EPOS – Empresa Portuguesa de Obras Subterrâneas, S.A., a company of the Teixeira Duarte Group specialised in underground works, has signed a contract with the gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti Córrego do Sítio Mineração S.A., part of the South African AngloGold Ashanti Group, which currently has 14 operations spread over 4 continents, and is the third largest gold extraction operator in the world.
The contract is for the execution of excavation and support works at Cuiabá Mine in Brazil, located in Sabará, State of Minas Gerais, a project worth over 17 million dollars per year, in which EPOS has a 100% participation.
Founded in 1986, EPOS is recognized in the market for the high technology of its means of production, the quality of its works and its highly skilled professionals. In addition to Portugal, EPOS also operates in five foreign markets – Spain, Angola, Venezuela, Colombia and Peru, through its subsidiaries there.
With this contract, EPOS begins its activity in Brazil, continuing to diversify and expand its business in South America, and contributing to the consolidation of the Teixeira Duarte Group’s presence in this region.