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OTHER NEWS 10 Oct 2016

Pöyry wins at 2016 Engineering Awards in Brazil

Nominated for its role in the areas of Consulting, Projects and Management in Transportation Infrastructure, Pöyry Brazil is recognised for the second consecutive year.

At the 9th Annual Engineering Awards in Brazil, Pöyry came top in the Heavy Civil Construction category – for consulting, projects and infrastructure management in transportation in the mining sector.

Promoted by the Association of Former Students of the Engineering School of Minas Gerais Federal University (AEAEE-UFMG), this is the second consecutive year in which Pöyry has won an award. In 2015, Pöyry came top in the Consulting and Engineering category.


Antonio Bernucci (right), Pöyry's Head of Mining & Metals in Brazil, receives the award on behalf of his team. Photograph credit: Gilson de Souza / IDT

Pöyry occupies this position due to our competence in the development of studies, projects and management of large infrastructure projects in several places around the world. Being recognised nationally for our role in the transportation segment demonstrates our successful delivery of projects for our clients and helping them face the challenges of the current economic scenario,” said Gerald Zahn, Pöyry’s Infrastructure head in Brazil.

The top engineering prize recognises the best suppliers of engineering services to industry including construction, mining and metals, telecommunications, health, energy, agriculture and automotive sectors. Voting is by members of AEAEE-UFMG and company directors from industry; the criteria includes area of operation, quality of services, costs / benefits, technological innovation and presence in the market.

The award ceremony was held on the evening of 6th October 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais state, Brazil.

About Pöyry in Brazil

  • Pöyry has provided services to clients in Brazil since 1969
  • Pöyry employs around 550 experts with offices in São Paulo, Belo Horizonte and Curitiba
  • Pöyry provides engineering and consulting services to clients in the pulp & paper, mining & metals, chemicals & biorefining, energy and infrastructure sectors.
  • Pöyry project references include the world's largest single-line pulp mill, Eldorado