Portugal’s Mota-Engil to collect solid waste in Maputo, Mozambique

18 June 2013

Portuguese group Mota-Engil has been awarded a contract to collect solid waste in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, for a period of five years, the group said in a regulatory filing with Portuguese market regulator CMVM.

According to the filing, the contract has extended another of the group’s business areas into Africa, as the group had so far expanded only into Angola.

In the same statement in which it announced contracts worth 500 million euros in Mozambique, Angola, Zambia and Ghana, the Mota-Engil group said that in Mozambique it was involved in work to repair the Sena railroad over a distance of 550 kilometres between Beira and Moatize, in Tete province.

The group was also awarded a contract to modernise 100 kilometres of the Nacala railroad, between Nkaya and Entrelagos, in Malawi. The project is part of the Nacala corridor, along which some of the coal mined in Tete province will be carried.

In Angola, the group is involved in several projects worth 50 million euros, in Zambia it is involved in road repairs and in Ghana it focuses on projects in the marine protection sector. (macauhub)