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COBA is a multinational and multidisciplinary group of Engineering and Environmental Consultants, founded in 1962.

 

The Group provides engineering consultancy services ranging from basic and planning studies, technical, environmental and economic feasibility studies, design and construction design as well as project management and works supervision, to operation follow-up and behaviour monitoring.

 

The Group has offices/subsidiaries in three continents and experience in more than forty countries and encompasses several companies in accordance with functional specializations or geographical areas.

 

The competences acquired along the last five decades, together with the state-of-the-art employee expertise, the stability of its permanent staff and the comprehensive international experience allow to find out the best solutions for the full satisfaction of public and private Clients’ needs and expectations.

 

During its existence, the Group has participated, together with public authorities or private developers, in the feasibility of multidimensional projects, some of them being structuring projects and with major impacts on the improvement of peoples’ life conditions in the several countries where it worked.


At present, the group has a wide number of competences and technical areas that allow the composition of multidisciplinary teams who share knowledge and experiences in the execution of projects.

Fields of Activity

HYDRAULIC UNDERTAKINGS

Concrete, Earth-fill and Rock-fill Dams | Weirs and Reservoirs | Water Conveyance Systems | Hydraulic Structures

POWER GENERATION AND TRANSMISSION

Hydroelectric Power Plants | Small Hydropower Plants | Power Plants Rehabilitation and Modernization | Substations | High Voltage Transmission Lines | Cooling Water Systems for Thermoelectric Plants

WATER SUPPLY AND WASTEWATER SYSTEMS

Catchment, Transport and Distribution of Potable Water | Water Treatment Plants | Drainage Systems | Wastewater Treatment Stations | Pumping Stations

AGRICULTURES AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Irrigation and Drainage Systems | Rural Roads | Production Systems | Mapping and Basic Information

TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURES

Roads and highways | Railways | Passenger and Freight Railway Stations | Metro and Light Rail | Airports | Bridges and other engineering structures

ENVIRONMENT

Environmental Impact Assessment | Environmental Management, Monitoring and Auditing | Pollution Control | Landscaping | Land Management | Recovery of Degraded Areas | Waste Landfills

GEOTECHNICAL STRUCTURES

Tunnels and Caverns | Slopes in Fill and Cut Section | Special Foundations | Breakwaters | Embankment Works

BUILDINGS

Residential and Services Buildings | Industrial Buildings | Steel and Mixed Industrial Structures |Rehabilitation and Restoration of Ancient Buildings

CARTOGRAPHY AND CADASTRE

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) | Digital Cartography | Thematic Cartography | Thematic Cadastres | Land Acquisition

SAFETY CONTROL AND REHABILITATION

Expertise, Monitoring | Inspection and Reinforcement of Dams and Transportation Infrastructures | Works Instrumentation | Project Maintenance and Operation

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISION

Project Management | Cost Management | Site Supervision | Quality Assurance/Quality Control