Mota-Engil will build a stadium in the Ivory Coast

  • ECO News
  • 8 March 2018

The construction company will sign its third contract at the Ivory Coast. In Peru, the company won three more contracts. In total, the group reinforces its portfolio by 253 million.

Mota-Engil reinforced the stock of orders in the Ivory Coast and in Peru, in a total of 253 million euros, the construction company announced, this Thursday.

In the Ivory Coast, the company headed by Gonçalo Moura Martins concluded a contract to build a soccer stadium for the Africa Cup of Nations the country will host in 2021, worth 83 million euros.

The project is financed by the Ivory Coast State by means of the local bank called United Bank for Africa (UBA). This is the second stadium that Mota-Engil will develop in Africa, after having signed, last year, another contract in Cameroon to rehabilitate the Omnisport Roundé Adja stadium, one of the stadiums that will have the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

This is also the third contract signed by the construction company in the Ivory Coast in less than a year, elevating the worth of their portfolio to more than 540 million euros.

In addition to this new contract in the Ivory Coast, Mota-Engil signed three other contracts in the Peruvian market with the private sector, in the infrastructures and mining sector, worth 170 million dollars:

  • San Martin Port, worth 43.2 million dollars;
  • Vizcachas y Bocatoma Titire Dam, worth 67.8 million dollars;
  • The fourth construction stage of the tailings dam of Las Bambas, worth 59 million dollars.