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Colombia, Antioquia - co/20


E.P.M. Ituango SA awarded the EUR55 million Ituango tunnelling contract to the consortium Ferrovial Agroman Chile SA (60%)/Sainca Ingenieros Constructores SA (40%). Ferrovial Agroman will excavate two parallel tunnels, both 1 km-long and 14 m-diameter, to divert water from the Cauca River. The contractor will also build a 1 km-long access tunnel and a 140 m-long powerhouse gallery. Construction is scheduled for completion in the second quarter of 2013. Visit www.ferrovial.com and www.sainca.com. 29/11.The consortium Ingetec/Sedic has won a nine-year EUR45.8 million contract for the EUR1.98 billion, eight-turbine, 2,400MW Ituango hydropower project in Colombia. The contract includes installation of the electromechanical equipment and overseeing the civil engineering works. Click here for the map. Visit www.ingetec.com.co and www.sedic.com.co. 29/11.