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Porto do Açú will have railway works connecting Rio and Espirito Santo

Paulo Nogueira
09-11-2017 13:34:24
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Governors of RJ and ES signed a partnership at an event organized by Prumo in Porto do Açu for a rail connection between the states.

[supsystic-social-sharing id='1′]O Port of Açu With each passing day, it has established itself even more as a giant in many segments of the industry. In an event held yesterday(8), organized by Prumo Logística, the port administrator, the governors of Rio de Janeiro and Espirito Santo, Pezão and Hatung, respectively, met to form a partnership on a project to build the “railway corridor. The intention of this union is to leverage the economy and create jobs in both regions.

Governors of Rio and Espirito Santo at an event in Porto do Açú

At the celebration, the 2 governors signed a letter that will be sent to the current president of the republic, Temer, emphasizing how important the construction of this connecting railway line is. Other entities that were at this event also penned this letter, they are: Firjan, FINDES, Commercial Association of Rio de Janeiro and Espírito Santo in Action and several others. On November 14, the letter will already be in the president's hand, at a meeting that will take place on that day.

"Let's fight together for this project. We are talking about a railroad that will unite the potential of the two states and will be a source of development, generating employment and income.”, exclaimed Bigfoot!

José Magela, supreme director of Prumo Logística, also highlighted that the implementation of these lines of rails will enhance not only isolated regions and municipalities, but also have a gigantic potential to reach the global market, taking into account that the Port of Açú is the largest port undertaking country private.

They call this project the “Southeast Port Province”, which will make it easier to carry out cargo logistics across the Southeast and Midwest of Brazil, for example: petrochemicals, iron ore, grains and steel, among many other inputs.

Technical specifications

The project is already well advanced and, according to calculations, it will have 577 km, with wide and mixed gauges. Prumo also says that about 150 km of the rail bed that already exists at the site will be reused. To run this project, R$ 5.5 billion will be invested for this stretch.

Send your resume by email and register

It's not official yet, but Prumo Logística provides a bank to register CVs. The first option is to send an email to curriculum.porto@gmail.com. The second option is Register your CV on the VAGAS website, for this it is necessary to access the computer so that there are no registration errors.

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