jueves, marzo 30, 2023



Alleged members of the ‘Clan del Golfo’ in Bajo Cauca

As a blunt action against the "command and control" of the 'Clan del Golfo' in the Antioquia Bajo Cauca, it was qualified by the Seventh Division of the National Army, the neutralization of 3 individuals who were allegedly part of this criminal organization. It happened in the midst of fighting...

ISA full-year 2019 net income rises 7.5% year-on-year

Medellin-based multinational electric power transmission, highways concessions and telecom service provider ISA announced March 4 that its full-year 2019 net income rose 7.5% year-on-year, to COP$1.6 trillion (US$457 million). Revenues rose 12.5% year-on-year, to COP$8.1 trillion (US$2.3 billion), while earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) rose 9.8%, to...

‘Construcciones el Cóndor’ full-year 2019 profits dip 37% year-on-year

Medellin-based highway construction giant Construcciones El Condor on February 27 reported a 37% decline in full-year 2019 profits, to COP$73 billion (US$20.6 million) – principally due to a COP$74 billion (US$20.8 million) temporary write-down of its participation in the “Vías de las Américas” highway project. Full-year 2019 revenues from ordinary...

Cementos ARGOS debuts US$78 million, low-emissions ‘Green Cement’ plant in Antioquia

Medellin-based multinational cement/concrete giant Cementos Argos on February 14 announced the debut of a US$78 million “green cement” processing facility at its 2.3 million tonnes/year Rionegro, Antioquia cement plant. The new technology cuts carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by up-to-38% while cutting energy consumption by 30%, according to Argos. “For the...

200th anniversary of Chorros Blancos battle, key to Colombia’s Independence

In the mountains of northern Antioquia, lieutenant colonel José María Córdova led the Independence campaign with which the Spaniards led by Warleta were defeated, tells theliberator story. The commemoration of 200 years of the battle will be led by the President Iván Duque Márquez, due to Vice-President Marta Lucía Ramírez,...

Project highway to Urabá hopes to recover delays

At least 200 fronts have works in progress, which reached 14.6% advance by 30 December. However, the projected overall should be 38.3%. "The start of the project was misrepresented by the financial closure, which caused a delay, we only started in January 2019", explained Juan Carlos Fandiño,technical manager of Autopistas...

Antioquia Government: there is no cases of coronavirus in Antioquia

Although there are three Chinese citizens in Urabá who are quarantined, the department's Secretary of Health confirmed that no coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the department so far. In a press release, the entity said that "there has been close monitoring with China Harbour Engineering Company (Chech), mayors and...

Hidroituango’s new Directors Board

The new Board of Directors held its first session at the end of the assembly and elected as manager the business administrator Javier Darío Toro Zuluaga, who will have the mission of seeking strategies to overcome the crisis and complete the construction of Hidroituango. Toro Zuluaga has served as secretary...
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