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OHL Construcción is currently:

  • 45th largest international contractor, ranked in the USA in the Top 20 Contractors by Sector (Transportation) (#14)* and in the Top 50 Domestic Heavy Contractors (#11)*, according to the prestigious Engineering News Records 2018 ranking
  • A reference in the execution of maritime works
  • World leader in the construction of hospitals and railways
  • Activity focused in three geographical areas: USA, Europe and Latin America
  • Over 40 years building infrastructures in Latin America 

Railways. Projects executed in Europe, Asia, Africa and America.

OHL is the first Spanish company to have undertaken the execution of a high-speed section abroad, specifically in Turkey, and also the first to have executed a construction project in the railway sector in the USA with the award of the contract of extending the Miami subway from the city center to the International Airport.

Hospitals. More than six million square meters constructed. OHL began the construction activity in this field at the beginning of 20th century and since then, has executed more than 150 newly constructed hospitals. Furthermore, it has executed more than 200 restoration and extension projects and over a hundred health centers.

Roads. More than 6,000 kilometers distributed all over the world.

Starting with the construction of Las Rozas-Villalba highway section in Madrid in the 1960’s (one of the first to be executed in Spain with international specifications) up to the latest projects awarded in Australia of the construction of a section in the Pacific Highway.

Ports. Highly specialized in maritime works. OHL was born as a port and international company. The Alcántara Platform and the Western Pier of the Santos Port (both in located in Lisbon) were some of the first awards won by Obrascón, the parent company, in 1912.

It has carried out more than 500 operations covering more than 30 km in shelter dykes, almost 30 km of wharfs; 1,000 concrete boxes and over 60,000,000 m3 in dredging.