The Tecnovia Açores industrial facilities in Faial are located in Terças, approximately 3 km from Horta. At this centre, we produce basaltic aggregates, ready-mix concrete, precast concrete and bituminous mixtures, which have been used in several key works on the island of Faial.
These facilities also have a sorting and recycling centre for construction and demolition waste, operated by Tecnovia Ambiente.
Production and quality control are performed by the Tecnovia Açores laboratory in compliance with the applicable testing standards.
The quality management systems at the Terças centre are NP EN ISO 9001 certified, and the aggregates and bituminous mixtures bear CE marking in compliance with harmonised product standards.
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
The basalt exploited at the Terças quarry has excellent qualities for the production of aggregates.
The aggregates produced include a range of grain sizes suitable for use in construction and civil engineering, namely in pavements, ready-mix concrete, precast concrete, micro-agglomerates and bituminous mixtures.
The grain sizes of the aggregates are predetermined, but other sizes can be produced upon consultation. Performance measurements for aggregates are provided upon request.
|AGGREGATES FROM THE TERÇAS QUARRY
(FAIAL – AÇORES)
|Rock dust 0/5|
|Pit-run gravel 0/32|
|Pit-run gravel Grade 2 0/22|
The Meio Mundo bituminous mixtures plant produces various types of hot bituminous mixtures for use in roads, airports or other heavy-duty surfaces.
The Meio Mundo plant produces a predetermined range of bituminous mixtures, and performance measurements are provided upon request.
MISTURAS BETUMINOSAS DAS TERÇAS
AC 12,5 SURF 50/70 (BB)
AC 14 SURF 50/70 (BB-II)
AC 20 REG 50/70 (MBD)
AC 20 REG 50/70 (MBD – 10%F)
AC 14 SURF 50/70 (BB-5%F)
The Meio Mundo concrete plant produces concrete of all strength, exposure and consistency classes, mortars, lightweight aggregate concretes, pigmented concrete and concrete with a prescribed composition, to meet the requirements of our clients, contract work and the legal framework in force.
The fleet of concrete mixers and concrete pumps at this plant is scaled according to production needs.
The sorting and recycling centre for construction and demolition waste – CDW – operated by Tecnovia Ambiente on the island of Faial is licensed to process various types of waste. Please consult the documentation tab for the licence permit listing the waste the Faial centre can process, and the respective ELW codes.
The company is qualified to issue technical opinions regarding the removal of asbestos-bearing waste.
The Terças industrial facilities have a quality control laboratory, which tests soils, aggregates, concrete and bituminous mixtures in compliance with the testing standards or technical specifications in force. The laboratory performs production and quality control of the products produced at this plant and provides support for contract work.
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