Technology news FILE
November 10, 2011
The Chilean mining industry awards another contract to a Spanish company
Last year Sacyr won a project that included the engineering and construction of several access routes to the El Teniente mine in Chile. Now it has been awarded another contract to build the main access route to the El Morro mine, owned by Canada’s Goldcor
November 09, 2011
Aerial monitoring of crop health
Spain is a pioneer in the development of technology that allows analyzing large land areas with a microsensor installed in an unmanned aerial vehicle.
November 08, 2011
Ferrovial is the world’s largest investor in transportation infrastructure
Standing out among its assets are London’s Heathrow Airport and the 407 ETR highway in Toronto, considered to be two of the best infrastructures in the world.
November 07, 2011
Onyx Solar contributes green energy to architecture
Many companies try to apply photovoltaic technology to buildings, in order to make them sustainable and self-sufficient. However, only a few truly integrate green energy into architecture, and Onyx Solar is one of them.
November 04, 2011
Spain is the top European exporter of graphene
Graphene can be used as a substitute for silicon in computer chips. Spain is the top European exporter of this material and several local companies such as Graphenea and Avanzare are revolutionizing the market.
November 03, 2011
Twelve Spanish space companies participate in the Galileo navigation system
The Spanish space industry has participated in the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Galileo navigation system project, which has already launched its first two operational satellites.
November 02, 2011
Miniature sensors to locate people who might be in danger within buildings
The locator is placed in the shoe in order to locate people during catastrophes, evacuations and in nuclear plants. This 100% Spanish technology is an alternative to systems such as a GPS, which don’t always work properly in some locations.
November 01, 2011
Iberdrola starts up the biggest wind power project in the company’s history in the UK
Iberdrola has begun the largest renewable energy project in the company’s history. The Spanish utility will supply electricity from an offshore wind farm to around five million homes.
October 31, 2011
Ibermática and the UPNA create a system using GPS technology to predict heavy rains
The Public University of Navarre (UPNA), in the north of Spain, and the Ibermática Innovation Institute, i3B, have developed a model to predict the risk of heavy precipitation, based on the analysis of water vapor in the atmosphere and GPS signals.
October 28, 2011
Andalusia at the forefront of European healthcare technology
This autonomous region located in the south of Spain has been chosen to design the European electronic prescription as part of the epSOS project.