Mota-Engil adds 603 mln euros in new overseas contracts

martes 30 de septiembre de 2014 04:59 GYT

LISBON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Portugal's largest builder, Mota-Engil, has won 603 million euros (764 million US dollars) of new contracts in Poland, Latin America and Africa.

The company said in a statement late on Monday it had won a contract for a highway concession in Mexico and three construction contracts in Brazil in addition to a mining project in Peru.

It has also obtained a road infrastructure contract in Poland and a construction project in Angola.

At the end of the first half of the year, Mota-Engil said its order book had reached 3.8 billion euros, of which 77 percent was in overseas markets.

Shares in Mota were 2.7 percent higher at 5.029 euros a share in early trade on Tuesday. (1 US dollar = 0.7894 euro) (Reporting By Axel Bugge, editing by Andrei Khalip)