Thu, 2018-10-18 12:25

Industry4Europe coalition launches ambitious campaign: make industry a top European Commission priority

General News

The Industry4Europe coalition, where Euromines is a member, has yesterday published a 'Joint Call to the candidates for the 2019 European Elections'. This Joint Call is available in 22 languages and is co-signed in every member state by both European and national associations representing industrial sectors from all branches of the economy.

Wed, 2018-10-17 16:00

Joint Call to the candidates for the 2019 European Elections

General News

The Industry4Europe coalition, where Euromines is a member, has today issued a Joint Call to the candidates for the 2019 European Elections. The Joint Call sets out the Coalition's aim to make industry the priority for EU policy makers, including future Members of the European Parliament and the future mandate of the European Commission.

Wed, 2018-10-03 11:34

Euromines’ newest book was officially presented at the EUMICON conference

General News

Euromines’ newest book, Before it’s yours we mine it: Industry 4.0, was officially presented at the EUMICON conference that took place 26-27 September in Vienna. With an emphasis on the role of Industry 4.0 in the mining world, this book explores the role of raw materials in our daily lives as well as how mining as an industry has shaped European history and present society. 

Mon, 2018-07-16 10:26

Conflicting EU policies are killing the raw materials industries vital to steel making and steel recycling

Press Release

Recent EU level negotiations concerning the application of the Emissions Trading System after 2021 jeopardise the activity, competitiveness and mere existence of several upstream industries such as the mining industry, the carbon and graphite sector and the refractories industry, sectors vital to the steel making and steel recycling. If no supportive measures are taken, Europe will soon become fully dependent on Chinese and Indian imports.

Tue, 2018-07-10 00:00

Industry4Europe is calling for a long-term vision for the European industry

General News

In its latest Joint Paper the Industry4Europe coalition is calling for a long-term vision for the European industry that demands a long-term governance structure, which goes beyond the 6-month EU Presidency cycle and the 5-year mandate of the current European Commission. Industry4Europe is a large and unprecedented coalition, Euromines is one of its members, which brings together 129 European Industrial Federations representing all manufacturing sectors. The coalition has been producing different joint papers, helping the European Institutions to set the best Industrial Policy Strategy.

Thu, 2018-06-21 18:55

HYBRIT: Construction start for Globally-unique Pilot Plant for creating Fossil-free steel

General News

Euromines member LKAB has partnered with SSAB and Vattenfall to create HYBRIT, a joint venture company that is working to be the first in the world to create fossil-free steel at the industrial level. HYBRIT recently broke ground for their pilot factory, beginning construction that is expected to be completed in 2020. The factory is located in LuleĂĄ, Sweden.

Wed, 2018-05-30 00:00

VERAM Research and Innovation Roadmap 2050 released

General News

On 17 April 2018, the final conference of the VERAM project marked the dissemination of a common Research and Innovation Roadmap 2050, jointly developed by the European raw material sectors. Spanning over two years, VERAM was a unique coordination project bringing together five European Technology Platforms in the field of raw materials. 

Thu, 2018-05-24 12:29

Euromines President highlights role of EU mining during Bulgarian presidency to the EU

General News

Euromines President Mark Rachovides participated in the fifth European Mining Business Forum in Sofia, Bulgaria on 18 May. At this event, which Euromines helped organise, high-level decision makers from across Europe discussed the future of the mining industry in the context of the increasing demand for resource independence of the European Union. 

Fri, 2018-05-18 00:00

A STRONG EU economy needs a STRONG raw materials supply

Press Release

The Bulgarian Presidency’s motto “United we stand strong” echoes the EU’s raw materials policy. No one EU country alone can supply the raw materials for the economic and industrial growth we want. Raw materials enable economic growth; they are simply the basis of most economic activities, industrial or agricultural, touristic or digital.

Mon, 2018-04-30 00:00

First Ever EU-Latin America Mining & Exploration Convention and Trade Show - METS 2018

General News

On 10-12 April, the first Ever EU-Latin America Mining & Exploration Convention and Trade Show (METS 2018) took place in Madrid, Spain. METS 2018 was part of the EU-Latin America Mineral Development Network Platform (MDNP) project which aims to boost a continuous and structured cooperation between the EU and Latin America.

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