Engineering & Construction
Over the course of its 65-year history, Odebrecht has taken part in numerous projects in 35 countries. Today it is present throughout the Americas, as well as in the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe.
The leading company for the Groupís Engineering & Construction business is Construtora Norberto Odebrecht (CNO), Brazilís number one service exporter. Its vast experience, the quality of its close relationships with the communities where it is active and its capacity to provide financial engineering solutions for large-scale projects have enabled CNO to participate in major projects in the countries in which it operates.
The Engineering & Construction business includes several segments (Energy Ė Brazil, Infrastructure Ė Brazil and Industrial Plants) and delegated markets (Latin America and Angola, International Infrastructure and Venezuela).
In 2008, Odebrecht managed 170 projects simultaneously in these delegated segments and markets.
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Health and Workplace Safety
- 9,000 of the 43,000 hectares occupied by jobsites set up for construction projects were preserved because they contained important remnants of native plant life.
- 200,000 of the 700,000 tonnes (metric tons) of solid waste produced at the jobsites were recycled or reused.