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Written by March 21 2016 0

On the heels of reporting a 60% jump in profits last year, Medellin-based gold miner Minerors SA released its latest annual “sustainability” report showing that company-wide environmental spending rose to COP8.96 billion (US$2.9 million) in 2015, up from COP6.79 billion (US$2.2 million) in 2014.

Written by March 04 2016 0

Medellin-based national power generator Isagen reported March 3 that its full-year 2015 net income dipped 17% year-on-year (y-o-y), to COP297 billion (US$93 million), due to higher taxes and higher costs for dollar-denominated debt that financed construction of its new, 805-megawatt (MW) “Sogamoso” hydroelectric plant.

Written by March 03 2016 0

Medellin-based textile manufacturer Fabricato revealed February 24 in a filing with the Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia that its fourth quarter (4Q) net income rose to COP4.9 billion (US$1.5 million), up from a net loss of COP11.6 billion (-US$3.6 million) in 4Q 2014.

Written by March 03 2016 0

Medellin-based construction industry giants Conconcreto and Construcciones El Condor both reported March 1 that revenues and profits are soaring thanks to recent, current and future launches of giant construction projects including the “fourth generation” (4G) highways and related ocean freight ports.

Written by March 02 2016 0

Medellin-based supermarket and retail chain Grupo Exito announced March 1 that its full-year 2015 consolidated revenues skyrocketed by 219% thanks to recent acquisitions in Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay, in addition to continuing growth in Colombia.

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