Isolux Corsán Expands its Presence in Africa With a €111 Million Contract in Senegal
MADRID, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
- The company has been awarded a contract for the construction of a 194 km motorway between Ziguinchor and Kolda and the construction of the new Kolda bridge
- Isolux Corsán is present in ten countries in Africa, which represent approximately 5.2% of Group revenues
Isolux Corsán has been awarded a contract for the construction of the two sections of the 194.5 km RN6 motorway in Senegal and the construction of the new Kolda Bridge.
The project has a budget of over €111 million and calls for the widening, improvement and adaptation of the motorway that runs south of the Casamance River, between the river and the Guinea Bissau border and connecting the cities of Ziguinchor and Kolda.
As part of this project, Isolux Corsán will develop a series of actions that will result in improved quality of life and opportunities for local people, through the Integrated Environmental, Social and Health and Safety Action Plan.
Isolux Corsán in Africa
This contract extends the presence of Isolux Corsán in Africa, where it already operates in ten countries: Algeria, Angola, Gabon, Kenya, Morocco, Mauritania, Mozambique, Uganda, South Africa and Senegal. Activity in Africa accounts for 5.2% of the Group revenues.
About Grupo Isolux Corsán
Grupo Isolux Corsán is a global benchmark in energy, concessions, construction and maintenance of major infrastructure and operates in over 30 countries on four continents. The construction of transport, railway, airport, maritime, and hydraulic infrastructure and residential and non-residential buildings are the main growth drivers of the company. In the energy sector, Isolux Corsán is one of the leading operators in the world in energy T&D installation and maintenance, one of the largest builders of EPC projects in the solar photovoltaic industry, and occupies an important position among large builders of power plants under EPC contracts. In addition, the Group manages more than 23,500 parking spaces under concession in Spain. Isolux Corsán manages, through its subsidiary Isolux Infrastructure, concessions for 5,484 km of transmission lines in Brazil, India and the U.S., 1,610 km of highways in India, Brazil, Mexico and Spain and promotes and manages 284.5 MWp of solar PV power plants in Spain, the U.S., India, Italy, Peru and Puerto Rico.
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