Geoscience Ireland is pleased to welcome PW Nigeria as an Associate Member.
At the forefront of developing Africa’s roads, bridges and other civil infrastructure, PW Nigeria Ltd., is active in construction, and in developing the continent’s rich natural resources. Since 2000, PW has moved more than 100 million tonnes of earth and rock during mining and road works operations; built more than 2,000 kilometres of highway and installed almost 100 kilometres of underwater cable.
In addition to core strength of civil engineering, construction and mining, PW’s s extensive knowledge of international finance and export credit is a combination that makes PW the ideal partner on major engineering projects in Africa.
Originally founded in 1948 as H&D Flinn Ltd by the late Mr Hugo V. Flinn, it was renamed Public Works Ltd in 1963 and was one of the largest civil engineering companies in Ireland during the 1970s. With a rare vision for opportunity, Hugo Flinn established PW Nigeria Ltd in 1974. The new company was formed in close partnership with both Irish and Nigerian investors and it is this partnership that has enabled the company to grow into one of the largest Contracting Companies in Nigeria with a reputation for quality and professionalism.
Clients include The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, The Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria, FERMA, the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, the Federal Capital Development Authority and the Nigerian Ports Authority. At the State level, PW has worked in Kaduna, Plateau, Nasarawa, Taraba, Adamawa, Enugu, Benue, Ogun, Lagos. Private clients include such as Chevron and Shell in the oil industry and practically every major bank in Nigeria for private property infrastructure development.
The Company has always had a policy of substantial re-investment in Nigeria. It has an extensive and modern fleet of construction equipment and a highly trained and dedicated staff. It is highly committed to the continued development of Nigeria as Africa’s leading economy.
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