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Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo

Construction company will improve professional training of future engineers

Through the modernization and equipment of the Laboratory of Building Materials and Mechanics of Soils INTEC will benefit the formation of 2,000 future engineers this year

Construction company will improve professional training of future engineers

SANTO DOMINGO. -La Therrestra specialized in the design, construction and supervision of tourist and residential projects in Dominican Republic and the Caribbean, donated RD $ 5 million al Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), intended for improve el of Laboratory of Construction Materials and Soil Mechanics of Engineering Area.

With this delivery, Therrestra encourages future professionals to enter the labor market with the highest level training. “The university is the knowledge base of any professional. For this reason, we are convinced that by improving the space in which they do internships, they will be better able to face the needs of competitive companies like ours, "he said. Hugo Perez Ovalles, president de Therrestra Group.

Rated as "organic" la relationship Company construction with the INTEC, after the management of the company identified that the 40% of its human capital es graduated from INTEC, who said they are characterized for being talents that stand out within the company.

In TH Laboratory of Construction Materials and Soil Mechanics students will assess the technical characteristics, physical-mechanical properties, durability y chemical of the Construction materials, to guarantee their reliability and safety, as well as compliance with national and international standards and regulations. "East input  will contribute to training de several generations de students of INTEC and at the same time with a greater objective, which is the capacity building of national infrastructure, which will be returned to the construction sector in a higher productivity y better professional skills”Said Rolando M. Guzmán, Rector of INTEC.

By offering a few words of thanks, during the signing ceremony of the fund delivery letter, Guzman pointed out that the collaboration with the company Therrestra contributes to one of the objectives contemplated by the 2018-2022 Strategic Plan of the university, in which it is proposed to continue being an ally for the business sector and society as a whole.

La investment en modernization y Laboratory equipment, in which they annually receive their internships at least 2,000 students of the races of Civil Engineering e Industrial, is part of the collaboration agreement signed between both entities, which also includes the development of joint research projects, support for INTEC's infrastructure master plan, training programs, as well as the creación of Therrestra Excellence Award for Outstanding Civil Engineering Students.

About Therrestra Group

Construction company born in 2004 with the fundamental objective of providing construction services for civil works. It is dedicated to the design, construction and supervision of tourism, residential and commercial projects in both the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean, generating 4,000 jobs in the region.


El Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) is a non-profit public service private higher education Dominican institution, founded in 1972 by a group of academics committed to the social transformation of the country and the continuous promotion of the quality of life of its inhabitants. It is characterized by the innovation and complementarity of its academic offerings in the areas of Engineering, Economics and Business, Health Sciences, Basic and Environmental Sciences and Social Sciences and Humanities.

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