Bearing in mind the news recently published by some media outlets, TEIXEIRA DUARTE – ENGENHARIA E CONSTRUÇÕES, S.A., as leader of the Group competing in the «International Public Tender IP3 Coimbra / Viseu – Section Santa Comba Dão / Viseu – Duplication / Requalification» , clarifies that, contrary to the content of the aforementioned publications, the Group in question timely delivered all the qualification documents required in the procedures leading to the formalization of the contract.

The decision to forfeit the award was due to an alleged impediment of EMBEIRAL– ENGENHARIA E CONSTRUAÇÃO, S.A., a company that is part of the Group, in being able to participate in the procedure.