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Extraco is a construction company that began its operations in 1969. After positioning itself as a reference company in Galicia in its early years, today it is one of the 50 companies in the construction sector of revenue and presence at both national and international levels. Today we learn about its formula for success, its evolution over the years and perspective on the future challenges...

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BIORECOVER, the project that we have coordinated and led at our Technological Centre, is coming to an end with ambitious results, as we have managed to recover metals of high economic value such as magnesium and yttrium from waste of different origins. [caption id="attachment_15207" align="aligncenter" width="602"] CETIM Bioprocess Laboratory.[/caption] In 2019 we started a journey from CETIM coordinating and leading an initiative for the recovery of critical...

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The research on the recovery of critical raw materials that we started in 2019 comes to an end with the celebration of a conference where the Head of ECO BIO Technologies at CETIM, Cristina Martínez, will disseminate the results obtained in our Technological Centre. The project H2020 BIORECOVER, led and coordinated by CETIM, comes to an end with an event that will bring together the scientific...

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Ángeles Vázquez, the second vice-president of the Xunta de Galicia and Regional Minister for the Environment, Territory, and Housing, visited our facilities this morning. During the visit, she gained firsthand insights into our Technology Centre's dedication to environmental initiatives. [caption id="attachment_15096" align="aligncenter" width="872"] From left to right, Sagrario Pérez, General Director of Environmental Quality, Sustainability and Climate Change; Ángeles Vázquez, Second Vice-President of the Xunta de...

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CETIM is leading the initiative and we are working on the analysis of new absorbent materials and the implementation of mixed-culture microorganisms in real wetlands to degrade emerging pollutants present in the urban water cycle. [caption id="attachment_14815" align="aligncenter" width="617"] NICE: Innovative and enhanced Nature-based Solutions for a sustainable urban water cycle.[/caption] According to the latest weather report from the State Meteorological Agency, this summer has been the...

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We review the European and Spanish regulations that establish the minimum requirements for water quality and control for its reuse, and how this affects LIFE GREEN SEWER and LIFE DRAIN RAIN. [caption id="attachment_15027" align="aligncenter" width="667"] Laboratory water sampling.[/caption] Over the past few years, drought and water scarcity have emerged as significant concerns for global society. In response to these challenges, the European Union has implemented legal measures...

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At CETIM we celebrate the World Electric Vehicle Day remembering that thanks to research and investment in science and technology it is possible to face the technological challenges of electromobility, such as the scarcity of raw materials or the high cost of products. Figures from the Spanish car market show that more and more electric vehicles are on the road in Spain. The Unión Española de...

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From CETIM we know the LIFE programme perfectly, due to our experience as coordinators and participants in the call throughout our trajectory. Today we want you to know in detail the activity of CETIM aligned with several of the themes of the LIFE programme. Remember that to participate in these calls you must submit your initiatives until 6th September 2023 at the latest. Circular Economy, resources...

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Norvento Enerxía is a Lugo-based company with four decades of experience in the renewable energy sector. Norvento develops and operates large renewable generation plants, designs and manufactures technology for energy generation and storage, and provides advanced energy solutions for self-consumption to industrial clients around the world. In its trajectory there have always been values based on research, technological development and innovation, as well as sustainability...

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BIOVINO, a cross-border project in which we have participated has obtained very successful results that contribute to a circular and more sustainable economy, aligned with the the European Green Pact strategy. [caption id="attachment_13814" align="aligncenter" width="545"] Samples used for the development of research at BIOVINO.[/caption] Climate change, global warming and raw materials scarcity are creating a perfect storm that is increasingly threatening our society. In order to tackle...

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