Valoriza Facilities, a subsidiary of Sacyr, has entered, within its growth and internationalization strategy, in the property management, operation and comprehensive maintenance services sector in Chile.
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Sacyr Concesiones has closed alongside the Fondo de Deuda para Infraestructuras [Debt Fund for Infrastructures] in Uruguay CAF I financing amounting to 685 million Indexed Units (IU) (approximately $87.2 million) and a period of 23 years of the concession project of Routes 21 and 24 (Uruguay).
Sacyr Foundation has signed a collaboration agreement with Ayuda en Acción to improve the facilities of the Teresa de los Andes Home, located in Cotoca, Bolivia.
Sacyr Industrial expands its business backlog in Chile with new EPC contracts in a consortium with Isotron for the construction of 220 kV electrical substations, totaling 41 million dollars (approximately 36 million euros).
Sacyr has opened a London office that will be tasked with spurring the company’s growth both in the United Kingdom as well as in new markets on the Old Continent. The London office is close to the centrally located Victoria Station.
Colombia’s National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) signs the concession contract of the Cúcuta – Pamplona Highway
The National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) of Colombia has signed the concession agreement for the Cúcuta-Pamplona Fourth Generation Highway with Sacyr Concesiones.
The General Directorate of Road Maintenance in Mexico has awarded Sacyr Concesiones its first Public Private Partnership (PPP) project in the country: renovation, maintenance and conservation of a 91.5-km road between Pirámides, Tulancingo and Pachuca, worth €190 million (MXN 3,929 million).
Sacyr Construcción obtains ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications in its Colombian, Peruvian and Mexican subsidiaries
Sacyr Construcción's subsidiaries in Colombia, Peru and Mexico have obtained ISO 9001 certification in their Quality Management System and ISO 14001 certification in their Environmental Management System.
Sacyr Construcción and UCC will carry out the sewerage works on plots A and B in the QEZ 1 development area (Doha) in Qatar for an amount of approximately 19 million euros (75 million QR).
The Third Set of Locks of the Panama Canal wins the Agustín de Betancourt International Infrastructure Award
The Caminos Foundation of the College of Civil Engineers has awarded the Agustín de Betancourt International Infrastructure Award to the design and construction of the Third Set of Locks of the Panama Canal, led by Sacyr.
The Mexican Social Security Institute has commissioned Sacyr to build the General Area Hospital in Ciudad Acuña, in the Mexican state of Coahuila, with 90 beds for 417 million Mexican pesos (approx. 21 million euros).
Sacyr has signed a sponsorship agreement with the Paralympic triathlete Dani Molina (Madrid, 1974), one of the best Spanish athletes in his category, in which he was the runner-up at the 2012 and 2013 world championships. Dani Molina, who resides in Guadalajara, embodies values with which Sacyr fully identifies: a spirit of achievement, adaptability, leadership and excellence.
Valoriza Facilities is planning to increase its turnover by 30% in 2017 to reach a revenue of approximately €120 million. In 2016, the Sacyr subsidiary had an income of €91 million, 120% more than the previous year, thanks to its success in different tenders throughout Spain. The company's workforce reached 6,000 employees last year, and Valoriza plans to add 1,100 new employees to its workforce during 2017. To finance the growth plan of Valoriza Facilities, the company obtained a loan of €3 million from state-owned Industrial Holding Company for Business Development (SEPIDES). In total, the company currently serves more than 30,000 people, among the top five companies in the industry.
The Sacyr General Shareholders’ Meeting, held today in Madrid, approved the proposals contained in the agenda, which notably included two capital increases by incorporating profits or reserves in order to compensate shareholders.
Sacyr Construcción and Valoriza, together with Vopi and Dominion, have completed the renovation and expansion of Building 1 of the Hospital del Mar, located on the seafront of the Barceloneta beach for Barcelona's Mar Parc de Salut consortium of Catsalut (Catalan Health Service).
Aurora project, among the 100 innovative ideas of Actualidad Económica magazine in Industrial Innovation
Today, Sacyr's General Manager of Corporate Strategy and Development, Víctor de Ávila, and Antonio Ramirez, Sacyr's Head of Innovation at Sacyr Construcción, were presented with the Award for the 100 Best Ideas of Actualidad Económica magazine for the Aurora project in the sphere of Industrial Innovation.
Sacyr Construcción, in conjunction with Combined Group Company, has completed its first project in Qatar: development of a semi-urban zone spanning 152 hectares in Bani Hajer, for a total of €125 million.
The Sacyr Group posted revenues of €786 million in the first quarter of 2017, up 15.6% compared to the same period last year. Between January and March, EBITDA rose 16.5% to 94 million, with double-digit growth in all business areas: Construction (+14%); Concessions (+16%); Services (+23%); and Industrial (+39%).
Sacyr Industrial will carry out an electrical sub-station EPC project in chile for 21 million dollars
Sacyr Industrial won a new EPC contract in Chile for 220 kV electrical sub-stations for a total of 21 million dollars in a time frame of 2 years.
Sacyr significantly and definitively reduces its exposure to oil market fluctuations thanks to a final hedging transaction through derivatives involving 72,704,411 Repsol shares (60 % of its shareholding). This transaction is in addition to those completed for this purpose in 2016.
The Communication Project Sacyr and the Panama Canal awarded the Best Global Communications Strategy by Fundacom 2017
The Communication Project "Sacyr and the Panama Canal" has been awarded the Best Global Communications Strategy Fundacom 2017. The award was handed over at the Cibecom congress gala in Miami, attended by institutional and corporate communications professionals from all the Ibero-American community
The Ulster University at Belfast project, carried out by Sacyr Construcción's subsidiary, Somague, has been awarded the United Kingdom Considerate Constructors Scheme 2017 silver prize.
Sacyr Industrial leads the consortium which has been awarded the main contract for the new cement plant in Potosí (Bolivia), signed with SEDEM (Servicio de Desarrollo de las Empresas Públicas Productiva) for ECEBBOL (Empresa Pública Productiva Cementos de Bolivia). This EPC contract, worth 241 million dollars, is the second of its kind in Bolivia (following the award of Oruro cement plant in 2015), and the third in South America, after the award last year of Riobamba line (Ecuador).
Sacyr, through its subsidiary Sacyr Concesiones, has sold 49% of the Concessionaire Company Ruta del Algarrobo, which manages La Serena-Vallenar highway, 187 kilometers long, part of strategic Route 5, which runs through Chile from north to south, forming the backbone of the country's road network. The operation, which has been agreed with Toesca Infraestructura Fondo de Inversión, administered by Toesca S.A. Administradora General de Fondos, amounts to 161 million euros (171 million dollars), including the debt associated to the shareholding sold.
Sacyr has revamped its innovation blog with a more modern, contemporary appearance and more prominent audiovisuals, along with a responsive design to ensure the page is displayed better on mobile devices (tablet or smartphone) and can be published and shared on social networks. It also has better indexing and search engine optimization
Alfonso X el Sabio University and Sacyr sign an agreement to create and develop Sacyr-UAX ROADLAB laboratory
José María Orihuela, CEO of Sacyr Construcción, a multinational leader in large civil engineering and building projects, and the Alfonso X el Sabio University have today signed a collaboration agreement to create and develop the ROADLAB SACYR - UAX laboratory.
The president of Brazil and the integration Minister inaugurate the eastern section of the São Francisco River diversion project
Last Friday the 10th, the President of the Republic of Brazil, Michel Temer, and the Integration Minister, Hélder Barbalho, inaugurated the eastern section of the São Francisco River diversion project, alongside Jaime Domínguez, the CEO of Somague, and other political and business dignitaries.
Siles dam on the Guadalimar River (Jaén), completed by Sacyr Construcción, has been awarded the Smagua 2017 Prize in the Large-Scale Water Collection and Transport Facilities category. This is a heterogeneous loose material dam whose position is key in terms of structural safety and use of materials from the surrounding area. The purpose of the infrastructure was to satisfy the water requirements of neighboring towns and provide protection from flooding.
The Sacyr Group achieved a net profit of €120.2 million in 2016. EBITDA has increased by 13%, up to €359.6 million.
Sacyr successfully passes the external auditing of its occupational health and safety management system
Miguel Heras Dolader, Sacyr's Corporate Director General, was presented with the certificate for successfully passing the external auditing of its Occupational Health and Safety Management System in accordance with Standard OHSAS 18.001:2007 by Álvaro Rodríguez de Roa, the Deputy Manager of SGS Certification and Business Enhancement in Spain. This certificate accredits compliance with the internationally recognized standard in accordance with National Accreditation Agency (ENAC) criteria
Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales is awarded UNE certification for its maintenance services of children's playgrounds in Madrid
Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales has been awarded certification UNE EN 1176/7:2009 for its maintenance services of children's playgrounds in Madrid.
Sacyr Concesiones awarded emas environmental certification for Plaza Elíptica Transport Hub (Madrid)
The Plaza Elíptica Transport Hub (Madrid), managed and partially-owned by Sacyr Concesiones, has been awarded EMAS certification in accordance with Regulation (EC) No. 1221/2009 for its promotion and continuous improvement of the environmental performance of this infrastructure.
The Ministry of Public works (MOP) has awarded the construction of the future Biprovincial Hospital Quillota-Petorca to the consortium formed by Sacyr Chile and Somague, subsidiaries of the group, for USD 114 million.
Sacyr Industrial enters Chile thanks to an operation and maintenance contract for medium and low voltage grids in regions IV, V, VII, VIII and IX, for 50 million dollars (an annual amount of 8.3 million dollars) in a time frame of 6 years. This is the second Sacyr Industrial contract in the electrical grid maintenance sector.
Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales wins an Asepeyo award for best prevention practice thanks to its project “Educating for Safe Work”
The Joint Venture led by Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales, Tractaments Ecològics del Maresme, has been awarded the Asepeyo Award for Best Preventive Practice in the category “Best preventive contribution of the institutional representation of workers and business owners” for its project “Educating for Safe Work”.
Susana Díaz and Íñigo Méndez de Vigo inaugurate the Museum of Malaga in the Palace of the Aduana restored by Sacyr
The president of the Junta de Andalucía, Susana Díaz, and the minister of Education, Culture and Sport, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, have inaugurated the Museum of Málaga at the Palace of the Aduana today, an investment of 40 million euros. Attendees included the minister of Culture, Rosa Aguilar; the mayor of Málaga, Francisco de la Torre; and the president of Sacyr, Manuel Manrique, along with other political and business authorities.
the president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, inaugurated the first regasification terminal in Cartagena de Indias, executed by Sacyr Industrial, along with the president of Sacyr, Manuel Manrique; the chief executive officer of Sacyr Industrial, Pedro Sigüenza; and other political and business authorities. With an investment of $150 million, this terminal will help boost Colombian competitiveness and the development of the Caribbean coastal region.
Sacyr Chile has launched the first Edition of the Sacyr Innovation Awards in Chile at an event held in the Innovation Center at Universidad Católica in Santiago, with the attendance of the Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism of the Government of Chile, Luis Felipe Céspedes, along with other local dignitaries and directors from Sacyr.
This November marks the 30th anniversary of the foundation of Sacyr: three decades of activity during which it has demonstrated its technical and technological capability and its commitment to innovation and international expansion, becoming a leading player in the construction and management of infrastructure, industrial projects and services in 29 countries.
The Sacyr Group achieved a net profit of €89.4 million in the first nine months of 2016, representing an increase in comparable terms of 25.6% on the same period for 2015. EBITDA has increased by 6.1%, up to €261.6 million.
Sacyr Concesiones, the 6th largest manager of transport infrastructure concessions in the world, according to PWF
Sacyr Concesiones has reached sixth place in the ranking of managers of transport infrastructure concessions in the world, determined by the prestigious publication Public Works Financing (PWF), versus the 7th place held by the company in the 2015 edition.
The consortium formed by Valoriza, Acciona, OHL, and ASCAN begins providing the waste collection service for the eastern area of Madrid
The consortium awarded with the waste collection service of the Eastern Area of Madrid —composed of Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales (a subsidiary of Sacyr), ACCIONA, OHL, and Ascan— will begin providing service tomorrow to 1,156,000 inhabitants of the districts of Hortaleza, Barajas, San Blas-Canillejas, Ciudad Lineal, Vicalvaro, Moratalaz, Salamanca, Chamartín, and Retiro.
Sacyr Concesiones was given the Innovation Award for the project, “Photovoltaic Solar Energy Generation Plant”, of Rutas del Desierto, and received an honorable mention for "New Asphalt Pavements" of Ruta del Algarrobo, which were handed out by the Public Infrastructure Concessions Association of Chile (Copsa) during the 6th National Concessions Conference organized by the association.
Sacyr Construcción and Sadyt awarded the project and construction of the wtp of Ibiza valued at 24.6 million euros
The General Water Directorate, part of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, has awarded to the consortium formed by Sacyr Construcción and Sadyt (belonging to Valoriza Agua) the contract to draft the project and execute the works pertaining to the blueprint and addenda of the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WTP) of Ibiza, San Antoni de Portmany and Santa Eularia des Riu (Ibiza) for a total of Euros 24.6 million and 33 months of execution.
Sacyr, through its Sacyr Concesiones division, is entering Paraguay with the award of a contract for the construction and operation of "Road 2" (between Asunción and Coronel Oviedo) and "Road 7" (between Coronel Oviedo and Caaguazú), with a planned investment in construction amounting to 520 million dollars and a revenue backlog of 1.47 billion dollars in a 30-year concession.
The President of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, inaugurates the expansion of the la Pampilla refinery in Peru.
Lima, 19 October 2016. Yesterday, the President of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, accompanied by the Presidents of Repsol and Sacyr, Antonio Brufau and Manuel Manrique, together with other political and business authorities, inaugurated the expansion of Repsol's refinery in La Pampilla (Peru), which was performed by Sacyr Industrial.
Sacyr and Valoriza sign an agreement with the University of Chile for the treatment of acid water from mining
Sacyr and Valoriza, together with the University of Chile through the Advanced Mining Technology Center (AMTC), have signed an agreement to implement the project, "Research and design of a passive treatment system of acid mine drainage, especially optimized for the weather and geographic conditions of Chile".
The Conseller of Culture, Santi Vila; the President of Port de Barcelona, Sixte Cambra; and the President of Sacyr, Manuel Manrique, accompanied by other political and business representatives of Catalonia, inaugurated today the exhibition, "El Nuevo Canal de Panamá" [The New Panama Canal], at the World Trade Center of Barcelona.
Sacyr has considerably reduced its exposure to several oil market variations by the performance of a coverage, through a derivatives operations over 20,000,000 Repsol shares (16% of its total participation).
Valoriza Conservación de Infraestructuras consolidates its drilling division with its first external projects
After one and a half years of activity, the Drilling Division of Valoriza Conservación de Infraestructuras has been awarded several contracts in the mining sector for work in different marble quarries and metal ore mining companies, in addition to the activities already carried out by Valoriza Minería.
El Nuevo Canal de Panamá en Las Setas de Sevilla
El presidente de Sacyr, Manuel Manrique, acompañado de representantes políticos y empresariales de Andalucía, ha inaugurado hoy la exposición El Nuevo Canal de Panamá en Las Setas de Sevilla.
Sacyr Concesiones has put the Chilean highway connecting the cities of Concepción and Cabrero into operation, covering a distance of 103.4 kilometers that required an investment of 360 million dollars. The project will generate an income portfolio of 1.027 billion dollars throughout its concession life.
The Regional Minister for Environment and Land Planning of the Andalusia Regional Government, José Fiscal, attended the opening of the experimental acid water treatment plant developed by Sacyr
The Regional Minister for Environment and Land Planning of the Andalusia Regional Government, José Fiscal, attended the opening of the experimental treatment plant, in the municipality of Almonaster la Real (Huelva).
The Sacyr Group earned a net profit of €64.5 million in the first quarter of 2016, which is 4.4 % more than the same period of the preceding year. There was a 6.5 % increase in the EBITDA, consequently amounting to €164.9 million, with the contribution of profit from all of the group's divisions.
The Regional Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Development, Francisco Martínez Arroyo, visits Valoriza tire recycling plant in Chiloeches
Valoriza's Chiloeches plant is the largest recycling facility of its kind in Spain, processing around 40,000 tons of tires a year from all over central Spain. Around 6000 tons of tires from Seseña landfill site are crushed at the factory rather than burning them.
As part of the ‘Your Stamp’ service in collaboration with the Post Office.
Valoriza Servicios a la Dependencia will provide home care services in 5 districts in Madrid for 308 million euros
Madrid City Council Department of Equality, Social Rights and Employment has awarded the Home Care Service (SAD) for the Madrid districts of Centre, Arganzuela, Moncloa-Aravaca, Latina and Carabanchel to the Sacyr subsidiary Valoriza Servicios a la Dependencia. The contract is worth 154 million euros and is awarded initially for three years, renewable for a further 3, meaning the business portfolio, including the possible extensions, amounts to 308 million euros.
Sacyr is awarded the construction and concession of the Rome – Latina freeway (Italy) with an income portfolio of 12,250 million euros
Autostrade del Lazio has awarded the construction and concession of the Rome - Latina freeway in Italy, 186 kilometers long, to Sacyr's Italian subsidiary, SIS, with envisaged investment of 2,800 million euros and a concession period of 43 years.
AENOR, the leading certification company in Spain, has accredited the energy and facilities services company Valoriza Facilities, part of Grupo Sacyr, as an Energy Services Supplier (PSE).
Sacyr Concesiones refinances Madrid Transport hub concessions for a total amount of 190 Million Euros
Sacyr Concesiones, along with its partner EISER Infrastructure Partners, closed the refinancing of the debt in the concession companies which operate and manage Moncloa and Plaza Elíptica Transport Hubs in Madrid for a total amount of 190 million euros.
Panama inaugurated the expansion of the Canal yesterday with the passage of the first post-panamax ship, Cosco Shipping Panama, in an event that began at 6:00 a.m. (Panama time) at the Agua Clara locks on the Atlantic side. It continued until 5:00 p.m. when the ship passed through the Cocolí locks (on the Pacific), where 15,000 people were waiting together with Panamanian authorities of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and 2,400 guests from 62 international delegations, including King Emeritus Juan Carlos I
The Sacyr Foundation and the Tarragona 2017 Foundation have signed a cooperation agreement according to which Sacyr undertakes to collaborate on the 18th Mediterranean Games, which will be held between June 30 and July 9, 2017 in Tarragona.
The ceremony of the 6th Sacyr Innovation Awards for the best Infrastructure and Services Startup took place yesterday, chaired by Manuel Manrique, Sacyr Chairman. The winner of the award was the startup Actisa; a young company from Granada, which has developed artificial intelligence software to optimize courses and feasibility studies of major linear infrastructures (roads, bridges, tunnels, railways, etc.).
Through this program, Sacyr has taken a commitment to transforming the Juan B. Sosa School, which is located in Panamá Viejo. This will be the city’s first public school to implement culture and leadership practices through a process known as “The Leader in Me”, which was created by Franklin Covey.
Manuel Manrique, Sacyr’s Chairman and CEO, accepted the “Executive of the Year” Award at the 26th celebration of the awards sponsored by the magazine Ejecutivos.
Sacyr, which leads the consortium Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), also integrated by Salini Impregilo, Jan De Nul and CUSA, has successfully completed the expansion of the Panama Canal, the largest engineering project of the 21st century, one of the most emblematic of humanity and an unprecedented challenge in the modern history of infrastructures.
This work practically completes the continuity of the Route 5 highway, from Caldera in the Atacama Region, to Pargua, in Los Lagos.
Every two years, this award distinguishes the best engineering works in Galicia according to technical, territorial and construction quality and according to a project's impact on the quality of life of citizens of Galicia.
The Sacyr Group earned a net profit of 42.6 million euros in the first quarter of 2016, which is 68.4% more than the same period of the preceding year. There was a 7.4% increase in the EBITDA, in comparable terms after the sale of Testa, consequently amounting to €80.7 million, with the contribution of profit from all of the group's divisions.
Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales, a subsidiary of Sacyr, has been adjudicated the road cleaning and waste collection service of the city of Albacete for a total €164 million and for a period of 15 years, which may be extended for a further five.
Sacyr, through its environmental services subsidiary, Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales, has been awarded a contract for the collection and transport of solid urban waste (waste fraction and organic) and separated waste (glass, lightweight packaging, paper and carton), as well as for cleaning the roads and municipal beaches of Ibiza during a term of 10 years and for the amount of 74.6 million euros.
Sacyr Industrial is leading the consortium that has been awarded the main contract to expand the Chimborazo cement plant in Riobamba (Ecuador) for UCEM (Unión Cementera Nacional). With this EPC contract, which amounts to 150 million euros, the Sacyr subsidiary is entering a new market.
Last Saturday, 2 April, the Vice-President of Colombia, Germán Vargas Lleras, visited the construction site of the new Pumarejo bridge being built by Sacyr Construcción. The Vice-President was accompanied by the Minister of Transport, Natalia Abello; the Director-General of INVIAS, Carlos García; the Governor of the Atlantic, Eduardo Verano de la Rosa; the Governor of Magdalena, Rosa Cotes; and the Mayor of Barranquilla, Alejandro Char.
Sacyr, through its subsidiary for management of the integral water cycle, Valoriza Agua, has entered Oman with the award of the design, construction, operation and maintenance of a desalination of seawater in Sohar, at the Batinah coast for the amount of more than 1,200 million dollars.
Sacyr Concesiones sold its equity holding to Aberdeen in three hospitals in Portugal for 113 million euros
Sacyr Concesiones has sold 98% of its company HC-Hospitais Concesionados, holder of its equity holding in the concessions of three hospitals in Portugal (51% in Braga and Vila Franca de Xira and 40% Isla Terceira in the Azores) to the Aberdeen infrastructures fund. The transaction totaled 113 million Euros, jointly considering the value of the equity holding and the associated debt.
Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales obtained the ISO 50001 certification for energy management of buildings and facilities
The Sacyr affiliate Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales has obtained the Energy Management System certificate from AENOR, based on the ISO 50001 international standard, extended the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certificates with the inclusion of sports facilities and activities management; it has also obtained the new EMAS for the provision of street cleaning and collection of solid urban waste in the municipality of Majadahonda (Madrid) and renewed the EMAS for street cleaning, waste collection and management of collection points services in the city of Lleida.
The Sacyr group reported a 33% increase in 2015 EBITDA to €318 million, with all group divisions contributing.
Sacyr has been awarded the operation, maintenance and conservation of the water network of the “Canal del Narcea” in Asturias (Spain)
Valoriza Agua, through its subsidiary company Sadyt, has been awarded the contract for executing the O&M (Operation, maintenance and conservation) of the intake, system treatment and incorporation into water network of the “Canal del Narcea” in Ablaneda for the Consorcio de Aguas de Asturias. The contract budget is 1.1 million €, with an initial duration of two years with annual extensions up to a maximum of seven years, for a total budget of 5.14 million euros.
Sacyr, through its affiliate in Italy SIS and as part of a consortium with the Canadian Bombardier and the French-British Amec Spie, has commissioned the tram system in the Italian city of Palermo connecting the West and South neighborhoods with the city center.
Colombian Vice President, Germán Vargas Lleras, and the secretary of state for transportation, Natalia Abelló, inaugurate the stretch of road to the port of Buenaventura
The Vice President of Colombia, Germán Vargas Lleras and the Secretary of State for Transportation, Natalia Abelló, have inaugurated the first stretch of the road being built by Sacyr Construcción connecting Cali and Buenaventura.
Sacyr Concesiones has sold its 20% equity interest in the concession of Puerta de Hierro Hospital located in Majadahonda (Madrid) to the infrastructure fund DIF. The transaction is valued at 55 million Euros, jointly considering the value of its stake and the associated debt.
Valoriza Conservación de Infraestructuras industry leader in obtaining the ISO 39001 certificate on road safety
Valoriza Conservación de Infraestructuras, a Sacyr company, has become the first company in the road maintenance sector to be certified under the UNE ISO 39001 Standard on Road Safety Management Systems.
On 25 December, Sadyt, the company of the Sacyr Group, successfully delivered the Ashod sea water desalination plant to Mekorot, the Israel’s National Water Company, following an operating test of 28 consecutive days in each half of the plant.
Sacyr has been included for the first time in the FTSE4Good IBEX sustainability index that recognizes the efforts made by companies in environmental, social and corporate governance matters.
Sacyr Industrial, a company of the Sacyr group which develops EPC services and projects for industrial infrastructures and installations, and Isotrón have signed a collaboration agreement to bid jointly in EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) electricity generation and transmission tenders.
Sacyr will do the cleaning at Barcelona’s el Prat Airport and at terminals 1, 2 and 3 of the Adolfo Suárez – Madrid Barajas Airport for 57 million euros
Aena has adjudicated Sacyr, through its subsidiary Valoriza Facilities, which specializes in facility services, the cleaning of the Barcelona-El Prat Airport and of terminals 1, 2 and 3 of the Adolfo Suárez-Madrid Barajas Airport for a total of 57 million euros and for a period of 3 years.
The Spanish, development finance company, COFIDES, S.A. is to contribute to Valoriza Gestión S.A.U. foreign expansion.
The Spanish Group for Green Growth (GECV), of which Sacyr is a member, trusts that the resolution of the Climate Change summit will enable the promotion of new economic activities
The Spanish Group for Green Growth (GECV), in which Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales takes part together with another 26 companies, considers that the resolutions of the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) being held this week in Paris will serve as a categorical reference in the fight against climate change that, furthermore, will invigorate the economy.
Sacyr, by means of its subsidiary Valoriza Conservación de Infraestructuras, will upgrade the pavement of the Atlantic Toll Road (AP 9) between Santiago Sur (kp 75) and Pontevedra Sur (kp 132,5) for the amount of 14 million euros.
The Government of Navarre has allocated Sacyr, through its subsidiary Valoriza Conservación de Infraestructuras, the integral performance of road preservation of the Tudela and Tafalla (Navarre) preservation centers for a total amount of 19 million euros.
Sacyr Industrial enters Panama by winning a medium and low-voltage operating and maintenance contract in Panamá Oeste Province worth $4.5 million a year for 5 years. This is the first Sacyr Industrial contract in the electrical grid maintenance sector.
The Uruguayan Ministry of Transport and Public Works has awarded the consortium formed by Sacyr Concesiones (43%), Sacyr Construcción (8%) and Grinor (49%), the first Public-Private Partnership (PPP) highway contract in the country, which involves the building, restoration and management of a 179 km corridor between the cities of Nueva Palmira and Mercedes.
The chairman and chief executive officer of Sacyr, Manuel Manrique, was distinguished yesterday as "2015 Prominent Businessperson" by the Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Chile, during the annual dinner of the institution in Santiago de Chile.
SACYR INDUSTRIAL, a Sacyr group company that carries out EPC projects and services for infrastructures and industrial facilities, particularly those related to the Oil&Gas sector, and NERVION INDUSTRIES, Engineering and Services S.L., a company whose main activity consists in providing erection services and industrial maintenance and applied engineering in different specialties, have joined forces and created the company SACYR NERVIÓN, S.L.
The General Manager of coasts and the President of the Fuerteventura council announce the start work on the Castillo beach promenade (Fuerteventura)
The General Manager for Coast and Sea Sustainability of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and the Environment, Raquel Orts, and the President of the Fuerteventura Council, Marcial Morales, announced last Friday the start of the regeneration work on Castillo beach and the Caleta de Fuste promenade, in the municipality of Antigua (Fuerteventura, Canary Islands).
The Siles dam (Jaén) was opened yesterday by Isabel García Tejerina, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Environment, and by Manuel Manrique, the Chairman of Sacyr, among other authorities. The Siles dam was built by Sacyr representing an investment of €46 million.
Cristina Martínez García, appointed Vice-President of the Federation of European risk Management Associations (FERMA)
The Corporate Director of Risk Control and Management at Sacyr, Cristina Martínez García, has been appointed Vice-President and member of the Executive Committee of the Federation of European Risk Management Association (FERMA).
Sacyr wishes her the very best of luck and every success in her new role.
Yesterday saw the creation of the new company Sacyr Fluor, jointly owned 50% by Sacyr and Fluor SA, after the Directorate General for Competition of the European Union gave its approval to this operation and the acquisition by Sacyr of 50% of Fluor SA, the Spanish subsidiary of the multinational engineering company Fluor Corporation.
The Sacyr Foundation signs an agreement of collaboration with the city council of Malaga for the promotion of a sustainable city
The Chairman of Sacyr and the Sacyr Foundation, Manuel Manrique, and the Mayor of Málaga, Francisco de la Torre, have signed an agreement of collaboration for the design of a sustainable urban and administration model, based on new technologies, to consolidate Málaga as a reference and model city within the context of Smart Cities.
Both appointments further strengthen group internal promotion and form part of the new strategic vision.
International construction revenue represents 72% of the total, while the Group steps up its concession profile.
Valoriza Minería, a mining and industrial subsidiary of the Sacyr Group operating in Spain, has begun operations following the reopening of the San Finx (Galicia) mine, which is rich in tungsten and tin.
Sacyr has acquired 50% of shares in Fluor SA, the Spanish subsidiary of the multinational engineering company Fluor Corporation, for €39 million, to create SacyrFluor, owned equally by the two firms..
The National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has awarded the contract for the construction and concession of the Pasto-Rumichaca motorway, part of the Fourth Generation of New Motorways of Colombia program, to the Estructura Plural SAC 4G consortium, led by Sacyr Concesiones (60%) and Herdoiza Crespo (40%). The contract has a planned investment of US$1,073 million (approximately €967 million). Sacyr Concesiones will manage the motorway for 25 years.
Qatar state-owned company Manateq has awarded the consortium formed by Sacyr Construcción and UCC (Urbacon Trading & Contracting) a contract for the Design and Build of Infrastructure, Roads and Landscaping for QEZ-1 (Ras Bufontas Economic Zone) for 1.692 billion QAR (roughly 415 million euros).
Sacyr Construcción has won the Best R+D+i Project award at the 2nd edition of the Innovation In Road Infrastructure Awards organized by the PTC (Plataforma Tecnológica de la Carretera - Technological Road Platform) for its research and development project involving full-rate warm recycled mixes with emulsion, in collaboration with Repsol Lubricantes y Especialidades.
Colombia's National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has awarded the Estructura Plural SAC 4G consortium, formed by Sacyr Colombia (37.5%), Strabag (37.5%) and Concay (25%), a $1 billion (roughly 900 million euros) contract to construct and manage the 176 km Autopista al Mar 1 for a period of 25 years.
Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales and Gesum to start providing road cleaning and waste collection services in Guadalajara tomorrow
The temporary joint venture between Sacyr subsidiary Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales and Gesum for road cleaning and waste collection services in the city of Guadalajara kicks off tomorrow, July 1. The contract is for 15 years and a total of 110.7 million euros.
Sacyr, winner of the Alares award for Excellence in Occupational Risk Prevention for people with disabilities
The Alares Foundation awarded Sacyr the National Award for Excellence in Occupational Risk Prevention for persons with disabilities.
Sacyr successfully conducts the first opening and closing tests of the Panama canal’s Atlantic-side gate
Grupo Unidos por el Canal, led by Sacyr, successfully conducted the first opening and closing tests of gate number eight of the new Gatún locks on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal’s third set of locks yesterday.
Grupo Unidos por el Canal, led by Sacyr, began filling the lower chamber of the Panama Canal’s new locks on the Pacific side yesterday after starting with the Atlantic side on June 11.
Sacyr subsidiary Valoriza Conservación de Infraestructuras has developed an R&D+i project based on ICT technology that substantially improves road construction signage, with the resulting increase in road safety.
In order to begin operational testing Grupo Unidos por el Canal, led by Sacyr, opened five valves to begin filling the lower chamber of the Panama Canal's new locks on the Atlantic side.
Sacyr's Shareholders' Meeting, which was held today in Madrid, approved all the items on the agenda: to perform a scrip issue paid out of reserves with the aim of remunerating shareholders with 1 new free share for every 33 old shares; and approve the financial statements, the conduct of business by the Board of Directors in 2014, the distribution of earnings, the appointment of Isabel Martín Castellá* as an independent director and the reelection of Mr Manuel Manrique and the companies Prilou and Prilomi as directors, among other items.
Ignacio Arjona, winner of the medal for professional merit awarded by the spanish association of Civil Engineers
The Association awards this professional honor to members who have excelled in an outstanding way, have carried out projects of unquestionable merit or have provided outstanding service to the profession.
Sacyr has reached an agreement to sell its subsidiary Testa, Spain’s leading property management company, to Merlin Properties Socimi for €1.793 billion.
The spanish minister of public works, Ana Pastor, praises the Panama Canal expansion works during her visit
The Minister drew attention to the extremely advanced stage of the infrastructure, "almost 95% completed", which will allow the expansion to become operational in early 2016.
The winner was the startup EPC Tracker, a multiplatform ICT solution that integrates mobile devices and applications into the management of complex projects, such as those in the construction and industrial fields.
The company is responsible for the construction of a 90 km section of highway, commissioning of another 460 km and maintenance of a total of 875 km for a period of 25 years.
Sacyr awarded a 6 million euro contract to provide Conservation services at various Historic Gardens of National Heritage
Sacyr, through its environmental services subsidiary Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales, heads the consortium that was awarded the Conservation of the Historic Gardens of National Heritage service contract for a period of four years and more than six million euros.
The Olot Hospital, built by Sacyr, wins the Beyond Building Barcelona - Construmat 2015 Building Award
The Olot Hospital in Girona, built by Sacyr Construcción, received the 16th Beyond Building Barcelona-Construmat Award in the Building category, awarded to brand new buildings or interventions in existing ones.
Sacyr has launched a multiplatform communications project about the company’s work on the Panama Canal’s third set of locks. The materials include an interactive brochure with videos and 3D images in augmented reality along with an extremely educational microsite (http://canalpanama.sacyr.com) with project documents: information, informative videos and images
Colombia’s National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has awarded a 100% Sacyr consortium a $275 million contract to repair, improve and operate a 202 kilometer section of Corridor 5 between Puerta de Hierro – Palmar de Varela – Carreto – Cruz del Viso.
Sacyr earned 25.3 million euros without extraordinary items (+5%) and 111 million euros in ebitda (+23%) in the first quarter of 2015
The Sacyr Group obtained 25.3 million euros in net attributable profit in the first quarter of 2015, i.e. 4.8% more than in the same period of 2014, which included extraordinary items due to the divestment of some assets.
On Monday, Sacyr Concesiones put the first section of the La Serena-Vallenar highway into service. Sociedad Concesionaria Rutas del Algarrobo is in charge of the 100 km section that connects Chile Regional Limit III with Vallenar.
Sacyr, through its subsidiary Sacyr Concesiones, has sold 49% of its stake in the concession company of Ruta del Limarí (Chile) to investment fund Prime Infraestructura II, which is managed by CMB-Prime Administradora General de Fondos SA, for 93.8 million euros (63,36 billion Chilean pesos), debt linked to concession included.
Sacyr and the president of Colombia sign a contract for the construction of the Pumarejo Bridge in Barranquilla (Colombia)
Sacyr Construcción will build the longest bridge in Colombia (2.28 km), the country's biggest public work to date, for 223 million euros
Led by Sacyr, the consortium responsible for the Panama Canal Expansion, Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), has completed the installation of the 16 gates being added as part of the third set of locks project.
Ulster University announces Lagan-Somague joint venture for Belfast campus second phase for 191 million euros
Ulster University today announced that a joint venture between local firm, Lagan Construction Group and Sacyr subsidiary, Somague, has been awarded the £150m (191 million euros) contract for phase two of the University’s new Belfast campus.
Sacyr awarded a 9 million euro contract for the expansion and maintenance of Formentera’s desalination plant
Sadyt will complete the construction design, upgrade and expansion of the current IDAM in two years and will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of all the plant’s facilities over the next 13 years.
Dominion reaches an agreement with Sacyr to acquire 30% of the Antofagasta Hospital concession company (Chile) for 7.9 million euros
Sacyr, through its subsidiary Sacyr Concesiones, and Dominion, through its parent company Global Dominion Access, have reached a deal to jointly undertake the project to build and operate Antofagasta Hospital (Chile) under a concession regime.
On April 1 Colombia's National Roads Institute (INVIAS - Instituto Nacional de Vías), part of the country's Ministry of Transport, awarded the contract for the construction of the Pumarejo Bridge over the Magdalena River in Barranquilla to the SES Puente Magdalena consortium (formed by Sacyr Construcción Colombia SAS, Sacyr Chile and Esgamo Ingenieros Constructores), with a budget of 615,000 million pesos (223 million euros) and a 36 month deadline.
Sacyr Construcción has constructed this 6.135 kilometer road, which extends the N 502 and provides an alternative to crossing the city, as well as facilitates internal connections thanks to the construction of a new bridge over the Tagus River.
Paco de Lucía station on line 9 of Madrid Metro was put into operation today. It was built by Sacyr Construcción (50%) in a joint venture with Ferrovial Agromán (50%).
Sacyr Industrial consolidates its presence in Mexico with the construction of two substations for $14 million
Sacyr Industrial consolidates its presence in Mexico having been awarded the construction of two electrical substations in the state of Puebla (Mexico) for $14 million (€13 million).
The First Vice-President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, along with a group of 40 MEPs and the Minister for Canal Affairs, Roberto Roy, visited the Panama Canal expansion works, describing them as "stunning".
Sacyr boosts its Human Resources management
The Americo Vespucio Oriente freeway in Santiago de Chile and the Perth Desalination Plant (Australia) are among the 100 most innovative infrastructure projects, according to KPMG
Sacyr ‘s projects involving the Américo Vespucio Oriente freeway, of Sacyr Concesiones, in Santiago de Chile (Chile) and the Perth desalination plant (Australia) have been ranked by the audit and advisory services firm KPMG among the world’s 100 most innovative infrastructure projects in its report Infrastructure 100: World Markets Report.
Sacyr’s mining division signs an option agreement to collaborate with Rio Narcea Nickel S.A., a subsidiary of Lundin Mining Corporation
Valoriza Minería, the Sacyr subsidiary specialising in mining operations, has signed an option agreement to collaborate with leading Canadian multinational Lundin Mining Corporation on exploration projects at the Ossa Morena and Iberian Pyrite Belt mining areas in southwest Spain
Sacyr returns to net profit with an increase in turnover (+8,5%) and of the ebitda (+30%)
In 2014 the Sacyr group obtained a positive result of 32.7 million euros, not including extraordinary tax impacts the result would have reached 118 million euros. The EBITDA registered a very positive performance with an increase of 30%, taking it up to 382 million, marked by the contribution to the profit of all the group's divisions; and the gross margin improved considerably, rising from 11% to 13.2%. Turnover grew 8.5% to reach 2,901 million euros.
Sacyr recibe el respaldo del sector financiero a su nueva estrategia y modelo de gestión con el acuerdo para la refinanciación de su participación en Repsol
Sacyr ha cerrado con éxito el acuerdo para la refinanciación de la deuda asociada a su participación en Repsol.
Sacyr has launched its new website www.sacyr.com, with a more modern design of high audiovisual content; a responsive design that adapts the format of the website to each mobile device (tablet or smartphone) and incorporates its integration and diffusion on social networks. It also provides enhanced search engine indexing and optimisation.
Valoriza Conservación de Infraestructuras, the Sacyr subsidiary specialising in infrastructure maintenance has, together with Indra and InfoNorte, developed an innovative snow plough simulator for training operators how to drive such vehicles and use the attachments, v-blade and plough to remove snow from the roads, and the salt spreader to melt ice.
GUPC conducts the first trial on the wagon installed on the Pacific side by using the control software that will operate the new locks
On Tuesday, February 3, Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), headed by Sacyr, successfully conducted the first trial of the wagon installed on the Pacific side by using the control software envisaged for the locks' operations, including all the associated safety and control mechanisms.
Today, Testa's Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting ratified the co-opted appointment of the Director Fernando Lacadena and has been re-elected for a period of four years.
Newsletter Prevención del Blanqueo de Capitales nº17: Enero 2015
At the proposal of the Chairman, Manuel Manrique, Sacyr's Board of Directors approved the following appointments to reinforce the group's organisational structure:
Valoriza has been awarded the contract for executing the new Newman potable water treatment plant in Newman (Australia) for 22 million dollars
Valoriza, through its subsidiaries Valoriza Agua and Sadyt playing the role of process and engineering partner, was awarded the contract for executing the new Potable Water Treatment Plant of Newman, for the mining BHP Billition in the Northwest of Australia.
Valoriza Minería, la filial de Sacyr dedicada al desarrollo de proyectos mineros, y Macquarie Capital (Macquarie), la división de asesoramiento corporativo, actividades de inversión de capital y servicios de mercados de capitales del grupo Macquarie, han firmado un acuerdo de colaboración para evaluar y financiar proyectos mineros en España.
La Real Federación Española de Balonmano ha firmado hoy el convenio de colaboración con los nuevos patrocinadores para 2015, SACYR y GoFit
Sacyr reinforces its management team by hiring a Chief Strategy Officer and a Chief Financial Officer
Today, at the request of the Chairman, Manuel Manrique, the Board of Directors meeting of Sacyr approved the hiring of two professionals who will reinforce the management team.
Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), led by Sacyr, began this morning the installation of the first lock-gate in its final location in the upper lock of the Atlantic, fulfilling the stipulated work schedule.
Sacyr Industrial enters Colombia with the construction of an LNG marine terminal for 106 million dollars
Sacyr Industrial has entered a new market after obtaining the contract to build a Liquefied Natural Gas Import Terminal worth 106 million dollars in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia).
CSD y SACYR firman un convenio de colaboración para becar deportistas, federaciones y clubes deportivos
Miguel Cardenal, presidente del Consejo Superior de Deportes (CSD), y Manuel Manrique, presidente del Grupo Sacyr, firman en la sede del CSD un convenio de colaboración para la búsqueda de fórmulas de financiación y colaboración con deportistas, federaciones y clubes deportivos.
Valoriza launches the first phase of the plastic waste recovery plant in Jerez de la Frontera (Cadiz)
Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales, subsidiary of Sacyr, in association with Cassandra Oil AB and in collaboration with other companies, has today launched the first phase of the "Dehesa Bolaños" plastic waste recovery plant in Jerez de la Frontera (Cadiz) following an investment of 7 million euros.
Sacyr has signed a collaboration agreement with US company Manhattan Construction Group to jointly undertake projects relating to infrastructure, concessions, industry (oil & gas, water, energy) and the environment (waste treatment) in the United States.
The net profit attributable to the Sacyr Group in the first nine months of 2014 amounted to 82.6 million euros, slightly higher (+3.1%) than the 80.1 million euros of last year, which is a significant advance after the sale of property assets contributed 47 million euros to net profit in 2013.
Sacyr Valoriza, participada al 50% por Sacyr Chile y 50% por Valoriza Agua, ambas empresas del grupo Sacyr, ha entregado para su puesta en funcionamiento la nueva planta desalinizadora de agua de mar Mantoverde para la empresa minera Anglo American Chile, tras realizar una inversión de USD $70.5 Millones.
The GUPC consortium, led by Sacyr, today completed the transfer to Panama of the last 4 gates of the third set of locks for the Canal, almost three months ahead of the date stipulated in the agreement with the Panama Canal Authority (ACP).