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Mar 2014 | Graña y Montero is awarded Best-Managed Company in Latin America 2014 by Euromoney Magazine

Our Company has been awarded as the “Best Managed Company in Latin America” by Euromoney’s Annual Best Managed Companies in Latin America Survey 2014.

In addition to this award, Graña y Montero has won in the following categories:

  • Best Managed Company in Peru
  • Best Managed Company in the Construction & Cement Sector in Latin America
  • Most Transparent Accounts


It is the first time that a Peruvian Company is recognized as the “Best Managed Company overall”.

This survey is the most prominent conducted by Euromoney magazine, recognizing corporations in Latin America. It rewards those companies with the most convincing and coherent business strategies in the region, by industry and country. The ranking is based on a survey of market analysts at leading banks, consultancy firms and research institutes focused on Latin America. Respondents were asked to nominate the top five listed companies in each of the main survey categories, bearing in mind market strength, profitability, growth potential, quality of management and earnings. The full results of these rankings and the survey methodology are available at www.euromoney.com and in the March 2014 edition of Euromoney magazine.

Oct 2013 | Graña y Montero Group was ranked 4th among the 100th Peruvian Companies with best corporate reputation

A new milestone was established for our organization. The study "Business Monitor of Corporate Reputation 2013" conducted annually by the international consulting firm Merco, partnered with Datum, Gestión and KPMG, placed the Graña y Montero Group 4th among the 100th Peruvian companies with better corporate reputation. In the 2012 edition, we obtained the 7th position in the same ranking, improving 3 positions.

This new award given in recognition to the favorable opinion of high executives, financial analysts, union members, consumer organizations, opinion leaders and citizens is related to our excellent economic and financial performance, international growth, corporate management, innovation capabilities and talent development, as well as our ethics behavior in full compliance of our corporate values.

Sep 2013 | Graña y Montero Group is one of the Most Admired Companies in Peru

On Tuesday, the Graña y Montero Group received for second consecutive year the prize "The most admired companies" awarded by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) and G de Gestión magazine. This prize resulted from a survey to senior executives of top companies in the country who acknowledged Graña y Montero among the 10 most admired companies in Peru.

This recognition reflected that we belong to a Group with strategic vision and that holds the development of its collaborators and teams at the core of its identity.


Mario Alvarado, CEO of the Graña y Montero Group, receiving the award together with Jaime Targarona, Deniss Gray, Claudia Drago, José Carlos Ascarza, Monica Miloslavich and Rolando Ponce.



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Oct 2013 | New Telephone Number

June 2013 | Graña y Montero Group, celebrating 80 years of history

“NEW HORIZONS, NEW CHALLENGES”

In 1993 our founders decided to “bring together their knowledge through the incorporation of a technic company”, setting up the professional path that inspires and identifies us until today.

Our company has grown In proportion to the increase of the Peruvian economy, through the expansion and diversification of our business, turning into the largest group of engineering services in the country. Today, we are a group that is composed of 24 companies that operate in 6 countries in Latin America.

We feel proud for the large infrastructure and services projects that we carry out and for the impact that we have in the quality life of the Peruvian population. Homes, Hydroelectric Power Stations, Mining Plants, Electric Lines, Exploitation and Production of Oil Fields, Technical Solutions, Thousands of Kilometers of Highways and Massive Transport Services, as the Lima Metro Operation, are just some examples; and are the result of the contribution and commitment of the large team of professionals and technicians that are part of Graña y Montero Group.

Based upon our history, we foresee new horizons and face new challenges to consolidate ourselves as the most reliable engineering services provider group in Latin America.

If you would like to know more about the Group, please click the following link, where you will find the book “80 years New Horizons, New Challenges” especially published for our anniversary: view “80 years New Horizons, New Challenges”

May 2013 | Code of Ethics and Launch of the Ethical Channel

As part of its corporate culture practices, STRACON GyM made a presentation to communicate its Code of Ethics and launch the new Ethical Channel (Canal Ético).

The main goal of the presentation was to revisit the importance of the policies that rule the actions of the associates in their professional life and with their stakeholders, through the company’s Charter of Ethics and Code of Conduct.

To boost this initiative, the company also launched the Canal Ético, intended to gather information that helps to ensure compliance with the aforementioned Charter, through a modern online support system operated by Ernst & Young. This will allow the company to record, analyse and classify information confidentially and anonymously so it can be researched and the issues can be resolved.

Jan 2013 | STRACON GyM Talent Program

STRACON GyM has a recognition program called Talento STRACON GyM. The purpose of this program is to recognise the most talented associates and those who better represent our four corporate values: Compliance, Quality, Seriousness and Efficiency.



In the first stage we nominated 8 persons from different projects.




  1. 1) MIGUEL ANGEL HUERTA MINAYA - Planning assistant (Zanja Project)
  2. 2) WENDY PAOLA MENDOZA QUISPE – Risk Prevention and Environmental Management engineer (Pampa Verde Project)
  3. 3) MARCO ANTONIO ELIAS ECHENIQUE MEDINA - Head of Drilling and Blasting (Marcona Project)
  4. 4) GERARDO HUGO HUACOTO MITA - Warehouse Head (Constancia Project)
  5. 5) ALDO JOSE MIGUEL GUTIERREZ CARRILLO - Shift Supervisor (Consorcio Pasco – Tranfer Pad
  6. 6) JORGE JAIME CASTRO ARELLANO - Head of RP and EM (Tiwu Project)
  7. 7) JUAN JOSE GAMEZ CHAVEZ - Resident engineer(Orcopampa - Poracota project)
  8. 8) MARCO DAVID ROMERO CHOQUE - Equipment engineer (Lima Office)


On January 17, 2013, we awarded the winners of the STRACON GyM 2012 Talent Program.

Talent Gold Award:
  1. 1) WENDY PAOLA MENDOZA QUISPE - Ing. de PDR y GA (Proyecto Pampa Verde)


Talent Silver Award:
  1. 2) GERARDO HUGO HUACOTO MITA - Warehouse Manager (Constancia Project)
  2. 3) MIGUEL ANGEL HUERTA MINAYA - Planning Assistant (Zanja Project)


Talent Gold Award consisted of a gold trophy and an all inclusive 5day/4night trip for two persons to South America or the Caribbean.

Talent Silver Award consisted of a silver trophy and an all inclusive 4day/3night trip for two persons to the Royal Decameron Punta Sal Hotel.

10 Dec 2012 | New Project in Panama

STRACON GyM S.A. (a subsidiary of GyM S.A.) is pleased to announce that is has been awarded the Tailings Management Facility construction contract by Minera Panama S.A. The contract involves more than 15 million m3 of excavation, diversion structures and quarry development. Contract duration is 34 months with completion in August 2015. The execution of this contract will involve employment in excess of 1000 employees at peak, of which the vast majority will be Panamanian.

Minera Panama S.A. (a subsidiary of Inmet Mining Corp headquarter in Toronto, Canada) is developing the Cobre Panama project. The Cobre Panama project is an open‐pit mine located in Colón Province, Panama, expected to produce copper, gold, silver, and molybdenum. Minera Panama was granted the rights to the mineral concession to explore and exploit the property under Law 9 for an initial 20 year term with provisions for two consecutive 20 year extensions. The concession area is 13,000 ha and the life of mine is projected to be 31 years, with production starting at the beginning of 2016. The project received the ESIA approval by the Panamanian Environmental Agency in December 2011 and started full construction in May 2012.

20 Nov 2012 | STRACON GyM enters into an Alliance agreement with Hudbay

STRACON GyM is pleased to announce it has entered into an alliance agreement with Hudbay Peru S.A.C., a subsidiary of Hudbay Minerals Inc., to provide earthmoving and mining services for the development of Hudbay's Constancia copper project, located in the Chamaca, Livitaca and Velille Districts, Province of Chumbivilcas, Department of Cusco, Peru. The scope of work under the five (5) year agreement includes initial construction of the Tailings Management Facility (TMF) and mine pre-stripping activities over a two year period with an approximate value of US$300MM, followed by production mining and ongoing TMF construction works for the remainder of the contract with an additional value of approximately US$500MM.

STRACON GyM’s Chief Operating Officer, Steve Dixon, stated that “STRACON GyM very much looks forward to further building upon the relationship established with Hudbay, working with all project stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of Constancia Project.”

Hudbay acquired the Constancia copper porphyry project in 2011. In August 2012 Hudbay’s board of directors approved a US$1.5 billion investment to fund the development and construction of the project. Constancia is expected to produce approximately 85,000t of copper per annum over a 15.3 year mine life, with initial production in late 2014, followed by full production in quarter two 2015.

Jul 2012 | Warm clothes for the communities of the Orcopampa Project

In July, we organised a collection of blankets and warm clothes at STRACON GyM’s head office for the communities of our Orcopampa Project. This collection benefitted numerous families from Vizcacuto, Marcani, Choquitambo and Cuchurrancho.

Jul 2012 | Group’s Sports Tournament

On Saturday, July 7, 2012, the Graña y Montero Group began its Sports Tournament where STRACON GyM participated with its volleyball and football teams. Our associates enjoyed an afternoon full of sports and fun with their families.