Tag Archives: Argentina

ANDRITZ to Deliver High-Efficiency OCC Line to Papel Prensa in Buenos Aires

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ has secured an order from Papel Prensa S.A. to provide a complete old corrugated containers (OCC) line with a reject handling system for their mill in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The OCC line, initially processing … Read the full press release

Cargill and Solidaridad Form $4.6 Million Global Partnership to Enhance Farmer Livelihoods and Sustainable Farming Practices

(IN BRIEF) Cargill and Solidaridad have initiated a strategic global partnership aimed at enhancing the livelihoods of farmers, promoting climate-friendly farming practices, and advancing conservation and responsible land use. Over a three-year period, the $4.6 million program will impact approximately … Read the full press release

Glencore to Acquire Majority Stake in Argentina’s MARA Project from Pan American in $475 Million Deal

(IN BRIEF) Glencore International AG (Glencore) and Pan American Silver Corp. have agreed for Glencore to acquire the 56.25% stake in the MARA Project located in Argentina from Pan American. The deal involves Glencore paying $475 million in cash and … Read the full press release

European Union’s Global Gateway Initiative Supports Sustainable Projects in South America

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced the signing of multiple loans during the European Union-Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) Summit of Heads of State and Government. These loans will provide financing for climate action … Read the full press release

Scania prepares for world finals of Top Team workshop excellence competition

(IN BRIEF) Scania is preparing for the world finals of the Top Team competition, which celebrates workshop excellence and customer care. Twelve finalist teams from around the world will compete in Södertälje for the chance to win the top prize … Read the full press release

DAAD appoints two German academics to prestigious professorships in Argentina and Brazil

(IN BRIEF) The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has announced the appointment of Professor Lisa Diedrich and Dr Laura Kemmer to the Walter Gropius Professorship at the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina and the Martius Professorship at the University … Read the full press release

Santander Private Banking Takes Home Multiple Awards at 2022 Euromoney Awards

(IN BRIEF) Santander Private Banking has been named the Best Private Bank in Latin America by Euromoney, which also recognized the bank in several other award categories including Best Bank for Family Office Services and for Wealth Transfer/Succession Planning. The … Read the full press release

Holcim adquiere productor líder de membranas líquidas para techos e impermeabilización en Argentina

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) Holcim, una empresa global de materiales de construcción, adquirió Quimexur, un productor líder de membranas líquidas para aplicaciones de techado e impermeabilización en Argentina. La adquisición está en línea con la estrategia de Holcim de convertirse en … Read the full press release

Holcim Acquires Leading Producer of Liquid Membranes for Roofing and Waterproofing in Argentina

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a global building materials company, has acquired Quimexur, a leading producer of liquid membranes for roofing and waterproofing applications in Argentina. The acquisition is in line with Holcim’s strategy to become a leader in roofing and waterproofing … Read the full press release

La planta de aluminio de Hydro en Argentina se convierte en la primera del país en obtener la certificación ASI

(COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) OSLO, 24-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), una empresa noruega de aluminio y energía renovable comprometida con un futuro sostenible, ha anunciado que su planta de extrusión de aluminio en Pilar, Argentina se ha convertido en … Read the full press release

The aluminium plant of Hydro in Argentina becomes the first in the country to get ASI-certified

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 24-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced that its aluminium extrusion plant in Pilar, Argentina has become the first in the country to … Read the full press release

Swissport expands its network across Latin America

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 1-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swissport, a Swiss aviation services company offering airport ground and cargo handling services, has announced that it will add six additional airports in Chile to its global network. The expansion of the network … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz marks 70 years of producing various models of cars, vans, buses, trucks in Argentina

(PRESS RELEASE) BUENOS AIRES, 10-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz celebrates 70 years of production in its factory in Buenos Aires, Argentina, its first plant outside of Germany. Having been the first productive subsidiary, meant the initial step of the worldwide … Read the full press release

Eni-led consortium wins exploration license of offshore block in Argentina

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 20-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — An Eni-led consortium wins an exploration license of offshore block MLO 124 from the Argentinian authorities. The award is a result of the consortium’s successful bid in the International Bid Round “Ronda Costa … Read the full press release

Shell completes sale of its Downstream business in Argentina to Raízen for US$916 million

THE HAGUE, 02-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell CAPSA (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has completed the sale of its Downstream business in Argentina to Raízen for US$916 million in cash, subject to final price adjustments. The sale … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Telecom Argentina announce new Partner Market agreement for Argentina

LONDON, 07-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone and Telecom Argentina today jointly announced a new Partner Market agreement for Argentina. Under the non-equity agreement Vodafone provides strategic advice to Telecom Argentina and shares global best practice in a range of areas including … Read the full press release

Michelin’s next MotoGP journey will be to head south over the Equator and travel to Termas de Rio Hondo in Argentina

Clermont-Ferrand, France, 20-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Michelin saw the 2018 MotoGP™ World Championship kick off in very similar style to last season’s epic encounters as Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) battled to a last-lap decider in … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä expands its co-operation with the Argentinian energy company Pampa Energia S.A.

HELSINKI, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä expands its co-operation with the Argentinian energy company Pampa Energia S.A. Under the recently signed operation and maintenance (O&M) agreement, Wärtsilä takes responsibility for the operation of Pampa Energia’s Smart Power Generation … Read the full press release

Dutch development bank FMO to support Argentina’s micro and small-to-medium sized enterprises (MSMEs)

THE HAGUE, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Banco Comafi has received a US$20 million investment from the Dutch development bank FMO to support Argentina’s new business sector in line with pro-market reforms implemented by the country’s elected government. The bank is the first Argentinian lender … Read the full press release

Volkswagen to produce new SUV in Pacheco, Argentina: to create 2,500 jobs

New SUV model for South America to roll off assembly line at Pacheco plant from 2020 Volkswagen brings further momentum to global SUV offensive President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, is guest at Volkswagen plant CEO Diess: “South America and Argentina … Read the full press release

Pioneering collaborative hydropower study between Voith and the National University of La Plata (UNLP) in Argentina

Argentina is the third-largest economy in Latin America and also the third-largest energy consumer in the region Uprate initiatives in the hydropower scenario are targeted to benefit Argentina, as the country relies on this energy source for ~30% of its … Read the full press release

Scania increased its exports to Europe by 600 percent following major upgrade in its plant in Tucumán, Argentina in 2013

Tucumán, Argentina, 26-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a major upgrade in 2013, Scania’s transmission components plant in Tucumán, Argentina, has increased its exports to Europe by 600 percent. The achievement comes as the plant prepares to celebrate 40 years of … Read the full press release

Vivendi settled dispute in international arbitration with State of Argentina over 1997 water contract termination

Paris, France, 25-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivendi announced today that it has settled a dispute with the State of Argentina resulting from the termination of a water contract in Tucuman province in August 1997. As a result of an international arbitration, Vivendi … Read the full press release

EU at G20 Summit: restore global confidence, sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and fight against tax avoidance worldwide

04-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Improving confidence in the global economy, making decisive progress on the way to sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and stepping up the fight against tax avoidance and evasion worldwide: these should be amongst the main results … Read the full press release

Port of Buenos Aires’s largest vessel ever the 9,700 TEU Hamburg Süd Cap San Nicholas discharged approximately 800 containers at the APM Terminals’ Terminal 4

9,700 TEU Hamburg Süd Cap San Nicholas sets new record; Total of six Cap San class vessels, with world’s largest reefer capacity, to be deployed in Far East/EC South America service. Buenos Aires, Argentina, 9-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On July 25th the largest … Read the full press release