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On Saturday, July 16th, ERICo institute hosted the participants of the international summer school Environmental Protection. Education was organized by the Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Ljubljana. During the visit, the students attended a lecture on environmental improvement of the Šalek Valley since the eighties of the twentieth century to the present day with an emphasis on energy and municipal tasks (in particular the collection and treatment of wastewater). At the same time they learned some facts about  environment protection programmes for air, water and soil, as well as Local Agenda 21 of  the municipality of  Velenje and environmental rehabilitation programs of Šalek companies. The last part of the education was a field visit, of the subsidence area of the Šalek Valley which ended in Sostanj by viewing the consequences of coal mining in environment.

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We wish you a happy, healthy and successful 2018!

foto Employees of Eurofins ERICo wish You a peaceful, healthy, successful and balanced 2018! more

Promotional activities of Eurofins ERICo connected to a one-stop-shop principle

foto Stuff of Eurofins ERICo did a lot of promotional activities in November about extended offer of analytical methods since the institute has been incorporated to Eurofins. Director Marko Mavec, M.Sc. attended Conference on circular economy organized by Slovenian Chamber of Commerce and Society for Quality and Environmental Management Velenje. more

Eurofins ERICo – a new name for ERICo

foto On 22nd September 2017, ERICo is renamed to Eurofins ERICo d.o.o., since a company has become a part of Eurofins, a leading international group of laboratories in the fields of pharmacy, food, environment and consumer products industries. more

External assessment of compliance of procedures according to standard ISO / IEC 17025

foto Due to the regular assessment of the compliance of procedures of the Institute with the requirements of the ISO / IEC 17025 Standard ERICo was visited by the Commission of the Slovenska akreditacija (Slovene Accreditation) in mid-September. A wide accreditation with numerous methods of field and laboratory testing of water, soil, waste, gaseous emissions, alternative and biofuels, coal, foodstuffs, as well as industrial hemp and industrial hemp products is maintained. more

Groundwater Monitoring in the Water Supply Area of the HPP Brežice

foto ERICo institute is one of the providers of environmental monitoring as a part of the project: Construction of Hydro Power Plant Brežice, At the moment, the intensive sampling is carried out within the framework of the project task "Monitoring of groundwater quality and quantity in the water supply area of HPP Brežice", where the impact of the impoundment on the quantity and quality of groundwater in the Krško polje (Krško Field) and in Vrbina is evaluated. more

ERICo to become part of the global Eurofins Group

foto Velenje, 22 June 2017 – Eurofins Scientific, the global leader in environment testing, has signed an agreement with the shareholders of ERICo (Environmental Research & Industrial Co-operation), to acquire this leading independent laboratory for environment testing services in Slovenia. more

A Great Meaning of Environmental Education

foto In the time around Earth day employees of the ERICo institute spend a lot of time and energy to informing the public about improvements of environment in our region in last decades, as well as for rising of environmental awareness of inhabitants. So, an environmental lecture for inhabitants of Andraž (Municipality of Polzela) was organised on 22nd April and the educational programme for pupils about environment in the Šalek Valley was completed on 24th of April. more

Chemical testing of pharmaceutical products in accordance with GMP

foto ERICo received a new certificate on fulfilling the requirements for chemical testing of pharmaceutical products in accordance with good manufacturing practice (GMP – no. 401-4 / 2016-5), issued by the Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Slovenia (JAZMP). more

A new ICP-MS system

foto A new inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer (ICP-MS) has been installed in the laboratory of ERICo institute in the end of February. It represents a significant increase of capacity in the field of determination of metals in different types of samples. more

AA Creditworthiness for ERICo

foto ERICo Institute achieved a higher class of Creditworthiness for 2016 and the company is ranked in the group of business entities with the above-average credit worthiness in Slovenia. A certificate was awarded by a Bisnode Solution – Bisnode Slovenia – according to Bisnode Faliure model. more