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Nazca Lines in the Peruvian Desert
2014-05-06 09:22:42

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study indicates that in ancient Peru residents formed lines of rock which may have directed people to fairs and trade sites around 300 B.C., reports Dan Vergano of National Geographic News. The Paracas people placed these piles of rock, with some stretching more than 1.9 miles, in the highlands and built ceremonial mounds near their homes along the Andean coast. This predates the famous Nazca lines by centuries. The Paracas...

2014-05-06 08:24:49

VANCOUVER, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT)(BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that drilling during early 2014 has demonstrated that the Catas orebody extends another 130 meters to depth. In addition, drilling at the Cachi-Cachi mine has significantly expanded the Angelita orebody. _____________________________________________________________________ |Press Release Highlights:...

2014-05-02 08:23:12

- Company Reaffirms 2014 Earnings-per-Share Guidance of $4.25 to $4.55 SAN DIEGO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today reported first-quarter 2014 earnings of $247 million, or $0.99 per diluted share, compared with first-quarter 2013 earnings of $178 million, or $0.72 per diluted share. Excluding a $9 million after-tax charge related to the closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), Sempra Energy's adjusted earnings were $256 million, or...

2014-04-30 23:07:33

Cima Software Corporation in collaboration with Ricoh Peru announce HR365: a solution for optimizing human resources departments to a group of entrepreneurs and HR managers in Lima, Peru. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Multinational company Cima Software, a provider of information management solutions, introduced its new HR365 management solution along with Ricoh Peru a leading global provider of digital office equipment. The HR365 solution was designed to simplify and shorten...

2014-04-30 16:25:04

VANCOUVER, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT)(BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") announces the filing of Sociedad Minera Corona S.A.'s ("Corona") unaudited Financial Statements and Management Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") for the first quarter of 2014. The Company holds an 81.8% interest in Corona. All amounts are presented in thousands of US dollars unless otherwise stated and have not been adjusted for the 18.2% non-controlling interest. Daniel...

2014-04-30 12:36:17

Colombian and Peruvian Gamers Can Now Access Broad Library of Digital Games and Subscribe to PlayStation®Plus on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3 and PlayStation® Vita Systems and the Web SAN MATEO, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Network Entertainment International (SNEI) and Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) announced today the launch of PlayStation®Store in Colombia and Peru on PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)), PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) and PlayStation®Vita (PS...

2014-04-30 12:20:54

World-renowned mountaineers join injured soldiers to overcome barriers FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soldiers to Summits, a program of No Barriers USA, and Mission: Mt. Whitney expedition sponsor Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) today announced its team of healing wounded veterans who will take on the highest summit in the contiguous United States this fall. The team of soldiers will be trained by two of America's best-known mountaineers Charley Mace and Jeff Evans, who together...

2014-04-29 12:25:51

LIMA, Peru, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest publicly traded, precious metals mining company announced today that it will host its First Quarter 2014 earnings conference call & audio webcast on Thursday, May 1, 2014 @ 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time / 9:00 a.m. Lima Time. To participate, please dial: 1-800-311-9401 (U.S. participants)1-334-323-7224 (outside of the U.S.)...

2014-04-28 16:23:34

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Mining Equipment Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/machinery/world_mining_equipment_market.html World demand to rise 8.6% annually through 2017Despite some short term weakness, the worldwide mining machinery market is forecast to expand 8.6 percent per year through 2017 to $135 billion, spurred by voracious demand for mined materials in China, India, and several...

2014-04-23 12:23:24

LIMA, Peru, April 23, 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 First Quarter 2014 earnings conference call on April 30, 2014 @ 10.00 a.m. Eastern Time / 9.00 a.m. Lima Time. To participate, please dial:1-800-311-9401 (U.S. participants)1-334-323-7224 (International Participants)Conference ID: 71651 A...


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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cacodemon
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