Carlos Manuel Figueiredo Pereira
Occupation: Civil Engineer
He comes to the process as a witness, he works for the municipal
chamber of Lagos since 1988 as a civil engineer.
With specific reference to the Urban and Environmental
re-qualification works carried out in the town of Luz, namely in
Rua Direita, the witness clarifies the following:
During 2006 a public tender was issued with the aim of
adjudicating the firm offering the best conditions and
This tender was won by the company Canana & Filhos Ltda and the
date for starting work was established as April of the current
During the first days/weeks of April in Rua Direita together
with Largo da Republica, the different necessary infrastructures
were created such as : networks for domestic drains, water
supply, public lighting and telephones. These actions took place
over the course of about 30 days, following others that had been
implemented along Rua Helena Nascimiento Baptista.
With regard to the month of May, and after the first days of the
month, work was begun at Rua Direita, aiming at the installation
of water pipes, telephones and public lighting. The technical
space excavated which guaranteed the application of three types
of infrastructure previously mentioned, had the following
average dimensions : 1,20 metres deep by 0,90 metres long, it
being certain during the excavation work that they were almost
immediately covered with sand and earth.
When asked how the daily checking was done, with regard to
security measures and the quality of the work carried out, the
witness said there was nothing abnormal to point out, it was a
work that had been carried out calmly and without any incidents.
No more is said. Reads, ratifies, signs.