Ferrovial - Annual Report 2010

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Despite the general economic crisis, Cespa managed to close the year with a turnover figure very similar to last year: Revenue was 951.6 million euro, and EBITDA 161.1 million euro.

Among the most significant events during the year were the following:

  • Management of the new waste treatment plant Ecoparque 4, which has the biggest composting line in Spain, in Hostalets de Pierola (Barcelona).
  • Opening in Barcelona of a container sorting plant designed by the Cespa technical team.
  • Contract for the recovery of the green area by the Corvo River in Santiago de Compostela.
  • Contracts in the Madrid region: Contract to improve the energy efficiency and selective collection of waste in Juan Carlos I Park in Madrid; contract for the comprehensive waste management service in Madrid-Barajas airport; forest treatment works in Cadalso de los Vidrios; and improvement in the mountain trails used by the public in the Regional Park of Cuenca Alta del Manzanares.
  • Contracts in Catalonia: Contract for the collection, loading and transport of waste in Sant Sadurní D’anoia; contract for public space cleaning and waste collection in Cerdanyola del Vallés; and various gardening projects in El Prat de Llobregat, Mollet del Vallés, Barcelona and Vilanova i la Geltrú. Cespa was also awarded a contract for hospital waste management at the Valle Hebrón Hospital (Barcelona).
  • Contracts in the Basque Country: Works contract for the creation of a woodland area of northern European trees in a park in Vitoria-Gasteiz; project for the recovery of the landscape along the Zugazarte path in Getxo; contract for cleaning services, waste collection and complementary services in Basauri; and a maintenance contract for green areas in Elgoibar. AENA also granted Cespa the contract to maintain the airfield and garden areas in the airport of Bilbao, as well as the necessary actions to deal with emergency winter ice and snow conditions on the airstrips.
  • Contract for the management of the service to treat and eliminate solid urban waste in the province of Toledo for 10 years (240 million euro) and another for street cleaning in Inca (Majorca).
  • Award of the contract to manage sold urban waste collection in the municipal area of Berja (Almeria) and for street cleaning and transport to the transfer plant in the same municipality. Cespa was also awarded a contract for the management of the waste collection and transport service in Monachil (Granada) and another for the collection, transport and treatment of solid urban waste stored at the municipal collection point in Lucena (Cordoba).
  • Organization of the exhibitions 100% RRR. Propuestas domésticas para reducir, reutilizar y reciclar más (100% RRR: domestic proposals to reduce, reuse and recycle more) and Gestión de los residuos en el mundo (Waste management around the world).
  • Distinctions: Cespa passed the audit to renew the Madrid Excelente certification it has held since 2001. The Microphilox project obtained one of the Life Environment Awards granted by the European Commission. At the same time, numerous municipal areas where the company provides its services obtained the Escoba (Broom) award granted by Ategrus in the platinum, gold and silver categories. Finally, Cespa won the Ecoplayas 2010 award for the beach in As Lapas (province of A Coruña), and renewed the flags awarded in other beaches in the province.


millions m² of green areas maintained
cities and towns in Spain and Portugal provided urban services
Over 6.3
million inhabitants benefiting from rubbish collection servicesices
Over 6.1
million inhabitants benefiting from street cleaning services

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This is an electronic version of the 2010 Annual Report prepared by Ferrovial S.A. for its stakeholders, which aims to be complete and accurate. The contents of this version can be checked by referring to the print version. A copy of the print version in PDF format is available to download on this web page