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2011-08-15 00:30:00

NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, August 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ministry of Public Works of Suriname has announced it seeks to end its contract with Ballast Nedam for the design and construction of the Carolina bridge across the Suriname river. The Ministry wishes to open consultations with Ballast Nedam in order to achieve a proper settlement. Ballast Nedam published the signing of the contract on 11 July 2011. Ballast Nedam has a leading position in construction and...

2011-07-11 00:30:00

NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ballast Nedam has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Public Works of Suriname for the design and construction of the Carolina bridge across the Suriname river. The financial close concluding this agreement is expected to be finalized on 1 August. The net contract value of the project amounts to EUR 32 million. Ballast Nedam has a leading position in construction and infrastructure. The company operates...

2010-06-22 07:30:00

Announces Board and Senior Management Appointments TORONTO, June 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sino-Forest Corporation ("Sino-Forest" or the "Company") (TSX: TRE), a leading, commercial forest plantation operator in China, is pleased to announce today that it has entered into a Share Subscription Agreement (the "Agreement") with Omnicorp Limited ("Omnicorp") (HKSE: 0094), a Hong Kong-listed company. Sino-Forest will, subject to the satisfaction or waiver of certain conditions, purchase a...

2009-07-08 06:07:00

HELSINKI, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Comptel Provisioning and Activation Solution to Eliminate Suriname Operator's Manual Processes Comptel Corporation (OMX Helsinki: CTL1V), the leading vendor of dynamic Operations Support System (OSS) software, today announced that Telesur has selected Comptel Provisioning and Activation to centralize and automate its order-to-activation process. Eliminating the service provider's manual entry system, the solution will make it easier...

2009-01-21 03:04:00

Outstanding exploration success leads to Reserves Replacement of over 500% in 2008 Two world-class basins now being fast-tracked Debt refinancing on schedule; Additional funding from equity placing(1) LONDON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) issues this Trading Statement in respect of its financial year to 31 December 2008. This is in advance of the Group's Full Year Results, which are scheduled for release on 11 March 2009. The Operational Update is in respect of...

2008-11-13 12:00:06

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c21027/suriname_telecom) has announced the addition of the "Suriname - Telecoms Market Overview & Statistics" report to their offering. Suriname's telecom infrastructure is reasonable compared with the rest of Latin America, and compares favourably with the country's other social and economic indicators. Teledensity is slightly lower than average for the region, while mobile penetration is slightly higher. Internet and...

2008-10-24 12:00:19

Reunion Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE: RGD) (the "Company" or "Reunion") is pleased to provide an exploration update on the Company's Lely Mountain Project located within the greenstone belt of Eastern Suriname in South America. Reunion's program is the first ever systematic gold exploration of this productive greenstone terrain. Reunion has been actively exploring four promising target areas within this 82,850 hectare early stage exploration project: Tabocal, Agua Branca, Bamboo and Djuka...

2008-10-01 15:00:35

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Chemicals industry industry is available in its catalogue. World Bauxite and Alumina Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p092437/World-Bauxite-and-Alumina-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bauxite and Alumina in Thousands of Metric Tons. The major product segments analyzed are Bauxite (Metallurgical Bauxite, & Non-Metallurgical Bauxite), and Alumina ( Metallurgical Alumina, &...

2008-08-15 18:00:22

ISCO International, Inc. (AMEX:ISO), a leading provider of wireless spectrum conditioning solutions for wireless carriers, today announced that it has signed an agreement with the telecommunications service provider Telesur as it expands its network in Suriname. As part of the agreement, ISCO will provide "Spectrum Conditioning," increasing call capacity and quality - and creating new revenue opportunities for the cellular carrier in the South American country just north of Brazil. The...


Latest Suriname Reference Libraries

Surinam Toad, Pipa pipa
2014-08-05 09:29:54

The Surinam Toad or Star-Fingered Toad, Pipa pipa, is a species of frog belonging to the Pipidae family. It can be found in Bolivia, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Suriname, Peru, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, tropical or subtropical swamps, freshwater marshes, swamps, and sporadic freshwater marshes. Loss of habitat is the main threat to this toad. This toad appears similar to a leaf....

Red-throated Caracara, Ibycter americanus
2012-04-02 16:55:31

The Red-throated Caracara, (Ibycter americanus), is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is the only member of its genus Ibycter. It is sometimes incorrectly placed in the Daptrius genus with the Black Caracara. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. The habitats of this social bird are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests...

Ash-throated Crake, Porzana albicollis
2012-04-02 15:22:04

The Ash-throated Crake, (Porzana albicollis), is a species of bird in the Rallidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its habitat is subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland and swamps. The Ash-throated Crake is a small bird with a short bill. It has black and olive brown streaks on the back. The tail is black and the underparts are slate gray. The...

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2009-07-02 22:38:33

The Amazon Rainforest (known as Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia in Portuguese, and Selva Amazónica or Amazonia in Spanish), also known as Amazonia, or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest that covers almost all of the Amazon Basin in South America. The basin consists of 1.7 billion acres, of which 1.4 billion acres is rainforest. This rainforest covers nine nations (Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana). Brazil contains...

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2008-04-29 00:17:00

The Ashy-headed Greenlet (Hylophilus pectoralis), is a species of bird in the Vireonidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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