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  • 16 Dec 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO The Chilean branch of Spanish water group Aguas de Barcelona (Agbar) is expected to present an environmental impact assessment to region Ill's environmental authority for the construction of a desalination plant. Agbar plans to
  • 9 Dec 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO c hile's Supreme Court at the end of November ruled unanimously in favor of granting a water flow of 9 liters per second to the communities of Chusmiza and Usmagama. The case before the court pitted the two Aymara communities from
  • 9 Dec 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO Anew study conducted by Chile's Universidad Austral determined that natural forest cover retains rainwater, helping groundwater levels stay even and maintaining river and stream flows during dry seasons. The seven-year study focused
  • 2 Dec 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO Chile will need 45 percent more water, or 540 million cubic meters, to increase mining operations according to plans by 2020, according to a November 17 Chilean Copper Commission (Cochilco) report. The increased water is needed to
  • 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 OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO T he water level of Lautara reservoir in the Atacoma region is down by nearly 50 percent, according to a National Water Directorate (DGA) report released at the end of September. The reservoir, which provides drinking water and mining and
  • 7 Oct 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report CHILE, SANTIAGO Santiago Times (Chile) Canadian gold mining company Kinross said it will invest $1 billion USD to expand mining projects in Chile's Region III (Atacama), including expanding the existing gold mine, Maricunga, and developing a new project,
  • 9 Sep 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO c hile's public works ministry (MOP) will award $4 billion USD in infrastructure projects by the end of 2011, according to Public Works Minister Sergio Bitar. Some $1 billion USD is to be awarded by the end of 2009, another $1
  • 24 Mar 2009- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO Chilean authorities are considering implementing tax breaks and financing projects to promote initiatives that address the effects of climate change on hydrological resources. The public works ministry (MOP) is working with a number of
  • 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
  • 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

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