OHL, through its affiliate OHL ZS Slovakia, has been awarded in JV the construction of a soccer stadium in Košice (Slovakia) for €19m. The project has been awarded by Košická futbalová aréna. The new stadium will have a capacity for close to 13,000 spectators.
The construction of the soccer stadium will be divided into three stages. The first stage will consist in the execution of the playing field, stands and operative blocks with the necessary equipment to comply with the conditions of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). The second stage will include the building of the stands, north and south; and the third stage, two training camps and locker rooms.
OHL has extensive experience in the construction and remodeling of sports facilities, which started in 1935 with the Frontón Recoletos in Madrid. Also outstanding are the actions performed in the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, the Real Madrid Sports City or the remodeling of the Nou Camp in Barcelona. All of them are added to the construction of a municipal soccer stadium in the Polish city of Białystok or the Villa El Salvador Sports center for the Panamerican Games which will be held in Lima (Peru) next year
Obrascón Huarte Lain (OHL) is global infrastructure group with more than 100 years of history.
*Construction and promotion of concessions, principal lines of activity
*Activity focused in three geographical areas: USA, Europe and Latin America
*37th largest international contractor, 10th in USA and 4th in Latin America*
*Reference in the construction of hospitals and railways
OHL Group appears in the ranking of the top 1,000 European companies with the highest investment in R&D according to the data of the 2017 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard, which is published annually by the European Commission.
According to the 2017 report, OHL ranks twelfth in ranking of European construction companies (R&D Ranking of the top 1,000 EU companies by industrial sector), and fifteenth among Spanish companies from all sectors (R&D Ranking of the top 1,000 EU companies).
OHL, along with another 15 Spanish companies, belongs to the worldwide registry that acknowledges the world’s leading 2,500 companies in terms of R&D investment.