Mr. Gonçalo Tavares (third from right on the photo), Head of the Embankment Dams and Earthworks Division of CENOR Geology and Geotechnics’ Service, was awarded an Honourable Mention on the Young Professionals category by the EFCA – European Federation of Engineering Consultancy Associations.
The work submitted to the competition referred to the Final Design of Cerro da Mina Reservoir, at Neves Corvos Mines, for SOMINCOR, where Gonçalo Tavares carried out the function of Chief Engineer.
Gonçalo Tavares’ application counted on the collaboration of José Mateus de Brito (Director of CENOR Geology and Geotechnics’ Service and Project Director) and Mafalda Oliveira (Head of SOMINCOR Dams’ Department).
APPC (Portuguese Association of Engineering and Management Consultants) is an EFCA partner and it is its only legitimate representative in Portugal.
9 countries participated on this competition, presenting 28 applications, being the certificate delivered on the FIDIC Centenary Conference, which took place at Barcelona, on September 2013.