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On August 22nd the companies CIEMAM and EDAFOTEC signed a collaboration agreement with a perspective of collaborating for an indefinite period in activities related to mine closure. CIEMAM is a private company that aims, among other things, to incorporate the communities within the area of influence of the mining sites into the mining activity, with the training of community members in activities related to mining and complementary services, carrying out Closure and Post Closure activities that lead to the recovery of areas worked by mining, as well as training future businessmen, professionals and/or technicians in this specialty. EDAFOTEC SAC, a company founded in Lima in 2016, also of private capital, part of the Spanish parent company EDAFOTEC SL and part of Peruvian partners, is constituted from the extensive experience of its partners in the field of research on contaminated and degraded soils, environmental consulting and geotechnical works....

Edafotec incorporates Alejandro López-Cortijo as an advisor to the Consulting Board, to determine the alignment of EDAFOTEC´s projects with the EU Green Taxonomy thus turning her clients’ investments to green financing”. What is it the UE Green Taxonomy A list of economic activities with performance criteria for their contribution to six environmental objectives, while ensuring they do not harm significantly any other of the environmental objectives. It is not a standard or alabel; It does not replace ESG risk management, it complements it; It does not assesscompanies but theiractivities. The six environmental objectives: Climate change mitigation Climate change adaptation Sustainable use and protection of water and marine resources Transition to circular economy Pollution prevention and control Protection and restoration of biodiversity and ecosystems Most investment funds have established green investment quota. However, it is not easy to find projects of this nature. In other words, the supply of capital...

EDAFOTEC has been awarded with the Seal of Excellence for its proposal presented to the call H2020-EIC-SME Inst-2018-2020, for its project focused in decontamination of industrial soils with artificial soils. This means that our proposal has been scored as a high-quality project proposal in a highly competitive evaluation process, and the  proposal is recommended for funding by other sources. For a micro SME, like EDAFOTEC, this is a strong support. We have presented our first individual proposal in our history to the European Research Framework Programme, quite a complex process. Congratulation to our competence who has passed to the next phase. We are preparing already for the next call....

EDAFOTEC SAC, a member of Edafotec in Peru, organized last November 14 in the College of Engineers of Peru (San Isidro, Lima) a technical conference related to the subject of acid water treatment using the DAS system. Special guest of the conference was José Miguel Nieto Liñán, Professor of Mineralogy in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Huelva and member of the scientific committee of EDAFOTEC. Nieto's presentation described the innovative DAS solution, developed and licensed by the University's Department of Earth Sciences. In May 2019, the University assigned the know-how of the patent to the company Edafotec Suelos a la Carta.  The objective of this patent is the elimination of the high metallic loads within the acid waters that constantly flow in the mining operations, always in an economically viable way. For this, it uses a reactive and permeable filler material at the...

Antonio Lozano, general manager of GEOENGINEERING SAC, one of Peru’s main Geotechnics and Geophysics consultants and equipment suppliers, has been reconciling this work with being a partner and business development director of EDAFOTEC SAC, since October. EDAFOTEC SAC is now at your service from its offices at Almirante Lord Nelson 161, Miraflores Lima....

El pasado 26 de septiembre se reunió el consorcio del proyecto MYCOTECNOSOLES II, que tiene como objetivo la elaboración de suelos artificiales inoculados con hongos para descontaminar y convertir en productivos suelos afectados por la extracción de pizarra. La reunión que contó con la presencia de miembros de HIFAS DA TERRA, EDAFOTEC, CVAN y SELGA se realizó con el fin de planificar la presentación de resultados del proyecto, que en la actualidad se encuentra en su año final....

Last Monday, 7 May, at EDAFOTEC we signed a long-term collaboration agreement with the Institute of Geology at the Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), to carry out research and market projects in Mexico. The projects will be specifically developed with Dr Christina Siebe and Blanca Prado, from the institution’s Department of Soil Science, with extensive experience in the of restoration of degraded areas. EDAFOTEC is proud to work with professors Siebe and Prado, throughout our development in the Mexican market....

BIN @, the international network of academic partners and industry dedicated to supporting the creation of a sustainable forum to share good practices and opportunities in innovation, is organising a seminar on Innovation towards the Circular Economy in Porto from 29 to 31 October 2018. Rubén Leboreiro, director of EDAFOTEC has been invited to co-chair one of the panels, Soil Recovery, together with the lecturer from the Mining School of Porto, Cristina Vila. You can find more information about this session and the rest of the interesting programme at https://web.fe.up.pt/~binporto2018/ ...

The agreement signed last January between the Soil and Water Research, Management, Usage and Recovery Group at the Polytechnic University of Cartagena and EDAFOTEC, will focus on sediments dredged in ports as a material for the recovery of degraded or contaminated soils, through their inclusion in artificial soils....

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