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Part from the port of Carrara the scrap of the hollow premises that is used for harbour fillings

The project will allow the reuse of 800 thousand tons of materials of turns out of the excavation

The Authority of Harbour System of the Ligurian Sea Oriental has announced that almost operation is completed an important first that it has afforded to re-use a huge amount of lapideo material deriving from the workings in quarry to Carrara that is used for harbour fillings with transport via ship in departure from the MdC terminal of Dario Perioli in the port naval of Carrara. Material comes transported via truck from basins marmiferi to port of call harbour where destination comes loaded on ships with Vado Ligure, where the container is in phase of advanced construction terminal that will be managed by the APM Terminals, to the realization of which, in this conclusive phase, has contributed also the material produced from Saint Colombano, operating Carrarese company in the field of the constructions and the lapideo. Once completed the project will afford the reuse of 800 thousand tons of materials of turns out of the excavation.

Introducing today the operation, the AdSP has evidenced that it can constitute the start of a vituous process, useful is to the aim of digestion of the material of turns out of the hollow ones, is to the aims of the reuse of the same material, that it has optimal geomeccaniche characteristics, for harbour and found fillings. "The objective of the AdSP - it has specified Carla Roncallo, president of the harbour authority - is that to increase the harbour traffics and undoubtedly this is a new interesting traffic in terms of enlivened tons. This first operation has been but also useful in order to experience a system that has been revealed perfectly working, than has not involved reflected negatives in environmental terms and that it will be able certainly to be repeated in future, being the many harbour fillings that we will have to realize sure to Spezia and in program also in other ports".

"This project - it has observed the city council member to the economic Development and the planning of the economy of the sea of the Municipality of Carrara, Andrea Raggi - represents the opening of an important commercial channel for these materials and only hopes features of before a long series of experiences of this type. Draft of an initiative that is not in conflict with the tourist destination of that part of the port: they are complementary activities that have the merit to guarantee the full exploitation of the spaces. The all waiting for the future new commercial dock that will afford to both the functions, commercial and tourist, of having full load development".

Satisfaction for the positive outcome of the project is expressed by Michele Giromini, managing director of Dario Perioli and president of the MdC, and by Edoardo Vernazza, to title of the company Saint Colombano and already vice-president Giovani di Confindustria Massa Carrara and member of the national presidency of Young REEDS with delegation to the circular economy.

"The appraisal of Confindustria - the director of the association of the manufacturers of Livorno Massa Carrara, Umberto Paoletti has said, taking part to the presentation - is that the project Saint Colombano represents one of the examples more concrete than circular economy, since closes a vituous circle using the coming material from hollow characterized and turning out from derivative of the materials from cut, for the filling of the escavi for the construction of the multifunctional platform in the port of Vado Ligure. An ulterior added value is, than the project Saint Colombano it has been able to realize through an active collaboration with the AdSP and the municipal administration and opens therefore, a perspective interesting also of national projection. To emphasize - it has concluded Paoletti - as all have agreed on the optimal result obtained thanks to the synergy between public and private to support of the economy of the territory and as the fusion between port of and port naval of Carrara, joined in the Authority of Harbour System of the Ligurian Sea Oriental, it is producing optimal results, velocizzando the processes of increase in course".

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