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2014-09-16 23:09:04

Americas Petrogas' GrowMax subsidiary begins the process of analyzing 34 drill cores for Sechura rock phosphate (Bayovar, Peru). These 34 drill cores are separate and distinct from the Company’s announcement of a discovery of near-surface phosphates on the Bayovar 6 concession (see August 28, 2014 news release). Calgary, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Americas Petrogas Inc. (TSX-V:BOE) and its subsidiary, GrowMax Agri Corp., (collectively, “Americas Petrogas” or the...

2014-09-15 23:04:56

Demand Management Technology Provider Has Saved Mission Produce over $2 Million by Standardizing and Automating Control Systems in Four Countries; Latest Deployment Will Be at a New Avocado Storage Facility in Peru Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 September 15, 2014 – Powerit Solutions (http://www.poweritsolutions.com), an international clean technology company that sets the demand management standard, today announced that Mission Produce (http://www.missionpro.com) will...

2014-09-09 08:32:46

FedEx-Sponsored Program Will Provide Comprehensive Hands-On Training to Eye Care Professionals from Northern Peru NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbis, a leading global non-governmental organization (NGO) that works to eliminate avoidable blindness, in cooperation with longtime global sponsor FedEx, is bringing the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) back to Trujillo, Peru for a two-week intensive ophthalmic skills exchange program aimed at strengthening subspecialty training of...

2014-09-09 08:22:45

VANCOUVER, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT) (BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company"), a Canadian mining company focused on the production of silver and base metals from Peru and Mexico, is pleased to announce that, as part of an ongoing corporate development strategy, Victoria Vargas has joined Sierra Metals as Vice President Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. In this role, Ms. Vargas will be the primary liaison between Sierra and its...

2014-09-05 12:21:12

LIMA, Peru, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inkia Energy Limited, an exempted company organized under the laws of Bermuda (the "Company"), announced today that it has commenced a solicitation (the "Solicitation") of consents (the "Consents") upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in a Notice of Consent Solicitation (as it may be amended or supplemented from time to time, the "Notice") and an accompanying Consent Form (as it may be amended or supplemented from time to...

2014-09-04 16:20:52

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Three Wheeler Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2057583/Global-Three-Wheeler-Market-Forecast-and-Opportunities-2019.html Three-wheeler industry can be categorized into two segments- passenger carriers and load carriers. The segments can further be categorized according to weight of the vehicle, payload capacity (0.35T / 0.50T / 0.75T /...

2014-08-25 16:21:26

The sale will support approximately 800 jobs in those states WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has authorized a pair of direct loans to two wind power projects in Peru for the export of wind turbines manufactured in Hutchinson, Kan., and Fort Madison, Iowa, by Siemens Energy Inc. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110414/MM83673LOGO The financing, almost $65 million in total, represents Ex-Im Bank's...

2014-08-20 08:25:43

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oliver Sparrow announced that his novel Dark Sun, Bright Moon is now available for sale on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. In it, he explores a nation and people he studied during his time in Peru, transforming his travels and extensive research in the Peruvian jungle into a fictional novel about the same land a thousand years ago. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137656 Photo -...

2014-08-19 08:22:53

TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) announced today the results of an independent resource evaluation for 36 of the Company's 60 exploration blocks in Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Guyana, Guatemala and Papua New Guinea ("PNG"). The 2014 resource evaluation was prepared by Petrotech Engineering Ltd. ("Petrotech") with an effective date of March 31, 2014 (the "2014 Resource Report"). The 2014 Resource Report...

2014-08-19 04:21:20

JOHANNESBURG, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) has agreed to sell its 51% stake in Canteras del Hallazgo S.A.C (CDH), the company that manages the Chucapaca project in southern Peru, to its joint venture partner in the project, Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (Buenaventura). Buenaventura is Peru's largest publicly traded, precious metals mining company and previously owned 49% in CDH. The agreed sale...


Latest Peru Reference Libraries

Red-backed Poison Frog, Ranitomeya reticulata
2013-07-30 10:57:12

The Red backed Poison Frog (Ranitomeya reticulata) is a species of frog belonging to the family Dendrobatidae. It's an arboreal insectivorous species, and is the second most poisonous species in the genus, after R. variabilis. Like many species of small poisonous frogs native to South America, it's grouped with the poison dart frogs, and is a moderately toxic species, containing poison that is capable of causing serious injury to humans, and death in animals such as chickens. This frog is...

Long-Snouted Bat, Platalina genovensium
2013-06-25 13:02:53

The long-snouted bat (Platalina genovensium) is a species of leaf-nosed bat that is native to Peru. It is known to roost in caves, bridges, and man made structures. This species is known to feed on nectar and pollen, but will consume cactus flowers when in bloom. There is not much known about the habits of this species, but it is thought to be pregnant during the month of September. The long-snouted bat is threatened by habitat loss, which affects its habitat and its food sources, although...

Spectacled Bear, Tremarctos ornatus
2013-05-17 11:07:19

The spectacled bear or the Andean bear (Tremarctos ornatus) is native to South America. This bear is locally known as jukumari, ukuko, or ucumari and is the only remaining species of short-faced bear existing today, making it the sole member of the sub-family Tremarctinae. The range of the spectacled bear includes western Venezuela, eastern Panama, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, northwestern Argentina, and western Bolivia. It is only found in the Andes Mountains, but it is thought to be an...

Marine Otter, Lontra feline
2012-12-28 15:09:41

The marine otter (Lontra feline) is a member of the weasel family, and can be found in South America. It prefers a habitat in rocky coastal areas, with a range that includes the entire coastline of Chile and extends to southern Peru and Argentina. It has been found on the Falkland Islands, but individuals here do not represent a constant population. Unlike other species of otter, the marine otter chooses to live near waters with high winds and swells. It may use caves and crevices as dens,...

Short-eared Dog, Atelocynus microtis
2012-10-30 11:30:12

The short-eared dog (Atelocynus microtis) is a species of canid that is native to the Amazonian basin. This species is the only one in its genus and is also known as the short-eared zorro and the short-eared fox. Its range includes Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, and Colombia. It prefers a habitat in many areas of the rainforests in its range, mainly where there is little human disturbance. These areas include lowland forests, swamp forests, and terra firme forests. This species has many...

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