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  • 16 Dec 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report PERU, LIMA Dow Jones Minera Chinalco Peru SA could begin delayed water treatment plant operations in the middle of next year. The move comes after pipeline rights were advanced by the government. Operations at the plant were stalled earlier this year when
  • 18 Nov 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, LIMA Peruvian President Alan Garcia, announced that 100 dams and 30 reservoirs would be constructed in the nation by the end of 2010. This is being done to boost agricultural productivity and combat the negative effects of climate change. "We
  • 11 Nov 2009- 08:19 by Local Press Report PERU, LIMA Dow Jones The Mining Ministry last week repeated its demand that the Southern Copper Corp. explain the impact of its Tia Maria copper mine project on local water supplies. The initial request came following protests in the area. "We are
  • 4 Nov 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure LLC CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 4 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure LLC CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 2 Nov 2009- 19:59 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 2 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure LLC CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 26 Oct 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states CThe U.S. Commerce Department has launched an investigation into dumping by Chinese steel pipe exporters, which could lead to new duties of almost 100 percent on imports of steel pipes from China. This follows preliminary
  • 7 Oct 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report PERU, LIMA IPS/GIN Leaders of the Achuar people challenged the Peruvian government 's declaration that a clean-up effort by PlusPetrol oil company in the northeastern Amazon jungle was completed. As part of an agreement in 2000, PlusPetrol Norte, the
  • 7 Apr 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, LIMA The Peruvian government has moved to end water contamination of the Mantaro River basin in the country's central region, which the environment ministry claims has been affected by pollution from illegal gold mining from the Madre de Dios
  • 24 Mar 2009- 08:06 by Local Press Report PERU, LIMA Living in Peru Oxfam International, a confederation of 13 organizations, released a report last week stating that over half of Peru's most used rivers are polluted. The tests done for the report show contaminates of lead, arsenic, cyanide,
  • 24 Mar 2009- 08:06 by Local Press Report UNITED STATE S, WASHINGTON DC WaterOnline CG/LA Infrastructure LLC. released the top 100 infrastructure projects in the Americas with a total estimated value of $64.6 billion USD. The projects are also expected to produce 2.8 million jobs. All the projects
  • 17 Mar 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, LIMA Beijing-based aluminum company Chinalco, through its Peruvian subsidiary Minera Chinalco Peru, announced construction of a water treatment plant at Kingsmill Tunnel in the central highlands of the country's Junin department. The
  • 3 Mar 2009- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states In a new study by the World Bank, "Low Carbon, High Growth: Latin American Responses to Climate Change," World Bank experts state that there are several imminent threats to water resources as well as energy and
  • 3 Mar 2009- 15:01 by Local Press Report PERU, LIMA Spanish Ambassador to Peru Javier Sandomingo said last week that despite economic global slowdown Spain would continue to work with and send aid to Peru. Spain is pleased with the programs it is running in conjunction with Peru, seeing positive

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