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    Nov/17
    EDM conducts consultation for the Rosario...

    The EDM - Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, SA, will publish the announcement of the consultation in two national newspapers, to present the interest for the development of a program of surveying and research in the…

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    Oct/17
    EDM present at Metallic Mining Hall...

    The EDM made a technical presentation on the topic "Environmental Rehabilitation of São Domingos Old Mining Area in the Iberian Pyrite Belt: a phased approach" at the session “Mining Techniques and Circular Economy", held at…

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    Oct/17
    Educational Services and School Visits 2017-2018

    The Guide of the Portuguese Geological and Mines Sites, through the different platforms on which it is present, promotes the provision of the different associated sites, where educational services and activities directed at schools take…

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    23
    Oct/17
    Technical visit of the XXXVII CAP...

    The XXXVII CAP - Refresher Course for Teachers of Geosciences "The Teaching of Earth Sciences as an Engine for Development", promoted by the Portuguese Association of Geologists in conjunction with the University of Coimbra, by…

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    22
    Sep/17
    Critical Raw Materials for the European...

    The European Commission issued a communication dated 13/9/2017 to the European Parliament, Council and Regional Committee, in which it presented an updated list of 27 critical raw materials (Critical Raw Materials – CRM) for the…

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    15
    Sep/17
    Visit by the EU to the...

    On 12 September, the EDM Environmental Unit went on a working visit to the site where the ongoing environmental restoration of the former mining area of Castelejo was being performed (Gouveia county) and to the…

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    15
    Sep/17
    Visit by Freiberg University to the...

    Freiberg is an old mining town in Germany, located in the centre of Saxony, between the cities of Dresden and Chemnitz. With an approximate population of 40,000, of which 5,400 are students, it is the…

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    01
    Sep/17
    European Mineral Resources Day 2017 (22...

    The European Mineral Resources Day 2017 will be officially opened on 21 and 22 September by the European Commission in Nordkalk, Kurevere and Kunda Nordic Tsement in Estonia. The 10th anniversary of this event is…

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    Aug/17
    UNEXMIN launches project promotion video

    The UNEXMIN project, in which EDM is a partner, aims to develop three robot prototypes for 3D cartography and geological data collection in flooded underground mining explorations. Unequalled in technology and long-range planning capacity, it…

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    21
    Jul/17
    Beginning of a Drilling Campaign in...

    In the area known as Escádia Grande, where EDM holds prospecting and exploration rights, on 11 July, an initial survey was carried out to investigate the potential of gold mineralization in the mine, which operated…

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    Jul/17
    EDM Conducts Informal Market Consultation

    EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, SA, has just published in two widely circulated national newspapers an announcement of an informal market consultation for the implementation of photovoltaic plant projects in rehabilitated mining areas. The…

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    27
    Jun/17
    Open Competition for the Environmental Reclamation...

    The EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, SA, has just launched the tendering procedure for the contracted remediation of the former uranium exploration area of Mondego Sul in Tábua, a project supported by POSEUR that…

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    16
    Jun/17
    EDM presented the 2nd Phase of...

    On 9 June 2017, EDM presented the second phase of the environmental reclamation works at the São Domingos mine, which took place at the São Domingos mine on the occasion of the Annual Meeting of…

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    16
    Jun/17
    Annual Meeting of Partners of the...

    The Annual Meeting of Partners of the Guide of the Portuguese Geological and Mines Sites was held in the São Domingos mine on 8 and 9 June 2017. This meeting brought together representatives of the…

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    14
    Jun/17
    “Lithium” Working Group

    The “Lithium” Working Group report, created by Order No. 15040/2016 of the Secretary of State for Energy, published in the DR, 2nd Series, dated 13 December 2016, and which the EDM has integrated, can be…

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    05
    Jun/17
    The 6th São Domingos Miners’ Meeting

    On 8 and 9 June, the Annual Meeting of Partners of the Guide of the Portuguese Geological and Mines Sites, which is exclusively for the participation of the Partners, will be held at the Star…

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    02
    Jun/17
    EDM assigned the 1st Phase of...

    On 26 May 2017, EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, SA, assigned the works contract to Conduril Engenharia, SA, which is the start of the first phase of the environmental reclamation works in the São…

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    May/17
    EDM Present at the 2017 Annual...

    On 8 May, EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, SA attended the 2017 Annual Event of the Portugal 2020 Operational Programme Management Authorities on “On the Way to Portugal 2020 – Funding Outcomes and Opportunities”,…

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    May/17
    Mário Guedes Assumes the Post of...

    The Secretary of State for Energy, Jorge Seguro Sanches, appointed Mário Jorge Ferreira Guedes as substitute for the post of Director General of Energy and Geology, replacing Carlos de Almeida, who left office on 11…

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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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    04
    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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