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.
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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.
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 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.
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 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.
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%).
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Spanish, development finance company, COFIDES, S.A. is to contribute to Valoriza Gestión S.A.U. foreign expansion.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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
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.
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).
40 MEPs praise the Panama Canal expansion works during an on-site visit
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".
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 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 Infraestructuras and Indra develop an innovative snow plough simulator
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.
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.
Sacyr con la selección española de balonmano en el Campeonato del Mundo de Catar 2015.
La Real Federación Española de Balonmano ha firmado hoy el convenio de colaboración con los nuevos patrocinadores para 2015, SACYR y GoFit
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).
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 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).
The Chairman of Sacyr, Manuel Manrique, told the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, about the group’s investment plans in Chile during her state visit to Spain.
Sacyr is to construct the Navia-Coaña WWTP and electromechanical sanitation facilities for 7 million euros
The Principality of Asturias Sanitation Board has awarded Sacyr, through its water treatment subsidiary Sadyt along with Nemesio Bedia Construcciones, a contract to construct the Navia-Coaña WWTP (Waste Water Treatment Plant) and the electromechanical sanitation facilities for the sum of 6.9 million euros and a 33 month construction period.
The Crowley barge, travelling at a speed of seven knots, carried the first F-type gate. It is 58 metres long, 8 metres wide and 22 metres high, with a net weight of some 2,100 tonnes.
Sacyr is awarded a contract for the maintenance and conservation of green areas in Majadahonda for 5.5 million euros
This contract involves the maintenance of 45 hectares of green areas, 30 hectares of woodland and 4,000 alignment trees.
The new hospital will serve a local population of 55,000, as well as the neighbouring district of Garrotxa. It will come into operation in November.
Sacyr participa en The South Summit
Sacyr, como empresa líder en su sector que contempla la innovación como factor clave para el éxito, no puede faltar a una iniciativa como The South Summit que pretende convertir España en un nuevo HUB global de innovación y emprendimiento uniendo en un mismo lugar a los principales actores de su ecosistema.
The company operating the N6 motorway concession between Galway and Ballinasloe in Ireland, partly owned by Sacyr Concesiones, has donated 5,000 euros to build a walkway in Cappataggle, which is located next to Sacyr Concesiones’ Irish motorway.
Today, the Councillor from Tetuán District Council, Paloma García Romero, and the Director General of Cultural Heritage and Quality of the Urban Landscape, José Francisco García, have visited the artistic interventions of the Tetuán Project in which Sacyr Construcción is very actively collaborating.
The president of the community of Madrid visits a school in Arganda del Rey built by Sacyr. Sacyr Construcción completed the work in a record time of 6 months at a budget of 4.8 million euros
On Saturday the 19th, the consortium led by Sacyr and tasked with constructing the third set of locks for the Panama Canal, GUPC, successfully transported the project’s first gate..
The 9th National Day of the Spanish Association of Asphalt Mixture Manufacturers (Asefma) was the date chosen for presenting the paving industry’s Top Award for Best Environmental Practices (BEP). The short-listed entries were narrowed down to the three most highly rated proposals, representing the following entities: CHM Infraestructuras, Collosa and Repsol-Sacyr (winner).
El presidente del Gobierno, Mariano Rajoy, visita las obras de ampliación del Canal de Panamá
Rajoy ha aprovechado el viaje organizado para asistir a los actos de toma de posesión de Juan Carlos Varela como presidente de la República y visitar las obras de ampliación del Canal.
The award-winning projects were the Snow Plough Simulator and the i-Safe device, along with special recognition for Valoriza Conservación de Infraestructuras for the quality of the projects submitted to the competition in recent years.
The contract for the works, for a value of €12M, is one of the biggest to be implemented in Barcelona this year.
Acto de entrega de la 4ª edición de los premios Sacyr a la Innovación
The award ceremony of the 4th edition of the Sacyr Innovation Awards was held yesterday, presided over by the Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation, Carmen Vela, and the Chairman of Sacyr, Manuel Manrique.
The contract includes the greenfield design, supply of machinery, construction, installation, commissioning, training, and intellectual transfer for a cement plant in the Oruro Region. The plant will have a minimum capacity of 3,000 tonnes of clinker per day for the manufacture of IP-30 Portland cement, in accordance with Bolivian Regulations.
Sacyr participa en La Hora del Planeta 2014
Sacyr apagará el próximo 29 de marzo de 2014 (desde las 20:30 hora local) sus luces durante 60 minutos para llevar a cabo La Hora del Planeta, el mayor movimiento global de lucha contra el cambio climático que se celebra con un apagón simbólico en los lugares más emblemáticos.
La 4ª Edición de los premios Sacyr a la Innovación ya tiene finalistas
El jurado de los Premios Sacyr a la Innovación ha seleccionado a los nueve finalistas de casi un centenar de candidatos presentados en esta edición. Una vez más, los premios han tenido, como en sus tres primeras ediciones, una gran acogida, tanto por la cantidad de candidaturas presentadas como por la altísima calidad de los proyectos recibidos.
El acuerdo alcanzado reafirma el compromiso de Sacyr con el proyecto del Canal de Panamá
Sacyr asegura que el buen término de las negociaciones reafirma el compromiso siempre mostrado por la compañía con este proyecto, como con todos en los que participa, por lo emblemática de la obra y la transcendencia internacional que supone en términos económicos y sociales.
Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), el consorcio de empresas internacionales de construcción, anunció el acuerdo llegado con la Autoridad del Canal de Panamá (ACP), por el que se facilita la continuación de la construcción del Tercer Juego de Esclusas de la Ampliación del Canal de Panamá para beneficio de la economía nacional y del crecimiento del comercio mundial.
El primer ministro de Cabo Verde y la ministra de agricultura de Portugal inauguran las obras de ampliación del puerto de Praia (Cabo Verde)
El primer ministro de Cabo Verde, José María Neves, y la ministra de Agricultura y Mar de Portugal, Assunçâo Cristas, inauguraron el pasado 11 de marzo la ampliación del puerto de Praia en la isla de Santiago (Cabo Verde) realizada por un consorcio liderado por Somague, junto a MSF y Etermar, por importe de 72 millones de euros.
GUPC anuncia un acuerdo conceptual con la ACP sobre el proyecto del Tercer Juego de Esclusas
Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), el consorcio de las principales empresas internacionales de construcción, anunció el cierre de las negociaciones con la Autoridad del Canal de Panamá (ACP) con un acuerdo conceptual final para resolver los problemas de financiación que afectan al proyecto de construcción del Tercer Juego de Esclusas del Canal de Panamá.
GUPC reactiva los trabajos en el Tercer Juego de Esclusas y confía en la pronta firma del acuerdo final con la ACP
Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), el consorcio de las principales empresas internacionales de construcción, reactivó este jueves los trabajos en el Tercer Juego de Esclusas. La reactivación de los trabajos se hace siguiendo un procedimiento que permitirá que la obra esté a pleno rendimiento en el menor tiempo posible. En paralelo, GUPC mantiene una comunicación abierta con la ACP con el fin de firmar el memorando en los próximos días.
Sacyr renueva su compromiso con la construcción de una sociedad libre de violencia de género.
Sacyr renueva su compromiso con la iniciativa del Ministerio de Sanidad "Empresas por una Sociedad Libre de Violencia de Género" para la construcción de una sociedad en igualdad entre hombres y mujeres, respetuosa de los derechos fundamentales y libre de cualquier tipo de violencia ejercida contra la mujer.
GUPC continúa buscando una solución para el Tercer Juego de Esclusas a pesar de la interrupción de las negociaciones por parte de la Autoridad del Canal de Panamá
GUPC continúa buscando una solución para el Tercer Juego de Esclusas a pesar de la interrupción de las negociaciones por parte de la Autoridad del Canal de Panamá
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