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Colombia, Antioquia - co/20


Atlas Copco will deliver a total of 28 machines to CCC Ituango consortium during 2013 for second phase construction of the EUR1.98 billion, eight-turbine, 2,400MW Ituango hydropower project in Colombia. CCC Ituango comprises Camargo Correa from Brazil (55 percent) and Conconcreto (35 percent) and Coninsa (10 percent) from Colombia. In mid-2011, owner EPM Ituango SA awarded the first phase EUR55 million tunnelling contract to the consortium Ferrovial Agroman Chile SA (60 percent)/Sainca Ingenieros Constructores SA (40 percent). Ferrovial Agroman is excavating two parallel tunnels, both 1 km-long and 14 m-diameter, to divert water from the Cauca River; a 1 km-long access tunnel; and a 140 m-long powerhouse gallery. Visit www.camargocorrea.com.br www.conconcreto.com www.coninsa.com.co www.ferrovial.com and www.sainca.com. 48/12.