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    Apr/17
    Chairman of EDM Interviewed By Antena...

    In an interview with Antena 1, on the Portugal Direct programme of 6 April, the Chairman of EDM, Rui Rodrigues, highlighted the work carried out in the field of environmental remediation of degraded and abandoned…

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    Apr/17
    Mining and Geological Heritage Disseminated from...

    The Directorate-General of Energy and Geology, in partnership with EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro and more than three dozen other entities, is promoting, until 9 April, mining and geological heritage around the mainland and…

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    29
    Mar/17
    Programme to Commemorate Partners of the...

    Lousal Living Science Centre is organizing an event on 8 and 9 April, as part of Partners of the Mining Trail Week, which invites visitors to discover the former mining area of Lousal and the…

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    28
    Mar/17
    Investiment of 5.4 Million in the...

    EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, SA presented, on 25 March, a project to recover the former uranium mines of Mondego Sul, in the district of Coimbra. The ceremony, which was chaired by the Secretary…

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    20
    Mar/17
    Visit of the Secretary for Energy...

    On Friday, 17 March 2017, the Secretary of State for Energy, Jorge Seguro Sanches, visited Green Business Week and attended the EDM stand. Green Business Week is an event focusing on the challenges of sustainability…

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    16
    Mar/17
    EDM Present at Green Business Week...

    EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, SA will be present, from 15 to 17 March, at Green Business Week, which will be held at the Lisbon Congress Centre. It is an event focusing on the…

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    09
    Mar/17
    APG Day – 9th Annual Meeting:...

    APG Day – 9th Annual Meeting will be held on 24 March 2017 at the LNEC – National Laboratory of Civil Engineering (Lisbon). Under the scope of this event, a tribute will be paid to…

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    07
    Mar/17
    Secretary of State for Energy Participates...

    Portugal was present at the International Summit of Ministers of the Mining Sector in 2017, which took place on 6 March, in Toronto. The Secretary of State for Energy, Jorge Seguro Sanches, was one of…

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    08
    Feb/17
    Lousal Mine Joins Viva/Vodafone Science Programme

    The former Lousal mine has become one of the 20 knowledge tourism centres launched by Ciência Viva and Vodafone. Closed in 1988, the pyrites mine is now one of the sights in a tourist attraction,…

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    21
    Jan/17
    EDM Assigned to Conduril Environmental Rehabilitation

    On 21 January, in Gouveia, EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, SA assigned a contract to Conduril, SA for the environmental rehabilitation of the abandoned former mining areas of Castelejo, Formiga and Vale de Videira,…

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    12
    Jan/17
    Council of Ministers Approved Draft Concession...

    On 12 January 2017, the Government approved, through the Council of Ministers, the draft renewal of the concession contract between the Portuguese State and EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro for the pursuit of environmental…

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    07
    Jan/17
    EDM awards 1st Phase of Recovery...

    On 7 January, EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, SA awarded Conduril Engenharia, SA the first phase of the environmental recovery works at the São Domingos former mining area in the municipality of Mértola, for…

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    04
    Dec/16
    Secretary of State for Social Security...

    The Secretary of State for Social Security, Cláudia Joaquim, presided over a formal session marking the conclusion of the environmental remediation project of the Velha Dam, Urgeiriça, on 14 April 2008. During the event, which…

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    30
    Nov/16
    EDM Joins Working Group for Evaluating...

    EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, SA is participating in a Working Group, established by the Secretary of State for Energy, Jorge Seguro Sanches on 30 November, to identify and delineate occurrences of lithium deposits…

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    23
    Nov/16
    EDM Guarantees Rosário Area

    On 23 October, EDM signed a prospection and research agreement with the Portuguese State for the area known as “Rosário”, falling under the municipalities of Castro Verde, Aljustrel, Almodôvar and Ourique, where an initial investment…

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    08
    Oct/16
    Assignment of the Facilities of the...

    On 7 October 2016, beginning at eleven o’clock at Mangualde Town Hall, a public meeting was held to discuss the assignment to the local community of areas around the former, recently recovered mines. In the…

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    23
    Sep/16
    Environmental Rehabilitation Budgeted at 33 million...

    On 23 September, EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro concludes another stage of the environmental rehabilitation of former Urgeiriça uranium mine, where operations were discontinued in 1999, with the opening of a modern recreation and…

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    10
    Sep/16
    Environmental Rehabilitation Begins at São Domingos...

    EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, SA has launched a tendering procedure for the first phase of environmental rehabilitation works at S. Domingos mine. It is a project involving a total investment of around 20…

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    07
    Jul/16
    EDM Elects New Governing Bodies

    EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, SA elected new governing bodies for the term 2016-2018 on 22 June 2016. The company’s board of directors is now chaired by Rui da Silva Rodrigues, with Mário Jorge…

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    04
    Mar/16
    UNEXMIN Project

    EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, SA participates in the UNEXMIN project, which aims to develop three robot prototypes for 3D mapping and the collection of geodata in flooded underground mines. Unequalled in technology and…

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    03
    Mar/16
    Map of Mines

    The Map of Mines and Points of Mining and Geological Interest of Portugal presented today at the BTL – Tourism Fair of Lisbon a new digital platform that brings together more than three dozen partners…

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    26
    Feb/16
    EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro

    EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro and ESAN, a company belonging to the Eczacibasi Group, today signed an agreement that will ensure an investment of 7.6 million euros in prospection and research activities over the…

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    21
    Sep/15
    Council of Ministers Resolution nº 81/2015

    Under Resolution of the Council of Ministers of 21/09/2015, the renewal of the Concession Contract for the pursuit of environmental recovery of degraded mining areas is authorized for a further seven years.

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    29
    May/15
    EDM seeks a Partnership for the...

    With a view to establishing a partnership for the development of prospecting and metal mineral deposit research activities in three areas located in the Iberian Pyrite Belt in Alentejo – Monte das Mesas, Alcácer and…

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    22
    Mar/15
    Contract of Environmental Remediation Works

    On 12 March 2015, at Guarda City Council, the certificate of transfer of the contract for environmental remediation works in the mining areas of Prado Velho, Forte Velho and the former Barracão Radium Factory was…

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    19
    Mar/15
    Portugal participates in pioneering project

    Under the Horizon 2020 programme Portugal participates in pioneering €12.6M project for the underwater exploration of terrestrial mines INESC TEC, Minerália and EDM are the three Portuguese partners in this European project. Under the Horizon…

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