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Ferrovial lands $250m Chilean hydro project

10 Apr 14 Ferrovial Agroman has been chosen by electric utility Endesa to undertake the US$250m (£149m) of civil engineering work for the Los Cóndores hydroelectric plant in Chile.

The plant, which is located in the Maule region 360km south of Santiago, will have an installed capacity of 150MW.

The project includes the construction of a 12km intake tunnel, a machinery hall 40m high, and a shielded penstock with a 470m head. Ferrovial will also execute the underground excavation work and build the access tunnel to the machinery hall. The work will begin this year and take four years.

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