Global Learning Adventures in Port Sagunto, Valencia, Spain. Blast Furnace Nº.2 is the only surviving blast furnace tower of the three that were in operation at the height of the steel industry’s activity in Puerto de Sagunto. The structure, which is 64 metres high, was built in 1922 and rebuilt in the 1960s. Operating at 1000 degrees centigrade, it was used to create the steel and iron that was employed in the large construction projects of the 20th-century, such as the building known as the “finca de hierro” in Valencia, the Windsor building in Madrid, the Telefonica building in Seville and the Seat factory in Barcelona. Following its restoration, it received the Europa Nostra 2012 (European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage) Award. Visitors to the furnace tower can discover how it worked and find out about the steel-making industry that gave rise to the Port of Sagunto. (http://www.valenciaturisme.org/en/municipio/sagunto)
Video Link: https://youtu.be/rTy_OXkqMPw
Keywords: Steel Industry, Supply Chain, Logistics, International Business
“It is a great honour to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 in recognition of our role in achieving the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. This historic agreement, adopted on 7 July with the backing of 122 nations, offers a powerful, much-needed alternative to a world in which threats of mass destruction are allowed to prevail and, indeed, are escalating.
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a coalition of non-governmental organizations in one hundred countries. By harnessing the power of the people, we have worked to bring an end to the most destructive weapon ever created – the only weapon that poses an existential threat to all humanity.
This prize is a tribute to the tireless efforts of many millions of campaigners and concerned citizens worldwide who, ever since the dawn of the atomic age, have loudly protested nuclear weapons, insisting that they can serve no legitimate purpose and must be forever banished from the face of our earth.
It is a tribute also to the survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki – the hibakusha – and victims of nuclear test explosions around the world, whose searing testimonies and unstinting advocacy were instrumental in securing this landmark agreement.”
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Promotional video of Marca España for 2017, made by TVE, which shows the important presence of Spain and the Spanish in the world. Through its culture, its customs, its gastronomy, its art, its companies, its tradition, its ingenuity, its talent, its solidarity and, of course, its innovation and technology, Spain is key in the daily life of millions of people Worldwide. This story is precisely an audiovisual tour of the places on the planet where our country has left its mark and shows that Spain is in the whole world, Spain Everywhere.
Vídeo de promoción de Marca España para 2017, realizado por TVE, que pone de manifiesto la importante presencia de España y los españoles en el mundo. A través de su cultura, sus costumbres, su gastronomía, su arte, sus empresas, su tradición, su ingenio, su talento, su solidaridad y, por supuesto, su innovación y tecnología, España es clave en la vida cotidiana de millones de personas en todo el mundo. Este relato es, precisamente, un recorrido audiovisual por los lugares del planeta en el que nuestro país ha ido dejando su huella y que demuestra que España está en todo el mundo, Spain Everywhere.
Summers are getting too hot and the people have to plan to find some relief by going to beaches. Aquatics activities are very popular and a good business. How local citizens deal with hot days in your community?
Example of Aquatics sports in south of Spain. People escape from hot cities and go to tourism destinations during Summer.
Solar powered wi-fi service and lockers in beaches of Fuengirola, Spain. Mobile technologies are requiring local governments and companies to expand services. Beaches, parks, and remote areas now have access to wi-fi services.
How these kiosks are helping your community?
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