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2014-05-13 12:25:21

THUNDER BAY, ON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Red Metal Resources Ltd. (RMES:OTCBB) ("Red Metal") is pleased to provide project updates for activities on its Perth and Farellon Projects in III Region, Chile. Perth Project: The optionee of the Perth Project, Geoactiva SPA ("Geoactiva") have completed payments and exploration expenditures for the first year of their four year option agreement. The third payment was made on April 30(th), 2014 and Geoactiva will be required to spend a...

2014-05-13 08:24:10

SANTIAGO, Chile, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPark Limited ("GeoPark") (NYSE: GPRK), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and producing properties in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina, announced today its 1Q2014 operational update. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130603/MX24008LOGO-b For the quarter ended March 31, 2014, GeoPark's oil and gas average production increased to a record of 20,410 boepd, including 3,667 boepd from the...

2014-05-09 12:25:08

DALLAS, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Ultra HNWIs in Chile 2014", "HNWI Asset Allocation in Chile 2014", "Challenges and Opportunities for the Wealth Sector in Chile 2014" and "High Net Worth trends in Chile 2014" reports to its research database. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140509/86147) Ultra HNWIs in Chile 2014 market research report says there were 665 UHNWIs in Chile in 2013, with an average wealth of US$126 million, making them a prime...

2014-05-09 12:22:47

-- Abengoa's project in Chile will prevent the emission of approximately 643,000 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere every year. WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has obtained a favorable environmental rating from the authorities of the Chilean Environmental Service to develop a solar-thermal plant using molten...

A Stellar Explosion On The Outer Reaches Of The Universe Provides Clues About The Formation Of Black Holes
2014-05-08 03:10:01

University of the Basque Country A partnership of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, Ikerbasque and the CSIC-Spanish National Research Council is participating in the detecting, for the first time, of circular light coming from a recently created black hole On 24 October 2012 observatories across the world were alerted about a huge stellar explosion, the GRB121024A, which had been located just hours before in the Eridanus constellation by NASA's Swift satellite. However, only...

2014-05-07 23:10:19

Álvaro Merino, Research Manager at the National Society of Mining (SONAMI), will share a presentation on the mining landscape in Chile in front of the international concentrated solar power industry in ChileSol 2014 (27 & 28 May, Santiago de Chile). London - UK (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 On Tuesday 27th of May, the National Society of Mining will join the international and solar industry at the 2nd Chilean Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (ChileSol 2014). Álvaro Merino,...

2014-05-06 08:23:37

Positive gross profit despite of slow start TORONTO and MARSEILLE, FRANCE, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Foraco International SA (TSX:FAR) (the "Company" or "Foraco"), a leading global provider of mineral drilling services, today reported unaudited financial results for its first quarter 2014. All figures are reported in US Dollars (US$), unless otherwise indicated. Three months Q1 2014 Highlights Revenue -- Q1 2014 revenue amounted to US$ 45.4 million compared to US$...

2014-05-02 08:22:43

SHANGHAI, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it signed contracts to supply 100 MW of PV modules for two PV projects in Chile. Both projects are located in Chile's Atacama Desert region, which has one of the highest irradiation levels in the world. The Lalackama PV plant, the first of the two projects, will consist of 60 MW and will include...

2014-05-01 16:26:52

Award-winning transparency platform expanded from home base in Chile WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citizens of Venezuela and Colombia seeking to bring more transparency and accountability to their societies will soon have a new tool with the expansion of Poderopedia.org to their countries. Poderopedia is an award-winning digital platform that maps who is who in business and politics. Launched in Chile in 2012 by ICFJ Knight International Journalism Fellow...

2014-04-30 23:24:17

Jorge Rosenblut, President of Endesa Chile, one of the largest utilities in the country, stated last week the urgent need for Chile to reactivate the electricity sector. London - UK (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Last week the President of Endesa, one of the biggest utilities in Chile, gave a speech at the Enersis annual convention (Enersis is part of the Endesa Group). He urged the new government to focus on the development of local sources of energy that are both sustainable and competitive....


Latest Chile Reference Libraries

Socompa
2014-08-19 10:02:27

Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...

Monito del Monte, Dromiciops gliroides
2014-04-30 10:08:55

The monito del monte (Dromiciops gliroides), Spanish for little bush monkey, is a species of marsupial that can only be found in southwestern areas of South America, specifically in Argentina and Chile. This species prefers to reside in Valdivian temperate rain forests and mountain bamboo forests. It was once thought that this species is descended from marsupials living in Australia, but studies have shown that Australidelphia marsupials most likely originated in South America and later moved...

Chilean Horse
2014-04-04 10:44:38

The Chilean horse, also known as the Chilean Corralero, is a breed of horse that originated in South America. This horse is the oldest registered breed in South America and the oldest breed of Iberian origin, as well as the oldest official breed of stock horse in the Western Hemisphere. It is thought that the breed was first developed in 1544 when Father Rodrigo González Marmolejo began breeding with the intent of producing high quality horses. By the early sixteenth century, horses bred in...

Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
2013-06-22 16:13:36

The southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) is a species of baleen whale that can be found in different regions in the summer and winter seasons. During the summer, it can be found in the Southern Ocean, possibly near Antarctica. During the winter, populations disperse into many warmer areas to breed, including waters near Chile, Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa, Peru, Namibia, Brazil, Australia, and Madagascar, among other areas. Right whales were first classified by Carolus...

Elegant Fat-tailed Mouse Opossum, Thylamys elegans
2013-05-02 10:37:28

The elegant fat-tailed mouse opossum (Thylamys elegans) can be found in Chile and possibly Argentina at altitudes between sea level and 8,202 feet. It prefers a wide variety of habitats including brushlands, riverbanks, and cloud forests. This species occurs in arid habitats, which is not typical to mouse opossums. The elegant fat-tailed mouse opossum can reach an average body length of up to 4.7 inches, with a tail length between 4.5 and 5.5 inches. The fur color of this species varies...

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