Belo Monte: Building Freeze Suspended

IndustrialsConstruction ♦ Published: December 19, 2011; 11:33 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian plant construction company Andritz may expect the final order from Brazil. Andritz wants to deliver turbines and generators.

Belo Monte: Building Freeze Suspended / Picture: ©

A Brazilian court has suspended the building freeze for the controversial hydro power plant in the Amazonas region, which has been imposed in September. For the court, there are no legal reasons why the construction of the third largest hydro power plant should be blocked further.

In September, the construction of ports, channels and embankments has been stopped for ecological…