Posts Tagged ‘Brazil investment’

CIMCORP Wins Contract To Upgrade The Military Police’s Server Infrastructure And Virtualization Environment

Comments Off | 11-2-2011

Midas Medici Group Holdings Inc., an innovative green IT company in the fields of virtualization, cloud computing and data management, announced that its CIMCORP brand has been awarded a $1.3 million contract from the Military Police of Sao Paulo, Brazil. CIMCORP will be upgrading the Military Police’s server infrastructure and enhancing its virtualization environment.
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TNK-Brasil Signs Farm-In and Operating Agreement with Brazil’s HRT O&G

Comments Off | 11-1-2011

TNK-Brasil (a 100% subsidiary of TNK-BP Group) announced Monday that it has signed a farm-in and a joint operating agreement (JOA) with the Brazilian company HRT O&G. Through the deal TNK-Brasil will acquire a 45% stake in the Solimoes Basin project in Brazil.
The 21 oil and gas exploration blocks, majority owned and operated by HRT [...]

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Open Group Extends Its Global Reach Into Brazil

Comments Off | 10-31-2011

The Open Group has extended its global reach to include its first office in South America. The Open Group’s new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil and presence in the region will allow IT professionals throughout South America to more easily participate in the consortium’s development of vendor-neutral IT open standards and certification programs.
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MZ Group and MVL Communications Merge Their Business Operations

Comments Off | 10-28-2011

MZ Group and Brazil’s MVL Communications Thursday announced the merger of their operations. MVL is a Brazilian leader in organizational communications, crisis management and solutions for dialogue between people and brands in classic and digital media. The transaction will be concluded this December following due diligence from both parties.
MZ Group is a multinational company and [...]

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Boeing, Embraer and Sao Paulo State Research Foundation in Partnership for Biofuels-Related Research

Comments Off | 10-27-2011

Boeing, Embraer and the Sao Paulo State Research Foundation (FAPESP) Wednesday announced plans to collaborate on long-term aviation biofuels-related research and development.
The undertaking marks another major step toward the creation of a sustainable aviation biofuels industry in Brazil. Azul, GOL, TAM and Trip airlines will be strategic advisors in the program.
Under the partnership, Boeing, Embraer [...]

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China Automotive Systems Forms Joint Venture in Brazil as Part of Latin America Foray

Comments Off | 10-26-2011

China Automotive Systems Inc (CAAS), a leading power steering components and systems supplier in China, Monday announced that its Board of Directors has approved the formation of a joint venture in Brazil to target the largest automotive market in South America.
According to a company release, the new joint venture, which will be 80% owned by [...]

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Brazil attracts record amount of foreign investment in 2011

Comments Off | 10-26-2011

Foreign direct investment in Brazil reached 50.4 billion dollars between January and September this year, the highest number ever recorded in Brazilian history.
The result of the first nine months of 2011 represents an increase of 123% over the same period last year. Investment between January and September 2010 reached 22.55 billion dollars. The total FDI [...]

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Brazil is elected for the UN Economic and Social Council

Comments Off | 10-26-2011

Brazil was elected on October 24 for a term of three years (2012-2014) in the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations(ECOSOC). The country received 186 of the 191 possible votes.
The Council, composed of 54 members, is one of the main UN bodies. Among other functions, ECOSOC monitors the implementation of the Millennium Development [...]

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Brazil celebrates 120 years of Ukrainian immigration

Comments Off | 10-26-2011

On the occasion of the visit to Brasilia of the Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovych, President Dilma Rousseff celebrated the 120 years of Ukrainian immigration to Brazil. There are presently about 500 thousand descendants of Ukrainian immigrants in Brazil, the third largest community in the world.
The agenda of the meeting between Presidents Rousseff and Yanukovych included [...]

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Sustainable Micronized Rubber Powders Manufacturer Expands Its Presence In Brazil

Comments Off | 10-25-2011

Lehigh Technologies, manufacturer of sustainable, micronized rubber powders, announced Monday its expansion into Brazil with the appointment of Eduardo Roberto De Ranieri as country manager, Brazil.
Brazil is the world’s seventh largest economy with an average annual GDP growth rate of over five percent. In 1999, Brazil established a tire collection framework and has passed legislation [...]

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