Posts Tagged ‘ maintenance ’

Fergrupo takes on new track maintenance contracts in the Portuguese rail network

Fergrupo takes on new track maintenance contracts in the Portuguese rail network

Fergrupo, the infrastructure subsidiary of COMSA in Portugal, has recently been awarded three new projects for the track and electrical modernisation of different sections of the country’s national rail network. On the one hand, the company will carry out the renovation of the track superstructure between the towns of Valadares and Gaia belonging to...

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COMSA develops management systems to improve the conservation of transport infrastructure

COMSA develops management systems to improve the conservation of transport infrastructure

The technical business area of COMSA has been awarded the contracts for four R&D projects involving the development of new materials and management systems that will allow longer lasting and more efficient maintenance of railway infrastructure. MAPMIT (multifunctional materials designed for strengthening and monitoring of transport infrastructure) project will develop a new method for...

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The Neoballast R&D project receives more than €1.5M from the European Commission for its commercialisation

The Neoballast R&D project receives more than €1.5M from the European Commission for its commercialisation

The European Commission, through the ‘Fast Track to Innovation’ (FTI) programme, has allocated €1.59M for the commercialisation of the Neoballast R&D project. Led by the technical and R&D area of COMSA and with the participation of Spanish, Belgian and Italian companies, the project aims to improve the properties of railway ballast to reduce the...

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GdES participates in a conference on maintenance of renewable energy facilities

GdES participates in a conference on maintenance of renewable energy facilities

On 17 February, Generación de Energía Sostenibles (GdES), a COMSA Corporación group company, participated in a conference in Madrid on the maintenance of renewable energy facilities. The event brought together around a hundred experts and addressed key issues for the future of the sector such as quality and internationalisation. GdES was represented by its...

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GdES supports the creation of the association for the maintenance of renewable energies

GdES supports the creation of the association for the maintenance of renewable energies

Generación de Energía Sostenible (GdES), the Renewable Energy company within COMSA EMTE, has joined with eight other Spanish firms to create the Association of Renewable Energy Maintenance Companies (AEMER), an organisation created with the aim of promoting the activities of maintaining renewable energy installations and defending the rights of the companies working in the...

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EMTE has been awarded the supply and maintenance of electrical and telecom installations at the CERN facilities in France and Switzerland

EMTE has been awarded the supply and maintenance of electrical and telecom installations at the CERN facilities in France and Switzerland

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) has renewed its business relationship with EMTE through three new three-year contracts, renewable for four more years, for the supply and maintenance of Electrical and Telecommunications Installations at their headquarters in Prevessin (France) and Meyrin (Switzerland). Firstly, EMTE will construct electrical installations at CERN, including the underground...

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Paris City Council awards maintenance of 240 fountains to EMTE Service

Paris City Council awards maintenance of 240 fountains to EMTE Service

EMTE Service has been awarded a public contract for the maintenance of 240 fountains situated throughout 15 districts of Paris. Included among them are all those of the Champs Elysées and other emblematic fountains such as Notre Dame, Pompidou (Stavinsky), Place de la Concorde, Sacre Coeur Montmartre, etc. The maintenance contract has a duration...

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GMF, first Spanish company certified for maintenance of freight wagons in Europe

GMF, first Spanish company certified for maintenance of freight wagons in Europe

The Ministry of Public Works, through the Directorate General of Railways, has awarded Gestión de Maquinaria Ferroviaria (GMF) certification as an Entity in Charge of Maintenance (ECM) of freight wagons. The company, part of the COMSA EMTE Transport and Logistics business, thus becomes the first Spanish company (and one of the first in Europe)...

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COMSA, with occupational safety on railway infrastructure

COMSA, with occupational safety on railway infrastructure

COMSA, through the Department of Prevention, Quality and Environment, and together with the National Institute of Health and Safety at Work (INSHT), has produced “Prevention Technical Note: NTP-958 Railway Infrastructure – Preventive maintenance”. This NTP is the first preventive document on railway infrastructure published by the INSHT. It identifies the main risks and safety...

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COMSA EMTE works on a European occupational safety campaign

COMSA EMTE works on a European occupational safety campaign

COMSA EMTE has worked on the European campaign “Healthy Workplaces”, promoted by the European Agency for Health and Safety at Work to reduce accidents in high-risk activities and encourage safe and preventive maintenance. As part of this initiative, the National Institute of Health and Safety at Work (INSHT) organized a series of workshops in...

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