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    • A new classification of geological resources 

      Mata i Perelló, Josep M.; Mata Lleonart, Roger; Vintró Sánchez, Carla (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2011-11)
      The traditional definition of the geological resource term excludes all those elements or processes of the physical environment that show a scientific, didactic, or cultural interest, but do not offer, in principle, an ...
    • An Application of the IFM Method for the Risk Assessment of Financial Instruments 

      Pons, Adrià; Cristóbal Fransi, Eduard; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria; Querol, Oriol; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi (Springer, 2021)
      External influences or behavioral biases can affect the way risk is perceived. This paper studies the prediction of VaR (Value at Risk) as a measure of the risk of loss for investments on financial products. Our aim is ...
    • Analysis of the European tourist mines and caves to design a monitoring system 

      Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Alfonso Abella, María Pura; Bascompta Massanes, Marc; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Parcerisa i Duocastella, David; Oliva Moncunill, Josep (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2018-06)
      A database of tourist mines and caves has been created to investigate the requirements of an integrated monitoring system with the aim of ensuring the safety of visitors and preserving the environment of the activities. ...
    • Aplication of time-driven activity-based costing In the production of automobile components 

      Ruiz de Arbulo López, Patxi; Fortuny Santos, Jordi; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Basáñez Llantada, Aitor (Publicaciones DYNA, 2013-03)
      Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing (TDABC) was put forward by Kaplan and Anderson in 2004 to improve Activty-Based Costing (ABC). TDABC was designed to be simpler and more powerful than ABC, by means of better modeling of ...
    • Applied research of u-shape ventilation network in underground mine 

      Zhang, Haoran; Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Zhao, Yaojiang (Polish Academy of SciencesWalter de Gruyter, 2014)
      For the purpose of fully and systematically observe, research and optimize the U-sharp ventilation system in Vilafruns mine, a simulation model based on the principles of geometric, kinematic and dynamic similarity is ...
    • Characteristics of the 3 most common types of occupational accident in Spanish sub-surface and surface mining, from 2003–2008 

      Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Freijo Álvarez, Modesto (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2012-03)
      The rate for work related accidents in Spanish mining has decreased during recent years. However, the incidence rate per 100,000 workers in the Spanish mining sector in 2007 was significantly higher than the ones reported ...
    • Corporate social responsibility in the mining industry: criteria and indicators 

      Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Comajuncosa, Josep Manuel (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2010-01)
      Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) includes economic, social and environmental aspects, and it has particular significance in mining. This paper explores the subject of CSR in the mining industry and the main synergies ...
    • Environmental management indicators in an industrial engineering school 

      Navarro Antúnez, Ramon; Fortuny Santos, Jordi; Vintró Sánchez, Carla (Publicaciones DYNA, 2014-03)
      The purpose of this paper is to discuss the experience of a school of industrial engineering that adopted an environmental management system that includes performance indicators that encompass metrics of the environmental ...
    • Environmental sustainability in the mining sector: evidence from Catalan companies 

      Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Freijo Álvarez, Modesto (Elsevier, 2014-12)
      This paper examines the adoption of environmental practices in small and medium sized companies in the surface mining industry in Catalonia (Spain). To fulfill this aim, a survey of 41 items concerning environmental ...
    • Estudio empírico de las prácticas de Responsabilidad Social Corporativa en la minería de áridos en Cataluña 

      Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Fortuny Santos, Jordi (CEPADE, 2010-12)
      El objetivo de este trabajo es analizar la situación de la responsabilidad social corporativa (RSC) en la minería de áridos de Cataluña. A partir de la información obtenida mediante cuestionarios se ha analizado la ...
    • Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility in mining industries 

      Pons, Adrià; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi (Elsevier, 2021)
      The mining sector plays a fundamental role in the global economy since it provides vital raw materials and energy for a large number of industries but mining activities are commonly criticized due to the effects on workers’ ...
    • Increasing online shop revenues with web scraping: a case study for the wine sector 

      Jorge, Oriol; Pons, Adrià; Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Mateo Fornés, Jordi; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2020)
      Purpose – Wine has been produced for thousands of years and nowadays we have seen a spread in the wine culture. E-commerce sales of wine have increased considerably and online customer’s satisfaction is influenced by ...
    • Monitoring processes through inventory and manufacturing lead time 

      Cuatrecasas Arbós, Lluís; Fortuny Santos, Jordi; Ruiz de Arbulo López, Patxi; Vintró Sánchez, Carla (Emerald, 2015-06)
      Purpose – Since lean manufacturing considers that “Inventory is evil”, the purpose of this paper is to find and quantify the relations between work-in-process inventory (WIP), manufacturing lead time (LT) and the operational ...
    • Occupational injuries in the mining sector (2000-2010). Comparison with the construction sector 

      Felipe Blanch, José Juan de; Freijo Álvarez, Modesto; Alfonso Abella, Pura; Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Vintró Sánchez, Carla (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2014-08)
      This paper compares the incidence of fatal and non-fatal occupational injuries of workers in the mining and construction sectors in Spain between 2000 and 2010. Data on work injuries were obtained from the Spanish Ministry ...
    • Safety culture maturity assessment for mining activities in South America 

      Bascompta Massanes, Marc; Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Rossell i Garriga, Josep Maria; Costa, M. (IOS Press, 2018-10)
      BACKGROUND:Health and safety is a crucial issue in the mining industry due to the implication of accidents in the sector. OBJECTIVE:This study determines the safety culture characteristics in several mining activities from ...
    • Social geology: a new perspective on geology 

      Mata i Perelló, Josep M.; Mata Lleonart, Roger; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Restrepo Martínez, Catalina (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2012-01)
      This paper proposes a new methodology aimed at characterizing and studying two key geological elements for the sustainable and ethical development of society: geological resources and geological risks. The main objective ...
    • Subsidence Management System for Underground Mining 

      Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Bascompta Massanes, Marc; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Yubero de Mateo, Ma. Teresa (MDPI, 2018-06)
      Potash mining is an important economic activity in the north-east of Spain. However, one of the main environmental issues produced for such type of mining is subsidence, which generates horizontal and vertical ground ...