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Under this topic the Saxon Liaison Office in Brussels, represented by Director Christian Avenarius, welcomed about 60 representatives from mainly Brussels based institutions to the side event From Saxony for Europe - Skills and Research for the Mining of the Future at the European Week of Regions and Cities. The focal point  of the event was the...
As part of the stakeholder engagement and networking of regions, MIREU partner GKZ Freiberg carried out a one-day ‘Seminar on Cultural and Industrial World Heritage in Mining and Metallurgy – a European Fact-Finding’. The seminar, a follow-up measure of the Regional Kick-off Conference of GKZ, was well perceived and contributed to the clustering...
MIREU partner GKZ will conduct a sequence of seminars for identification of Cultural and Industrial Heritage issues, starting with a kick-off at the GKZ premises in Freiberg, Saxony, on 7th June 2018. The aim of this first seminar is to unite applicants and managers of Heritage sites in order to exchange experience and expertise in increasing ...
The 2nd OECD meeting of Mining Regions and Cities, will be hosted by the city of Darwin from 20-24 November 2018. The event will include a special focus on mining and extractive industries and regional development in Southeast Asia, and innovative partnerships between indigenous communities and the mining industry. Following the conference on 20-...
The twelfth Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining Conference -  one of the largest and most significant exploration and mining industry events in Europe - will be held again in Levi, Lapland, Finland on 29 - 31 October 2019. The biannual FEM, founded in 1998, brings together exploration and mining industry leaders, experts and researchers from...
The MIREU Regional Kick-Off Conference for the Region of Saxony, Germany, will take place in Dresden on 1st March 2018. The conference is supported by the Saxon State Ministry of Economy and Labor, all Saxon Chambers of Commerce, raw material associations and the Helmholtz Freiberg Institute of Resource Technology, thus displaying the three...
Until recently, mining was a synonym for the industrial crisis of “old” Europe. Mine shafts became a part of our industrial heritage and a reminder for a vanished tradition. But the times have changed: Beyond coal and steel today mining in Europe plays a more and more important role in securing access to important raw materials for the future. ...

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No. 776811 — H2020-SC5-2017.