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Spain’s Main Construction Firms Create an Association to Raise Madrid’s Global Profile

FCC, Sacyr, Acciona and other construction and engineering companies have created the 'Madrid Association: World Capital of Construction, Engineering and Architecture’, which will make its public debut within the next few days.

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With the incorporation of ACS and Ferrovial imminent but still pending, the objective of the firms joining of forces is to turn the city of Madrid into a destination for billions of euros worth of foreign investments, a venue for sector conferences trade fairs, and the worldwide leader for training through agreements with Madrid’s universities, according to Ok Diario.

The Association, which, in addition to FCC, Sacyr and Acciona, includes Constructora San José, Oficemen, Asprima, Tecniberia and the law firm Cremades & Calvo Sotelo, together with Madrid City Council and the Community of Madrid, ICEX and ICO -up to 32 companies, employers and organisations in total -, has one main objective: “to position Madrid as the world capital of the sector, which will result in the generation of employment by attracting and retaining talent, the internationalisation of Spanish companies and a firm commitment to research”.

Read the full article in Spanish.

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