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Tecnovia strengthens position in the Algarve market

350 Tecnovia Pedreira Quinta Escarpao VistaAereaLast July, Tecnovia S.A. reinforced its activity as aggregate producer, through the exploration of the quarry of Quinta do Escarpão, located in Ferreiras, Albufeira.



The Quinta do Escarpão limestone quarry, formerly operated by Costa & Costa, aims to respond to the needs of the construction market in the Algarve, increasing Tecnovia's supply in this region, where it is also a producer of bituminous mixtures (asphalt concrete) and ready-mixed concrete.

A produção de materiais da construção, particularmente de agregados, betão pronto e misturas betuminosas está na génese da Tecnovia, desde as suas origens na década de sessenta.

Currently, Tecnovia has more than 20 production centers in mainland Portugal and islands, making the manufacture and commercialization of aggregates, bituminous mixtures and ready-mixed concrete, one of the main business of the company.

With the exploration of Quinta do Escarpão Quarry, Tecnovia plans to reach a million tons of aggregates produced in the south of the country in 2017, where it already had production centers in Évora, Ferreira do Alentejo and Ourique.

The quality of the materials is constantly checked by its own laboratory structure, equipped with all the human and technical resources necessary to control the materials it manufactures, in accordance with EU standards.

Tecnovia is quality certified accordingly with NP EN ISO 9001 for its all it's business areas and production centers, and the produtcs bear the CE marking ou product certification.

The materials produced by Tecnovia were applied in numerous works of the Algarve, such as Via do Infante and A2 motorway, Faro Airport, several roads, brigdes and building, among many other structuring and reference works of the Algarve region.

Tecnovia will continue to actively contribute to the economy and to the labor market of this region of Portugal.

Under the motto "We Do More Than Imagine", Tecnovia, with this new production center in Albufeira, is increasingly becoming one of the largest suppliers of aggregates, bituminous mixtures and ready-mixed concrete in the country, strengthening its activity in the Construction sector.


See photos of the Quinta do Escarpão production center

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