Gerdau awards Argentina transmission project

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Brazil-based steelmaker Gerdau selected Spanish energy company Abengoa to build a 6km transmission line in Argentina which will transport power to a new steel plant in Santa Fe province.

The 27mn-euro (US$33.6mn) project is one of three transmission contracts that Abengoa has won in Argentina this quarter, the company said.

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Abengoa will handle procurement, construction, testing and commissioning of the 2x220kV project, the statement said, with completion of works expected within 12 months.