| ||Opening of the modular building BioPol (18-12-2008)|
The modular building BioPol which was constructed by ALCO and that houses the first of the laboratories of this ambitious project linked to biotechnology research was recently opened. The event was presided over by the president of the Generalitat de Catalunya, José Montilla, and the minister of Science and Technology, Cristina Garmendia, and counted with the presence of important figures linked to the Catalan scientific community.
| ||Construction of the Air Traffic Control Centre in Manises (15-12-2008)|
The works which have a total budget of 14.7 million Euros, and will be executed in 18 months, are being developed by the company Copisa, and count with Alco's participation which was chosen by the awarded company for the supply of the tower crane with which to lift the building of the Terminal Area Control Centre of Valencia (TACC)
| ||Assembly of Furnace at Hidronitro Española (10-12-2008)|
Recently ALCO has terminated the handling works of the elements of the structure, the supply silos, and the new furnace installed by Hidronitro Española in their installations in Monzón which will enable them to increase their production
| ||Alco collaborates with the 18th Half Marathon of Valencia (05-12-2008)|
The event which took place the past 16th of November celebrated its 18th edition with a route which went round the Formula 1 urban circuit holding the start and the arrival at the same point as for the European Grand Prix, an area which has been demarcated with the fencing provided by Alco.
| ||The company Trans-Ports acquires a revolving telescopic manipulator MRT 1850 Privilege for its container warehouse. (01-12-2008)|
The commercial department of ALCO East area, has delivered a revolving telescopic manipulator Manitou MRT 1850 Privilege to the company Trans- Ports at its installations at Ribarroja del Turia (Valencia).
| ||Alco equipment for the works in Andorra (25-11-2008)|
Alco Andorra , company owned by Alco Grupo Empresarial and also dedicated to the rental and sale of machinery and auxiliary means in the sectors of construction, industry, public admin., events and renewable energies; is, as its holding company, one of the leading companies of the sector within its market proof of which are the works developed throughout the past weeks in the Principality.
| ||Alco installs the site lifts of Barcelona Metro Line 9 (24-11-2008)|
Once more Alco has been chosen for the supply of the lifts in one of the most emblematic works of Barcelona. Specifically, Alco will install three lifts for the site operators of the Station of Llefiá, one of the 46 stations of the Metro line 9. This line which has almost 43 km will be the longest in Europe, and the 2,850 million Euros of its budget, make it the highest investment undertaken by the Catalan Government.
| ||Alco's Building Hoist in the new South Terminal of Barcelona Airport (21-11-2008)|
The construction of the new South Terminal in the area between the two existing runways is, together with the project of the third runway, the most emblematic project within the extension of Barcelona Airport. To speed up the development of the works, FCC as relied on Alco for the supply of two building hoists and twelve lighting pylons.
| ||Alco in the recovery of the Historical Heritage of Castilla y León (20-11-2008)|
Alco's scaffolding and elevation divisions are present in the works of restoration of the Historic Heritage of Castilla y león, and for which they were selected by the different awarded companies for the rental and assembly of the scaffolding, building hoists, lifting platforms and debris chutes, used in the works of restoration of the Convento of San Esteban in Salamanca, the Castillo de Haza in Burgos, or the Iglesia de Mélida de Peñafiel in Valladolid.
| ||New catalogue of Alco Machinery, Excavation and Aerial Platforms (11-11-2008)|
From today and for all the clients who request it, we have available the new catalogue of Alco Machinery, Excavation and Aerial Platforms. This catalogue includes, in a clear and direct style, the varied offer of equipment and services that the machinery and auxiliary means rental and sale company with headquarters in Esparreguera (Barcelona), offers its clients throughout its 22 warehouses in Spain and Andorra.
| ||Alco's latest news from the Feria de Girona (03-11-2008)|
One more year Alco was present at the feria de Girona with the double aim of presenting its range of products and services of rental of machinery and auxiliary means for the sectors of construction, Industry, Public Admin., Events and Renewable energies; and approach all its clients in this area offering them a warm, kind and relaxed treatment in a more informal environment.
| ||Alco participates in the construction of Lleida airport (30-10-2008)|
By means of its elevation division, Alco, company dedicated to the rental and sale of machinery and auxiliary means for the sectors of construction, industry, public administration, events and renewable energies; has installed, Acieroid, in the airport of Lleida, two elevated rack platforms, which are being used in the construction of the control tower.
| ||Alco prefabricated school classrooms in Valladolid (20-10-2008)|
Almost ninety students of early childhood and elementary school from two schools in the province of Valladolid have started school in several prefabricated classrooms installed by Alco, where they will course their studies during the 2008-2009 school year. In total four modular sets were installed, three of them in the School of Nuestra Sra de las Mercedes in Medina del Campo of 45 m2, and another one in the School Los Valles de Laguna de Duero of 75 m2.
| ||Alco completes the legal integration of all its companies (13-10-2008)|
Since the past 1st of October all the companies that formed grupo Alco are now integrated into the parent company, Alco Grupo Empresarial s. l., which under a same brand, registered address and tax identification number assist - through 22 self-owned warehouses distributed throughout the autonomous communities of Aragón, Balearic islands, Cantabria, Castilla y León, Catalunya and the Comunidad Valenciana; and thanks to its 700 professionals – almost 20,000 clients of the sectors of construction, industry, events, public administration and renewable energies.
| ||Restoration of the church of San Jaime with Alco scaffolding (26-09-2008)|
The archpriest church of San Jaime apostle dates from the 18th century and was built in neoclassical style following the designs of the Carmelite monk Jose Alberto Pina. The octagonal shaped belfry tower comes from the ancient medieval church. The church's integral restoration, which affects the belfry, the façades and buttresses, is in the hands of Fachadas Torremar, Alco being the supplier chosen for the assembly and rental of the scaffolding, from which he works will be carried out, the duration of which is estimated to extend for two years.
| ||Alco modules in the celebration of the Festivities of Valladolid (16-09-2008)|
The celebration of the Fairs and Festivities of Nuestra Sra de San Lorenzo in Valladolid is the most expected event of the year by the citizens of Valladolid, as the cultural, gastronomic, musical and leisure activities multiply during the nine days of the celebrations. Among all the activities developed, it is worth mentioning the concerts in the plaza mayor, the fair attractions in El Real, and the performance of bands and groups in the neighbourhoods. All of them have counted with the presence of Alco's prefabricated modules as dressing rooms, portable toilets and containers to meet the requirements of artists and traders.
| ||Alco's scaffolding in the rehabilitation of the Colonia de Can Sedó (08-09-2008)|
The colina de Can sedó is an old industrial colony located in Esparreguera and dedicated to the textile sector. Opened in 1846, it functioned until 1915 and more than two thousand people worked in its buildings, being one of the most important textile factories of its time. Currently, it is undergoing a profound transformation, promoted by the Generalitat de Catalunya, with the aim of converting the old industrial colony into a new residential area for the town. The restoration and transformation of the colony's old church into a modern cultural centre and of conventions is included within the framework of this action.
| ||Alco establishes its Own Prevention Service (22-08-2008)|
The past July ALCO GRUPO EMPRESARIAL, S.L established its own Prevention System, which – beyond complying with art.14 of RD 39/1997 – it will provide continuity to the work developed by the company's Occupational Risk Prevention Department. From now on, the PS will be in charge of providing the organisation of the sufficient human resources and materials to maintain a high level of health and safety in all its work centres.
| ||Rehabilitaciones Muñoyerro acquires its second building hoist from Alco (22-08-2008)|
The rehabilitation company from Valladolid Muñoyerro, has acquired from Alco its second building hoist from the brand Torgar, model T3-05 of 500 kg., of the current year. The T3-05 is the perfect model for the works to be developed by Muñoyerro as its 500 kg of capacity enable it to supply the materials up to a height of 100 m, although the unit acquired reaches 33 m. It also provides a revolving platform of 1 x 1.5 m, three traps down-folding onto plant and incorporates safety detectors in all its doors which stop the machine functioning if they detect the doors have been opened.
| ||Alco installs the pedestrian walkway to access the Fraga Cemetery. (13-08-2008)|
The pedestrian walkway will enable the neighbours of el Revolt to access the cemetery of Fraga, avoiding them to have to cross the N-II road through a point where there are no traffic lights or zebra crossings, and where the carriageway has three lanes.
| ||Alco's modules houses the artists of the 9th Somontano Wine Festival (06-08-2008)|
Four Alco isolated and air-conditioned modules were used as dressing-rooms for the concerts organised by the Control Board of Somontano in the ninth edition of its Wine Festival. Among the artists participating in the festival are David Bustamante, Dover, and especially the group from Zaragoza Amaral who closed the performances with a spectacular concert in which it presented its latest record "Gato negro. Dragón Rojo”
| ||Alco's mobile towers in the contest 4 sculptors for one scenario (04-08-2008)|
The contest is a tribute to other many municipal services from the Cit Council of Valladolid on the occasion of the centenary of the Town Hall. Four sculptors participated in the initiative and performed their creations in front of the public, over blocks of stone located in the area of poplars of the Las Moreras Beach, in barely 14 days.
| ||Mercadona relies on Alco for the perforation works of its new installations in Villanueva de Gállego (Zaragoza) (24-07-2008)|
Alco is the company chosen by Mercadona to perform the perforations of the industrial premises in the town of Villanueva de Gállego in the province of Zaragoza, in which the Spanish distribution chain intends to open a new establishment of 4,000 m2 (half for retail) which will be added to the more than 1,176 local supermarkets the firm already has.
| ||Alco installs the information point of Camino de Alfranca in Zaragoza (15-07-2008)|
The installation which terminated in May is framed within the improvements carried out in the capital of the province of Aragón and its environment on the occasion of the celebration of the Zaragoza International Water Expo. The natural path of Alfranca regains 15 kilometres next to the Ebro River, and offers a new opportunity of relationship with nature. Conceived for the enjoyment and environmental interpretation, its route hides many of the keys that explain the current configuration of the river's medium valley landscape. It will be open to be travelled by foot, bicycle or by horse.
| ||ALCO's mobile cranes in the construction of the Lérida-Huesca dual-carriageway (01-07-2008)|
The works of the dual-carriageway Lérida-Huesca, which when they are finished will unite both province capitals by means of 110 km of dual carriageway on each direction, are progressing at a good pace, as they are executing 10 of the 11 stretches in which the project is divided into. Precisely in the strech of Velillas-Ponzano, which is the longest of all with 16.7 km which is being executed by the UTE formed by OHL and Mariano López Navarro; they are constructing the viaduct with the highest pillar of the entire dual-carriageway (54 m) to overcome the course of the river Alcanadre.
| ||Alco's mini-backhoes participate in the restoration of the Goriz refuge in the emblematic National Park of Ordesa (01-07-2008)|
The Goriz refuge is one of the mythical refuges of the National Park of Ordesa and Monte Perdido. Located at 2,200 m altitude, it is open all year round and its 100 beds are often not enough to accommodate all the mountaineers and hikers who visit the area. After years of service, the company Prames is going to undertake the restoration and improvement of the refuge, by means of installing drainage pipes; for which it has trusted Alco to supply a revolving mini-excavator of 1,500 kg which will remain in the area between two and four months.
| ||Alco's equipment was an exceptional witness of the Mountain Bike world championships (28-06-2008)|
The Mountain Bike world championships have recently concluded which in this edition were held in the magnificent installations of the Andorra ski station of VALLNORD. These championships have meant a great success both for the organisation, thanks to the great assistance of the public; and for Spanish sport, with the triumph obtained by Marga Fullana in the category of cross country.
| ||New section SPECIAL OFFERS ...now up and running!! (23-06-2008)|
Alco starts up within its corporate website the new section of special offers; in which it will provide its clients the most favourable proposals for the purchasing both of machinery and second hand equipment and products in stock at incredible prices.
| ||TUV certifies ALCO's quality (18-06-2008)|
After an implementation period of 6 months, Alco Grupo Empresarial has certified, by means of TÜV International Group TÜV Rheinland, its quality management system in accordance to ISO 9001:2000 standard. This certificate extends to the activities of Design, Assembly, Rental and Sale of Modular constructions in its central headquarters in Esparreguera (Barcelona), and goes on to corroborate the company's good practice in this activity, which it has been developing for the past 20 years.
| ||Fernando Caballero, awarded with the CECALE DE ORO 2007 (11-06-2008)|
The President of the Board of Directors of Alco Grupo Empresarial, has again been recognized by the business world of Valladolid, as he was awarded the CECALE de ORO, proposed by the Confederation of Businessmen from Valladolid (CVE). The CECALE de Oro awards are organised by the Confederation of Business Organisations of Castilla y León, to award the good business practices, the innovation capacity, the creation of employment and the generation of investments in the community.
| ||New delegation of Alco in Zaragoza (31-03-2008)|
From the beginning of the month of March all the ALCO - Clavería clients in the area of Aragón have a new warehouse of the group in the town of Villanueva de Gállego, which adds to the other nine that the group already has in this area. The new delegation, which has 4.500 m2 of land over which 1.400 m2 of warehouse are constructed, will be managed by Ventura Bielsa, who has already formed a team of 6 employees, among salesmen, administration and service staff.