Tue, 2019-11-19 10:28

The European mineral raw materials industry enabling SDGs

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The European mineral raw materials industry enabling the UN Sustainable Development Goals leaflet is now available to download.

Fri, 2019-11-15 13:31

Sustainable Mining for Sustainable Development

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More than 110 experts met last week in Brno, Czech Republic, to participate in the International Conference on Sustainable Mining organised by Těžební unie (Czech Mining Association) in cooperation with Euromines, under the auspices of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic and the Czech Mining Authority. 

Fri, 2019-10-25 14:40

Final SUPRIM Conference took place in Brussels

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More than 40 experts - representing policy makers, academic and sustainability assessment communities, sustainability managers and practitioners and the primary production sector - met this week for the Final Conference of the SUPRIM Project in Brussels.

Sat, 2019-10-12 20:05

Value from the outcomes of SUPRIM - product brochure published

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Resource accessibility for humans in the future is a complex concept and therefore needs to be adequately understood and reflected. The general equations for characterisation Life Cycle Impact Assessment models developed by SUPRIM represent a new state-of-art and are the most reliable of their kind thanks to the unique mix of expertise existing within the project consortium. Read more in the SUPRIM final product publication.

Mon, 2019-09-30 11:00

“Care: Care, Adaptation, Responsibility, Engagement” Annual Report 2018 published

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The 2018 Annual Report entitled “Care: Care, Adaptation, Responsibility, Engagement” is now available for download. This year’s report addresses the unique role of the European mineral raw materials extraction industry in achieving broader EU goals of sustainability and climate change mitigation.

Tue, 2019-07-09 21:20

Mining region in Saxony and Bohemia recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site

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After much urging by Prague and Berlin, UNESCO has officially added a new region to the list of World Heritage Sites. The region spans the border between Germany and the Czech Republic, and therefore, goes by more than one names: Erzgebirge in German, Krušnohoří in Czech and the Ore Mountains in English.

Thu, 2019-07-04 06:28

Euromines lifts hood on sustainability methodology

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An EU project that aims to improve ways of measuring and assessing the sustainable use of natural resources could one day have a major impact on the European and even the global mining industry.
The project's main objective is to come up with a better approach to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), a concept that has been around for about 30 years but which has focused too much in the past on extraction of natural resources, according to Euromines deputy director Johannes Drielsma.

Mon, 2019-07-01 13:01

Euromines Position on the EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan

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The Euromines Position Paper regarding the establishing the framework to facilitate sustainable investment (EU Taxonomy) is now available. As the recognized representative of the European metals and minerals mining industry, Euromines welcomes the Commission’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan for a greener and cleaner economy and agrees that a socio - economically efficient, sustainable and flexible financial system is essential for long-term value creation.

Fri, 2019-05-31 00:00

SUPRIM Newsletter - Special Edition

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Sustainable management of primary raw materials is now more than ever on the European agenda, 
thanks to concerns about responsible resourcing of the metals and minerals we need and an increasing awareness of potential impacts related to mining operations.
SUPRIM Newsletter is now available. Learn more about the latest development and first results of the SUPRIM project.

Sun, 2019-05-26 00:00

Practitioner stakeholder workshop on an enhanced LCA methodology for Resources

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SUPRIM Practitioner stakeholder workshop on an enhanced LCA methodology for Resources took place on 22nd May 2019 in Berlin as a side session of the Raw Materials Summit 2019. The SUPRIM workshop focused on preliminary results of SUPRIM’s consensus-based search for an LCIA method for abiotic resource use, data concerns of researches, concerns and interests of practitioners and clients.