Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, S.A. was distinguished with the 2022 Ricardo Esquível Teixeira Duarte Prize for its project for the rehabilitation, enhancement and reinforcement of a port infrastructure for the installation of a Synchrolift for 9000-ton ships. The award was received on the 14th of May, in Évora, within the scope of the 18th National Congress of Geotechnics, by Eng. Paulo Matias Ramos, from Teixeira Duarte’s Project Management, who also presented the work carried out in that project.

Established in 2017 by the Sociedade Portuguesa de Geotecnia, the Ricardo Esquível Teixeira Duarte Prize aims to encourage and distinguish authors of design solutions for geotechnical works or works with a relevant geotechnical component, which stand out for innovations in the conception, design, execution, in the materials used or in the control of its execution.