A consortium of construction companies "Consórcio Maracanã Rio 2014", including Odebrecht Infraestrutura and Andrade Gutierrez is finishing up. Many sports fans around the country, as well as globally, have the big sporting events marked off in their calendars. NBA Finals, the Super Bowl, and Soccer World Cup Final game have one thing in common - they are played in venues built with some heavy lifting.
For all of you soccer and crane enthusiasts 2013 brings plenty to be excited about, namely the completion of world's most iconic soccer stadium - Maracana. Crawler and tower cranes are working double shifts daily to ensure the completion of the monumental stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, just in time for the 2013 Confederations Cup. The tournament will be held June 15-30.
Maracana will also host the Final game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.