Organized by:

 

SEMR  ETSI Minas          ISRM 

Technical visits


 

At least 2 one-day field trips and technical visits in the vicinity of Vigo will be organized for the 30th May 2014, including:

 

Technical Visit #1:

Underground slate mine & Las Médulas
(Roman gold mining area)

 

Price: 90 €    

 

No available places

 

Day: 30th May, Schedule: from 8:00 to 21:30 (250 km away from Vigo)

Number of people required: minimum 15 - maximum 25

Lunch at a local restaurant included

Recommendation: trekking or mountain boots necessary

 

8:00 Leaving Vigo

10:30 Visit of the underground mine: Pizarras Gallegas in Villamartín de Valdeorras

12:30 Visit of the transformation plant: Pizarras Gallegas in Villamartín de Valdeorras

13:30 Lunch at the restaurant Fernando III with mainland Galician specialities.

15:30 Visit of Las Médulas (old Roman Gold mining area)

18:00 Back to Vigo

21:00 Arrival in Vigo

 

Underground roofing slate mine.	Underground roofing slate mine.

Underground roofing slate mine.

Underground roofing slate mine.

Roofing slate transformation plant. Las Médulas: old roman gold mine.
Roofing slate transformation plant. Las Médulas: old roman gold mine.

 

 

Technical Visit #2:

Venda Nova III underground reversible hydroelectric scheme, under construction, in Northern Portugal
(160 km away from Vigo)

 

Price: 50 €

Limited places (check availability)

 

Day: 30th May, Schedule: from 8:15 to 19:00

Number of persons required: minimum 15 - maximum 30

Lunch offered by the owner company EDP

 

8:15 Leaving Vigo

10:30 Visit of the underground reversible hydroelectric scheme, under construction Venda Nova III

13:30 Lunch offered by EDP

16:00 Possible free time in the Portuguese town of Braga

17:30 Back to Vigo

19:00 Arrival in Vigo

 

Underground excavations of the hydroelectric cavern and access drift. Underground excavations of the hydroelectric cavern and access drift.

Underground excavations of the hydroelectric cavern and access drift.

A view of the site.  A view of the site.
 A view of the site.

 

Technical Visit #3:

Rail-way tunnel underground works near Verin
(Ourense-150 km)

 

Price: 80 €            

Limited places (check availability)

 

NEW DEPARTURE TIME

Day: 30th May, Schedule: from 8:30 8:00 to 18:00

Number of persons required: minimum 15 - maximum 25

Lunch at a local restaurant included

Recommendation: Wellington boots necessary. In case you do not have Wellington boots, please contact Technical Secretariat in advance.

 

8:30 8:00 Leaving Vigo

10:30 Visit of the underground tunnel

14:00 Lunch

16:00 Free time in the Galician town of Ourense with thermal fountains

17:00 Back to Vigo

18:00 Arrival in Vigo

 

Underground tunnel face and access to a similar tunnel. Underground tunnel face and access to a similar tunnel.
Underground tunnel face and access to a similar tunnel.
A view of the major square in Ourense.
A view of the major square in Ourense.

 

All the attendees must deliver the ticket of the technical visit when boarding the bus.

This ticket has to be picked up at the registration desk in advance.

 

- None of these technical visits are included in the fee.  Please, do not forget to select this activity on the online form -

 

 

 

Technical secretariat: Orzán Congres S.L. - Vigo (Spain) +34 886 116 649 | +34 981 900 700 eurock2014@orzancongres.com