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Portugal’s extractive sector recognized as Europe’s best sustainable development project – Jornal A Nação

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Portugal's extractive sector recognized as Europe's best sustainable development project - Jornal A Nação

ANIET, representing Portuguese companies in the aggregates sector at European level, has submitted two nominations, led by its partner Domingos da Silva Teixeira, SA, for the most important European sustainability award for the aggregates industry, UEPG. Sustainability Awards 2022.

This year, 67 projects from 15 different countries took part in the competition, and the prizes are awarded by an independent and qualified jury. Portugal excelled in the category “Good Operating Practice: Innovation in Process/Product” by winning the prize for the project “Pedreira de Gouvães: Quarry and Aggregate Plant for Clean Energy Infrastructure: Innovation in Products and Processes”, from DST company.

In a campaign that celebrates companies in the industry and how they successfully integrate social, economic and environmental aspects into their activities, ANIET also competed with the submission of another project by the same company, which received the European Quality Certificate in the Good Environmental Practice category: “Pedreira de Gouvães: a crushed stone quarry and plant designed to provide clean energy infrastructure: environmental initiatives”.

The Guvaensh Pit Research Initiative was designed to produce high quality aggregates for exclusive use in the production of concrete for the Tamega hydroelectric power plant. Domingos da Silva Teixeira, SA was the company responsible for this project, which began in 2016 and is currently in the landscape restoration phase. This means that in less than eight years, all stages of the life of a quarry are tested.

ANIET attended the award ceremony Sustainability Awards 2022 represented by CEO Francelina Pinto, together with DST administrator Joaquim Teixeira and CTO Nuno Faria.

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The ceremony was also attended by the representative of the Order of Engineers and President of the College of Geological and Mining Engineering, Joaquim Gois, as well as dignitaries from European organizations, including the Portuguese MEP Carlos Zorrinho and the Vice President. – President of the European Parliament Rainer Wieland.

ANIET is already preparing the next edition, which will take place in 3 years.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

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Method Media Bermuda will present the documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda on Thursday, December 29 at the Underwater Research Institute of Bermuda.

A spokesperson said: “Method Media is proud to bring Bermuda Fabric: Portugal History to Bermuda for its 5th and 6th showing at the Bermuda Underwater Observatory. In November and December 2019, Cloth: A Portuguese Story in Bermuda had four sold-out screenings. Now that Bermuda has reopened after the pandemic, it’s time to bring the film back for at least two screenings.

“There are tickets Ptix.bm For $ 20 – sessions at 15:30 and 18:00. Both screenings will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Director and producer Milton Raboso says, “FABRIC is a definitive account of the Portuguese community in Bermuda and its 151 years of history, but it also places Bermuda, Acors and Portugal in the world history and the events that have fueled those 151 years.

“It took more than 10 years to implement FABRIC. The film was supported by the Minister of Culture, the Government of the Azores and private donors.

Bermuda Media Method [MMB] Created in 2011 by producer Milton Raposo. MMB has created content for a wide range of clients: Bermuda’s new hospital renovation, reinsurance, travel campaigns, international sports and more. MMB pays special attention to artistic, cultural and historical content.

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CRISTANO RONALDO CAN MAKE UP A GIANT IN CARIOCA AND PORTUGUESE TECHNICIAN SAYS ‘There will be room’

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

Maestro Filipe Cunha, Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Braga, has been invited to conduct the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, as announced today.

According to a statement sent by O MINHO, “he will be the first Portuguese conductor to conduct this orchestra in its entire history.”

In addition to this orchestra, the maestro will also work with the Lyceo Mozarteum de la Habana Symphony Orchestra.

The concerts will take place on 4 and 12 March 2023 at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana.

In the words of the maestro, quoted in the statement, “these will be very beautiful concerts with difficult but very complex pieces” and therefore he feels “very motivated”.

From the very beginning, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will be performed by an Italian pianist (Luigi Borzillo), whom the maestro wants to bring to Portugal later this year. In the same concert, Mendelshon’s First Symphony will be performed.

Then, at the second concert, in the company of the Mexican clarinetist Angel Zedillo, he will perform the Louis Sfora Concerto No. 2. In this concert, the maestro also conducts Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

“This is an international recognition of my work. An invitation that I accept with humility and great responsibility. I was surprised to learn that I would be the first Portuguese member of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. This is a very great honor,” the maestro said in a statement.

“I take with me the name of the city of Braga and Portugal with all the responsibility that goes with it, and I hope to do a good job there, leaving a good image and putting on great concerts. These will be very special concerts because, in addition to performing pieces that I love, especially Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, I will be directing two wonderful soloists who are also my friends. It will be very beautiful,” concludes Filipe Cunha.

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