Exploration and Mining Division of the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
The Exploration and Mining Division of the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment is responsible for promoting and regulating minerals exploration and development in Ireland. Exploration and Mining Division is responsible for and implement minerals development policy.
Formulation and implementation of minerals development policy,
Promotion of the mineral potential of Ireland,
Licence and monitor the mineral exploration and mining industries,
Consult with relevant stakeholders,
Undertake site safety works and remediation of old mine sites if required,
Make available technical explorations reports and data.
The PDAC 2019 convention was held in Toronto this March with over 25,800 attendees from 132 countries. MIREU was also present to inform the convention participants of our network of EU mining and metallurgy regions.