Portugal’s Mota-Engil awarded public tender for Pan-African Games Village in Mozambique

28 May 2010

Porto, Portugal, 28 May – Portuguese construction group Mota-Engil said Thursday it had been awarded the contract for construction of the Pan-African Games Village in Maputo, Mozambique, to the value of 114 million euros.

In a statement filed with Portuguese stock market regulator, CMVM, Mota-Engil said that the project had been awarded to its subsidiary Mota-Engil Engenharia via its branch in Mozambique and in a 50/50 partnership with Portuguese construction company Soares da Costa.

The work will take 13 months and aims to build infrastructures (roads, water, sewers and electricity), 848 apartments, a raised water storage tank, a ceremonial park and Olympic swimming pool.

“It was also agreed that, during construction, the Mozambican government would find the necessary funds to build the remaining housing units up to a total of 1,088 apartments,” Mota-Engil said in its statement. (macauhub)