Posts Tagged ‘investments Brazil’

G20 launches Action Plan for Growth and Job Creation

Comments Off | 11-8-2011

Gathered in France, the leaders of the G20 launched on November 4 the “Cannes Action Plan for Growth and Jobs”. The plan aims at addressing short-term vulnerabilities and strengthening medium-term foundations for growth and job creation. It underlines the committment of the G20 leaders to support the recovery, ensure financial stability and restore confidence. As [...]

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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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Brazil announces proposals to promote sustainable development ahead of Rio+20

Comments Off | 11-2-2011

The Brazilian government released on November 1 the proposals it will bring to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) to be held in Rio de Janeiro from May 28 to June 6, 2012. The proposals demonstrate Brazil’s commitment to sustainable development and to one of its essential elements, poverty eradication, as well as [...]

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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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2011 Porto Alegre Book Fair opens and expects to attract 1.7 million visitors

Comments Off | 10-29-2011

Porto Alegre, capital of the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, will host between 28 October and 15 November the 57th edition of its traditional Book Fair. Biggest open-air event of its kind in the Americas, the 2011 Porto Alegre Book Fair will gather editors and writers from all over Brazil and abroad, and [...]

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MZ – IR Services Launches Stock Surveillance Monitor System in Brazil

Comments Off | 10-29-2011

MZ – IR Services, the world’s leading independent provider of investor relations consulting, services and technology, announced Thursday the launch of the Stock Surveillance Monitor (SSM).
This new user-friendly and web-accessible technological platform allows companies to monitor the composition of investment fund portfolios on a daily basis, and analyze the main factors influencing the trading of [...]

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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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September unemployment rate drops to a record low in Brazil

Comments Off | 10-28-2011

Brazilian unemployment fell to a record low of 6% for the month of September, according to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). The index is 0.2 percentage points lower than September 2010.In comparison to August 2011, the rate remained stable at 6%. There are now approximately 1.45 million unemployed people in Brazil.
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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.
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