Salini Impregilo

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Salini Impregilo S.p.A.
Società per azioni
Traded as BITSAL
Industry Construction, civil engineering
Founded 2014 - 1959 (as Impregilo)
Headquarters Milan, Italy
Key people
Products Infrastructure and industrial plant construction and engineering; motorway operating concessions
  • Increase €4,194 million (2014)
  • €3,262 million (2013)
  • Increase €258 million (2014)
  • €141 million (2013)
  • Decrease €94 million (2014)
  • €169 million (2013)
Total equity
  • Increase €1,186 million (2014)
  • €921 million (2013)
Number of employees
34,400 (2015)

Salini Impregilo S.p.A. (Italian pronunciation: [salìni impreˈɡìːlo]) is an Italian industrial group specialised in the construction and civil engineering business headquartered in Milan. The company was formally founded in 1959 as Impregilo S.p.A. and, through mergers, has grown to become the largest Italian engineering and general contractor group and a global player in the construction sector, focusing on complex and large civil engineering projects. It is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange. It is directed by Pietro Salini.


The company was founded as Impregilo in 1959 and expanded following a merger with Cogefar-Impresit S.p.A., Girola S.p.A. and Lodigiani S.p.A. in 1990.[2] In January 2014 it merged with Salini to form Salini Impregilo.[3]


Salini Impregilo undertake the following types of works: dams, hydroelectric power plants, railways, subterranean projects, undergrounds, bridges, viaducts, highways, roads, ports, airports and prestigious residential and office complexes.[4] The company operates in more than 50 countries on 5 continents with 34,400 employees. It is organised into four businesse areas: Dams, hydroelectric plants and hydraulic works; Motorways and airports; Railways and undergrounds; Civil and industrial buildings.[5]

Major projects[edit]

Projects in which Salini Impregilo has been involved include buildings, public utilities, motorways, underground works, airports, water supply systems, waste disposals, hospitals and land development. Some major examples include:

Salini Impregilo, together with the Spanish company Sacyr Vallehermoso and other two companies (Belgian Jan de Nul and Panamanian Cusa), won the tender for the expansion of the Panama Canal, due to be completed in 2014.[24]

Salini Impregilo is also working on the Gotthard Base Tunnel, which is expected to be completed in 2015.[25]

Salini Impregilo is the lead partner in the consortium for the Messina Bridge project which, according to the announcement by Silvio Berlusconi on 6 March 2009, will now go ahead and be completed in 2016.[26]

Salini Impregilo is also leading a consortium for Red Line North, a part of the Doha Metro project in Qatar, which is expected to be completed in 2019.[27]

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