Founded in 1979 the Sociedade de Mármores Central Transmontana, Ltd., is headquartered in Estrada do Seara, county of Chaves. The object of this society is holding, processing and marketing of ornamental industry. With an equity of € 748,196.48.

Creating a group of companies for exploiting synergies, and it can refer to Pedranossa – Natural Granites Ltd., headquartered in the county of Chaves, which is dedicated to the extraction of ornamental stone, building activity in the counties of Chaves, Vila Pouca de Aguiar and Vila Real. To this end, has its own quarries, from which are extracted from the well known Granite Pedras Salgadas, Yellow Transmontano and Blue Transmontano, the latter being unique in the country which is a benchmark in almost all buildings in the world’s known institution that is the Caixa Geral de Depósitos. This company is prepared to provide to the public in various patterns all products extracted from quarries as blocks, perpeanhos, climbing guides, cubes, brickwork, parallel, mosaics, etc..

We have a team of around 60 permanent employees, with an average age of 32 years, 10% with academic qualifications, with emphasis on two geologists focused on the area of quality and research. We have insistently invested in their professional formation, particularly in Quality, Occupational Health and Safety, Integrated Management, Competitiveness, Emergency Measures, Resource Management.

We pioneered the national level, a project of international certification boards, which is certainly a plus for positive impact, both inside and outside the country.

The Sociedade de Mármores Central Transmontana, Ltd., and Pedranossa – Natural Granites Ltd., have Certificate of Quality, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety, based on standards 9001, 14001 and 18001.

The group also aims to go international, creating a company in Angola and another company in Cape Verde.

Respect for the environment is a central concern of the Sociedade de Mármores Central Transmontana, Ltd. This concern is due to the specificity of its activity, whose control is essential so as not to cause an adverse environmental impact, so the company’s commitment is based in obtaining satisfaction of the needs of its employee’s customers and stakeholders.

The environmental management system of the Sociedade de Mármores Central Transmontana, Ltd. bets on appropriate environmental management through the implementation of procedures for managing waste, residual water and an adequate recovery and reuse of raw materials. In so doing, the company contributes to reduction and pollution prevention.