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.

Wed, 2016-10-05 15:16

EESC Industrial Roundtables in 2016 - conclusions available

General News

The round-table series 2016 is organized by the EESC’s Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (CCMI) in partnership with relevant European and national organizations: Euromines, Euracoal, IndustriAll Europe, the European Commission and numerous national high level partners from academia, geological surveys, NGOs and civil society.

Tue, 2016-06-21 21:38

Euromines Quick Guides - First Series Now Available

General News

The first series of Euromines Quick Guides is now available! The Quick Guides are:

  • trying to provide generic information about the issued legislation relevant to the mining industry;
  • providing positions on policy topics that are currently under discussion.
Fri, 2016-05-27 00:00

Euromines Annual Report 2015

General News

Euromines Annual Report 2015 "The Sustainable Goods and Services we provide" is now available. The theme of this year’s report includes four chapters covering the most important areas of Euromines day-to-day work. It highlights a number of achievements in the field of policy, innovation, exploration, environment, energy, health & safety and communication issues.

Thu, 2016-05-19 00:00

EESC Portuguese Industrial Roundtable

General News

The fifth Industrial Round-table was organised on the 11th April 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal.

The Conclusions of the EESC Portuguese Roundtable are now available.

Wed, 2016-02-17 16:11

Euromines Position with regards to the allocation rules for Phase 4 of the EU Emission Trading System (ETS)

General News

Euromines welcomes the European Union commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% domestically by 2030 (the sectors covered by the ETS to reduce their emissions by 43% compared to 2005), but would like to underline the list of elements essential for the extractive industry in achieving this objective.