Portuguese construction group hired to work in Angola

15 March 2017

Portuguese construction group MCA has been hired to carry out work to protect and stabilise the slopes of the Boavista and Sambizanga areas in Luanda, a project that will cost the Angolan state US$219 million, the group said in a statement on Tuesday.

The contract, approved by an Angolan presidential decree of 1 March, is split into two phases, the first of which will build the protection and stabilise and build up the slopes of Boavista and Sambizanga, between the Miramar Cinema and Largo do Ambiente and between Avenida Kima Kienda and Rotunda da Boavista.

In the second phase, which will take 18 months, the company will complete the process of stabilisation and protection of the slopes, and then complete the roads that will link the Avenida Kima Kienda to Largo do Ambiente.

The MCA group added in the statement that this is the fourth project it has been awarded in Africa in the last few days. (macauhub)