Mrs Isaura
There is no one who works or has worked at Linda-a-Velha office who doesn’t know Mrs Isaura. Despite being already retired, this charismatic lady has continued to work at Mota-Engil with great dedication until now.
Being 77 years old (yes, 77!), of which 42 years were spent working in the [...]

Awarded Contracts »

On June 16, the General Directorate for Polish Roads and Motorways(GDDKiA)/Zielona Góra has concluded a contract with Mota-Engil Central Europe for the construction of a new section of the S3 Expressway between Gorzów and Skwierzyna. The value of the contract amounts to PLN 336 million (85 million [...]

Major On-going Contracts »

Roman Ciepiela, representative of the Małopolskie province, and Grzegorz Stech, Director of the Regional Roads Authority (Zarząd Dróg Wojewódzkich, ZDW) in Cracow, visited the construction site of the Dobczyce bypass on July 6. Construction works began on September 2, 2010 and are scheduled to be completed by June [...]

Major On-going Contracts »

Raise Boring processThe first of seven Raise Boring operations (drilling construction process) planned for reinforcing the power of Venda Nova III dam is completed. Aiming at the construction of the upper surge shaft, the process was to dig previously the tunnel and the expansion chamber. The execution of the [...]

Completed works »

João Paulo II AirportExtension work on platforms W, TWY ‘D’ and ‘E’ is complete at the João Paulo II Airport, in Ponta Delgada, Azores. With a final amount of 2.9 million euros, this contract was under the responsibility of the Electromechanics Direction and has involved the extension of [...]

Completed works »

Lagoaça substationThe Electromechanics Direction has concluded the Lagoaça substation contract two months ahead of schedule, further to the customer’s request – the Portuguese Grid: Rede Eléctrica Nacional. These works amount to 800 thousand euros and involved an additional 400 kV connection to Bemposta power station and one more 400/220 kV [...]

Inaugurations »

The new footbridge over the San River, in Wirtyłów, in the region of Rzeszów, was officially inaugurated on July 17 and handed over to the inhabitants for use. Several representatives of the local authority, chiefs of police and fire brigade attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Mota-Engil Central Europe, in charge [...]

Training »

Basic handling of fire extinguishers - TrainingOn July 7, 22 employees from Pinhal Interior participated in the training course “Basic Handling of Fire Extinguishers”, in which direct contact and effective discharge of emergency equipment for small fires were promoted. The initiative was developed in partnership [...]

Internal Events »

Meeting of quarries' safety officersThe 2nd meeting of the quarries’ safety officers took place on June 17 and gathered 30 people. The event was organised by the Safety Direction, in conjunction with the Aggregates Direction (DAGR). In the second edition of this initiative, data were presented on [...]

Environment »

Forest Fire Prevention posterThe period between July 1st and September 30th is the most critical for the occurrence of forest fires. Therefore, Ambiente_Douro Interior chose to disseminate this issue, thus continuing the initiatives under the scope of the International Year of Forests 2011. In this sense, the following [...]

Awards and Recognitions »

Mota-Engil is the best construction company in Portugal, according to the edition of the Construir 2011 Awards. Carlos Pascoal, who assists the Board of the company, has received the award during a gala for this purpose, which was held in the Auditorium of the Oceans, at the Casino [...]

Awards and Recognitions »

Built by Mota-Engil Engenharia, the Glass Bridge of the Centre for the Unknown, of Champalimaud Foundation, was awarded honourable mentions in the categories of Aesthetics and Technique of the international Footbridge Awards 2011, whose ceremony took place on July 6 in Wroclaw, Poland. This bridge, designed [...]

Performance »

MCGDOne year after the start of the first cycle of performance management at Mota-Engil Engenharia, the assessment of its implementation is positive. In this first roll-out, attended by 761 employees – 143 as appraisers and the 618 as appraisees – the goal was to focus a greater involvement of appraisers/appraisees and [...]

Latest News »

Applications are open for the Scholarship Programme for the 2011/2012 academic year. Applications are open until September 30 to the children of employees with over five years of seniority in companies of the Mota-Engil Group, whose gross income per capita of the household does not exceed the national minimum wage. [...]

News From Around the World »

“Through the company Emsa, which is a 100% affiliate of Mota-Engil Ambiente e Serviços (Environment and Services), Mota-Engil won the first contract in Poland for a project of design, construction and management of a car park. That will represent the first project in the city of Wroclaw, via a public-private partnership [...]