Thomson Reuters has ranked Sacyr among the top 100 companies in the world in its Diversity and Inclusion Index (D&I), which includes the main international listed companies that have diverse and inclusive workplaces. Sacyr, ranked 77, is the third Spanish company in this ranking.
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Sacyr is already the 4th contractor in Latin America, according to the ranking by the specialized journal Engineering News Record (ENR). It was ranked 9th in this prestigious list a year ago.
Sacyr makes progress in the financing of its Colombian highways. The company has signed contracts for a total amount of almost 110 million dollars (100 million euros) for its Rumichaca-Pasto and Montes de María fourth-generation (4G) highways.
Sacyr Concessions’ subsidiaries in Colombia and Peru have achieved ISO 9001 certification for their Quality Management System and ISO 14001 certification for their Environmental Management System.
Sacyr has completed the financing of 24 million euros with the Australian entity CEFC (Clean Energy Finance Corp) through its subsidiaries Sacyr Industrial and Sacyr Environment to build its first waste treatment project in Australia, the mechanical and biological treatment plant for municipal organic waste in Dandenong South (Melbourne).
Sacyr Somague has been awarded the contract for the construction of two new hotels in Lisbon: The Emerald House and the Casal Ribeiro Hotel. These facilities will expand the hotel accommodation on offer in the Portuguese capital with the addition of 123 new rooms. The budget for the new projects totals €13 million.
Sacyr posted an EBITDA of €239 million in the first half of 2018, up 25% over the same period in 2017. The significant growth achieved between January and June reflects the expansion of all areas and Sacyr's focus on the profitability of its businesses.
Its four business areas achieved EBITDA gains in the first six months of the year: Engineering and Infrastructure (+184%); Concessions (+15%); Services (+13%); and Industrial (+5%). Business profitability, measured by the EBITDA margin, grew from 12.5% in the first half of the last financial year to 13.2%.
TOA Corporation and Sacyr Somague Angola signed a contract for the execution of 2nd phase of Namibe Port rehabilitation works, in Southern Angola. The works consist in the rehabilitation of approximately 250m of quay front, including 15000 m2 of pavements. The construction period is extending to 13 months.
Sacyr Services has launched the "Smart" seal to highlight its range of services that use the latest technologies to provide a better quality of life for citizens.
Sacyr launches iChallenges to collaborate with the innovative ecosystem to solve five business challenges
Today Sacyr launches iChallenges, an open innovation program that seeks to solve five business challenges within the innovative ecosystem. Until next September 20, anyone can join this initiative through the website www.sacyrichallenges.com.
Sacyr Social takes part in the pilot project of the ASSIST program that provides training as energy agents (on technical and social issues) to the home assistance service professionals of the Barcelona City Council to detect and prevent energy poverty situations among users.
At midnight on Sunday the 8th, Sacyr Concessions put into operation the new route between La Serena and Ovalle (Limarí route), in the Coquimbo Region, in northern Chile. The total investment exceeds 180 million euros, with a concession period of 30 years.
Sacyr Engineering and Infrastructure and the Brazilian construction company Ferrera Guedes have been awarded the contract to build the Eastern Line of the Fortaleza Metro (Brazil). The project will last for 48 months and has a budget of 1,470 million Brazilian reales (almost €350 million).
Sacyr Engineering and Infrastructure has been awarded its third infrastructure contract in the USA. The company will undertake the renovation of a section of the I75 road in the west of Florida, with a budget of nearly $82 million (€70 million).
Sacyr Industrial’s subsidiary in Chile has obtained ISO 9001 accreditation for its Quality Management System and ISO 14001 accreditation for its Environmental Management System.
The Board of Directors of Sacyr has approved the payment of a scrip dividend (flexible dividend), with which shareholders can choose between a cash payment of 0.051 euros per share or a new share for each 48 shares in their portfolio.
To this end, Sacyr will increase its capital reserves up to a maximum of 11,328,291 million shares with a par value of one euro each. This flexible dividend represents a shareholder return of 2.0833%.
The Spanish Association of Accounting and Business Administration (AECA) awarded Sacyr Second Prize in the 2018 Aeca Awards for the Most Significant Improvement in Business Transparency in the category of IBEX-listed Medium and Small Cap companies.
Sacyr Environment will carry out the road cleaning and waste collection from the autonomous city of Melilla for 53.4 million euros
Sacyr Environment, a subsidiary of Sacyr, has been awarded the road cleaning and waste collection service in the autonomous city of Melilla for a total of 53.4 million euros for a 4-year period, which can be extended for another 2 years.
Sacyr's General Shareholders' Meeting (GSM) today approved by a large majority all the items on the agenda proposed by the Board of Directors, and rejected those contained in the supplement to the notice of call presented by a shareholder.
Sacyr Water has been awarded the management of Aguas del Valle de Guadiaro (AVG), the concession company in charge of the water management cycle at the National Tourist Interest Center of Sotogrande (Cádiz) and Pueblo Nuevo de Guadiaro.
The Southern Seawater Desalination Plant (SSDP) near Perth, Australia, reaches an output milestone of 500 hm3 since its start-up in 2012
The desalination plant at Binningup (Perth, Australia) has reached a major milestone: its first 500 hm3 of output since its start-up in March 2012, more than enough water to supply the city of Madrid for a whole year.
Sacyr Maintenance (formerly Valoriza Conservación de Infraestructuras) and Saopse been awarded their second contract in Peru: the management and conservation of a 254 km road corridor. The contract is worth a total of eight million euros (29 million Peruvian soles) over a period of three years.
Sacyr Water, within its business diversification policy, increases its water purification activity in the agrofood sector with a new contract to manage purification systems in the Peña Santa food corporation production centers (Capsa Foods) in Siero (Asturias) and Zarzalejo (Madrid).
Sacyr signs the financing for the Tlahuac Hospital and the Pirámides-Tulancingo-Pachuca highway in Mexico
Sacyr Concessions has closed the financing for its two concessions in Mexico: the Tlahuac hospital in Mexico City with the Mexican development bank Banobras for 86 million euros and the Pirámides-Tulancingo-Pachuca Highway with the Mexican banking entity Interacciones, also for 86 million euros.
Sacyr Engineering and Infrastructure will carry out the construction of its third hospital in Chile in Alto Hospicio, located in the region of Tarapacá (Chile) for €136.8 million (102,000 million Chilean pesos), including equipment.
The concessionaire Ruta de Limari, owned by Sacyr Concessions, has obtained certification according to the UNE EN-ISO 9001:2015 standard for its Quality Management System accredited by AENOR.
Sacyr posted an EBITDA of €111 million in the first quarter of 2017, up 19% compared to the same period last year. The growth achieved between January and March takes place on the back of the positive development recorded by all Group divisions and the strict risk management and cost control system.
The Sacyr Foundation has signed a collaboration agreement with the NGOs VIHDA and Gota a Gota to collaborate in a potable water supply project in Muranga, Kenya.
Alberto Sánchez de Rojas, currently the head of Global Offers at Sacyr Industrial, has today been appointed managing director of SacyrFluor in place of Gonzalo García San Miguel, who has been serving for the last few days as managing director of Sacyr Industrial and, by virtue of this office, as chief executive of SacyrFluor
The Board of Directors of Sacyr has appointed three new independent directors as part of the strategy of strengthening good corporate governance in line with best practices and adapting the structure of the board to shareholder reality.
Sacyr has won its first infrastructure projects in the United States, thus achieving one of the milestones of its 2015-2020 strategic program.
Since 2015, Sacyr has been carrying out the Autopista al Mar project in Colombia, whose objective is to connect the cities of San Jerónimo and Santa Fé de Antioquia until reaching Bolombolo through the Western Tunnel. As a result of the presence of endangered epiphyte plants in the project’s area of influence, the Environmental Management Plan pays special attention to protecting these species.
A consortium led by Sacyr has been awarded the construction of the A6 dualling between Dungiven and Drumahoe in Northern Ireland for a total amount of 143 million pounds (about 161 million euros).
Pedro Sigüenza and Gonzalo García San Miguel, new executive directors of Sacyr Infrastructures and Sacyr Industrial, respectively
Sacyr has appointed Pedro Sigüenza Hernández as Executive Director of its affiliate Sacyr Engineering and Infrastructures. Sigüenza replaces José María Orihuela Uzal, who left for personal reasons.
Sacyr commitment to improving service for citizens is reflected in the improvements we carry out in the cities where we operate. Such is the case of Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), where we have renewed the waste collection and street cleaning vehicle fleet for more sustainable models; and in Ibiza, we are renewing underground containers for more efficient, watertight and less noisy containers.
The Ministry of Social Policies and Family Affairs of the Madrid Region awarded Sacyr Services Social lot 1 of the home assistance service for dependent people in the municipalities of the region for a period of two years, with the possibility of a further two-year extension, and an amount of 55.5 million euros.
Sacyr is entering into the airport concession business in Chile with the award of a contract for the expansion, financing, construction and management over six years of the El Tepual - Puerto Montt airport, in consortium with Agunsa.
The President of the Republic of Angola, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, has officially opened the Liceu Mutu-Ya-Kevela school in Luanda following its complete renovation by Sacyr Somague, a subsidiary of Sacyr Ingeniería e Infraestructuras, for 22 million dollars.
Sacyr will build El Callao sports center and the National University of San Marcos Stadium for the Pan American Games in Lima (Peru) for 44 million euros
Sacyr, in a consortium with Saceem, will build a new sports center in El Callao’s Regional Sports Village and will remodel the National University of San Marcos stadium and the Miguel Grau Coliseum for the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima (Peru) for a total amount of 43.7 million euros.
Sacyr has transformed internally and now also externally. Today, the Spanish multinational company launches its new corporate identity with a solid image which represents what it is today and, at the same time, projects it into the future.
Sacyr posted an EBITDA of €422.6 million in 2017, up 17.5% compared to 2016. This double-digit growth is the result of the company's strategy, which is centered around the profitability and cash flow of projects and has a strict risk management and cost control system.
Sacyr will design, build and manage a water treatment plant for agricultural purposes in Australia for 85 million euros
SA Water Corporation, a public company belonging to the South Australia Government, has awarded Sacyr the design, construction and management of a high tech tertiary water treatment plant for agricultural purposes in the north of Adelaide (Australia). The project, which will be developed in phases, has a total amount of 133.4 million Australian dollars (around 85 million euros).
95.86% of Sacyr’s share capital has chosen to receive the scrip dividend of the company in shares. The shareholders will receive a new security for every 48 existing ones. The remaining 4.14% of the share capital will receive 0.052 euros in cash for each share.
Valoriza Agua has obtained the ISO 50001 certification from Aenor in Energy Management, according to the international standard with a scheme accredited by ENAC, which recognizes Sacyr's subsidiary as a responsible company committed to the environment and energy efficiency.
Sacyr’s team received in London the Project Finance International 2017 prize in the category of Best European Operation in the field of transport infrastructure for the financing of the Pedemontana - Veneta (Italy) motorway, of Sacyr Concesiones and Fininc.
Sacyr is an international gauge in hospital projects. It has built or renovated over 60 hospitals and health centers in seven countries throughout its history, with more than 9,000 beds and an investment of 3.2 billion euros.
Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales enters Colombia with an urban cleaning and waste collection contract in Bogotá
Sacyr, through its subsidiary Valoriza Servicios Medioambientales, leads the Clean Area SAS ESP consortium, which has been awarded the contract for urban cleaning of ASE 5 in the city of Bogotá (Colombia). The contract awarded has a duration of eight years and is worth around 170 million euros.
Valoriza Servicios a la Dependencia will provide its home assistance service in the provinces of Valladolid and Ávila
Sacyr’s subsidiary, Valoriza Servicios a la Dependencia, will implement the home assistance service in the provinces of Valladolid and Ávila for a total amount of 29.7 million euros.
Valoriza will carry out minor cleaning and maintenance tasks of lines 2 and 6 of Santiago de Chile’s subway for 30 million euros
Sacyr's subsidiary, Valoriza Facilities, has won the contract for the minor cleaning and maintenance tasks of lines 2 and 6 of Santiago de Chile’s subway for 30 million euros.
Sacyr named preferred bidder for the construction and operation of a waste treatment plant in Connecticut (United States)
Sacyr, in partnership with Manhattan Construction Group, has been selected as the preferred bidder for its second major contract in the US, which will consist of the design, financing, construction and operation of a new waste treatment plant in Hartford in the State of Connecticut, and in the update of the current incinerator, adapting it to the highest international efficiency standards.
Sacyr has been awarded three construction and rehabilitation projects in Bogotá (Colombia) for €38 million
Sacyr has been awarded three new projects for the construction, rehabilitation and updating of different urban areas in Bogotá (Colombia). The three projects, which represent a budget of €38 million, reinforce Sacyr's position as one of the leading construction and infrastructure companies in Colombia.
The Basque Government, through the public body Euskal Trenbide Sarea (ETS), has awarded to the consortium led by Sacyr Construcción and Cavosa, alongside Campezo, Mariezcurrena and Zubieder, the construction of the Miraconcha - Easo urban section of the Topo rail line, in its passage through the centre of San Sebastián, for an amount of €53.2 million.
Sacyr Construcción, in conjunction with Saceem, will conduct the remodelling and expansion of the Andrés Avelino Cáceres sports complex which will host the baseball, rugby, hockey, softball, water polo, Basque pelota and pelota frontón competitions of the Pan American Games 2019 in Lima (Peru) for an amount of €60.7 million.
The financing of the Pedemontana-Veneta (Italy) motorway, recognised with a prize by Project Finance International 2017
The financing of the Pedemontana - Veneta (Italy) motorway, of Sacyr Concesiones and Fininc, has won the Project Finance International 2017 prize in the category of best European operation in the field of transport infrastructure.
Sacyr Foundation has signed a collaboration agreement with Aldeas Infantiles SOS as "Builder of the future", through which it will support the work that this organization carries out in the Aldea of Pachacamac, in Lima (Peru), which offers a home and a family to 52 children deprived of parental care.
Valoriza Conservación de Infraestructuras has been awarded its first contract in Peru, for the management and upkeep of a 380-kilometer road corridor. The contract is worth a total of nine million euros (34.4 million Peruvian soles) over a period of three years. The road corridor is located in the regions of Tumba and Piura and runs from Sullana - Puente la Paz, Ovalo-Aguas Verdes, Sullana - El Alamor and Sullana - Tamogrande.
The energy-efficiency project of Hospital de Braga (Portugal), which is managed by Sacyr Concesiones, has won the EDP Electric Energy and Environment Award in recognition of measures that allow a 40% reduction in energy consumption as compared with 2013.
Sacyr and Fininc close the financing of the Pedemontana-Veneta highway (Italy) with an issuance of €1,571 million in bonds
The SIS consortium, consisting of 51% by Fininc and 49% by Sacyr, has successfully closed the financing to complete the construction of the Pedemontana-Veneta highway in the region of Veneto (Italy). Yesterday, November 29, the consortium completed a bond issue valued at €1,571 million. The global investment planned on the highway stands at €2,566 million.
Rodrigo Sánchez Haro, councilor for Agriculture, Fishery and Rural Development for the Government of Andalusia and Tomás Fuertes, Chairman of El Pozo Alimentación, presided over the laying of the cornerstone for the Legado Ibérico de El Pozo product plant, which will be built by Sacyr Construcción in the municipality of Jabugo (Huelva).
Sacyr posted an EBITDA of €272 million in the first nine months of 2017, up 4% compared to the same period in 2016. This growth, in a complex economic environment, is the result of the company's strategy, which is centered around the profitability and cash flow of the projects and has a strict risk management and cost control system.
Sacyr Group has launched a new application to connect with its stakeholders around the world. The App, called Sacyr Life, opens a window on mobile phones and tablets to everything taking place in the international construction, infrastructures and services company.
The startup Zapiens is the winner of the 7th edition of the Sacyr Innovation Awards. The firm from Asturias, which won the final over the two other startups, received the prize from Manuel Manrique, Chairman of Sacyr and the Sacyr Foundation.
Zapiens, Liphi and DotGIS will compete for the award, which will be presented on October 26. The award credits innovative ideas in the fields of construction, infrastructure and services.
The General Hospital, which has a development budget of around EUR 92 million, will serve around 1.2 million people in the south of the Mexican capital.
The first edition of the Sacyr Innovation Awards in Chile had 44 nominations. This initiative, organized by Sacyr Foundation, has had the support of the Innovation Center of the Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) Anacleto Angelini and the economic newspaper Pulso.
Sacyr Foundation has signed a collaboration agreement with Aladina Foundation to help children and adolescents with cancer and their families in three Madrid hospitals.
Madrid’s Trade Fair Institution (IFEMA) has awarded Sacyr Industrial the construction of a geothermal climate control system in its headquarters. The project, which is already under development, consists of drilling 40 geothermal boreholes up to 150 meters deep that will be connected to a new geothermal heat pump of 355 kW thermal and 305 kW cooling power.
Valoriza provides the home care service in Burgos since May 1. The company was awarded the tender called by the city council of the capital of Castile and León and will carry out this work for two years, with a possible extension of an additional financial year. The budget allocated for the first two years is EUR 4.6 million.
Sacyr Fluor signs the contract for a fuel storage terminal in Mollendo (Peru) for 40 million dollars
Sacyr Fluor announced the award of Monte Azul Logística S.A.C. “Open Book Estimation Services (OBE)”, and the future conversion of Project T- Terminal of Mollendo in Peru into EPC, with an investment close to 40 million dollars.
Sacyr, in its commitment to curb the environmental impact of all its activity, has registered the calculation of its corporate carbon footprint in the Carbon Footprint, Offsetting and Carbon Dioxide Absorption Projects of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment (MAPAMA).
The Community of Madrid has awarded Sacyr Industrial the award for the Best Geothermal Installation of the Industrial / Tertiary Sector for the Biodiversity Foundation building project, located in Peñuelas street of the Spanish capital. Sacyr Industrial also received a mention for the project of a detached house in the neighborhood of Mirasierra.
Sacyr, awarded in Chile for its job safety innovation program
This program, which began in 2016, aims to improve the safety conditions of on-site workers. To this end, it incorporates people who have suffered from work-related accidents as safety supervisors. These supervisors work together with the labor risks prevention personnel in the works to supervise that all employees respect the safety rules and thus prevent potential accidents.
Sacyr increased its EBITDA by 15.7%, to €191 million, achieving a net profit of €60 million
Sacyr posted an EBITDA of €191 million in the first half of 2017, up 15.7% compared to the same period in 2016. This double-digit growth, in a complex economic environment, is the result of the company's successful strategy, which is centered around the profitability and cash flow of the projects and has a strict risk management and cost control system.
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.
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.