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.

Wed, 2018-10-17 16:00

Joint Call to the candidates for the 2019 European Elections

General News

The Industry4Europe coalition, where Euromines is a member, has today issued a Joint Call to the candidates for the 2019 European Elections. The Joint Call sets out the Coalition's aim to make industry the priority for EU policy makers, including future Members of the European Parliament and the future mandate of the European Commission.

Wed, 2018-10-03 11:34

Euromines’ newest book was officially presented at the EUMICON conference

General News

Euromines’ newest book, Before it’s yours we mine it: Industry 4.0, was officially presented at the EUMICON conference that took place 26-27 September in Vienna. With an emphasis on the role of Industry 4.0 in the mining world, this book explores the role of raw materials in our daily lives as well as how mining as an industry has shaped European history and present society. 

Mon, 2018-07-16 10:26

Conflicting EU policies are killing the raw materials industries vital to steel making and steel recycling

Press Release

Recent EU level negotiations concerning the application of the Emissions Trading System after 2021 jeopardise the activity, competitiveness and mere existence of several upstream industries such as the mining industry, the carbon and graphite sector and the refractories industry, sectors vital to the steel making and steel recycling. If no supportive measures are taken, Europe will soon become fully dependent on Chinese and Indian imports.

Tue, 2018-07-10 00:00

Industry4Europe is calling for a long-term vision for the European industry

General News

In its latest Joint Paper the Industry4Europe coalition is calling for a long-term vision for the European industry that demands a long-term governance structure, which goes beyond the 6-month EU Presidency cycle and the 5-year mandate of the current European Commission. Industry4Europe is a large and unprecedented coalition, Euromines is one of its members, which brings together 129 European Industrial Federations representing all manufacturing sectors. The coalition has been producing different joint papers, helping the European Institutions to set the best Industrial Policy Strategy.

Thu, 2018-06-21 18:55

HYBRIT: Construction start for Globally-unique Pilot Plant for creating Fossil-free steel

General News

Euromines member LKAB has partnered with SSAB and Vattenfall to create HYBRIT, a joint venture company that is working to be the first in the world to create fossil-free steel at the industrial level. HYBRIT recently broke ground for their pilot factory, beginning construction that is expected to be completed in 2020. The factory is located in LuleĂĄ, Sweden.

Wed, 2018-05-30 00:00

VERAM Research and Innovation Roadmap 2050 released

General News

On 17 April 2018, the final conference of the VERAM project marked the dissemination of a common Research and Innovation Roadmap 2050, jointly developed by the European raw material sectors. Spanning over two years, VERAM was a unique coordination project bringing together five European Technology Platforms in the field of raw materials.