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April

Abengoa completes 75 % of construction work of the Punta Rieles prison in Uruguay

April 3, 2017

  • This is the country’s first Private-Public-Partnership (PPP) project
  • Ministries of the Interior and for Economy and Finance have welcomed how the works are progressing at speed

April 3, 2017 – Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has completed 75 % of the construction work of the Punta Rieles prison in Montevideo, Uruguay. This is the country’s first project that is subject to the Private-Public-Partnership (PPP) procedure, in addition to constituting a new management model for prisons.

A meeting was held at the beginning of March in order to review the progress made with regard to the completion of works, in which representatives from the Ministries of the Interior and for Economy and Finance expressed their satisfaction for the work achieved in this major undertaking and for the speed of the works executed thus far. Moreover, the authorities stressed the importance of completing this project successfully which would open the way for new procurement model in Uruguay.

Abengoa will be responsible for the financing, engineering, equipping, construction and the operation (including the catering, laundry and maintenance services), of the prison located in the Punta Rieles area of the country’s capital. The complex will occupy a ground area of some 42,000 m2  and will hold 25 buildings which will be organized into a small self-sufficient urban center that has all of the sites and facilities necessary to achieve the social integration and re-education  of those in custody. Once constructed, it will have a capacity for 1,860 inmates and over 100 places for admissions and processing. The project involves an investment of $120 M.

Abengoa has been present in Uruguay since 1980, and serves as a reference point for the area of engineering and construction where it has undertaken close to 400 projects. The company has also carried out renewable energy infrastructure projects, as well as those involving urban solid waste management and hygiene services in Uruguay.

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