AP — Water-rights activists questioned the theory of Mexican state prosecutors that the killing of a state legislator-elect this month was orchestrated by his designated substitute. They say the slain man opposed a controversial Sonora water project.
Rethinking Wireless - Mexico has agreed to open up its 700MHz digital dividend spectrum for mobile services, using the band plan being standardized across most of the Asia-Pacific region. This raises hopes that near-global harmonization can be achieved.
Reuters - Ten people were killed and at least 10 others injured when a Pemex gas facility burst into flames in northern Mexico on Tuesday, disrupting gas supplies in the area. The blaze was one of the worst accidents Pemex has suffered in the last few years.
Bloomberg - Annual infrastructure spending in Mexico could climb as much as 56 percent to $70 billion in the coming years as the country plows more money into roads, ports, water projects, and oil and gas, said ICA chief executive Alonso Quintana.
4-traders - Mexico's National Water Commission (Conagua) has awarded a contract to a consortium of ACCIONA Agua and a group of Mexican companies to design, build, operate and maintain the first stage of the El Caracol Waste Water Treatment Plant.
JCN Newswire - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., jointly with Mitsubishi Corp., has received a full turnkey order from Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) to build a 50 MW geothermal power generation plant at its Los Azufres III power station.
ShareCast - Oil and gas services firm Petrofac said it had won a contract to develop the Arenque contract area, offshore Mexico. The Arenque field is currently producing around 5,000 barrels per day.
EFE - Julio Cesar Cu Camara has turned his diving hobby into an extreme job, keeping Mexico City's vast sewerage system flowing for 29 years. The sewers are Cu Camara's workplace, a world of hundreds of kilometers of pipes and pumps.
World War 4 Report - After nearly 10 years of struggle, Mexican campesinos fighting to protect their lands from the planned La Parota hydro-dam on the Río Papagayo won a victory with the Aug. 16 signing of the "Cacahuatepec Accords."
Chron.com - Mexico is pressing ahead with an $8 billion expansion of the country's 5,500-mile natural gas pipeline system, focusing on central and northern industrial cities. it intends to fuel that network with U.S. natural gas.