Altamira (Brazil)

Type: City
Name: Altamira (Brazil)
Country: Brazil
Latitude: -3.2
Longitude: -52.209999
population: 70,890
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

A Lifetime of Injustice: 30 Years in the History of the Belo Monte Dam

Altamira, Brazil – Today's groundbreaking, comprehensive publication chronicles the complex history of the world's most controversial hydropower project, the Belo Monte Dam . Compiled by Brazil's Xingu Alive Forever Movement ( Movimento Xingu Vivo para ... [Published Amazon Watch - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Towage giants join forces in the Americas

15 Jul 2014The Boskalis and Smit flags now fly over the latter's offices in Rotterdam (Peter Barker)Two of the industry’s largest global players are joining forces to offer harbour towage operations within the American continent in Brazil, Mexico, Canada ... [Published Maritime Journal - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 3 reports

GOL requests to operate in Para, Brazil

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL) said that it filed a formal request to Brazil's National Civil Aviation Agency to operate flights to Carajas and Altamira, in the state of Para. "These destinations have an accelerated level of growth, generating ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

BOSKALIS WESTMINSTER : & SAAM Begin JV Towage Operation in Americas

Royal Boskalis Westminster N. V and SAAM S.A. have announced that they have successfully created a joint harbor towage operation within the American Continent in Brazil , Mexico , Canada and Panama . The intended partnership, which is between SMIT , a ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Boskalis and SAAM Joint Ventures Begin 100-Vessel Americas Harbor Towing Ops

Dutch maritime services company Royal Boskalis Westminster and SAAM have announced the successful creation of a previously announce joint harbor towage operation consisting of 100 tugboats within the American Continent.The partnership, which is between ... [Published GCaptain - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 4 reports

Boskalis and SAAM Create Joint Harbor Towage Operation in Americas

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and SAAM S.A. (SAAM) have announced that they have successfully created a joint harbor towage operation within the American Continent in Brazil, Mexico, Canada and Panama.The intended partnership, which is between ... [Published Dredging Today - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Suspension of mining project in Brazil's Pará state highlights project delay risks in indigenous-inhabited locations

EVENTFederal judge Claudio Henrique Fonseca de Pina ordered the suspension of Canada's Belo Sun Mining Corp's environmental and provisional licences for its Volta Grande project on 17 June.The suspension, published by a local court on 25 June, makes the ... [Published Jane's - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil: Canadian gold mine loses license

Brazilian federal judge Claudio Henrique de Pina has revoked Toronto-based Belo Sun Mining Corp. 's environmental license for the construction of the $750 million Volta Grande open-pit gold mine near the Xingu river in the northern state of Pará, the ... [Published World War 4 Report - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

WNU #1225: Brazilian Judge Blocks Gold Mine

Issue #1225, June 29, 2014 1. Brazil: Canadian Gold Mine Loses License 2. Chile: Bachelet Promises New Mapuche Policy 3. Central America: What's Causing Child Migration? 4. Cuba: Foreign Investment Law Takes Effect 5. Links to alternative sources ... [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

The dark side of Brazil's Belo Monte dam

Brazil’s largest construction project currently underway isn’t to patch up the unfinished stadiums hosting the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Thousands of miles north, at the heart of the Amazon basin, Brazil is working to harness the potential energy power of ... [Published MSNBC - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

What would Ciro do now? Learning from a public health hero [The Pump Handle]

by Phyllis Freeman and Anthony Robbins, MD, MPA One of our public health heroes, Ciro de Quadros , a public health physician from Brazil died last week. We need his attitude, skills, and persistence more than ever today. Ciro was a master of innovation, ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Atkins Ciwem environmental photographer of the year 2014 shortlist – in pictures

Solar 4, 2013, by Steve Morgan (UK)The Gemasolar solar tower power plant in Fuentes de Andalucía, Seville, Spain, uses unique technology to generate electricity. A circular solar field of 2,650 heliostat mirrors covering 185 hectares concentrates the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 17 2014]

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The interactive timeline " A Lifetime of Injustice: The History of the Belo Monte Dam " describes in vivid detail close to one hundred critical events in the more than three-decade history of the project...
...said that it filed a formal request to Brazil's National Civil Aviation Agency to operate flights to Carajas and Altamira, in the state of Para. "These destinations have an accelerated level of growth, generating demand for our services" the company said in a prepared statement
"Logging in the Brazilian Amazon is absolutely out of control. The current control system is being used to launder illegal timber" said Marcio Astrini, a campaigner who was part of the two-year investigation

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A Lifetime of Injustice: 30 Years in the Histor... [Published Amazon Watch - Jul 18 2014]
Towage giants join forces in the Americas [Published Maritime Journal - Jul 15 2014]
GOL requests to operate in Para, Brazil [Published Individual.com - Jul 09 2014]
GOL Files Request to Operate in Carajas and Alt... [Published TickerTech.com - Jul 08 2014]
GOL Files Request to Operate in Carajas and Alt... [Published PR Newswire: Auto & Transportation - Jul 08 2014]
BOSKALIS WESTMINSTER : & SAAM Begin JV Towage O... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 07 2014]
Boskalis and SAAM Joint Ventures Begin 100-Vess... [Published GCaptain - Jul 03 2014]
Boskalis and SAAM Joint Ventures Begin 100-Vess... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 03 2014]
Boskalis and SAAM Create Joint Harbor Towage Op... [Published Dredging Today - Jul 02 2014]
Boskalis, SAAM to Pull Together in Americas [Published World Maritime News - Jul 02 2014]
SAAM SMIT Towage J/V to Operate 100 Tugboat Fleet [Published Maritime Global News - Jul 02 2014]
Boskalis and SAAM begin joint towage operations... [Published EuroInvestor - Jul 02 2014]
Suspension of mining project in Brazil's Pará s... [Published Jane's - Jul 01 2014]
Brazil: Canadian gold mine loses license [Published World War 4 Report - Jul 01 2014]
WNU #1225: Brazilian Judge Blocks Gold Mine [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Jul 01 2014]
The dark side of Brazil's Belo Monte dam [Published MSNBC - Jun 18 2014]
What would Ciro do now? Learning from a public ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 18 2014]
Atkins Ciwem environmental photographer of the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 17 2014]
Brazil laundering illegal timber on a 'massive ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 15 2014]
The View From Your Window Contest: Winner #194 [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 04 2014]
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GOL Files Request to Operate in Carajas and Alt... [Published PR Newswire: Auto & Transportation - Jul 08 2014]
SAO PAULO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline company in Latin America ("Company"), announces that it filed a ...
Boskalis and SAAM Joint Ventures Begin 100-Vess... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 03 2014]
Dutch maritime services company Royal Boskalis Westminster and SAAM have announced the successful creation of a joint harbor towage operation consisting of 100 tugboats within North and South America. The partnership, which is between SMIT – a ...
WNU #1225: Brazilian Judge Blocks Gold Mine [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Jul 01 2014]
Issue #1225, June 29, 2014 1. Brazil: Canadian Gold Mine Loses License 2. Chile: Bachelet Promises New Mapuche Policy 3. Central America: What's Causing Child Migration? 4. Cuba: Foreign Investment Law Takes Effect 5. Links to alternative sources ...
What would Ciro do now? Learning from a public ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 18 2014]
by Phyllis Freeman and Anthony Robbins, MD, MPA One of our public health heroes, Ciro de Quadros , a public health physician from Brazil died last week. We need his attitude, skills, and persistence more than ever today. Ciro was a master of innovation, ...
The View From Your Window Contest: Winner #194 [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 04 2014]
A reader details the scene: Lots of post-war buildings -> a place that had to build a lot after the war. Decent sized city. Mountainy hills. Bonsai-ish shaped tree. Facing Southeast. That’s all I’ve got. Kyoto, Japan? Another: Jungly trees ...
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