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2014-03-12 12:23:34

Saraiva accepts the card in its stores and offers the benefit to its employees SAO PAULO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saraiva S.A. Livreiros Editores ("Company") (Bovespa: SLED3 e SLED4) Brazil's leading publisher and distributor of content and services related to education, culture and entertainment, has implemented the Culture-Voucher program in its 112 stores. The Culture-Voucher can be used to buy books, CDs, movies or magazines. In February 2014, the benefit was also...

Magellanic Penguin Deaths In Brazil Being Investigated
2012-07-16 04:35:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Biologists are investigating the deaths of hundreds of penguins that were discovered washed up on the beaches at Brazil's southern Rio Grande do Sul state, various media outlets reported over the weekend. Officials with the Center of Coastal and Marine Studies (Ceclimar) told AFP reporters on Friday that the 512 Magellanic penguin bodies were found on the coast between the towns of Tramandai and Cidreira. They added that...

2011-06-02 08:09:00

SAO PAULO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Triunfo Participacoes e Investimentos has operated for over 12 years as one of the leading Brazilian companies in the infrastructure sector, with a strong presence in the toll road, port administration and power generation segments. Its stock is listed on the Novo Mercado special corporate governance segment of the BM&FBovespa S.A. - Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange and its management is based on ethics, transparency and respect for...

2009-06-23 15:53:00

Local Restaurant Group Embraces Practical Use of Social Media with Virtual Tasting BELLEVUE, Wash., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Let the Tweeting begin! El Gaucho in Bellevue is hosting its first ever Taste and Tweet event Wednesday, June 24 from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Taste and Tweet is organized by El Gaucho and the CEOs behind "Social Media for Executives," Clay Loges and Blaine Millet. The event will bring a group of socially networked guests who enjoy connecting over food and drink to taste,...

2008-10-21 06:00:22

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Power generation consortium Ceran (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil), composed of CPFL Energia S.A. (NYSE:CPL) (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Companhia Estadual de Energia Eletrica (Rio Grande do Sul) and Desenvix S.A. (Sao Paulo), is preparing to inaugurate a 100-megawatt (MW) hydropower plant called "14 de Julho," which will be the third plant in the Rio das Antas Complex. For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial...

2008-08-22 03:00:40

Russian power engineering company Power Machines and its partner in the Latin American power market, Energ Power, have signed an equipment supply contract with Electrosul for the Sao Joao hydroelectric power plant under construction in Brazil. The contract value exceeds E7 million. Under the terms of the contract, Power Machines will supply two hydrogenerators with capacity of 41MW each for the construction of two power units at the Sao Joao hydroelectric power plant (HPP). Start-up of...

2008-06-26 06:03:00

With an investment of $132 million, AmBev has said that it will construct a new malt factory in Brazil, reported the Spanish news agency Efe. To be located in the southern Brazilian town of Passo Fundo, the new plant will produce 110,000 tons of malt per month. Breweries in the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina and Sao Paulo will be supplied to by this plant, which is scheduled to begin production in 2009. This malt plant will initially employ 400 people and is expected to...

Word of the Day
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'