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The funds for sanitation works in the capital of Colombia's Valle del Cauca department will come from the city, departmental and the national administrations. Projects had to be reevaluated due to the change of government.
Environmental enforcement agency Profepa is evaluating findings from three visits to the La Cieneguita gold-silver mine in Chihuahua state where a tailings dam collapse killed at least three miners.
The Brazilian water utility will use the proceeds to pay debts and reinforce its cash flow.
Stage 1, which costs US$44mn and involves widening a river near Quito, is 20% complete.
The project will require some US$20mn, which is coming from the IDB.
The firm had announced the signing of a preliminary agreement for the acquisition of the thermoplastic firm back in April.