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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
  • 28 Oct 2009- 14:48 by Local Press Report SOFIA, Bulgaria Standart (Bulgaria) The southern Bulgarian town of Chepelare has formed a public council to oppose mining operations by Canada's Dundee Precious Metals. The council plans to demand that the Ministry of Environment and Water refuse to
  • 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,
  • 14 Sep 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A Pakistani think tank has warned that the country's water shortages will strangle its water-based economic activity — including agriculture, on which over 70 per cent of the population is dependent — as early as 2015. The
  • 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
  • 31 Aug 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan will receive $700 million USD in financial assistance from China to build a series of dams in a bid to boost the country's water resources. The dams are scheduled to be built in all four provinces and the Federally

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