ALBUFEIRA

Operated by Tecnovia S.A. since July 2017, the Quinta do Escarpão limestone quarry has excellent characteristics for the manufacturing of aggregates for the construction industry.

Located near the town of Ferreiras, approximately 2 km from the EN 125, the aggregates can easily be transported by road to different locations in the Algarve.

Production and quality control is performed by Tecnovia’s laboratory in compliance with applicable testing standards, and the aggregates bear CE marking in compliance with harmonised product standards.

INFRASTRUCTURES

Quarry

Quarry

Laboratory

Laboratory

Office

Office

Workshop

Workshop

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

AGGREGATES

At the Quinta do Escarpão quarry, limestone aggregates, riprap, washed and unwashed gravel, pit-run gravel, and sand of various grain sizes are manufactured. The aggregates can be used in architecture, construction and civil engineering, namely in pavements, mortars, ready-mix concrete, precast concrete and bituminous mixtures, among other applications.

The range of available aggregates is predetermined, but other grain sizes can also be produced upon consultation, and the Declarations of Performance of the aggregates are provided upon request

AGGREGATES PRODUCED AT THE ESCARPÃO QUARRY

(PADERNE – ALBUFEIRA)

Washed Sand 0/4

Fine Gravel 2/6

Washed Gravel 4/12

Washed Gravel 12/20

Gravel 20/32

Rock Dust 0/4

Pit-run gravel 0/32

Pit-run gravel 0/20

Riprap 90/180

Riprap 90/250

LABORATORY

The Escarpão laboratory performs quality control tests on the aggregates, under a manufacturing production control framework, and can also perform additional tests upon request.

Please check the documentation for detailed information about the tests performed by this Tecnovia S.A. laboratory.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Technical-commercial information will need to be requested by contacting:

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