Fri, 2019-02-01 12:00

Industry4Europe in action at the EU Industry Days 2019

General News

The Industry4Europe Coalition will be presented at the EU Industry Days through Partners taking part in panel discussions and locally hosted events.  Partners will drive discussion on the need for a coherent industrial strategy from the EU, with Industry4Europe Manifesto and supporting publications including Indicators and Governance.

Fri, 2018-12-21 12:22

Coal Mine Accident at ČSM mine, Czech Republic

Press Release

We are deeply sorry to hear about the deaths of 13 miners in a coal mine accident in the Czech Republic. We extend our deepest sympathy to the families and colleagues of the deceased.

Tue, 2018-12-18 19:00

Industrial stakeholder workshop on an enhanced LCA methodology

General News

The second SUPRIM workshop was organised on the 11th December 2018 in Brussels. SUPRIM stands for SUstainable management of PRIMary raw materials through a better approach in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment. It is a 3 year-funded EIT Raw Materials Project that will offer solutions and services to address impacts of resource use in sustainability assessments in the raw materials sector. Euromines is a partner in the project and was the main organiser if this 1-day event. 

Tue, 2018-12-18 00:00

BAT document for the Management of Waste from the Extractive Industries finalised

General News

The European Commission has now finalised the Best Available Techniques document for the Management of Waste from the Extractive Industries, in accordance with Directive 2006/21/EC, abbreviated as MWEI BREF. This document is a review of the Reference Document for Management of Tailings and Waste-Rock in Mining Activities (MTWR BREF).

Mon, 2018-12-17 00:00

EU-Canada Bilateral Dialogue on Raw Materials - Report

General News

The report of the 1st meeting of the EU-Canada bilateral dialogue on raw materials is now published.
You can find the report using this link


Fri, 2018-12-14 00:00

Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič: Climate neutral Europe by 2050 - Raw materials: 'holy grail' of 21st century industrial policy

General News

28 November 2018:the European Commission adopted a strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy by 2050 – A Clean Planet for all by leading the way to climate neutrality by investing into realistic technological solutions, empowering citizens, and aligning action in key areas such as industrial policy, finance, or research including raw materials as a key driver.

Mon, 2018-11-26 21:43

EU starting to 'get it' - Euromines President for Mining Journal

General News

Raw Materials Week is a series of events organised by the European Commission addressing the latest news on raw materials in the EU. It provides an opportunity for the raw materials community to meet and discuss all relevant issues: policy, technology, international cooperation, framework conditions, knowledge base and so forth. 

Sun, 2018-11-18 00:00

Raw materials scoreboard 2018 - New Edition

General News

The Raw Materials Week in Brussels was a great occasion to present the new edition of the Raw Materials Scoreboard. The scoreboard's purpose is to provide quantitative data on the EIP’s general objectives and on the raw materials policy context.

Tue, 2018-11-06 12:51

Euromines defines the key measures and the way forward to the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials 2020-2030

General News

A series of elements is required for the raw materials sector since it is the basis for many value chains in Europe, therefore building new alliances and strategies for different value chains is required. The newly published Euromines strategy defines the key measures for the three pillars of the Raw Materials Initiative as well as the way forward to strengthen the existing framework and institutions.

Thu, 2018-10-18 12:25

Industry4Europe coalition launches ambitious campaign: make industry a top European Commission priority

General News

The Industry4Europe coalition, where Euromines is a member, has yesterday published a 'Joint Call to the candidates for the 2019 European Elections'. This Joint Call is available in 22 languages and is co-signed in every member state by both European and national associations representing industrial sectors from all branches of the economy.