This area has a practice area of 12 hectares formed by anopen pit and various concourses and practices pits sky.
The machinery of the area comprising rigid and articulated dumpers, graders, bulldozers, backhoes, mixed, etc. Also, thanks to an agreement with the company Leica Geosystems hasautomatic guidance systemsin its excavation and earthmoving machinery.
Additionally the area has asimulation center, a pioneer in Spain, with different civil and mining machinery (dump truck, bulldozer, loader and backhoe).
UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION AREA
This area's facilities includetwo parallel tunnels50 square meters section and a current length of 450 meters, which will run until the 676. Also it has amine for practicewith more than 5 kilometers of galleries, aplant of concrete and a concrete quality control laboratoryfor teaching and work control.
Among its machinery it has other machinery for tunneling by drill and blast(jumbos, shotcreting robots, low profile blades, etc.)and different sized miners.
Additionally the area has asimulation centerequipped with specific simulators and shotcreting jumbo robot.
This area has a practicalworkshop and electromechanical equipment verificationand two garages to provide complete and updated job training. As singular element there is also a bank of electrical and thermal engines tests for verifying the same engines.
The area also has awelding shop and boilerequipped with 21 single cabins and other general equipment.
The renewable energies part consists ofsolar thermal facilities, photovoltaic, wind and biomassas well as a terrace practices that can run different types of assemblies and check their performance.
This area counts among its facilities withtwo fully automated greenhousesand two bowers to train students in the production of native and foreign plant.
Likewise, the area has a different experimental vineyard and farmland.
Additionally it has40 hectares of forestlandin various species, mainly pine, black oak, oak and chestnut, and different areas of reforestation and restoration in which train students in these techniques.
Machinery, the area includes different types oftractors and implements and tools for silvicultural treatments(chainsaws, mowers, trimmers, sprayers, etc).