With 200 million inhabitants and a surface area of more than 8,5 million sq.km, Brazil is the giant nation in Latin America, clocking in as the 7th largest economy in the world.
One of country’s main challenges is infrastructure modernisation and development. Transport market is concerned as well as other Egis fields such as energy, urban development, waste and water management and treatment.
Egis has been a major player in infrastructures engineering in Brazil. Our multi-disciplinary teams bring together more than 300 professionals developing projects all over the country for private and public clients.
The group main fields of activities in Brazil are carried out through 3 companies:
Egis Engenharia e Consultoria, an urban transport, passenger rail transport and freight rail infrastructure engineering specialist, has been founded in 1987 and joined Egis in 2011. Egis is currently conducting the engineering and interface management of the Salvador metro of Bahia as well as the detailed studies for doubling the existing Carajas railway line.
Egis Aeroservice Consultoria e Engenharia de Projeto, specialising in airport consulting and engineering, has been founded in 1984 and joined Egis in 2012. In 2013 Egis Aeroservice conducted the masters plans of the Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte airports. Egis Airport Operation do Brasil, founded in 2012, is a shareholder of the concessionary company of Campinas - Viracopos airport in north São Paulo.
This new acquisition allows Egis to become one of the foremost engineering firms in Brazil, offering a comprehensive range of services in urban development, regional planning and multi-modal transport, whilst also consolidating its international business activities in one of the most promising countries in the world.