Nature: Public service activity, on an exclusive basis.
Subject Matter: Profiling and environmental recovery of degraded mining areas and associated monitoring.
Objectives: Environmental, cultural and economic recovery, guaranteeing protection of the public interest and the preservation of the environmental heritage of the degraded mining areas.
Grantor: Portuguese State.
Concessionaire: EDM – Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro, SA (1)
Legal Basis: Decree-Law no 198-A/2001, of 6 July and Decree-Law no 60/2005, of 9 March.
Date of the Concession Contract: 05/09/2001
Duration of the Concession: 10 years
1st Renewal of the Concession Contract: Council of Ministers Resolution no 62/2011, of 22 December
2nd Renewal of the Concession Contract: Council of Ministers Resolution no 81/2015, of 10 September
Extension of the Concession: 7 years from the date of 15 December 2015
(1) By incorporation, on 30 September 2005, of EXMIN – Companhia de Indústria e Serviços Mineiros e Ambientais, S.A.