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

BITUMINOUS PLANT

BITUMINOUS PLANT

Office

Office

Ready-Mix Concrete Plant

Ready-Mix Concrete Plant

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

BITUMINOUS MIXTURES

The Escarpão – Albufeira asphalt plant plant produces various types of  bituminous mixtures, such as traditional mixtures, polymer- or rubber-modified mixtures, mixtures with pigments, fibres or similar additives, and reclaimed bituminous mixtures.

The Albufeira asphalt plant produces a predetermined range of asphalt concrete products, but other mixtures can be produced upon consultation.

Performance measurements  are provided upon request.

ASPHALT CONCRETE MIXTURES PRODUCED AT ESCARPÃO

(PADERNE – ALBUFEIRA)

AC 10 SURF 35/50 (BB)

AC 10 SURF 35/50 (BB-F)

AC 10 REG/BIN 35/50 (BBc)

AC 10 REG/BIN 35/50 (BBc-F)

AC 14 SURF 35/50 (BB)

AC 14 SURF 35/50 (BB-f)

AC 20 base/REG/BIN 35/50 (MB)

AC 20 BASE/REG/BIN 35/50 (MB-F)

AC 20 REG/BIN 35/50 (MBD)

AC 20 REG/BIN 35/50 (MBD-F)

READY-MIX CONCRETE

The Tecnovia Concrete Plant produces concrete of all strength, exposure and consistency classes, concrete with a prescribed composition, light concrete and pigmented concrete. The fleet of concrete mixers and concrete pumps at this plant is scaled according to the needs of our clients.

Tecnovia has the technical skills to meet other needs our clients may have, thus ensuring specific contracted requirements.

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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