/ksearch/brazil/page/1/
Sort by Relevance  |  Date
21 hours ago      Leave a Comment
The US$9bn, 6,450MW Madeira hydroelectric complex will include the 3,150MW San Antônio plant and the 3,300MW Jiraú plant. Both facilities are being built in Brazil's state of Rondônia, in the western part of the Amazon jungle.
UKYahoo! News via Yahoo! News
2015-02-27 01:27:41
1 week ago      Leave a Comment
Brazilians are paying more to fill their gas tanks even as oil's 49 percent rout in the past year drives down prices from New York to Tokyo.
UKYahoo! News via Yahoo! News
2015-02-19 14:51:41
1 week ago      Leave a Comment
REHOVOT, Israel -- Evogene Ltd. , a leading company for the improvement of crop productivity and economics for the food, feed and biofuel industries, announced today the signing of a collaboration agreement ...
UKYahoo! News via Yahoo! News
2015-02-17 06:00:00
Wednesday, February 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Brazilian sugar and ethanol producer Raizen Energia SA, the joint venture of local conglomerate Cosan SA and Royal-Dutch Shell, posted a quarterly net loss of 87.5 million reais, down from a 115.4 million real loss a year ago. Raizen Energia, which is Brazil's biggest sugar and ethanol producer, said its adoption of hedge accounting standards caused an 87
UKYahoo! News via Yahoo! News
2015-02-11 14:04:56
Tuesday, February 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A plan to reduce climate-changing emissions from Brazil's steel industry has failed, causing the amount of carbon pollution produced by the sector to double in less than a decade, researchers said.
UKReuters via Reuters
2015-02-10 09:34:57
Monday, February 9th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Brazil's Sao Martinho sugar and ethanol group said October-to-December net profit grew 66 percent from a year ago to 54.6 million reais ($19.7 million), crediting improved sales of sugar and biomass electricity. Sao Martinho started its financial year in April with the start of the 2014/2015 cane crush
UKYahoo! News via Yahoo! News
2015-02-09 20:45:50
Monday, February 9th, 2015      Leave a Comment
A majority of Brazilians support water and energy rationing, as the country faces its worst drought in decades, an opinion poll showed Monday.
UKYahoo! News via Yahoo! News
2015-02-09 15:41:55
Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, Feb 3 (Reuters) - A severe drought is accelerating Brazil's expected descent into recession, adding to President Dilma Rousseff's woes as she takes unpopular austerity measures and faces economic fallout from a corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras. Sao Paulo, Brazil's largest city, has nearly run out of water and the whole country faces power rationing as the
UKYahoo! News via Yahoo! News
2015-02-03 11:46:23
Monday, February 2nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
Brazil's struggling sugar and ethanol mills got more good news on Monday after the government granted an expected increase in the national blend of the biofuel in gasoline to 27 percent on Feb. 15 from the current 25 percent, industry officials said. The higher blend is the latest of several measures taken by the government expected to have a positive effect on the industry's bottom line going
UKYahoo! News via Yahoo! News
2015-02-02 09:24:36
Monday, February 2nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
Shares of Banco Pine SA had their biggest gain in 3 1/2 years on Monday as the Brazilian mid-sized lender unveiled the exposure of its loan book to troubled sectors and companies linked to a corruption scandal at state-controlled oil producer Petrobras. In a securities filing, Pine said the equivalent of 14 percent of its loan book is concentrated in the sugar and ethanol industries, while about
UKYahoo! News via Yahoo! News
2015-02-02 06:58:26
Monday, February 2nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
Banco Pine SA, the mid-sized Brazilian lender whose shares tumbled 42 percent last month, detailed on Monday its exposure to troubled sectors, including sugar and ethanol, as well as companies linked to ...
UKYahoo! News via Yahoo! News
2015-02-02 06:15:49
Thursday, January 29th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Cosan Ltd, one of Brazil's largest biofuel producers, on Thursday announced the end of a plan to repurchase perpetual debt and delayed the planned spinoff of its fuel distribution unit, citing challenging ...
UKYahoo! News via Yahoo! News
2015-01-29 06:13:21
Wednesday, January 28th, 2015      Leave a Comment
In addition to weather in Brazil, supply and demand surprises could spring from such factors as how aggressively countries divert sucrose to ethanol, the degree of enforcement of China's out-of-quota import caps, any change to the profitability of carrying sugar, and any improvement in Brazil's mill indebtedness, according to the January 2, 2015, Platts' Kingsman Friday Sugar Editorial
UKYahoo! News via Yahoo! News
2015-01-28 08:30:00
Green Products -  Save Money & Energy
Saturday, January 24th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Water cuts and blackouts have spread across large areas of south-east Brazil as a result of the worst drought in the country since 1930. The drought has hit Brazil's three most populous states: São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Minas Gerais. More than four million people have been affected by water rationing and power cuts
UKYahoo! News via Yahoo! News
2015-01-24 23:31:36
Friday, January 23rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
SAO PAULO: Brazilian stocks fell on Friday on fears of energy rationing that could hit the country's already ailing economy, while Latin American currencies weakened after an ECB-inspired rally.
UKYahoo! News via Yahoo! News
2015-01-23 15:20:54