Madrid, Jul 11 (EFECOM) .- The Secretary General for Infrastructure, Manuel Niño, today estimated the amount of contracts awarded by Spanish infrastructure companies throughout the world at more than 21,900 million euros. first semester of the year.
Niño has pointed out that this is a “good” piece of information that highlights the “fundamental” role of Spanish construction companies, which “account for 37% of the works carried out worldwide”.
For Niño, the total volume of awards during the first six months of the year is “continuation” of the positive figure with which the year 2015 closed, with more than 55,500 million euros in contracts for Spanish construction companies.
Niño participated today in Madrid in the forum “Infrastructure plans in the Islamic Republic of Iran”, organized by the Spanish engineering association, Tecniberia.
“Iran has exceptional potential, as it is developing ambitious plans for the construction of the transport networks that the country needs,” said Niño, who “in the case of rail infrastructure, the country plans to invest more than 23,000 million euros in the next six years ”. EFECOM