Favourable timber growing conditions, a good business climate and a stable political environment has attracted a number of European forest companies to invest in Uruguay the past few years, reports WRQ.
An offshore services support Norwegian vessel will begin next week working for the recovery of the Chilean flagged trawler “Polar Mist” loaded with containers containing gold and silver that was lost in the South Atlantic offshore Argentina.
The British government has offered a grant of up to £27 million to motor giant Land Rover to build a new vehicle. The company will make a decision later this year on whether to go ahead with the £400 million project at its factory at Halewood on Merseyside.
Rockhopper Exploration, the North Falkland Basin explorer announced Monday that Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) documents prepared by RPS Energy in relation to planned future drilling activity have been submitted to the Falkland Islands Government. The EIS’s cover licences PL023, PL024, PL032 and PL033.
A Chilean and an Argentine company signed a partnership this week for the construction of a low altitude tunnel crossing the Andes to connect the neighboring countries, the crucial link for a bi-oceanic project dating back to 1994.
GeoPark Holdings has announced the successful drilling and testing of a new gas well - Yagan 1 - on the Fell Block in the extreme south of Chile at an initial production test rate exceeding 10 million cubic feet per day (mmcfpd) of gas.
China's Geely is expected to submit a bid to acquire Ford's Sweden's Volvo brand in a bold attempt to expand internationally. There are at least three other possible bidders, one of which is also a Chinese company, according to one of the people.
Peruvian president Alan Garcia has suggested Peru and Chile should coordinate copper exploitation policies so as to have better control over international prices. The initiative occurs twenty years after the dissolution of the last copper cartel in the world.
Brazil signed an agreement to supply China with 100,000 to 160,000 barrels of oil per day at market prices in exchange for a loan from the China Development Bank to help develop its huge oil reserves.
French conglomerate Bollore plans to submit a plan to develop Bolivia's Lake Uyuni lithium deposit one of the world's largest said a spokesman for Bolivian President Evo Morales who is currently visiting France.