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Matosinhos schools without asbestos

Construction work budgeted at around 500 thousand Euros will benefit around 3 thousand students

In the next school year, no public schools in Matosinhos will have asbestos in their facilities.

In order to improve health and safety conditions in schools, the Municipality of Matosinhos, under the application for European funding provided in the Regional Operational Program of North 2020 for the removal of asbestos cement in school buildings, ensured the elimination of materials with asbestos in its composition present in public schools in the municipality. The contract cost about 500 thousand euros and will be completed in the coming weeks with the completion of the work in Boa Nova and Abel Salazar High Schools.

Another seven teaching establishments were targeted for intervention, with a total of 9200 m² of roofing replaced, benefiting about 3000 students.


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