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Massive Belo Monte Dam Rises in Amazonia
Engineering News-Record

『 Chinese company powers Brazil's huge dam 』

The Belo Monte Dam is a hydroelectric dam complex currently under construction on the Xingu River in the state of Pará, northern Brazil. [Special coverage] The planned installed capacity of the dam complex would be 11,233 megawatts (MW), which ... ECF, 6 days ago
Chinese company powers Brazil's huge dam, 1 week ago

Conservation works: Forests for water in eastern Amazonia

Image of Xingu watershed collected by the Envisat/MERIS satellite in May of 2006 by the European Space Agency (ESA). Brazil's 'arc of deforestation' accounted for 85% of all Amazon deforestation from 1996 to 2005. Although deforestation rates have ...
 PhysOrg.com2 months ago Forests for water in eastern Amazonia  Terra Daily2 months ago

The Latin American infrastructure pipeline

Introduction Vast tracts of land; liberalised, business-friendly regulatory regimes; major markets and a previously non-existent spending capacity these are just a few of the factors which explain Latin America's enhanced global competitiveness.
 Lexology4 days ago

State Grid sets transmission project in motion

State Grid Corp of China, the country's largest power distributor, launched a power transmission project on Tuesday during Premier Li Keqiang's visit to Brazil. Li, on his first day of a three-day visit to Brazil, witnessed the launching ...
 China Daily Asia6 days ago

Tribal chocolate sculpture hits the sweet spot

(19 mins ago) The Peninsula's Maître Chocolatier Marijn Coertjens created this chocolate sculpture by drawing on the culture of the Kayapó people, an Amazonian tribe which calls the Brazilian rainforest their home. Coertjens created a detailed ...
 Hong Kong Standard1 week ago

The Pens chocolatier crowned Belgian exponent

The Pen's chocolatier crowned Belgian exponent (23 mins ago) The Peninsula's Maître Chocolatier Marijn Coertjens has been named the world's Best Belgian Chocolate Master at the Belgian qualifying round of the World Chocolate Masters recently.
 Hong Kong Standard1 week ago
Seeking Alpha

Belo Sun Mining Is Undervalued But High-Risk

Corp. (VNNHF) by: Christopher De Sousa Subscribers to SA PRO had an early look at this article. Learn more about PRO » Summary Belo Sun Mining is focused on developing its Volta Grande gold project in Pará State, Brazil. The recently ...
 Seeking Alpha1 week ago Contrarian Pick: Belo Sun Mining, Why Very Positive Analyst's Consensus Probably Isn't Warranted  Seeking Alpha3 weeks ago

Trying to turn sustainability into a staple of the Amazon

News 13 December 2006 BRAZIL - John Cain Carter, an alumnus of Texas Christian University's ranch management program, is on a mission to convince Brazilian cattlemen that it's good business to employ an environmentally friendly approach to ...
 The Cattle Site2 weeks ago

Brazilian tribes join in opposition of hydropower development

Hundreds of members from four indigenous Amazonian tribes have formed an alliance to oppose a number of hydropower projects planned or already under-construction on Brazil's Teles Pires, Juruena and Tapajos rivers. The group, which includes ...
 Penn Energy2 weeks ago

Blog: Grasping the nettle or nettling the graspers

The Indian ryot, or peasant cultivator, has always been a political football. When we think of a farmer most of us think, this man is getting subsidised water, electricity, seeds, fertiliser. The government buys his harvest. The government is keen ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
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