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31 Jan 2018 BUENOS AIRES
A Loan Agreement was signed today between the Government of the Province of Buenos Aires and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development whereby the Fund will provide a Loan of KD 15,000,000 (equivalent to about US$ 51 million) for the financing of the La Plata Water Supply Project. The Project aims at supporting the socio-economic development in Buenos Aires Province, by improving the potable water quality and providing adequate quantities of water supply to the residences within the Project area until the year 2040.
5 Sep 2017 BUENOS AIRES
The Argentinean government launched a call to private companies from all over the world to take part alongside the state in 38 water projects for almost US$ 9.5 billion. The call includes works of drinking water, sanitation, dam and irrigation aimed to reach 100 percent coverage in drinking water and 75% in sanitation services...
25 Jan 2017 BUENOS AIRES
Argentina's flood-threatened soybean hopes received a triple downgrade, with the country's farm ministry and two grains exchanges cutting sowing estimates – but not as deeply as some other commentators have done.
15 Jul 2016 BUENOS AIRES
As an introduction to today''s "saucepan-banging" protest against the drastic rise in power and gas tariffs, a Buenos Aires court now ruled a suspension also of the hike in the water bill.
24 Jun 2016 WASHINGTON, DC
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a new project for Argentina today totaling US$200 million to strengthen flood risk management in the city of Buenos Aires and improve drainage systems in the Cildáñez, Vega and Maldonado Stream basins. The project will directly benefit 3 million people.
17 Jun 2016 BUENOS AIRES
Argentina is seeking to push ahead with the construction of two aqueducts to irrigate crop plantations in the province of Entre Ríos despite widespread opposition from political parties and environmental organisations. Concerns have been raised about the lack of transparency and environmental risks associated with the projects, which will be fully financed by Chinese banks.
24 Mar 2016 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina
Argentinian Judge Orders Creation of Commission to Investigate Barrick Gold’s Practices at Veladero Mine
Argentinian Federal Judge Sebastian Casanello this week ordered the creation of an expert commission to investigate conditions and practices at Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in San Juan province, where a valve failure last September spilled over a million liters of cyanide solution into the nearby Potrerillos River...
21 Mar 2016 BUENOS AIRES
Argentina has secured $3.5 billion in new financing from the World Bank over the next two years to help fund water, health and housing projects as well as a child welfare program, the Finance Ministry said on Friday.
27 Jan 2016 BUENOS AIRES
Drought has caused irrecoverable corn crop losses in some areas of Argentina despite the El Niño weather phenomenon which usually triggers heavy rains in South America.
20 Oct 2015 CALETA OLIVIA, Argentina
Argentina last week announced a tender for a $1.2 billion USD aqueduct system that would withdraw water from Buenos Aires Lake and transport it to a number of towns in the northern part of Santa Cruz province.Announcing the international tender at the Gallegos River in Caleta Olivia, Argentinian President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said that the project has come to fruition through prior cooperation with both China and Russia...
24 Jul 2015 BUENOS AIRES
MWH Global has received contracts to work on modernization of the 1,890 MW Salto Grande hydro plant and to serve as detail designers for the Nestor Kirchner and Jorge Cepernic facilities in Argentina.
18 May 2015 BUENOS AIRES
Argentina will receive a $200 million USD loan from the Inter-American Development Bank to fund a programme to improve living conditions for families dwelling in irregular settlements, such as shanty towns and campsites.The work is part of the Neighborhood Upgrading Program, which has been designed to legalise land ownership, provide basic infrastructure and support community development, thereby helping some 250,000 families.