Astaldi Group was set up in the 1920s when engineer Sante Astaldi established the one-man firm “Ing. Sante Astaldi”, a construction company that worked mainly on large-scale civil works contracts in Italy.
Astaldi has earned three prestigious Ingersoll-Rand Italy awards for Hydroelectric projects located in the Congo, Turkey and Honduras
According to ENR (Engineering News Record) tables, Astaldi is the 18th contractor in the world in the water supply sector and holds the 4th position as regards waterworks.
In 2012 the Astaldi acquired the Canadian company T.E.Q., a specialist in the civil works and project management sector with yearly revenues of about 50 million CAD.