FCC Construction and sports facilities in Madrid
Sports facilities, among the non-residential building projects led by FCC Construcción, deserve a separate chapter because of their uniqueness and the high degree of specialisation they require. In this sector, the company has delivered more than 25 large facilities throughout the world that have hosted some of the major sporting events in disciplines such as football, tennis, motorcycling and athletics
The Museum of Royal Collections, a benchmark of contemporary Spanish architecture
FCC Construcción has left its mark on the skyline of many of the most important cities in the world, thanks to a highly qualified team that use the most advanced techniques of intelligent construction, management and control of buildings. Some of the leading infrastructure works of contemporary Spanish architecture are included among these projects, such as the T4 Terminal of Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport, Porta Fira Tower, Castellana Tower in Madrid or the City of Justice of Barcelona, the city of The Sciences of Valencia, Torre Picasso, Torres Kio or the Auditorium de León.
FCC rehabilitates palaces in the city of Madrid.
The infrastructure area of FCC Group has an extensive portfolio in the rehabilitation sector for historic and symbolic buildings. The need to protect and safeguard the historical heritage catalogued, and the need for public administrations and private initiatives to rehabilitate and restore these buildings, sometimes transforming them into their headquarters, represents an opportunity for FCC. The company has a cumulative experience of more than 115 years, during which it has contributed to the preservation of the cultural and historical legacy of cities, which has in turn contributed to the know-how and professionalism of its own employees.
The Hospital of La Línea de la Concepción, much more than a hospital
The experience of FCC in hospital infrastructure works, together with the introduction of aspects of innovation and the use of the latest state-of-the-art healthcare technology, has made the La Linea de la Concepción Hospital in Cadiz a reference in national hospital construction. The 32,000 square meters building has four floors. There are a total of 234 rooms for single use, nine operating rooms, 48 ??external consultation modules, 19 examination rooms and eight emergency room visits, two of them for pediatrics, as well as one 24-hour day hospital. This new health center will serve about 100,000 people, and will have an initial capacity for 7,000 operations per year, 80,000 emergencies and 127 specialist consultations.
FCC and the 25th anniversary of Expo Sevilla 92
During the Universal Exposition that Seville hosted in 1992, FCC participated in significant works such as the construction of the high speed rail line that links the cities of Madrid and Seville and the stations of Atocha and Santa Justa. FCC improved connections to Cartuja Island through the bridges of Chapina and the Alamillo, and it also contributed to the construction of the pavilions that opened Spain’s doors to the rest of the world.
FCC Construcción develops SAMCEW ©, the first methodology to measure the sustainability of its civil works
At FCC, we are convinced that optimising the sustainability of infrastructure is possible, and this starts with understanding the current situation. Based on our commitment to sustainability and social responsibility, we apply policies based on respect for the environment, efficiency and positively impacting the local economies where we operate, in all of our civil works.
FCC is building the Bolaños Tunnel as a part of the Galician high speed railway
The work comprises the delivery of two parallel single-track tunnels of the Madrid - Galicia High Speed Line with a length of 6,700 meters each, excavated by a rock TBM. Eje Atlantico, FCC Construction has completed more than 99 kilometers, developing singular projects such as the tunnel or tunnel Bolaños Vigo -Das Maceiras.
Sports facilities – much more than sport
Among the non-residential building projects undertaken by FCC Construcción, sports facilities deserve special mention because they are so unique and the high degree of specialisation they require.
Engineering in harmony with the sea
Navigation, as a human activity, goes back forthousands years. Ships and navigation infrastructure have evolved over time to meet commercial, military, fishing and recreational needs of mankind. This has happened at a pace consistent with the development of knowledge of the marine environment and its unique characteristics. Advances in marine engineering have resulted in deep transformations of portsover centuries. Modern-day constructions are designed to meet the current and future demands of the global economy and market, particularly in terms of logistics.
Metro moves the World
Today’s increasingly populated cities face the challenge of providing their citizens with a sustainable and efficient environment with a high quality of life in which to flourish. Having a suitable public transport system is crucial to achieving that goal.
FCC opens the New Control Tower at Bogota Airport
The President of the Republic of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, has opened and declared pre-operational the New Control Tower and the Management and Control Building of the Civil Aviation of El Dorado International Airport.
FCC finishes drilling the first tunnel section of line 5 of the Riyadh Metro
- FCC finishes drilling the first tunnel section of line 5 of the Riyadh Metro
The FCC-operated tunnel boring machine is the first to reach a station in the Riyadh Metro project
The FAST consortium, which is led by the Citizen Services Group, is the team which has excavated most kilometres so far (1.2 km of the total 5 km of the line)
Almonte Viaduct, an FCC’s world record-breaking bridge
Almonte has become a worldwide point of reference in recent months. The FCC-constructed viaduct attends to the high-speed railway line which spans between Madrid and Extremadura to the Portuguese border. The railway line was constructed by Adif Alta Velocidad and runs between the municipalities of Garrovillas de Alconétar and Santiago del Campo in the province of Cáceres.