Technology news FILE
July 11, 2012
Ferrovial will take charge of Sheffield’s highway infrastructure maintenance
The Spanish company Ferrovial Servicios, through its British affiliate Amey, has been selected by the Sheffield Town Council (England) to take charge of the city’s highway infrastructure maintenance.
July 10, 2012
Iberdrola and Gamesa build Central America’s largest wind farm
These two Spanish companies have developed Central America’s largest wind farm in Honduras, with installed capacity of 102 megawatts (MW).
July 09, 2012
Aqualia receives international recognition for its advanced water management
The water management division of Spanish company FCC has received the ‘MENA Market Leadership Award’ for its effective expansion in the Middle East and North Africa during recent years.
July 06, 2012
Indra develops a state of the art maritime airborne surveillance system
It is based on a plane that is suitable for maritime operations between the coast and 150 miles out to sea, with pricing and operating costs that are hard to match.
July 05, 2012
Spanish companies consolidate their presence in South Africa’s renewables sector
The companies Acciona, Sener and TSK bring their renewable energy technology to South Africa, where they will build a 50 MW solar thermal energy plant.
July 04, 2012
Spanish scientists decipher the complete genome of a melon
This is the first time that a public-private initiative has deciphered the complete genome of a higher plant species. The information will enable improving the fruit’s flavor and creating genetic crosses that are more resistant to pests.
July 03, 2012
Smartaxi heads to Silicon Valley thanks to its innovative technology for taxi drivers
This Spanish company has come up with a tool that predicts demand for taxis, optimizes consumption and increases revenues.
July 02, 2012
Detecting forest fires at their earliest stages
An advanced automatic system for early fire detection, developed by the company Integra, has won top prize at the II International Forestry Monographic Show for Southern Europe (Galiforest).
June 29, 2012
Iberdrola is the global leader in wind-power installations
The Spanish electric utility was the world’s leader in wind-power development during 2011, putting into service 1,158 megawatts (MW) of capacity according to data released by the publication Recharge News.
June 28, 2012
Water at the 2012 Olympic Games will have a Spanish flavor
Great Britain’s first desalination plant was designed by the Spanish group Acciona, and will provide drinking water to the public attending London’s Olympic Games.