Eduardo Urgoiti, an engineer from the engineering and technology group SENER, will give a talk entitled ‘Gaia, an adventure of a million stars’, in which he will explain the various technologies that SENER has developed in this mission of the European Space Agency (ESA). [+]
SENER receives ‘The European’ award for best infrastructure and transport company04/09/2017 (International)
SENER has won the prestigious 'The European' award for best infrastructure and transport company, as part of the British publication's annual awards programme for innovation and excellence in organisations.
This year, 'The European' has chosen to acknowledge the work of SENER in the area of infrastructure and transport with this award, which, in the 2017 edition, rewards the company's work carried out in the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa). Every year, ‘The European’ gives recognition to organisations and individuals that stand out from the rest for initiatives related to good governance, innovation and know-how, as well as for the quality of their products and services.
At present, SENER is carrying out infrastructure, transportation, energy and construction projects in the MENA region, in countries such as Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Algeria and Morocco.
SENER projects in MENA
Over the last 15 years, SENER has implemented projects in the north of Africa, in particular Algeria, where it has participated in works such as the extension of the Algiers metro system, and the tram and metro system of Oran. Likewise, in June 2015, the company began an ambitious project in Egypt to design two road tunnels under the Suez Canal.
SENER has carried out projects in the Middle East since 2010, when it was awarded a contract for the preliminary design of the light metro and tram system of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). Currently, it is working on the design and supervision of the electromechanical installations for the extension of the Red Line of the Dubai metro system. In addition to this experience, SENER has projects in countries such as Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Saudi Arabia, where it provides ICE services (Independent Checking Engineer) of lines 4, 5 and 6 of the Riyadh metro system.
SENER was also responsible for designing the elevated portion of the Red South line of the Doha metro system, and is currently designing the architectural finishes and landscaping of the elevated stations of the Red South, Red North and Green lines, as well as the workshops and depots. Furthermore, the company is involved in the new port project in Doha, where it acts as an Independent Engineering Consultant of the design of the port systems.
SENER has offices in 20 countries and has worked on over 12,000 km of projects and studies, making it a leading international company in the sector. It also has a solid international reputation as a designer and provider of intelligent transport systems that incorporate high-tech solutions.