The Tijuana airport, in the state of Baja California, isn´t only growing passenger wise, it has also increased its demand for cargo flights. In this sense, Federal Express inaugurated a flight to Memphis, in the United States.
The company will offer its customers advantages, logistics wise, as the flights will be available Monday through Friday for imports since early in the morning and for exports at night.
The flights will be carried out by the Boeing 757 aircraft with the capacity to transport up to 29 tons of goods and will connect with Memphis.
The investment generated a total of 100 jobs at the airport and it adds to the operation that FedEx has at the airports of Querétaro, Toluca, Guadalajara, Monterrey and Mérida.
Avant Energy announced an upcoming US$200 million investment for a network of terminals to supply refined oil products from the Port of Altamira, Tamaulipas, to the Bajio region. This network, named Altamira-Bajio Oil Supply (Supera), is going to feature two terminals initially, one for sea and one for land, which are going to be developed simultaneously, to support fuel imports from the US. Avant Energy is a Mexican Corporation focused on developing, building and operating energy infrastructure for the oil, natural gas, refined products and electric energy sectors. For this development, the Company is relying on two strategic partners: the US logistics group Savage Companies (Savage), to operate the terminals; and the rail road operator, Kansas City Southern Mexico (KCSM).
Canadian mining corporation Endeavour Silver announced the closing of a deal to buy a mine with silver contents, in Hidalgo del Parral, Chihuahua, property of Silver Standard Resources Inc, with a US$2 million investment for exploration within the next two years.
Western Heritage Bank is pleased to announce that Robert Shannon Skov has joined the Board of Directors. Mr. Skov has over 20 years of business success as owner and manager of Skov Family Farms in Clint, Texas.
“We are excited that Shannon is our newest addition to the board,” said Jim Volk, Chairman. “His experience in finance and management makes him an asset to our growing community bank.”
Mr. Skov earned a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Economics from Texas A&M University. He has served the El Paso Valley Cotton Association for almost 20 years as a Board Member, Vice President, President and Chairman of the Board. He also served as a Board Member of Supima in Phoenix, Arizona from 2010-2018.