Middle East Company News Wire
February 9, 2012

A consortium led by aqualia (FCC’s water management subsidiary) and local company Mace has been awarded a contract to manage the sewage and water treatment system in Abu Dhabi. The seven-year contract, worth 76.3m euro was awarded by Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company.

About aqualia – www.aqualia.es aqualia (the water division of FCC) is the world’s third-largest water company. It operates in 17 countries on 4 continents, providing services to over 1,100 municipalities and more than 28 million people. It has a backlog of 13 bn euro in stable, non-cyclical projects, 30% of which are from contracts outside Spain. aqualia responds to the needs of all customers, private and public, at all stages of the water cycle, providing water for human, industrial, and agricultural uses.

About FCC – www.fcc.es The FCC Group’s origins date back over a century. In recent years FCC has reinvented itself from a mainly Spain-based construction company to a diversified multinational with core business in civil infrastructure, water/waste management and renewable energy. FCC’s activity spans over 50 countries worldwide, employing more than 90,000 people and generating global revenues of $17 billion in 2010 of which more than 50% were obtained outside Spain. The Company is listed on the Madrid stock exchange – IBEX and is one of ten Spanish companies on the Fortune 500 list of Companies. FCC’s latest news can be found at: http://tinyurl.com/72gmccd

Other FCC MENA projects: Algeria: FCC is currently building two railway lines in Algeria worth over 1bn dollars each, in partnership with Algerian company ETRHB Haddad. Egypt: In 2010, aqualia in a joint venture with Orascom (‘Orasqualia’) won Egypt’s first PPP concession to build a wastewater plant in New Cairo. Qatar: In 2010, FCC partnered with Qatar’s civil engineering firm Petroserv to tender for projects in the Gulf region.

Maria Ramos UK DirectorDoubleIC, SLUK: + 44 (0) 75 2222 3314SPAIN: +34 600 113 187

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