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23rd January, 2019

KÉSZ wins Riga theatre contract

Construction company KÉSZ has won the contract to build a retractable roof for the open-air theatre in Riga, Latvia, the company announced on Tuesday.

Steel rods weighing a total of 1,700 tons will be delivered by 130 trucks from Kecskemét to Riga.

KÉSZ employs 50 workers in Hungary and 30 in Latvia for the project, with a completion date of October.

Latvia is spending €45 million on the theatre construction, of which KÉSZ will receive nearly €9 million.

A delegation of the city of Riga visited KÉSZ in Kecskemét on Saturday.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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