In this issue of Euromines Newsletter you will find the following articles:

  • EIT RawMaterials, a New European Initiative in Raw Materials
  • The EU Copernicus Programme and the Raw Materials Sector
  • Enhancing Implementation and Capacities: The New EU Mining Mentor Centre and Its Objectives
  • METALert – An Emergency Response System for Heavy Metals in the Environment
  • Integrating Decommissioning and Environmental Remediation into the Life-Cycle Management of Mining and Milling Sites
  • LKAB´s Work with Compensation of Natural Resources for the Mertainen Site
  • Green Bridge Competition – Examples of the Best Practices in the Rehabilitation of the Mining Sites in the Czech Republic

In this issue of Euromines Newsletter focused on Europe’s Energy and Climate Change Policy you will find the following articles:

  • A new Climate Change Agreement – December 2015
  • The EU’s policy on the Energy Union
  • Energy efficiency - Stakeholder consultation
  • ETS revision - Stakeholder Consultation
  • The ETS revision and the increasing pace of emission reduction
  • Assessment of Trade and Emissions intensity
  • The European Technology Platform on Sustainable Mineral Resources

European Projects in the Pipeline

  • Editorial
  • The Minerals4EU Project − The first pan-European network on raw materials management
  • Building Opportunity: Growing Gold Mining in Greece
  • LKAB develops Europe's biggest iron ore project
  • Boliden expands its exploration portfolio
  • Colt Resources helping to boost the country’s economic recovery

From Policy to Practice

  • Editorial
  • Greek Presidency Athens: The importance of the extractive industry for growth in the EU
  • Bulgaria: Recognizing the importance of mineral resources
  • Supplying much of Europe’s REE needs: Promising Swedish deposits
  • From policy to practice? Tungsten in the UK
  • Portuguese Best Practice in land planning and minerals policy
  • From Policy to Practice The Austrian Minerals Strategy
  • No Net Loss - Where to Next?
  • Bringing nature back into the mine: Biodiversity conservation at S&B Milos and Fokis quarries, S&B Industrial Minerals S.A.