Salini Impregilo SpA (formerly Impregilo) is an Italian engineering company engaged in the construction of large-scale infrastructure such as dams, hydro plants, railways, subways, bridges, viaducts, highways and roads, ports and airports. In 2013, Impreglio and fellow Italian firm Salini merged their operations to form Salini Impregilo SpA. It has operations in more than 50 countries worldwide, including Brazil, Venezuela, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and Paraguay. Its major projects in the region comprise the construction of the 316MW Angostura hydroelectric plant which started commercial operations in March, 2014, and the Panama Canal expansion project, in which it participates in the construction of the third set of locks. Salini Impreglio is also part of the consortium awarded the concession for Lima metro line No.2. The contract involves financing, designing, building, operating and maintaining 35km of underground line connecting 13 districts and supplying rolling stock. In Colombia in 2009, the company obtained a contract to build the El Quimbo hydroelectric plant on the Magdalena river, in Huila department, and a year later it won a concession for the third highway lot of the ¿Ruta del Sol¿ project. Later, in 2013, it was selected to develop a new wastewater collection system in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Beyond Latin America, Salini Impregilo has been involved in projects in United Arab Emirates, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Libya, South Africa, Nigeria, the US and Australia, among other countries.