (May 2015)

ICEX Spain – Export and Investments organizes, in cooperation with IVACE International and during the next 7th and 13th May in Valencia the seminars below, in the context of “Africa Weeks” May 2015: 7th May   8:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. South Africa, Mozambique, Kenia and the region of East Africa: business opportunities. 12:00 p.m.…

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Mozambique’s gas power station nearing completion

23/04/2015 in “Fin24” Great progress is being made with the construction of a 100 MW natural gas fired power station at Ressano Garcia, on the border between South Africa and Mozambique. The first of 13 power generation sets arrived at Gigawatt Park in Ressano Garcia, the Mozambican border town, on April 13 2015. (…) Shipment…

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Paraguay and the conquest of the river trade

23/04/2015 in “SudméricaHoy” Paraguay stood out in South America by the highest growth rate of the continent in 2014: 4 percent. The country bet by the modernization of its waterways to strengthen the river trade and Brazil, such as Argentina, benefit from this state policy. One third of the Paraguayan economic growth depends on its…

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Spanish Gamesa signs a contract to supply of 50 MW in Uruguay

23/04/2015 in “SudAméricaHoy” The Spanish company Gamesa, manufacturer of aero-generators, signed a contract with the Spanish promoter Smartener to supply 50 megawatts (MW) in Maldonado II Park, located in south eastern Uruguay, reported today in a statement. According to the agreement, Gamesa will install and set in motion 25 aero-generators G114-2.0 MW, a new turbine…

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Indonesia celebrates the Asia-Africa Summit commemorative of Bandung

23/04/2015 in “PrensaLatina” Jakarta – The African-Asian conference commemorative of Bandung came yesterday at its maximum level, flattened by proposals for political pronouncements agreed between ministers and by economic initiatives in the business context. The summit has confirmed the presence of 32 heads of State and Government, Vice-Presidents and Deputy Prime Ministers and other representatives…

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Ethiopia invest $240 million on road construction

15/04/2015 in “New Business Ethiopia” The first project of road construction is expected to pass through mountainous range. It will be 19 meters wide in rural areas and 10 meters wide in urban areas and will take 42 months to finish. The second project, located in Northern Ethiopia, is the Bilbela-Sekota road project. It was…

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Ecopetrol receives patent for technology that prevents the theft of fuel

17/04/2015 in “SudAméricaHoy” The Colombian oil company Ecopetrol announced that the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) issued it a patent for the invention of a system to close leaks in pipes and fluid transport pipes and prevent theft of fuel. “This development is part of a technology package of the draft of the fuel…

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Latin America, the bet 74% of Spanish companies

16/04/2015 in “SudAméricaHay” It’s not a lower percentage. 74 percent of Spanish companies with a presence in South America, has decided: increase their investment in the region. Despite the economic downturn, the Spanish investments look for this direction. The VIII Report “Spanish Investment Panorama in Ibero-America” ​​also warns that 88% of small and medium enterprises…

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Petrobras announces two new oil discoveries in Brazil

16/04/2015 in “SudAméricaHoy” The Brazilian state oil company Petrobras announced today two new discoveries, one of oil on the land area of the Basin of the Holy Spirit, located in the Atlantic Ocean, and another of crude and gas in the Amazon Basin. The discovery in the Espírito Santo Basin occurred during the drilling of…

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