Canadian partnership formed

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Canadian engineering and construction giant SNC Lavelin has significantly ramped up its involvement in the Brazilian market, citing opportunities stemming from preparations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and Rio 2016 Olympics as its chief motivation.

Already with small offices in Belo Horizonte, Sao Paulo and Rio, the company has formed a partnership with Brazilian group Alusa, which itself sports 6, 000 employees and is considered one of the biggest private concession companies in Brazil. The companies stated that they will be pursuing large projects such as roads, airports and other government infrastructure facilities, and plan to open a joint operations office in Sao Paulo by the end of 2010. About Simon TarmoA journalist from Sydney, Australia, and co–founder of industry journal Australian Sponsorship News, Simon Tarmo now lives in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Having worked on a range of writing, research and trade projects across a number of industries including sport, entertainment and wine, he is currently focusing on business opportunities involving the 2014 World Cup and Rio 2016 in Brazil. With fluent Portuguese language skills, he has an extensive network of contacts throughout Brazil and can advise and assist foreign groups doing business in the country. More details http://simontarmo. blogspot. com/ ~ Simon Tarmo+55 31 9196 0069simon@pando. com. auhttp://simontarmo. blogspot. com/

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