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Techint Engineering & Construction


Techint Engineering & Construction provides engineering, procurement, construction, operation and management services for large-scale projects in worldwide locations. The company’s multi-local presence allows it to have deep knowledge of the technical standards, laws and regulations, taxes, financial entities, labor unions and subcontractors in the regions where it operates.

Thanks to its broad experience in the market, Techint Engineering & Construction can develop high complexity projects, from design to execution, taking care of the environment and the welfare of the surrounding communities. With more than 70 years of experience and employing 17,000 people worldwide, it has completed more than 3,500 projects in compliance with ISO/BS/OHSAS international standards in America, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

The company currently delivers services in the following market segments: oil & gas, energy, industrial plants, oil refineries and petrochemical plants, mining, and infrastructure and architecture civil works.


  • 1945

    Agostino Rocca creates "Compagnia Tecnica Internazionale" (Techint) in Italy as an international company.

  • 1946

    Construction activities start in Argentina with a network of large diameter pipelines in Argentina and Brazil.

  • 1947

    Techint establishes a branch in Brazil. Subsequently, in 1950, the company carries out the construction of the Santos-São Paulo pipeline – 160 km with three river crossings and twelve air crossings.

  • 1951

    The company begins operations in Chile. Techint's initial activities include the construction of roads, highways and civil works for the public sector.

  • 1954

    Techint starts operations in Mexico to build Tamsa, a seamless tubes production plant in Veracruz. Since then, it has participated in major industrial and infrastructure projects in Mexico and Central America building pipelines, petrochemical, and gas plants, steel plants, hospitals, hydroelectric and combined cycle power plants, transmission lines and electrical substations, coal handling facilities, coal and pet coke fired power plants.

  • 1965

    The company begins operations in Uruguay and focuses activities on roads, highways, airports and other civil infrastructure works.

  • 1974

    Techint is established in Egypt and Ecuador.

  • 1975

    Operations are launched in Peru. Subsequently, in 2000 the company carries out the construction of one of the most important infrastructure projects in Latin America: the Camisea gas and NGL pipelines, 730 and 560 km long, which run from the Peruvian rainforest across the Andes mountain range to the city gate in Lima, and a destination close to the port of Pisco, respectively.

  • 1978

    Saudi Techint starts working in the Middle East, with a major gas pipeline project -the Shedgum-Yanbu pipeline- in Saudi Arabia. Other important projects soon follow, as the Yanbu-Madinah water pipeline and the Hawiyah gas pipeline, both also in Saudi Arabia.

  • 1979

    The company begins operations in Colombia, focusing on oil and gas industry projects.

  • 1991

    The company starts operating in Trinidad & Tobago with the revamping of the Pointe-A-Pierre refinery.

  • 1997

    Techint acquires CimiMontubi. Among others, it is active in the sector of liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants in Nigeria. In 2010, CimiMontubi ceased operations as a separate legal entity in order to merge with Techint.

  • 1999

    Techint begins work in Kazakhstan as a lump-sum turnkey contractor for oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical, pipelines, power generation and infrastructure work.

  • 2001

    In Ecuador, the company builds the Heavy Crude Oil Pipeline (OCP) and facilities, one of the largest and most difficult projects in the country's history.

  • 2009

    Techint starts operations in the United Arab Emirates, with a branch located in Abu Dhabi.

  • 2010

    The company sets up operations in Mumbay, India, specializing in detailed engineering.

  • 2011

    Techint opens a new branch in Moscow to bolster local operations.

  • 2014

    Techint starts the design and construction of the Pesquería Power Plant in Mexico, a 900 MW combined cycle plant that required a 1 billion USD investment to meet the energy needs of the Ternium and Tenaris industrial centers.

  • 2016

    In France, the company opens Dunkerque LNG, one of the largest liquefied natural gas plants in Europe, with a capacity that amounts to three percent of the continent’s overall energy demands.

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