Brazil's national airport authority Infraero has revealed that 24 companies have qualified to bid for the upgrades tender at Hercílio Luz International Airport in Florianópolis, the Santa Catarina state capital.
According to reports in BNamericas, a total of 24 consortiums and companies have passed the qualification stage for the $90.2 million tender.
An Infraero spokesperson said: “A total of 18 consortiums and six companies have been qualified out of the 33 original competitors.”
The tenders are for upgrades work at the airport, such as building taxiways and installing flight-line lighting, as well as earthworks, drainage and paving.
According to reports, the bidding companies include: OAS, Encalso Construções, JM Terraplenagem e Construções, Construtora Marquise, Conserva de Estradas and Egesa Engenharia.
Infraero also received bids from consortiums Ivaí-Conpesa; Triunfo-Estacon; and the Aeroportos do Brasil consortium, made up of Produman Engenharia, Conenge-SC Construções e Engenharia, and Portuguese engineering company Alves Ribeiros.