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2005

12.22.2005

Befesa participates in the exposition entitled "The Environment in the University City"

The inauguration ceremony was attended by the Rectors of the Madrid Polytechnic and Alcala de Henares Universities, and of the UNED and all the sponsors

12.21.2005

Befesa – Completion of the Villaviciosa de Cordoba, and Casares, Malaga, STWs

These two projects are part of the Andalusia Environment Plan, one of the basic objectives of which is protection of the water environment

12.05.2005

Befesa Construcción y Tecnología Ambiental inaugurates its website

Befesa Construcción y Tecnología Ambiental inaugurates its website

12.02.2005

Ashland congratulates Befesa on the cleaning of several process units

Ashland congratulates Befesa on the cleaning of several process units

11.29.2005

Befesa adheres to the United Nations Global Compact

Befesa is thus contributing to the creation of a global and corporate network

11.22.2005

Befesa will perform the integral management of the industrial remainders of the centers of Cepsa by 20 million euros

The objective is to minimize the wastes generated in Cepsa’s different plants with the technological support provided by Befesa

11.17.2005

Befesa presents its 2005 third quarter results

Befesa´s sales increased 8% in the third quarter of 2005

11.15.2005

Befesa participates in the World Congress on Desalination and Water Reuse in Singapore

Befesa, given its leading position in the market, participated very actively for the first time with its own stand

11.07.2005

Befesa signs an agreement with Egmasa to purchase 100 per cent of the shares of Albega

Befesa continues with its commitment to improve and modernize the facilities of the Industrial Wastes Disposal and Valorization plant

11.04.2005

10.27.2005

For the third year running, Befesa Gestión de Residuos Industriales has had its Nerva Center EMAS certificate renewed

The renewal of its EMAS certificate is further recognition of the advances made by Befesa in environmental management

10.24.2005

Befesa Salt Slags obtains the OHSAS 18001 Standard Certificate

Befesa Salt Slags obtains the OHSAS 18001 Standard Certificate

10.21.2005

10.18.2005

Befesa will utilize the SALT system to clean Petróleos del Norte’s (Petronor) tank TK-115

The technique is environment-friendly given that there are no emissions to the atmosphere during the execution of the works

10.17.2005

Befesa and Agua y Gestión have been awarded the 2.2 million euro maintenance contracts for eleven dams in the provinces of Granada, Cordoba, and Jaen

This contract is part of the activities required to comply with the legislation in force on dam safety matters

09.27.2005

Befesa awarded two lixiviate treatment plants

Wastewater Purification and Treatment in Palencia and Asturias

09.19.2005

Befesa awarded the 750,000 euro design contracts for two water and effluent treatment plants for Solucar Energía

Befesa awarded the 750,000 euro design contracts for two water and effluent treatment plants for Solucar Energía

09.15.2005

09.13.2005

Befesa has been awarded the 18,000 euro contract to clean the fuel-oil tanks at the former Puleva-Ram factory

The works commenced on September 5 and it is estimated that seven days will be required to clean five tanks

09.09.2005

Befesa has been awarded the contract to supply and install the bilge and wastewater collection equipment in the port area of Tarragona

The contract contemplates the treatment of the waters from merchant ships, fishing trawlers and privately-owned vessels

09.07.2005

Befesa´s sales increased 10.0 % in the first six months of 2005

Befesa´s sales increased 10.0 % in the first six months of 2005

09.01.2005

Befesa awarded the design and execution contract for the drinking water and sewerage system works of the city of Sandino (Nicaragua)

These works are part of the European Union’s Regional Reconstruction Program for Central America

08.30.2005

Befesa’s Aluminum and Salts Recycling Business Unit has been EMAS certified

The certificate was presented by the Basque Government’s Councilor for the Environment, Mr. Sabin Intxaurraga

08.22.2005

Befesa - Completion of the irrigation system modernization works in Totana (Murcia)

The investment exceeded 4 million euro and has enabled the optimization of water use and management while also ensuring considerable water savings

08.22.2005

Befesa awarded the contract to manage 20,000 tons of sludge from Repsol Petróleo, S.A.

The contract includes the loading, transportation and final treatment of the sludge by means of its disposal in an authorized deposit

08.16.2005

Befesa Zinc Aser modernization and environmental improvement project

Befesa Zinc Aser signed contracts with Leasing Mobiliario Sindicado to finance the acquisition of a Waelz Kiln

08.01.2005

Abengoa, ACS and Sacyr finalize the financing of their first desalination plant in Algeria

The first "project finance" undertaken in collaboration with an Algerian bank

07.27.2005

S.A.I.C.A. has contracted Befesa for cutting and dismantling works with ultra-high pressurized water (Hydrocutting)

More than 200 meters have now been cut very successfully, considering they are highly explosive and the impossibility of any other technique being utilized

07.27.2005

Befesa wins the contract to modernize Emasesa’s Hydro-electric Power Station at Minilla

Emasesa, the Seville Municipal Water Supply and Sanitation Company, has awarded Befesa the contract to improve and modernize the automation, remote control and remote monitoring systems in the La Minilla Hydroelectric

07.25.2005

Befesa wins an extension to its industrial cleaning contract with Dow Chemical Ibérica

The main novelty in the contract renewal is the implementation of a new method of automatically cleaning the TLXs (vertical interchangers)

07.20.2005

Digesa thanks Befesa for the support and collaboration received towards the celebration of World Environment Day

Digesa thanks Befesa for the support and collaboration received towards the celebration of World Environment Day

07.14.2005

Befesa participates in the 2nd Iberian Congress on Industry Generated hazardous Wastes

Antonio Rogríguez Mendiola, marketing manager of Befesa Gestión de Residuos Industriales, made a speech during the event

07.08.2005

Cepsa contract Befesa for the automated cleaning of a crude oil storage tank and a fuel oil storage tank utilizing its SALT system

The first of the tanks to be cleaned, the 61 m diameter, 20 m high, floating roof crude-oil storage tank YT-108, was handed over to Befesa with approximately 1,200 m3 of sludge incide

07.06.2005

Befesa participates in the AEAS´ (Spanish Water Supply and Treatment Association) 25th Technical Conference

The event brought together, in the capital of the Balearic Isles, some 700 professionals from the sector

07.04.2005

Befesa completes the Algerri-Balaguer Canal works (Lerida)

More than 4,400 hectares will be transformed

06.16.2005

Befesa Salt Slags is ISO 9001 certified

All the systems have been subjected to internal audits performed by teams of qualified NQA auditors that have nothing to do with the production line

06.09.2005

Befesa Plásticos obtains AENOR’s Environmental Management certificate according to standard UNE-EN ISO 14001:1996

This Certificate confers on Befesa Plásticos the right to use the AENOR Registered Firm trademark, with number CGM-05/233

06.08.2005

The Minister for the Environment, Cristina Narbona, inaugurates the San Pedro del Pinatar I desalination plant

The water produced by this desalination plant is the first under the WATER Program for urban supply in this southeastern region of Spain

05.30.2005

Befesa awarded the 60 million euro contract to modernize and consolidate the Marismas del Guadalquivir Irrigation Area

The project will mean the modernization of the User Community’s 12,836 hectares

05.20.2005

Befesa´s sales increased 5.8% in the first quarter 2005

Befesa´s sales increased 5.8% in the first quarter 2005

05.10.2005

05.09.2005

The Minister for the Environment, Cristina Narbona, inaugurates El Atabal desalination plant, in Malaga

The plant can treat up to 165,000 cubic meters of water a day, sufficient to supply a population of up to 700,000

04.29.2005

Cepsa congratulates Befesa on the work carried out in their installations

Cepsa congratulates Befesa on the work carried out in their installations

04.18.2005

Befesa Gestión de Residuos Industriales manages wastes from different universities throughout Spain

The services provided cover the collection, handling, tagging and shipping of the hazardous and non-hazardous wastes, and documentation management, that is to say, their integral management

04.14.2005

Befesa and Telvent will execute the 4.9 million euro operation and maintenance contract of the Automatic Hydrological Information System (SAIH) for the river Guadalquivir catchment area

The SAIH is a system that constantly captures, transmits, presents and processes hydrological information on the state of the catchment area

04.08.2005

Befesa Plásticos signs a collaboration agreement with the Costa Tropical Pool of Municipal Districts in Granada

Befesa Plásticos signs a collaboration agreement with the Costa Tropical Pool of Municipal Districts in Granada

03.17.2005

The Minister for the Environment Visit to the Nuevo Canal de Cartagena Desalination Plant

The Cartagena Desalination Plant will supply approximately three million people

03.11.2005

Befesa installs an Industrial Water Treatment Plant in Guipuzcoa

Befesa installs an Industrial Water Treatment Plant in Guipúzcoa

03.09.2005

Befesa – Inauguration of the Vila-Real Irrigation Area Modernization Works (Castellon)

The Minister for Agriculture presided over the inauguration ceremonies of an activity that will enable a 40% saving in water consumption

03.03.2005

Befesa Announces 2004 Financial Results

Befesa Announces 2004 Financial Results

01.27.2005

Befesa awarded the enlargement, modernization and consolidation contract for the Irrigation Area of the Sur-Andévalo User Community, in Huelva

Through these works to optimize water use and management, we are guaranteeing considerable water saving which is essential for agriculture to be competitive

01.13.2005

Befesa Gestión de Residuos Industriales is declared a collaborating company of the Ministry of the Environment

Befesa Gestión de Residuos Industriales is declared a collaborating company of the Ministry of the Environment