Siderperu, Gerdau's company in Peru, together with the National Services for Training in the Construction Industry (SEICICO) and the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GIZ), held the closing ceremony of the Civil Construction Development project in the cities of Chimbote and Trujillo. More than 450 professionals completed the training courses in civil construction. The objective of this project is to train and qualify master builders, masons, and rebar setters.Gerdau believes that the growth and sustainability of a company are directly linked to building relations of mutual benefit with its chain of business, employees, and communities. Directed by Gerdau Institute, which is responsible for the Company's social responsibility policies and guidelines together with the business units, Gerdau invests in the development of customers and suppliers through programs of stimulus toward excellence in management and entrepreneurship, creating shared value for its entire supply chain.About Gerdau Gerdau is a leading producer of long steel in the Americas and one of the largest suppliers of special steel in the world. With over 45,000 employees, it has industrial operations in 14 countries - in the Americas, Europe and Asia - which together represent an installed capacity of over 25 million metric tons of steel per year. It is the largest recycler in Latin America and around the world it transforms, each year, millions of metric tons of scrap into steel, reinforcing its commitment to sustainable development in the regions where it operates. With more than 140,000 shareholders, the Company is listed on the stock exchanges of São Paulo, New York and Madrid.