Business expansion
Continente; Norte; Minho-Lima
Location of affected unit(s)
Administrative Services
Office Administrative, Office Support And Other Business Support Activities
Activities Of Call Centres
82.2 - Activities of call centres

400 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
26 October 2007
Employment effect (start)
30 June 2008
Foreseen end date
30 November 2009


The Avepark (Park of Science and Technology of Guimarães) and the CRH group with its headquarters in Lisbon recently signed a contract that will create 400 new jobs in Guimarães by November 2009 with the development of a call centre serving companies and other entities. In an initial phase, CRH will also develop an e-government project in cooperation with the University of Minho and the Municipality of Guimarães. The construction of the building of this new company and the first wave of recruitment will occur within seven months. Initially, 188 posts will be offered mostly to young people specialised in IT.


  • 26 October 2007: Jornal de Notícias


Eurofound (2007), CRH, Business expansion in Portugal, factsheet number 65986, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/65986.