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The beginning of Alexandre Barbosa Borges, SA (ABB) took place in 1968 and today it is a solid reference in the construction field, both in the Portuguese market, and beyond its borders, in countries such as France, Libya, Angola, Cape Verde and Mozambique.
The portfolio already has major customers, great works and innovative projects. But the future promises more. Much more
In the future, the aims are the continued growth in the national market and international expansion, consolidating its position in these countries and investing in newer areas of responsibility, such as environment and energy.
The ABB Group holds a broad set of companies in different business areas: earthworks; infrastructure; landscaping; construction and public works; AVAC; metal structures; providing concrete; bituminous paving; real estate; waste management; aggregate and ornamental rocks, among others.

With recognized experience, ABB is characterized by financial strength, competitiveness, constant innovation, quality, respect for the environment and commitment to the customer.
And so we give you the key to enter. Welcome to ABB.

1968

Beginning of the activity

The company "Transportes Manuel do Bairro, Lda" is born, dedicated to the extractive activity and marketing of products derived therefrom.

1970

Business area enlargement

To the earthworks area, strong users of transport, which has brought together the process for the infrastructure sector.

1980

Earthmoving, construction and public works

At the end of this period, the company's main activity resided in the earthmoving activities, construction and public works, in a new component dedicated to property development.

Amendment of company name to "Transportes Alexandre Barbosa Borges, Lda."

1990

Passing of the management to family descendants

The development and production of ready-mix concrete and bituminous concrete begin to be developed. Following this development, aggregate production starts to feed the concrete production plants and, for this purpose, Nicolau de Macedo & Filhos Lda was acquired to be dedicated to the extraction of granite, aggregates production and ornamental rocks.

1992

Irmãos Borges-Imobiliária, Lda

Establishment of the company Irmãos Borges-Imobiliária Lda, a bet on the real estate business.

1993

New forms of profitability

Surplus production begin to be marketed, allowing investments in new business centers to be monetized in another way.

2000

Alexandre Barbosa Borges, S.A.

The new challenges lead to the transformation of the society Transportes Alexandre Barbosa Borges, Lda., into a public limited company. Now assumes the company name of Alexandre Barbosa Borges, SA

2002

Management Systems

It is initiated implementation and certification of a quality management system.

2003

Ready-mixed concrete and bituminous concrete

The company's quality management system is certified by APCER according to NP EN ISO9001: 2000 for all design activity, development and production of ready-mix concrete and bituminous concrete.

2004

Participation in the waters sector

It is established as a goal of seeking new markets. The restructuring of the sector of water has be allowed to happen, through its shareholding in companies AdB - ÁGUAS DE BARCELOS, S.A. e AGERE - Empresa de Águas, Efluentes e Resíduos de Braga, EM.

2005

Noráfrica - Engenharia SA

It operates in the Angolan market, intervening in construction, infrastructure, roads, among others.

2007

Internationalization

Major expansion of the Group abroad, in countries such as France, Angola and Poland.

2008

ABB Construction

It is established ABB - Etablissement France, based in Cannes, and later a subsidiary of French law, ABB Construction, based in Mouans Sartoux.

2010

Investment in the energy sector

Creation of the company "PowerGol Angola" that operates in the sector of electrical, hydraulic and mechanical installations.

2014

Distinction

Placed among the top 50 construction companies and public works of the country.

Today
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