Emgrisa participated in the workshop at the end of the project – Minamata Initial Assessment – for Western African countries, which took place in Dakar (Senegal) between the 12th and 14th of December 2017. Its main objective was to share experiences and lessons learned in the early stages of the implementation of the Minamata Convention on the protection of human health and the environment from the adverse effects of mercury.
Perumin-Mining Convention is one of the main global events within mining sector. The event is organised by the Institute of Mining Engineers of Peru which was founded in 1943 and whose aim is to promote and carry out activities that contribute to the professional and technical development of the mining sector.
Emgrisa has changed its headquarters and we are now located in C/ Santiago Rusiñol, 12, 28040 Madrid.
On the 9th of November 2017 an Order amending Annex I of the Royal Decree 9/2005, of the 14th of January, which establishes the relationship of potentially contaminating activities and the criteria and standards for the declaration of contaminated soils was published (link in Spanish).
Emgrisa sponsored the 2nd Workshop for the Diffusion of Technological Innovation in the Agriculture Cooperative Sector of Castilla La Mancha – jornada DICA in Spanish – that was organised by Solagro Partner Engineers and the Union of Agricultural Cooperatives of Toledo (UTECO) and took place in the city of Toledo on Thursday, the 9th of November 2017.
On the 30th of October 2017 the Official State Bulletin (B.O.E.) published the APM Order 1040/2017 (link in Spanish) of the 23rd of October through which it sets the date limit for the compulsory constitution of the financial security. After this date, it will be enforceable for those activities listed in Annex III of Law No 26/2007 of the 23rd of October 2007 on Environmental Responsibility, classified as Priority Level 1, and as Priority Level 2, using the Order ARM/1783/2011 (link in Spanish), of the 22nd of June and amending its Annex.
The Directorate-General for the Environment of the European Commission invited Emgrisa as well as another 40 EU companies to participate in the Circular Economy Mission to Colombia which was held from the 16th of October to the 20th of October 2017.
The Directorate-General for the Environment of the European Commission has invited Emgrisa to participate in the mission on Circular Economy to Colombia from the 16th to the 20th of October 2017. The objective of the mission is to promote the rapprochement of the European Union with Colombia to promote the challenges laid down by Europe toward a circular economy.
Emgrisa has reaffirmed its support for the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact on Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption, adhering to the UN Global Compact in 2016.
On September the 18th 2017, a Conference on the Spanish Strategy towards Circular Economy was organised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment and the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness.
Emgrisa has been awarded the project of evaluating sites potentially contaminated by Persistent Organic Pollutants, POP, in Trinidad and Tobago.
From July 4th through July 6th, the Emgrisa Office in Peru gave a seminar to the Sociedad Nacional de Industrias (SNI) about the correct management of solid waste. The seminar was lectured to environmental professionals from diverse production sectors included in the Advanced Training Program of SNI.
On July 4th and 5th, the Emgrisa office in Peru participated in the Peru 2017 ELAN Network event “Technological solutions for a comprehensive urban growth”, organised in Lima by the National Society of Industries (SNI) in collaboration with the National Council of Science, Technology and Technological Innovation (CONCYTEC), Technological Institute of Production (ITP) and Tecnalia.
Emgrisa is participating, in collaboration with the consultancy company ITAC, in the study of alternatives for the financing, construction and operation of a wastewater treatment plant in the city of Salta in Argentina.
Emgrisa has written the Guide in Spanish on the management of stockpiles of used tyres: Risk prevention, waste management and restauration., in collaboration with the Department of Quality and Environmental Evaluation and Nature of the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and the Environment, which has just been published on their website.
Emgrisa collaborated with the Government of Aragón in drafting of the “Strategic Environmental Action Plan against lindane waste contamination“, which was published in December 2016.
Emgrisa presents its new webpage offering a more user friendly, modern and simplified format making it easier to find information of our services, projects and other information.
By agreement of the Board of Directors, the Ordinary General Meeting for shareholders is to be held in Madrid, in the registered office, Calle Conde de Peñalver 38, 3rd Floor, Madrid, on 26th June 2017, at 9:30 hours, if there is no quorum on the first date, a second date is scheduled on June 27th, in the same place and time, with the following agenda:
On March 9th 2017, the startup meeting of the TEKURA project took place. This translates to “Research and development of bioactive compounds based on tecnosoles” aiming to prevent the generation of acidic drainage in uranium mining. It is a research and development project with funding approved by the Center for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI). ENUSA our parent company is the promoter of this project and EMGRISA along with CIEMAT and the University of Santiago de Compostela are the active participants.
EMGRISA participated in the China-EU Workshop on Soil Policy, Science and Technology held in the city of Beijing from February 27th to February 28th 2017.