Boosting Cooperation EU – Latin America

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Cooperation between Latin America and Europe is clearly justified

The use of mineral resources is of major importance for almost all Latin American and European countries with strong mining traditions, and for which the industry was, and is, directly or indirectly, the main source of wealth-generation and development of some municipalities, regions and even nations.

Forming Global Partnership Across the Atlantic

Today we experience the world as an interconnected community, both personally and professionally. The digital era has opened doors for communication, transport and data that we couldn’t imagine even 20 years ago. 

Enhancing the Role of European SME’s in Latin American Markets

Today, the EU-LAC relationship is between important economic partners in mutually beneficial relationships, working toward the exchange of goods and services and henceforth of support for democracy and equity through the fight against poverty, for human rights and for the protection of the environment

Complementary Strengths: Continuing the Partnership Between Peru and the EU

The European Union (EU) and Peru signed a Free Trade Agreement nearly five years ago. Trade between the South American country and the European bloc currently amounts to 6 billion euros a year, with mining products accounting for more than 36%. The EU is Peru's third-largest market and its leading provider of services and technology.

Actions and Perspectives of the Geological Service of Brazil in the Promotion of the Lithium Business in the Country

The Geological Survey of Brazil (CPRM) has been carrying out a prospective project called Assessment of the Lithium Potential in Brazil since 2012. The main goal is to improve the knowledge about the pegmatite-related lithium deposits in Brazil and their geological context. 

Land Planning in Sabana of Bogotá, Colombia

The Sabana of Bogotá is an area located in the center of Colombia, on the Eastern Cordillera, in the southern part of the Cundiboyacence Plateau, with an average height of 2,600 metres above sea level. This abundant ecosystem of water sources, tourism, productive activities such as agriculture, mining, livestock, among others, have attracted the world’s eyes in this area of special protection. 

How Mining Could Benefit from Solar Power

Mining is an energy intensive industry, but a large number of mining facilities are located in regions without proper access to the local energy grid. For this reason, the industry is using independent diesel or gas generators to secure the power supply. But availability of these fossil fuels is not always guaranteed and will become more expensive in the future.

STINGS - An Integrated Novel Approach for Tailing Supervision

STINGS is an innovation project funded by EIT Raw Materials to establish a ground- and space-borne remote sensing and analysis system to effectively and cost-efficiently monitor critical ground infrastructure stability and content, primarily focusing on mining tailing dams.

XIV International Congress on Energy and Mineral Resources

The Spanish National Association of Mining Engineers, the High Council of Professional Associations of Mining Engineers of Spain and the Official Professional Association of Mining Engineers of the South of Spain are pleased to announce the holding of the 14th International Congress on Energy and Mineral Resources in Seville in April 2018 (from the 10th to the 13th).