Landgraf, Craddick invest in energy hotspots to grow Texas
AUSTIN — Representative Brooks Landgraf (R-Odessa) and State Representative Tom Craddick (R-Midland) are working together to bring state money generated by oil and gas production back to the Permian Basin and other energy-producing hotbeds, where those tax dollars originate. The two filed a legis...
Lego sees potential in Nuevo León
NUEVO LEON – The Danish Company of Lego toys will finish the construction of two automatic warehouses in its plant in the municipality of Cienega de Flores, Nuevo Leon on April this year and could build a mirror plant 10 years from now, “sales will decide”, said the general manager of Lego Ope...
Mammoth Distribution working with Moelis & Company for strategic investment
MAMMOTH, CALIF – Mammoth Distribution has recently hired Moelis & Company LLC to assist the company in evaluating potential strategic partnerships and alliances after receiving significant inbound interest. Mammoth is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality, branded cannabis pr...
Maquilas step up to offer jobs to Central American migrants
Trapped in Tijuana by U.S. immigration policy, thousands of Central American migrants are being offered jobs by the city’s maquiladora industry while they await their cases to move through the lengthy U.S. asylum process on the other side of the border. “We feel the obligation is here in Tijuan...
Matamoros’ restaurants and snack shops run out of Coca-Cola
MATAMOROS – Restaurants, grocery stores and small shops in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, have already gotten rid of Coca-Cola drinks, as a result of last February 15 strike in the facilities of the bottling company Arca Continental. Pablo Reyna, president of Cámara Nacional de la Industria de Restauran...
Mexicali will invest US$1.3 million in paving
MEXICALI – Francisco Javier Paredes Rodriguez, Director of Junta de Urbanización de Gobierno del Estado, indicated that by 2019 a total of US$1.3 million will be invested in paving for Mexicali and its valley. The paving work includes sectors of the State Highway Network 1, 2, 4 and 8. The resid...
Mexico has great potential in solar energy
With an annual solar exposure of 2,400 kilowatts per square meter, Mexico's geographic location is ideal for becoming a world power in solar power generation in the coming years. "The Solar Belt covers the entire country, mainly the northern states with the largest territorial extension such as Son...
Monterrey Fiber will invest US$155 million this year
MONTERREY – Fibra Monterrey, a trust dedicated to leasing industrial buildings and offices, plans to invest around US$155 million this year, said Jaime Martinez Trigueros, director of finance of Fibra Monterrey. In an interview, he stated that he expects to make the first acquisitions during the ...
More maquiladoras will arrive in Reynosa
REYNOSA – A group of new maquiladora companies will be installed in the region during the next semester. The plants could be located in Parque Industrial Norte Villa Florida, in the area near the Monterrey exit. Martha Ramos Morales, director of Asociación de Maquiladoras (INDEX), in Reynosa did...
Most California municipalities ban commercial cannabis activity
CALIFORNIA – Two-thirds of California municipalities prohibit marijuana businesses from setting up shop, underscoring the hurdles MJ entrepreneurs face in trying to break into the world’s largest legal cannabis market. Only 161 of California’s 482 municipalities and 24 of the 58 counties have...
New innovation centre for molds and dies was launched
CIUDAD JUAREZ – With a total investment of more than US$1.2 million contributed by the Federation, the State Government, the Private Initiative and Educational Institutions, Centro de Innovación en Moldes y Troqueles del Estado de Chihuahua (CIMyT) located in Ciudad Juárez, was developed and lau...
New Mexico boasts US$2.2 billion in oil revenue for 2018
NEW MEXICO – New Mexico received US$2.2 billion in revenues from oil production in 2018, according to numbers from the state’s Tax Research Institute. This was a 26% increase on the year, or US$465 million. As stated by the Albuquerque Journal, a substantial increase in investments and product...
New Mexico Governor signs Energy Transition Act
NEW MEXICO – The last Friday, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, Democrat from New Mexico, signed into law the Energy Transition Act (ETA), which boosts New Mexico’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) and establishes a target of 100% carbon-free power. According to the governor, S.B.489 creates a...
New Mexico’s film credit backlog reaches US$382 million
NEW MEXICO – The latest figure for paying off the backlog of rebates for movies and TV shows filmed in New Mexico through the end of the current year now stands at US$382 million. That number, released in a report by the New Mexico State Film Office, takes into account productions that have not y...
New North America trade agreement would boost Arizona industry
ARIZONA – Arizona industries including mining and agricultural imports would benefit from the pending trade agreement for the U.S., Mexico and Canada, according to a new report. The tentative agreement, which is being considered by each of the country's legislative bodies, would likely impact the...
Nordex Group to produce rotor blades in Tamaulipas
TAMAULIPAS – The governor of Tamaulipas, Francisco Garcia Cabeza de Vaca, announced that Nordex Group, a leading transnational company in the wind energy market, confirmed the installation of a production plant for rotor blades of wind turbines in the city of Matamoros. This is the second product...
North American Mailing Service closes its doors
CIUDAD JUAREZ – Employees of the company North American Mailing Service, installed in Ciudad Juarez, have been waiting outside the industrial ship after they could no longer enter the facility. Data obtained among the same employees indicate that, maquiladora managers may be responsible for thei...
Nuevo Leon achieves a 4.3% expansion
During the third quarter of 2018, Nuevo Leon's economy showed positive numbers, according to Indicador Trimestral de la Actividad Económica Estatal (ITAEE). Nuevo Leon ranked in the top 5 fastest growing states, along with Baja California Sur, Veracruz, Aguascalientes and Oaxaca, which had variati...
Nuevo Leon acquires drone for US$2.8 million
NUEVO LEON – After acquiring a US$2.8 million drone and receiving lots of negative opinions, state government stood firm while Public Safety Minister Aldo Fasci stressed that the drone will be used for security tasks in the entity. "This is intelligence and intelligence has a high price, the lac...
Nuevo Leon and Chihuahua, the Mexican states with the most indebtedness
MEXICO – As of September of 2018, Nuevo Leon, Chihuahua, Coahuila and Quintana Roo ranked as the states with an indebtedness per capita above US$584, according to the Centro de Investigación Económica y Presupuestaria (CIEP). As stated by their statistical analysis, the list of states with the ...



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