Thu, 2017-05-18 13:21

Battery Electric Vehicles Underground Guideline Successfully Published by GMSG and CMIC

General News

Mining companies that have been eager to make the move from diesel to electric vehicles underground are now a big step closer to that goal. The Global Mining Standards and Guidelines Group (GMSG) and the Canadian Mining Innovation Council (CMIC) recently published a best practice guide for battery electric vehicles in underground settings. 

Mon, 2017-05-08 09:42

Euromines publication "Natura 2000: A Guide to the Guide" is now available in Spanish

General News

The purpose of the European Commission Guidance on Non-energy mineral extraction and Natura 2000 is to address issues for which the European Commission is responsible. However, the extractive industry has its own guidelines on how to prevent the loss of biodiversity in all areas of operation, some of which go beyond, but do not specifically address, particular requirements of the EU Nature Directives.

Tue, 2017-04-11 20:20

INTRAW Operational Reports Available

General News

Identifying best practices to boost international cooperation in the raw materials sector

The INTRAW project consortium recently launched three operational reports providing insights on best practices and weaknesses of raw materials research & innovation, education & outreach and industry & trade in the five Reference Countries: Australia, Canada, Japan, South Africa and the United States of America.

Tue, 2017-03-21 21:57

Latest News: Open Tender

General News

Call for Submission of expression of interest for equipment and engineering service procurement

OPEN TENDER      Deadline 4 April 2017

Purchaser: Grecian Magnesite S.A.

Preselected suppliers:
-          SCHEUCH GmbH
-          CTP Team
-          FIVEMASA S.A.
http://betterlife-withmgo.eu/en/open-tender

Mon, 2017-02-13 00:00

New OECD Video "Trade in Raw Materials"

General News

Industrial raw materials are essential to everyday life - for instance, did you know that your mobile phone is made using 50+ different minerals and metals? 

The OECD's newest video "Trade in Raw Materials" demonstrates how overly restrictive export policy in the raw materials sector can have adverse effects on economic growth and development. 

Fri, 2016-12-02 16:00

Euromines President's Article for Mining Journal

General News

We all receive many unsolicited pieces of investment ‘advice’ every day whether we have the money to actually act on it or not. So do governments and other bodies including the European Commission (EC). A deluge in fact, from the downright hair brained, to the plausible. 

 

Wed, 2016-11-30 23:20

Mining in Europe Needs Makeover

General News

There is more “joined-up thinking” on the agenda in Brussels that should better target the practical issues miners are facing in Europe, according to president of industry lobby group, Euromines, Mark Rachovides.

Wed, 2016-11-30 15:08

Euromines Quick Guides - Second Series Now Available

General News

Three more guides are now available:
A Quick Guide to Community Development
A Quick Guide to Socio-economic Analysis of a Mining/Quarrying Project
A Quick Guide to the EU – Canada Free Trade Agreement

Mon, 2016-11-28 10:31

Mining Essential to Europe’s Industrial Renaissance

Press Release

Euromines welcomes the EU’s Raw Materials Week and its various events and insists that a continued long-term approach to raw materials by the EU is vital to its economic development and recovery. 

Mon, 2016-11-28 08:36

The industry is really bad at projecting its image

General News

Euromines president Mark Rachovides said mining was still seen as a dirty industry by "the man on the street" and had not done enough to promote its genuine standing as a model corporate citizen.

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