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Now that the President of the Republic, Juan Carlos Varela, has submitted the orders to proceed in order to start the works, Extraco will build two centers for young offenders in Panama – the Transition Center in Pacora for juvenile offenders and the Basilio Lakas Detention Center in María Chiquita, in the province of Colón. [...]

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AENOR, the Spanish Standardisation and Certification Association, has validated the energy management system that Extraco has in its main offices, warehouses and machinery workshops. In particular, it has granted Extraco the Energy Management Certificate guaranteeing that the company fully complies with UNE-ISO 50001:2011 specifications. The auditors verified that Extraco performs a thorough, real-time control of [...]

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Dona María bridge, located in the Portuguese municipality of Lagos, is now fully operational following the major restoration works in which Extraco was involved. The building company, based in Ourense, took part in this project together with several Portuguese companies (Futurlagos, GSERT-GLOBAL, Serviços e Engenharia Total, and Consulmar-Projetistas e Consultores.) These restoration works, which are [...]

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Extraco building company supports several R&D&i projects undertaken by Galician universities within the “National Program for Research, Development and Innovation Aimed at the Challenges of Society, 2015”. This is an initiative developed as a part of the National Plan for Scientific, Technical and Innovative Research 2013-2016, designed by the Ministry of Economy and Finance to [...]

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As a part of its internationalization process, Extraco has been carrying out a project to build a sanitary sewage system in Parita district, Panama. The project, conceived within the Parita Extraco-Joca Consortium, was launched in last March, and the pipes have already started to be put into place. The construction, amounting to 6,120,000 balboas (around [...]

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The company Ged Integral, one of Extraco’s investees, actively contributed to extinguishing a vast fire in Villabuenas de Gata, Cáceres, last August. This event, reported by different media and portals, was recounted by sierradegatadigital.es through the words of Carlos Asensio, who is in charge of the company in the areas of Sierra de Gata and [...]

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The R&D&i projects ‘Biovalvo” and ‘Sitegi’, launched by Extraco and other Galician companies, as well as the universities of A Coruña and Vigo, respectively, were successfully presented in Allariz (Ourense), within the framework of the workshop Sustainbility in civil works construction: New perspectives, organized by the building company Misturas, with the collaboration of Extraco, to [...]

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Extraco collaborates in the organization of the I Technical Conference entitled Sustainability in civil works construction: new perspectives. This conference is boosted by the building company Misturas in order to celebrate its 25th anniversary, to be held on 18th June in Allariz (Ourense). The conference, also supported by the City Council of Allariz, will bring [...]

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Extraco is currently leading a business consortium which, together with research centres of reference in Galicia, such as the CITEEC (Centre for Technological Innovation in Building and Civil Engineering) and the Construction Group of the University of A Coruña, is developing an innovative RDI project aiming at giving more value to mollusc shells, using them as [...]

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The Spanish Innovation Certification Agency (ACIE), accredited by ENAC (Spanish National Accreditation Agency), has recently backed up the Sitegi project, developed by Extraco since 2011 in collaboration with several Galician companies and with the University of Vigo. The certification process for the year 2012 has been finished, according to the UNE 166.001 standard (R&D projects) [...]

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