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Medellín Metro News 82

Published in Medellín Metro News Written by October 08 2015 0

Medellin investment promotion agency ACI (Agencia de Cooperación e Inversión de Medellín y el Área Metropolitana) announced October 8 that a new “Clúster Aeroespacial Colombiano” (Colombian aeronautical cluster) is becoming a magnet for new business growth in Antioquia.

Published in Medellín Metro News Written by October 07 2015 0

Medellin-based XM -- Colombia’s national electric-power grid operator and its national wholesale energy-market trading platform – announced October 5 that the “El Niño” drought phenomenon this fall has cut hydropower reserves and consequently has boosted the call upon thermoelectric plants.

Published in Medellín Metro News Written by October 04 2015 0

The latest annual “Medellin Como Vamos” (“How Are We Doing?”) survey (released October 2) of a representative sample of 1,520 local adults from all economic sectors shows that Medellin’s citizens are mostly satisfied with progress being made in many crucial areas -- although recent security problems need more attention.

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.

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