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History

The Company, fully owned by Prime System KZ Ltd, came into existence after the 2nd world war, in the early 50’s and began its activities in the public works field, firstly in the central region of Italy, then expanding its presence all over the Country.

In the early nineties, the Company started to successfully operate also abroad, with the first contracts acquired in Algeria and in the eastern Balkan Area. After those first experiences abroad, significant projects were performed in Belarus and in the Russian Federation; later new projects in Moldova, Bulgaria and Romania were awarded to the Company and successfully executed.

At the end of the 90’s  the Company began to successfully operate in Central Asia, with important contracts awarded and successfully performed in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Ukraine and more recently in Georgia.

All projects executed in Eastern Europe and Central Asia were financed by the main International Finanvial Institutions, namely:

  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) of the World bank Group;
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD);
  • Asian Development Bank (ABD)
  • European Bank for Investment (EIB);
  • Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC);

During this period, road rehabilitation projects for a total length in excess of 2,000 km have been carried out in Eastern Europe Countries and in former “Soviet Union countries”. Important bridge works have also been executed, two of wich in Russia on the Moscow river within Moscow.

At the end of 90’s Todini’s operations started in Greece with the acquisition, and successfully completion,  of importan projects in the field of roads and railways as well as for the construction of buildings and facilities related to the 2004 Olympic Games. For the Games, in joint venture with local partners, the “Ministry of Welfare” was built in the centre of the “Olympic Village”; the building was firstly utilized, during the Games, as the Reception Building. The Company, in JV with a local contractor, also completed in Athens the construction of an underground station and its expansion tunnels in Athens.

At the turn of the century, the Company began operating in North Africa. Main projects of this period refer to contracts awarded in Tunisia (Motorway Tunis-Sfax-Gabes) and also several large projects have been awarded to the Company in Algeria:

  • Three earth dams, all of them successfully completed
  • Three sections of the East-West motorway
  • Rain water main collector of Algiers; work includes 1.800 m of TBM excavated tunnel and 4 inclinated pits with depth up to 180m.

Starting In 2007, the Company enlarged its activities to the United Arab Emirates where two branches were established in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

At the beginning of 2008 the Company was awarded by Roads and Transport Autority an important project in Dubai (Jumeirah Lake Towers area).

Starting in 2009, the Company began the execution of a relevant project in Albania on the North South Corridor, financed by EIB.

In the same period the Company was involved in the execution of very important projects in Italy. Todini’s largest project, cpompleted and opened to traffic, is the “Appennini Mountain Chain crossing” of the A1 Motorway Milan-Naples, section Florence-Bologna. The contract amount is over US$ 1 billion; the project includes tunnels for a total length of 22 km and several large spans viaducts. The main tunnel, called Galleria di Base, is a twin-tube tunnel with separate carriageways with a cross-section of 160 sqare meters and a length of approximately 8,6 Km each tube. Such thnnel represents the most important part of the overall Variante di valico Project launched by Autostrade per l’Italia S.p.A. some years ago to improve the road system and reduce travel time between Bologna and Florence.

At the end of first decade of 21st century the Company was awarded important infrastructure projects in many countries, namely:

  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Georgia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Ukraine

The most important of those projects are:

Azerbaijan

  • KURDAMIR/UJAR
 Construction of the Motorway National Road A324 km 0+000 to km 42+057
  • ALAT/ASTARA MOTORWAY
 Section 1C: Yenikad – Salyan (km 31+000 – km 54+410) Section 2: Salyan – Shorsulu (km 55+800 – km 80+600)

Belarus

  • M5 “Misk – Gomel” (from Minsk to Ukranian Border)
The road section between the cities: Pukhovichi and Bobruysk total length: 53 km

Georgia

  • Liavkhvi Bridge Ruisi Road (Section KM 86 to Km 94)
  • East – West Highway Improvement Project ZESTAFONI CONTRACT, SAMTREDIA CONTRACT and KUTAISI CONTRACT – double motorway carriageway

Kazakhstan

  • Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Transport Corridor 3 SHYMKENT – TASHKENT ROAD REHABILITATION PROJECT ROAD SECTION KM 705 – 742
  • EAST-WEST ROADS PROJECT (ALMATY – KHORGOS SECTION): WESTERN EUROPE- WESTERN CHINA INTERNATIONAL TRANSIT CORRIDOR (CAREC 1B) Road reconstruction (construction) of “Almaty-Kokpek-Chunja-Koktal-Khorgos” Lots 3,4,5 and 6. From km 117,7 to km 304,4
  • KYZYLORDA 
South West Road Project: Western Eurpe – Western China International Transit Corridor
Road reconstruction project from Lot 9 to Lot 14

Ukraine

  • ROVNO 
Kiev – Chop Road Rehabilitation Project – Phase 1 – Lot 1: from km 348 to km 442