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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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Extraco has formally expressed its support for the establishment of a new master’s degree in Geoinformatics in Galicia. This postgraduate course, driven by the University of Vigo, would be developed in collaboration with the University of La Coruña with teachers of the Higher Technical School of Mining Engineering of Vigo and of the Faculty of [...]

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The University of A Coruña (UDC) has just recognized Extraco’s commitment and contribution to Research, Development and Innovation (R&D&I) projects launched by this University. In December, the entity organized a conference entitled “The UCD and businesses: successes achieved and new opportunities for cooperation”, which took place at the vice-chancellor’s office. Francisco Javier Prego Martínez, on [...]

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Extraco has sponsored the 5th edition of the International Garden Festival of Allariz, which had enabled the recovery of a 20,000 m2 area by the bank of Arnoia River five years ago. Since May until November, when the event closed, a dozen of landscape proposals were exhibited, with two of them out of competition. Around fifty [...]

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Extraco is currently immersed in a project to extend the University Hospital of Orense (CHUO). The Xunta de Galicia (Galician Regional Government) awarded the expansion to the Temporary Joint Venture made up by Extraco, Vías y ConstruccionesS.A.and CRC. According to the construction project, the net floor area will cover 47,864 m2, and the gross floor area, [...]

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Extraco collaborates with the Town Council of Soutomaior (Pontevedra) on an interesting educational initiative aimed at promoting the knowledge of marine ecosystems among students. The support provided by the company established in Ourense is directly related to the management of the Wastewater Treatment Plant located in the town of Arcade, which relies on the Temporary [...]

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Extraco’s managing director, Javier Leandro Prada, signed a new and significant contract in Portugal some days ago, more in particular, in the region of Algarve, to restore and structurally strengthen the bridge of Dona María, in the town of Lagos. The work is expected to start in September and be completed in a period of [...]

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