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Brazil – Project to build 3 new ethanol plants in Mato Grosso revived [Registered]

Halted due to the economic crisis, the planned project to build three new ethanol plants in Mato Grosso will be resumed later this year, according to local press reports. One significant amendment to the original plan is that the new plants will process both cane and corn. The Cluster de Bioenergia S / A, responsible for the works, had allocated BRL50 million (US$15 mln) in the initial phase, returning now with an investment of BRL 1 billion. The first plant to be constructed in Barra do Garças is expected to generate 2400 jobs, reaching 4500 direct jobs until completion. This will be…

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