FCC Environmental Services awarded a $450 million contract in Florida (US)
FCC Environmental Services, FCC Servicios Medio Ambiente’s American subsidiary, has been awarded the urban waste collection contract for the city of Port Saint Lucie, Florida. The contract, which will commence on 5th September, represents a backlog of up to $450 million (around €425 million) for a 7-year term and a possible 3-year extension.
The service will attend on 82,000 households and 1,300 commercial customers for the trash, recycling, bulk and yard waste collection with a fleet of 75 vehicles. The contract represents an investment of $47 million (€44.4 million) and will create 110 jobs.
Located 2 hours north of Miami, Port Saint Lucie is the seventh most populated city in Florida, home to 220.000 residents, and one of the fastest growing communities in the state. With this important award, the company extends its already significant presence in the Florida market, where it already services more than a million and a half inhabitants.
FCC Environmental Services provides comprehensive waste management and recycling services in the United States and serves more than 9 million Americans, making it one of the country's largest companies in the sector. The company is present in five states of the country: California, Texas, Florida, Nebraska and Iowa.
In recent years, the company has accumulated a portfolio of signed contracts of close to $5 billion (around €4.7 billion). Among the company's most recent successes is the award of the contract for the construction and operation of an environmental recycling compound in Placer County (California) for $1.5 billion (around €1.4 billion).
FCC Servicios Medio Ambiente is the company within the FCC Group that has been providing municipal services and comprehensive waste management for more than 120 years and serves over 60 million people in 5,200 municipalities around the world. Among the company's latest achievements are the awards of the waste collection and street cleansing contract in Barcelona and the street cleansing and park and ground maintenance contracts in Madrid, both in Spain, which represent a backlog of €1.5 billion.