PRESS RELEASE 17 Aug 2010
Pöyry awarded EUR 1.0 million road works inspection project in Argentina
PÖYRY PLC Press release 17 August 2010 at 4.30 p.m.
Pöyry has been awarded a contract for the inspection of works in the provincial road #28 in Argentina by the Road Infrastructure National Programme. The value of Pöyry's services is 1.0 million EUR.
Pöyry is carrying out this Inter-American Development Bank financed project in cooperation with the Argentinean company IATASA. The technical services are to be provided during 36 months.
The aim of this program is to improve the living conditions of the inhabitants of Northern Argentina as well as to contribute to the sustainable economic development and to increase the inhabitants' living standards, leading to greater economic productivity and social welfare through environmentally sustainable provincial road networks.
The scope of the works includes 70 km of paving works of existing road, the construction of a concrete viaduct and a concrete bridge and works for protection against erosion and repairing of existing hydraulic works. With these works finished, the transitability of the road will be ensured during the whole year and the provincial road network will be strengthened.
Additional information by:
Javier Rodríguez, President, Business Area Latin America and Spain, Urban & Mobility Business Group, Spain
Tel. +34 649 454 233
Andy Goodwin, President, Urban & Mobility Business Group, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 355 5555
Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability. We offer our clients integrated management consulting, total solutions for complex projects and efficient, best-in-class design and supervision. Our in-depth expertise extends to the fields of energy, industry, urban & mobility and water & environment. Pöyry has 7000 experts operating in about 50 countries, locally and globally. Pöyry's net sales in 2009 were EUR 674 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).