Construction group Skanska has won a £47m contract for the expansion of a thermal power plant in Brazil.
Working for a confidential client, Skanska will manage facility construction, electromechanical installations and commissioning, civil works and procurement.
Work is scheduled to start immediately and the project is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2014.
Skanska’s Latin American division is a leading contractor in the region, with revenues of around £822m and somewhere in the region of 13,000 employees.
The group focusses on engineering, construction, operation and maintenance for international energy, mining, oil and gas industries in the region.