Wed, 2023-05-24 11:28

Euromines at the Raw Materials Summit

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News Update: Euromines at the Raw Materials Summit

Euromines, the recognised representative of the European metals and minerals mining industry, made a notable impact at the Raw Materials Summit, Europe's leading conference in the raw materials sector. The event, aimed at connecting science, technology, and innovation for the green energy transition, attracted an impressive audience, with over 800 attendees from around the world.

Wed, 2023-05-17 15:17

Building Skills and Talents for Sustainable Raw Materials Industry

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Europe is facing growing demands for sustainable raw materials, and the European mining industry needs to equip its workforce with the necessary skills and talents to meet these challenges. Therefore, there is a need to drive our industry forward and comply with the demands and ambitions of the European Green and Digital transition.

Consequently, this event will focus on building skills and talents to face the growing and upcoming demand for European sustainable raw materials. We will explore the latest trends in mining technologies, discuss strategies for sustainable mining practices, and identify the key skills and talents required to support the industry's growth.

Tue, 2023-05-09 14:08

A great success of the first edition of the Euromines Safety Awards

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Euromines celebrated the first edition of the Euromines Safety Awards ceremony at the Thon Hotel in Brussels at the end of April, recognizing the importance of health and safety (H&S) as the foundation upon which the European mining industry is built.

The event’s video is now available on Euromines’ YouTube channel.

The event brought together frontrunner mining companies in H&S that have made a significant contribution to their projects and safety culture, and the three winners were announced: Boliden (1st place) for its "Improved Organisational and Social Work Environment" project, Eldorado Gold Corporation (2nd place) for its "Employee Engagement" project, and LKAB (3rd place) for its "Safe Conveyor Belts from port-to-port" project.

Wed, 2023-05-03 16:05

Europe’s leading conference for the raw materials sector

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The fifth edition of the Raw Materials Summit, from 15 –17 May 2023 in Brussels, will showcase innovation enabling the EU Green Deal goal for a carbon-neutral future. As a result of the huge prominence being given to raw materials at the highest of political circles, Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission will be joining in person, as well as Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth.

Tue, 2023-04-25 14:29

Euromines Safety Award - Winning Projects

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We celebrate the excellence in health and safety practices in the European mining industry and we recognize that safety is the foundation upon which our industry is built. 

A number of frontrunner mining companies on H&S joined the Euromines Safety Award competition in 2023.

Here we would like to present the three best projects.

Mon, 2023-04-24 22:19

Safety Award - Announcing the Winners!

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Euromines is proud to announce the winners of the Safety Award 2023:

  • 1st place - Boliden, “Improved Organisational and Social Work Environment” project
  • 2nd place - Eldorado Gold Corporation, “Employee Engagement project”
  • 3rd place - LKAB, “Safe Conveyor Belts from port-to-port” project

Euromines recognizes that H&S is the foundation upon which our European mining industry is built. Without it, we cannot achieve our goals of sustainable development, environmental management, and social responsibility. We were privileged to present a bunch of frontrunner mining companies on H&S that have contributed to their projects and made this event a reality. Our warmest congratulations to all 13 applications projects and the 3 award winners from across Europe of the Euromines Safety Awards 2023. 

Fri, 2023-04-14 08:00

Euromines Safety Awards 2023 - Nominees

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In the recognition of outstanding commitment to Health and Safety in the mining industry, Euromines proudly presents laureates of the Safety Awards.

Maintaining a safe workplace is a credit to the mining industry. We commend all involved, for their continuous and uncompromising effort in raising the safety standards ever higher.

Euromines is aware of the substantial efforts its members have been taking to prevent and mitigate workplace injuries, diseases, and fatalities and to improve the safety culture. Euromines, therefore, wishes to recognize and promote them by creating this Euromines Safety Award.

Fri, 2023-04-14 06:05

RIS BRIEFCASE project has opened its call for Task Partners

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The RISBRIEFCASE project intends to improve the public perception of mining activities and raise awareness, bringing minerals and mining closer to society. 

The project has developed innovative tools dedicated to pupils from 6 to 14 years old to show the significance of the daily use of raw materials and their exploitation focusing on sensible aspects of mining activities such as the Not In My Backyard concept, the consequences of our purchase decisions, the conflict minerals, the sustainability of mining operations, the value chain transparency, the social license to operate, the climate change or the importance of the recycling practices. We inspire and encourage pupils to follow raw materials careers. 

Tue, 2023-04-04 14:02

Euromines is looking for an Environment, Health & Safety Officer

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Join the Euromines team and support us in raising awareness about the importance of European Mining 

The EHS Officer will be responsible for supporting the functioning of the Environment, Health and Safety Committees and its taskforces, and interaction with external stakeholder groups. S/He will be working with the team on a variety of dossiers related to the Commission Green Deal and Health & Safety ambitions, their regulatory developments, and their implementation within the sector. 

Sat, 2023-03-18 17:03

European Minerals Days 2023

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Every two years, the European Minerals Days (EMD) allow the European public to explore the world of minerals. It is a pan-European awareness initiative by the European minerals sector and related organisations. The European Commission has recognised the EMD as a communication channel that supports the European Raw Materials Initiative, the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials and the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030.