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PRESS RELEASE 3 Sep 2008

PÖYRY AWARDED ASSIGNMENT FOR BUS MASS TRANSIT SYSTEM IN BOGOTA, COLOMBIA

PÖYRY PLC          Press release 3 September 2008 at 1.30 p.m.
 
PÖYRY AWARDED ASSIGNMENT FOR BUS MASS TRANSIT SYSTEM IN BOGOTA, COLOMBIA
 
Pöyry has been awarded a construction supervision contract with Instituto de Desarrollo Urbano, Bogotá, Colombia. The value of the assignment is about EUR 3.0 million.
 
The project relates to the technical, administrative, environmental and social elements arising out of the construction of the Carrera 10 TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit System.  This project is part of the Third Phase of the TransMilenio Bus System, which is divided into five (5) lots; Pöyry has been awarded the supervision of lot 2.
 
The scope of work of Pöyry on the Carrera 10 project includes project review, site supervision, quality management, and contract management during construction. The services are to be carried out between June 2008 and August 2010.
 
Pöyry has been the client's supervisor for previous transportation system projects since 2003 in Bogotá, Colombia. Pöyry has an excellent track record for major transportation projects in Latin America. Projects have been undertaken in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela.
 
Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering firm focusing on the energy, forest industry and infrastructure & environment sectors. Pöyry's net sales in 2007 amounted to about EUR 720 million and it employs 8000 experts.
 
PÖYRY PLC
 
Teuvo Salminen
Deputy to President and CEO
 
Additional information by:
Javier Rodríguez, President, Pöyry Infra Latin America, Spain
Tel. +34 649 454 233
Juan Manuel Méndez, Managing Director, Pöyry Transportation Bogotá office, Colombia
Tel. +57 315 328 0076
 
 
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