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2014-08-06 20:22:28

BARUERI, Brazil, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2Q14 was marked by the result of the seasonality of energy strategy adopted by the Company, which defined distinct profiles of physical guarantee for ballast (contracts) and ERM for 2014. This strategy allowed gains in Ebitda of R$27 million above that registered in the same period of last year. Sales made in the short term market combined with a high average spot price ("PLD") were the main factor that translated in net revenues of R$...

2010-06-25 00:57:00

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, June 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, today announced that a consortium led by its Brazilian subsidiary ARCADIS Logos, has signed a US$54 million contract with SABESP, the Sao Paulo State Basic Sanitation Company. Under the contract ARCADIS will provide project management services for the extension of the infrastructure for collection, removal and...

2009-08-13 18:24:00

SAO PAULO, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AES Tiete S.A. (OTC: AESAY, AESYY; Bovespa: GETI3, GETI4) today announced its results for the 2nd quarter, 2009. Comments by Mr. Alexandre Innecco - CFO and Investor Relations Officer "AES Tiete's EBITDA was R$ 325.1 million, 12.4% higher than in 2Q08, while net income reached R$ 199.2 million, an increase of 48.6% compared to the same period in the previous year. The higher price of energy sold through the bilateral contract...

2009-05-14 18:58:00

SAO PAULO, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AES Tiete S.A. (Bovespa: GETI3 and GETI4; OTC: AESAY and AESYY) today announced its results for the 1st quarter, 2009. Comments by Mr. Alexandre Innecco - CFO and Investor Relations Officer AES Tiete's EBITDA was R$ 341.6 million, 8.8% higher than in 1Q08, while net income totaled R$ 215.3 million, which represented an increase of 24.6% compared to the same period the previous year. The higher price of energy sold through the bilateral contract...

2006-04-06 10:29:29

By Fernanda Ezabella SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - If all the world's a stage, a Brazilian theater company sees Sao Paulo's filthy, stinking River Tiete as the perfect venue for a play about the bleak life of a poor working family. The Vertigem company is putting on its a latest performance using a flotilla of boats and the riverbank as its stage. The audience tags along in its own boat. The Tiete, which cuts through the north of the world's third-largest city, is considered an open...


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