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2014-07-21 12:27:02

LIMA, Peru, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grana y Montero S.A.A. ("Grana y Montero" or "the Company") (NYSE: GRAM) (BVL: GRAMONC1), the engineering and construction Peruvian company listed in the New York Stock Exchange, announced it will host its Second Quarter 2014 earnings conference call on July 25, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 12:00 p.m. Lima Time. To participate, please dial: 1-800-311-9401 (U.S. participants) 1-334-323-7224 (International Participants) Conference ID:...

2014-07-20 23:02:45

Chazel Capital. Inc (http://www.chazelcapital.com) announced today that they have increased investment into OFIR Rey Salomon development with positive results, having completed substantial prep work on several productive areas and purchased new equipment to facilitate mechanized operation. Lima, Peru (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Chazel Capital today revealed an aggressive expansion plan for their existing operation in Peru in response to and in preparation for the massive growth occurring in the...

2014-07-15 08:22:29

VANCOUVER, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT)(BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that drilling at the Cachi Cachi Mine, located immediately north of the Central Mine Area of its Yauricocha property, has encountered wide zones of high grade zinc mineralization. In addition, the Company has expanded its planned 2014 drilling for resource expansion at Yauricocha by 2.5 times. Press Release Highlights: -- Drill hole ESC-12-14-18 cut...

2014-07-01 08:36:06

BERLIN, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentors International [http://www.mentorsinternational.org ], a non-profit organisation that uses microenterprise, mentoring, and business training to alleviate poverty worldwide, is implementing Mambu [http://www.mambu.com ]'s cloud banking platform across its entire network, spanning five countries worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130924/642408-a ) Currently active in the Philippines, Guatemala,...

2014-06-25 20:20:50

Operations in Second Half of 2014 to Focus on Exploration in the Putumayo Basin of Colombia and Further Development of the Bretaña Field in Peru CALGARY, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gran Tierra Energy Inc. ("Gran Tierra Energy") (NYSE MKT: GTE, TSX: GTE), a company focused on oil exploration and production in South America, today announces it has closed the sale of its Argentina business and provides a corporate update. "With the successful sale of the Argentina business,...

2014-06-24 12:22:24

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, June 24th, LAN and TAM Airline union leaders from Argentina, Peru, and Chile will be meeting in Lima, in an effort to convince the company to provide decent working conditions for aviation workers of the LATAM Aviation Group. A meeting will be held on June 24th, at the Ministry of Labor of Peru, with representatives of the company, and the leadership of the Peruvian mechanics union. The purpose of this meeting is to...

2014-06-23 16:20:58

LAN and TAM Airlines unions will take action this week in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Argentina in support of strikes by LAN Peru mechanics and LAN Argentina flight attendants LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the aviation unions of the ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) Network of LATAM Unions in Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru and Colombia will be taking action to support the mechanics of LAN Peru and the flight attendants of LAN Argentina....

2014-06-20 23:00:56

Chazel Capital Inc (http://www.chazelcapital.com) announced today that they will intensify their efforts and increase capital commitments in Peru over the next several years. These increases include the hiring of qualified personnel from across the globe and new executive offices, as well as additional investments into the expansion and enhancement of currently producing properties. Lima, Peru (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Chazel Capital today revealed an aggressive expansion plan for their...

2014-06-20 16:20:48

LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) LATAM network reports that it is hearing of concerns from passengers due to fly on LAN and TAM planes during a strike expected to begin in Peru on 26 June. Unions report that more than 200 mechanics - over 70 per cent of all LAN Peru mechanics - will not be certifying airplane flights during the strike, which is expected to affect operations across Latin America, including during the...

2014-06-20 08:20:44

VANCOUVER, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT)(BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed the first phase of its deep drilling program at its Yauricocha mine in Peru, with all five deep drill holes intercepting their targets of mineralized zones. The new drill results reported in this press release demonstrate that the Antacaca orebody extends 250 meters deeper than previously known and that a previously unknown,...


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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