Tag Archives: Brazil

SUEZ signs 9 contracts in Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, and Costa-Rica

PARIS, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ announces the signature of 19 contracts in Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, and Costa-Rica. These contracts are part of the Group’s development drive in Latin America and the Caribbean, which account for 7% of its global … Read the full press release

G4S: The security team at Metro Itaquera Shopping mall has developed over 40 technical procedures to cover a range of potential situations that would require security interventions

G4S’s security teams have worked with São Paulo’s Metro Itaquera for almost a decade, using intelligence gathering to keep the busy metropolitan hub safe and secure. LONDON, 26-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As well as welcoming and ensuring the safety of those who … Read the full press release

Terna completes the construction of the new high-voltage electricity line in Rio Grande do Sul in Southeastern Brazil

The construction of the “Santa Maria 3 – Santo Angelo 2” line, the 158-kilometre long infrastructure in Rio Grande do Sul, is completed two months early This project is strategic for integrating clean energy into the national electricity grid ROME, … Read the full press release

Alunorte reaches milestone in resuming normal operations at the alumina refinery in Pará, Brazil

On September 5, Alunorte signed two agreements representing a milestone to resume normal operations at the alumina refinery in Pará, Brazil. Alunorte has operated at 50% capacity since March. OSLO, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The agreements include a technical Term … Read the full press release

Glencore Energy to acquire 78% of ALE Combustíveis (ALE), the 4th largest fuel distributor in Brazil

São Paulo, Brazil, 02-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore Energy (Glencore), through its subsidiary in Brazil, has signed an agreement to acquire 78% of ALE Combustíveis (ALE). Completion of the transaction is subject to the approval of CADE (Administrative Council for Economic … Read the full press release

Iberdrola to build its largest renewable energy facility in Latin America: the Paraíba wind farm complex in Brazil

The Paraíba complex will have a total installed power of 565 megawatts This big facility will consist of 18 wind farms, three of which are already operational while another 15 are at different phases of development, with a commitment to … Read the full press release

WACKER Brazil volunteers support the “JUNTOS SOMOS +” program to instill hope in local children and young people

São Paulo, Brazil, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WACKER Brazil volunteers support the “JUNTOS SOMOS +” (“together, we can do more”) program with its diverse projects to instill hope in local children and young people. The 25 WACKER volunteers focus on the … Read the full press release

Pöyry provides engineering and technical consulting services to Assuruá Energia Solar power plant in Brazil

Vantaa, Finland, 22-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Assuruá Energia Solar PV power plant started to generate energy in the first quarter of 2018. Located in the city of Itaguaçu da Bahia (Bahia), the plant has an installed capacity of 30 Mwac. Pöyry … Read the full press release

Saab to open a Gripen fighter jet aerostructures plant in Brazil

STOCKHOLM, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab unveils a 5,000-square-meter facility for its future Gripen fighter jet aerostructures plant: Saab Aeronáutica Montagens (SAM), in the city of São Bernardo do Campo, in São Paulo state, Brazil. This is another important step … Read the full press release

Brazil awarded interests in seven licenses to Germany’s largest internationally active oil and gas producer Wintershall

Wintershall awarded seven offshore exploration licenses in Brazil’s 15th oil and gas licensing round Entry into Brazil strengthens Wintershall’s position in South America Rio de Janeiro/Kassel, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wintershall is continuing its growth course and has now been … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial plant in Curitiba, Brazil certified Silver Level in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program

LONDON, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) announces that its Curitiba, Brazil plant has been certified Silver Level in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program. One of the most complex manufacturing sites in the Latin American … Read the full press release

Gemalto to deliver​ innovative Visa Quick Read debit cards for Banco Neon in Brazil

User-friendly card design uses Visa’s Quick Read features, providing a complete online shopping experience AMSTERDAM, 11-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, was selected byBanco Neon, a millennial-targeting smartphone-based Brazilian bank to deliver innovative … Read the full press release

Kapsch CarrierCom provided TETRA communications infrastructure for the new metro Line 4 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

TETRA infrastructure for the new metro Line 4 has been successfully implemented at Metro Rio Vienna/Rio De Janeiro, 05-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The new metro Line 4 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has started operating on August 1, just in … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power starts construction of Ituverava solar power plant in the state of Bahia in Brazil

Ituverava, which will have a total installed capacity of 254 MW, is Enel Green Power’s largest solar plant currently under construction The facility is located in the state of Bahia and will be able to generate more than 550 GWh … Read the full press release

Nokia Networks to modernize and expand TIM Brasil’s 3G and 4G LTE networks

Three-year turnkey deal covers radio access equipment, Nokia Flexi Zone and Flexi Lite small cells and services Subscribers to enjoy improved connectivity, network quality in 17 states São Paulo, Brazil, 8-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — TIM Brasil, the Brazilian subsidiary of Telecom Italia … Read the full press release

Brazil signs contract with Airbus Defence and Space for the acquisition of three Airbus C295 search and rescue (SAR) aircraft

Three SAR aircraft add to existing fleet of 12 transports. Paris, France,28-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Brazil has signed a contract with Airbus Defence and Space for the acquisition of three Airbus C295 search and rescue (SAR) aircraft. The three aircraft will … Read the full press release

Royal Philips and Royal Dutch Football Association kicked off series of football clinics at Philips Community Light Centers across Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — This weekend Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHIA), the global leader in lighting, kicked off a new initiative with KNVB (Royal Dutch Football Association) – a series of six football clinics held at Philips Community Light Centers across … Read the full press release

FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil: 4000 Voith DIWA Automatic Transmissions in citybuses and in the BRT systems across the main host cities

Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany, 5-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — In preparation of the Soccer World Cup 2014, Brazil has substantially expanded its public transport systems. With over 4,000 DIWA automatic transmissions in the main host cities, Voith was able to establish itself … Read the full press release

Gamesa to supply 144 MW of its turbines to Eolicas do Sul in Brazil

The agreement contemplates the installation of 72 G97-2.0 MW wind turbines at the Chui complex being developed by Eolicas do Sul.  Since the beginning of its operations in Brazil, the company has signed firm orders for more than 1.400 MW. … Read the full press release

Thales to provide signalling solution to lines 1 and 2 of the new metro in Salvador, Brazil

Thales will deliver its CBTC signalling solution to lines 1 and 2 of the new metro. This is Thales’s third CBTC contract in Brazil since 2010. Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, 26-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales has been selected by metro operator CCR Metrô Bahia to provide … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power completed construction of the second plant of its “Cristal” wind power complex in Morro do Chapéu (Bahia), Brazil

The wind farm has an installed capacity of 30 MW and is capable of generating more than 145 million kWh per year  It is the second plant of the “Cristal” wind power complex (total installed capacity of 90 MW) to … Read the full press release

Egis signs €12M systems engineering contract for the construction of Salvador metro, Brazil

Guyancourt, France, 8-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Egis has concluded a €12 M engineering contract with the build-and-operate concession holder CCR (Companhia de Concessões Rodoviárias) for the commercial construction of the metro in Salvador, the state capital of Bahia, Brazil. This contract covers systems management and … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom Corporation and Munksjö Oyj agreed on Coated Specialties demerger and its combination with Munksjö in Brazil

Not to be distributed in or into Australia, Canada, the Hong Kong special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa or the United States. Helsinki, Finland, 25-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom Corporation (Ahlstrom) and Munksjö Oyj … Read the full press release

CAF to attend Negocios Nos Trilhos 2013 Exhibition between 5 and 7 November in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Beasain, Spain, 14-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Caf Will Take Part In Negócios Nos Trilhos – Business On Rails (BOR) 2013 In Sao Paulo From 5 To 7 November Venue: Expo Center Norte – Pavilhão Vermelho / Red Pavilion. Sao Paulo, Brazil. Stand: B-30 CAF will … Read the full press release

Pirelli announced tyre nominations for the grands prix in Abu Dhabi, the United States and Brazil

Milan, Italy, 11-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The tyre nominations for the forthcoming grands prix in Abu Dhabi, the United States and Brazil have been announced. In Abu Dhabi, the teams will use the P Zero White medium tyre and the P Zero … Read the full press release

Hexagon AB to acquire Brazil based mining industry software company Devex

Stockholm, Sweden, 09-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire Devex, a leading player in the field of automation solutions for mining operations. Devex is a Brazilian company with … Read the full press release

Atradius released its September 2013 Payment Practices Barometer; cash flow of concern

Cash flow considered biggest challenge to profitability this year Baltimore, 30-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Businesses in the Americas express concern about maintaining adequate cash flow levels this year, and consider this one of the biggest challenges they will be facing. These opinions … Read the full press release

Engineered joining technology leader NORMA Group launched manufacturing site in Atibaia nearby São Paulo in Brazil

Maintal, Germany/Atibaia, Brazil, 25-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group, an international market and technology leader for engineered joining technology, establishes a manufacturing site in Atibaia nearby São Paulo in Brazil. The new facility provides the capacities to manufacture a broad range of NORMA Group … 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

Enel Green Power wins auction for three energy supply contracts with wind projects located in the Brazilian state of Bahia

Enel Green Power has been awarded three energy supply contracts with wind projects located in the Brazilian state of Bahia. These projects will add a further 88 MW to the 313 MW of wind projects Enel Green Power obtained in … Read the full press release