Acquisition of new orders

Romania – Sebes-Turda Highway

On January 3, 2014, the Salini Impregilo Group was awarded an order for the design and construction of a section of the Sebes-Turda highway in Romania. The client is the National Stated Highway and Road Company of Romania (CNADNR) and the project is valued at about €121 million. The Sebes-Turda crosses the center of Transylvania, in the territory of the Alba and Cluj provinces. The work planned for the ”Sebes-Turda Lot.1” jobsite includes 17 kilometers of a highway with two lanes in each direction plus an emergency lane, bridges and viaducts for about 81,000 square meters and three highway interchanges.

Peru - Lima Underground

On March 28, 2014, the international consortium formed by Impregilo, Salini Group (19%), Ansaldo Breda (12%) and Ansaldo STS (15%) - a Finmeccanica Company - the Spanish ACS Dragados Group (leader of the consortium with 25%), FCC (19%) and the manufacturer Peruvian Cosapi (10%) was awarded the contract maxi promoted by ProInversión - Agencia de promoción de la Inversion Privada for the granting of the construction and management of the enlargement of the London Underground network the city of Lima in Peru.

The concession has a total value of approximately $9 billion of which approximately 4.7 for the construction of the works and the remaining infrastructure management during 35 years of the concession period. The participation of Impregilo, Salini construction is equal to 26% of the civil works. The project, to be completed in 5 years, includes 35 km of underground line.

Austria - Brenner Gallery, lot Tulfes-Pfons

The Salini Impregilo Group - in a grouping with the Austrian company STRABAG - was awarded a contract on April 17, 2014, for the construction of the main Tulfes-Pfons lot in Austria of the Brenner Base Tunnel. This project, which is part of one of the main segments of the Trans European Networks (TEN), will consist of underground civil engineering construction for a segment of the exploratory access shaft, the emergency access shaft for the Innsbruck bypass and two interconnecting tunnels.

A total of 38 km in tunnels will be constructed. The value of the project is about €380 million and Salini Impregilo holds 49% interest in the grouping.

Slovakia – Design and construction of the Lietavská Lúčka – Dubná Skala stretch of highway

The company, leading a grouping of companies, with a share of 75%, was awarded the tender on April 17, 2014 for the design and construction of a 13.4 km section of the D1 highway in the northern part of Slovakia. 

The main items to be constructed include five viaducts, for a total length of 2.5 km, and a twin-tube tunnel 7.5 km in length. This stretch of highway is part of the Transportation Corridor No. 5 of the Trans- European Networks (TEN), which links Bratislava with Uzhhorod in Ukraine, and is financed by the European Union, through the European Investment Bank, and the government of Slovakia.

The contract is worth about €410 million and work is scheduled to commence in the second half of this year, and will continue for roughly five and a half years.

The contract will allow Salini Impregilo to break ground in a new market, where an important transportation development program is foreseen that will be financed by the European Union.

Italy- Brenner Base Tunnel, “Isarco river underpass” Lot

Salini Impregilo, in a grouping with the Austrian company Strabag, the Consorzio Cooperative Costruzioni (CCC) and Collini Lavori, received a provisional award at the beginning of July for the contract to build the “Isarco River Underpass – the southern segment of the railway tunnel mega-project" of the Brenner Base Tunnel, the most important project of its kind to be contracted on Italian territory to date.

The Brenner Base Tunnel is the primary element of a new railway line that will connect Munich and Verona. Once completed, at 64 kilometers, it will be the longest underground railway connection in the world.

The contract value is about €301 million and Salini Impregilo holds 41% interest in the grouping. Work is scheduled to begin in the second half of this year, and will continue for 8 years.