Tuesday, April 13, 2010

UBM GLOBAL TRADE: BREAKBULK CONNECTION

CG/LA Infrastructure LLC is a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm that
specializes in strategic infrastructure project identification and
development. The firm released its list of South America's 50 most crucial
infrastructure projects ahead of the upcoming 8th Annual Latin American
Leadership Forum, scheduled to take place April 21-23 in Bogota,Colombia.

The projects listed include Rio's 2016 Olympics infrastructure investment,
$14 billion;Colombia's Ruta del Sol Section 3, $2.5 billion; Mexico's Water
Efficiency Investment Program, $2 billion; Panama's Metro, $1 billion; and
Peru's Santa Maria Desalination Plant, $160m. Infrastructure projects such
as these typically call for large amounts of project, heavy lift and
breakbulk cargo.

A disaster relief workshop during the forum will highlight innovations that
will benefit Chileand Haiti as they rebuild infrastructure affected by
recent earthquakes.

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