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Medellín Metro News 79

Published in Medellín Metro News Written by October 02 2015 0

Spain-based Cementos Molins announced September 30 that it signed a joint-venture deal with Colombia-based multinational Grupo Corona to build a US$370 million, 1.3 million tonnes-per-year cement factory in Sonson, Antioquia.

Published in Medellín Metro News Written by September 23 2015 0

Colombia’s national infrastructure agency (ANI, Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura) announced September 22 that it has now finalized and awarded the last of a series of nine construction contracts for the massive “Autopistas de Prosperidad” (prosperity highways).

Published in Medellín Metro News Written by September 18 2015 0

Just a few kilometers to the east of Medellin in the Llanogrande-La Ceja-Rionegro region, the long-established cut-flowers industry is seeing its export profits bloom this year.

Published in Medellín Metro News Written by September 17 2015 0

Medellin and Cartagena are the two Colombian cities making the biggest gains in a new “Social Progress Index” (SPI, or "IPS" in Spanish) ranking, as found in a study sponsored by major international and Colombian foundations as well as university researchers.

Published in Medellín Metro News Written by September 16 2015 0

Findeter – the Colombian government finance agency – announced September 15 that it has disbursed a COP55 billion (US$18.5 million) loan to Metro de Medellin, enabling the purchase of 20 more train-cars for the city’s hugely popular metro-rail system.

Published in Medellín Metro News Written by September 15 2015 0

Two new studies show that Medellin continues to move-up in regional rankings of Latin American cities that are described as especially good for doing business.

Published in Medellín Metro News Written by September 11 2015 0

The 21st general assembly of the World Tourism Organization (WTO) September 12-17 brings roughly 1,000 conferees representing some 158 countries to Medellin.

Published in Medellín Metro News Written by September 08 2015 0

ProColombia – the government export and investment promotion agency – announced September 2 the launch of a new business information service in order to boost Colombia’s exports of goods other than petroleum and minerals.

Published in Medellín Metro News Written by September 04 2015 0

The Agencia de Cooperacion e Inversion de Medellin y el Area Metropolitana (ACI, Medellin’s investment promotion agency) announced September 3 during the “Medellin and its International Allies” conference that it has overseen US$26 million worth of cooperative investments in 126 programs under a 2012-2015 development plan.

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