A Grão Pará Multimodal foi premiada pela Oracle num total de mais de 300 projectos concorrentes a nível mundial para melhor obra na categoria de Engenharia e Construção com o desenvolvimento do Terminal Portuário de Alcântara, no qual a UrbanCore é parceira desde a primeira fase. Este mega-projecto terá um investimento superior a 4 mil milhões de reais para a construção de um porto de águas profundas com 8 berços na modalidade de "Complexo Portuário Privado" numa área total de 12 milhões de m2. O porto permitirá a exportação, em terminais especializado, de minério, produtos de agronegócio, fertilizantes, combustíveis, gás natural e carga geral. Será ainda o porto de entrada de foguetões espaciais do EUA para a Base de lançamento espacial de Alcântara com berço dedicado. Prevê-se que este empreendimento, quando concluído irá alavancar o PIB da região em 20%.
Awards identify groundbreaking advancements and engineering firsts at the 13th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum
Finalists and nominees reimagine regional landscapes and economic vitality with an emphasis on pioneering rail transportation
WASHINGTON D.C., September 17, 2020 / - CG/LA, the global leader in infrastructure strategy and project development, announced the winners of the 2020 Infrastructure Project of the Year Awards at the 13th Global Infrastructure Leadership Virtual Forum.
The Infrastructure Project of the Year Awards, which are sponsored by leading capital project management software provider Oracle Construction and Engineering, are one of the highlights of every Leadership Forum event. Announced on September 17th, the awards recognize the projects - and the leaders behind the projects - identified as global models. The projects are highlighted for their outstanding commitment across five categories: Job Creation, Sustainability/Green Infrastructure, Finance/Funding, Engineering, and Strategic.
This year’s winners are: • Job Creation: Metropolitan Integrated Transit System, Florianopolis Brazil - Integration of the Public Transport System in the Metropolitan Region of Florianópolis is a critical project that will contribute the movement of people, following the guidelines of PLAMUS - Plan for Sustainable Urban Mobility of Greater Florianópolis.
• Sustainability/Green Infrastructure: HydroPort Wales - HydroPort is proposing to build the World’s first tidal powered 1.5M Teu container terminal in south Wales, UK. The Terminal will be run on power developed in the foundations from reversible turbines working almost 24/7 as tides run through them on the rising and departing tides every day.
• Finance/Funding: Solidarity Transport Hub Poland - Solidarity Transport Hub Poland is a planned transfer hub between Warsaw and Łódź, which will integrate air, rail and road transport. The airport will handle 45 million passengers a year. STH will include railway investments: railway nod in the airport’s close vicinity as well as connections within Poland enabling transfer between Warsaw and the largest Polish cities in less than 2.5 hours.
• Engineering: Alcantara Port Terminal, Brazil - The Alcântara Port Terminal (TPA) is a multimodal logistics solution comprising a deep water port with a railroad, the Maranhao Railway (E.F. Maranhão). There are three market segments: agribusiness, iron ore, and a space center that result from the development of this terminal.
• Strategic: The CLARA Plan, Australia - The CLARA Plan is a multi-billion dollar project linking Sidney to Melbourne. This integrative project is looking to build advanced smart-cities between the two metropolitan areas, connecting them by High-Speed Rail (HSR). The HSR is worth US$11.9 billion with an additional $3.49 billion per city in upfront infrastructure, including hospitals, transit systems, schools, water, energy, etc.