Chilean fuel and forestry conglomerate Empresas Copec SA will invest a record 1.2 billion US dollars this year, company president Roberto Angelini said on Wednesday, according to local newswire Valor Futuro.
France’s PSA Peugeot Citroen recently marked two production milestones in Latin America. Production of the one-millionth vehicle at the Palomar plant in Argentina coincided with production of the one-millionth engine at the company’s Porto Real plant in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Brazil is planning to hand over the country's five largest airports to the private sector through concession agreements, in an effort to accelerate upgrades ahead of two major international events, Brazilian presidential Chief of Staff Antonio Palocci said Tuesday.
Canada’s Bombardier Aerospace said Monday it has received another follow-on order from Uruguay’s flag carrier Pluna for three CRJ900 NextGen regional jets, helping the manufacturer's efforts to avoid layoffs.
Canada's Barrick Gold Corp said on Tuesday it would take a wait and see approach if a higher bid emerges for its offer to pay 7.3 billion Canadian dollars for Equinox Minerals.
Argos Resources Limited, the Falkland Islands based hydrocarbons exploration company, has reported that the company has completed the acquisition of 3-D seismic data over the entire area of its PL001 licence in the North Falkland Basin.
Gary Garrabrant, CEO and co-founder (with Sam Zell) of Equity International, has confirmed his presence at ADIT Invest, Brazil's biggest event in the field of real estate and tourism investment, to be held in Fortaleza from 10 – 12 May.
Estimated investment in Chile reached a total of US$130 billion during 2010, including US$42.7 billion in potential investments. This total marks a rise of 16% from 2009, according to Sofofa. Last year’s figures are the highest in five years.
The Chilean Navy icebreaker is scheduled to be decommissioned in four years time so “we are in the task of considering a replacement” revealed Third Naval Zone Commander Rear Admiral Rafael Gonzalez during a press conference in Punta Arenas to review results of the last Antarctic season.
Google Inc. said announced this week that together with two Japanese partners they will pay General Electric Co. about 500 million US dollars for a majority equity stake in the world's largest wind farm, under construction in Oregon.