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1. Plasma Converter turns garbage into energy
By Michael Behar - It sounds as if someone just dropped a tricycle into a meat grinder. I’m sitting inside a narrow conference room at a research facility in Bristol, Connecticut, chatting with Joseph Longo, the founder and CEO of Startech Environmental Corporation. As we munch on takeout Subway sandwiches, ...

2. Panama City's New Metro Train System To Be ...
Panama's Minister of Public Works, Federico Suarez, said today that despite the skepticism surrounding the project, all of the conditions are ripe for the new Metro mass transportation system to be ready in the time stipulated, within three and a half years. Suarez, who gave his remarks during an interview ...

3. Former Howard Air Force Base Being Converted Into ...
Of the former Howard Air Base only the airport will remain. What was once a place reserved for U.S. military operations is going through a conversion. You now have an economy open to multinationals and residential projects developed by the Agency of the Panama Pacific Special Economic Area (AAEEPP). Through ...

4. ANAM Orders Halt To Construction On Barro Blanco ...
Panamanian authorities have ordered a temporary halt to construction on the Barro Blanco hydroelectric project which is being built on the Tabasará river in the Tolé district in the province of Chiriqui, because the company in charge of the project has failed to comply with some aspects of the Environmental ...

5. Panama Will Build New International Airport in Aguadulce, ...
Panama's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) submitted a draft of a plan to build a new airport in the central provinces yesterday, outlining the anticipated costs for the project. Yesterday the National Assembly reported the presentation by the CAA that totals about $100 million dollars. Although the National Assembly did not ...

6. Panama unveils $40 billion oil refinery plan
PANAMA CITY, Aug 9 (Reuters) - A consortium of private firms led by Spain's Tecnicas Reunidas presented a 20-year plan worth $40 billion on Thursday to transform Panama into a refinery and petrochemical hub for Latin America. The consortium, called Energias, is comprised of private investors ranging from the United ...

7. New Power Generation Plants Coming On Line
By María De Gracia for the Panama America - Hope. The population hopes that the construction of new electricity general plants will help to lower electrical bills. At the moment there are about 14 hydroelectric projects that are being developed; of those three should begin operations this year, three in ...

8. Another Refinery Project, This Time In Colon
By Manuel Luna for La Estrella - Another project to construct a petroleum refinery in Panama appeared on the scene yesterday. This time it's a project that would cost more than $6 billion dollars and would be constructed in Colon. A partnership of North American and European capital is behind ...

9. Panama Metro Subway System Master Plan Calls For ...
The Minister of Panama Canal Affairs and Director of the Secretariat of the Metro, Roberto Roy, said today on the channel 2 TVN morning news broadcast in News AM they have developed a master plan which might take 20 to 25 years to fully implement, which includes four lines for ...

10. Tunnel To Be Constructed 25 Meters Under Panama ...
.autotagframe1 { float:right; padding:5px; width:210px; border: silver solid; border-width: 1px; text-align:center; } By WILFREDO JORDÁN S. for La Prensa - The construction of a new tunnel comprising the second phase of the first stage of the project to cleanup Panama City and the Bay of Panama will take about 42 ...

11. Three Companies Bid on Curundú Makeover Project
Of the fifteen companies that expressed an interest in winning the contract to build a government housing project in the area of Curundú, only three were able to submit their bids on time. They were Norberto Odebrecht, Constructora Urbana CUSA, and Constructora MECO S.A. A fourth company was disqualified for ...

12. Panama Bay Cleanup Project 15% Done
.autotagframe2 { float:right; padding:5px; width:210px; border: silver solid; border-width: 1px; text-align:center; } The Plan - Click To Enlarge By José Somarriba Hernández for La Prensa - Businessmen along Ave. Santa Elena in the area of Parque Lefevre can relax. Work on the project to clean up the Bay of Panama ...

13. IDAAN Resolves Contaminated Water Problem
Panama America - The problem with the water supply in the capital city has already been resolved according to the National Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers (Idaan). The Public Relations office of the institution issued a statement after yesterday, Friday, 75% of the population of the capital and San Miguelito ...

14. New Palm Oil Processing Plant in Progresso
La Estrella - The Directors of the Coopemapachi organization and authorities from the Ministry of Farming Development are putting the final touches on an agreement that would allow for a $5.9 million dollar loan for the construction of a palm oil extraction plant in Progresso in the Chiriquí province. At ...

15. Panamanian Government to Proceed with Farfán Mega-Port Facility
La Critica - The Panamanian government will negotiate for the construction of a new port facility in Farfán. The project will be located on a 253 hectare parcel of land in Farfán, part of the old Howard Air Force Base. The government will negotiate with a consortium comprised of two ...

16. The New Villa Cáceres - Cerro Patacón Bridge ...
By Kathyria Caicedo for Telemetro - This is a partial opening, and soon the new cloverleaf interchange will be full opened. After a long wait, the new vehicular bridge over Tumba Muerto connecting Villa Cáceres - Cerro Patacón will be open at 9:00 am, this Friday, 28 August 2009. The ...

17. The Spanish Take Over Cerro Patacón in Secret ...
By Alexis Charris Palacios and Yureth Paredes for La Estrella de Panama - In Panama nobody knew anything. The news story that bounced back here from Europe puts into question the transparency of public contracts awarded by the Municipality of Panama. The garbage of the capital district and San Miguelito ...

18. New Wind Power Projects in Panama Represent The ...
.autotagframe3 { float:right; padding:5px; width:210px; border: silver solid; border-width: 1px; text-align:center; } Wind Power Projects Being Built In Panama Until now the generation of electricity in Panama has been performed only through traditional methods. Hydro power generation using dams represents 49.33% of the total, another 33.83% is generated through thermal ...

19. Youtube Video - Expansion of Ave. Balboa
By DON WINNER for Panama-Guide.com - If you watch this video closely it looks like the design will end up adding four lanes of one-way traffic heading from the fish market toward Paitilla. Also, there will be surface level returns (no bridges) to reverse direction. Doing a U-turn on Ave. ...

20. Panama To Spend $430 Million On LNG Terminal, ...
Panama will spend $300 million on a liquid natural gas, or LNG, terminal and $ 130 million on a gas-fired generating plant, the country's ministry of finance said in a statement Wednesday. The projects will help meet the country's growing energy demand, and reduce the use of liquid fuels, the ...

21. Chaos In Panama City Over Lack Of Clean ...
The crisis over a lack of drinking water in Panama City has reached day 34 today. And, it's effecting the young and old, the rich and poor, equally. The decision to reduce the production at the Chilibre Water Treatment Plant down to 40% of capacity in order to clean out ...

22. New Bridge Over the Sixaola River Between Panama ...
La Estrella - The governments of Panama and Costa Rica will announce in August the beginning of the construction of a temporary bridge between the two countries over the Sixaola river, an official source said today. The Secretary General of Public Works in Panama (MOP), Humberto Mena, told Acan-Efe that ...

23. Balboa Ave. Expansion "Cinta Costera" To Be Inaugurated ...
By SHELMAR VÁSQUEZ SWEEN for La Prensa - The chief of the Special Projects office of the Ministry of Public Works, Carlos Ho, explained that the change in the date for the inauguration of the new "Cinta Costera" (Coastal Strip or expansion of Ave. Balboa) from 21 June to 28 ...

24. Two New Cellular Telephone Providers Enter Panamanian Market
By Doralis Montenegro Escobar for El Siglo - Yesterday the entrance of two new cellular telephone providers in the Panamanian telecommunications market took effect with the signing of the concession contracts being awarded to DIGICEL Panamá S.A and CLARO Panamá S.A., allowing them to initiate operations. With this agreement both ...

25. New Highway from Panama City to Colon Opens ...
By Kathyria Caicedo for Telemetro Reporta - The new highway from Panama City to Colón will be officially opened today. The thousands of people who have to drive to Colón every day to work will be able to use the new route as of this afternoon. The new highway will ...

26. Construction On New International Airport in Rio Hato ...
The project that became a source of conflicts, disagreements and even rivalries among the residents of the central region of the country, the Central Provinces International Airport is finally being built in Rio Hato. But the construction is still generating conflicts, both with local authorities and with environmentalists; despite the ...

27. Panama's Manzanillo port to get $210 mln upgrade
.autotagframe4 { float:right; padding:5px; width:160px; border: silver solid; border-width: 1px; text-align:center; } Manzanillo Port in Colon PANAMA CITY, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Panama's busiest Caribbean port is to push ahead with a $210 million expansion project to help it deal with ever-bigger commercial vessels, the government said on Wednesday. Panama's ...

28. A Third Bridge Over The Panama Canal Will ...
Colon - In the next three months the government of Panama will hold a public bidding process to let the contract for the construction of a third bridge over the Panama Canal, expected to cost in excess of $300 million dollars, said Panama's Vice President and Foreign Minister, Juan Carlos ...

29. New Panama City Metro Will Connect Downtown with ...
.autotagframe5 { float:right; padding:5px; width:210px; border: silver solid; border-width: 1px; text-align:center; } Holes are being drilled in several areas along possible routes for the new metro subway system to take soil samples. By Yuriel Sagel for the Panama America - The government of Panama is analyzing several alternatives for the ...

30. UK developer wins $700m Panama contract
By James Rossiter for Business Times Online - London & Regional Properties, a privately owned British developer, has won the right to build a new mini-city on the banks of the Panama Canal, The Times has learnt. The London-based firm, founded and run by the brothers Ian and Richard Livingstone, ...