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28 May 2020

Perfect Deals of the Year 2019: Commodity finance

It’s time to celebrate commodity finance excellence, as last year’s most outstanding, unique and influential deals, which cover a range of sectors and regions, have been...

21 May 2020

Impact assessment: Covid-19 and the natural world

In the third of a series of insights on the impact of Covid-19 on the global economy, Orbian CEO Tom Dunn interviews Huw Cordey, acclaimed natural history film producer,...

13 May 2020
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Renewables

Vestas makes senior appointments

Vestas has appointed Anders Nielsen executive vice president of Vestas Power Solutions and chief technology officer. He replaces Anders Vedel who will continue as chief...

07 May 2020

Impact assessment: Covid-19 and the global development agenda

In the second of a series of insights on the impact of Covid-19 on the global economy, Orbian CEO Tom Dunn interviews Judith Tyson, a fellow at the Overseas Development...

05 May 2020

Can DFIs stretch to combating Covid-19 and climate change?

Development banks have been at the forefront of dealing with climate change. Now they’re in the front line of the Covid-19 response. Will the development finance...

29 April 2020

Africa: Going cold turkey from Chinese infra finance addiction?

China’s president, Xi Jinping, pledged $60 billion in 2018 for African development over the next three years. But will the Covid-19 pandemic and global economic downturn...

21 April 2020

Impact assessment: Investigating leadership and Covid-19

In the first of a series of insights on the impact of Covid-19 on the global economy, Orbian CEO Tom Dunn interviews Archie Brown, Emeritus Professor of Politics at...

09 April 2020
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Power, Renewables, Transport

AfDB finances Sao Tome energy transition project

Sao Tome, the capital of Sao Tome and Principe, is set to receive $14 million from the African Development Bank to support the Energy Transition and Institutional Support...

08 April 2020

Covid-19 Export Finance Survey 2020: Help us, to help you

TXF is sounding out bankers and borrowers, importers and exporters, for its Export Finance survey 2020, to garner market sentiment on the real impact of the Covid-19...

01 April 2020
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Oil & gas

Energy Transfer may shrink Lake Charles LNG project after Shell withdraws

Texas-based Energy Transfer says it may downsize the planned Lake Charles liquefied natural gas liquefaction/export facility in Louisiana, after Shell withdrew from the...

27 March 2020
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Power, Renewables, Transport

Fitch not expecting pandemic to impact Latam energy ratings

Fitch Ratings has issued notice that is not expecting the current pandemic to result in a significant numbers of rating actions on its rated Latin American energy...

25 March 2020
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Infrastructure, Transport

World Bank agrees $80m loan for Amazonas Express bus corridor project in Brazil

The World Bank has approved an $80 million loan for Improving mobility and urban inclusion in the Amazonas Corridor in Belo Horizonte Municipality of Brazil.The project...

10 March 2020
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Metals and Mining

Oroco completes acquisition of Altamura Copper

Canadian mineral exploration company Oroco has acquired the balance of ownership of Altamura Copper and outright control of the Santo Tomas porphyry copper project in...

06 March 2020
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Oil & gas

Saguenay LNG project financing in doubt as Buffett pulls out

A $9 billion liquefied natural gas project in northern Quebec is looking for a new lead investor after Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway pulled out.Developer GNL...

06 March 2020
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Metals and Mining

Newmont seals $260m sale of Continental Gold stake

Denver-headquartered Newmont Corporation has completed the sale of its 19.9% equity stake and convertible bond in Continental Gold for $260 million in cash. The sale was...

14 February 2020
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Renewables

Merit and KOMIPO execute JDA for 150MW Concho Valley solar project

Merit SI and Korea Midland Power Co subsidiary KOMIPO America have executed a joint development agreement to complete development and construction of the 150MW Concho...

11 February 2020

NFP acquires Indemnis Trade Risk Management

Insurance broker NFP has announced the acquisition of Indemnis Trade Risk Management Limited (Indemnis).Indemnis, headquartered in Toronto is a P&C broker focused on...

24 January 2020
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Metals and Mining

Diversifying critical minerals supply chain poses long-term challenge for US

The US still has a long way to go to minimise its dependence on China as it works to diversify its critical minerals supply chain, according to industry observers from...

20 January 2020
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Renewables

Bosnia to decide on energy permits for 4 wind farms

Bosnia's Federation government has given preliminary approval for four wind projects in the southern part of the country and is submitting the projects to parliament...

23 December 2019
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Infrastructure, Metals and Mining, Waste and water

Chile's Codelco tears up desalination project contract

Chile’s state copper miner Codelco said it will cancel a contract awarded in November to a consortium led by Japanese firm Marubeni to construct a desalination...