To promote the extractive industry as a contributor to sustainable development in Europe → to recognize the role the industry plays in society.

To promote the extractive industry towards the European authorities as:

  • an economically crucial sector,
  • a responsible environmental sector,
  • a responsible employer,
  • an innovative sector.

To further strengthen Euromines as the representative for its membership and for the extractive industry in Europe.


Vision for European mining industry

Viable and responsible minerals and metals industry providing the essential economic, social and environmental assets to society’s sustainable development.


Euromines’ Mission

  • Euromines’ mission is to promote sustainable and prosperous mining in Europe through operational excellence;
  • As the recognized representative of the European extractive industry, Euromines serves as a network for cooperation and for the exchange of information throughout the sector within Europe; 
  • Fosters contacts with the mining community throughout Europe and the world and where appropriate in order to achieve  its objectives;
  • Advises EU institutions on policies that affect mining.