This year's PDAC is organised between 3-6 March at the Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada. The World’s Premier Mineral Exploration & Mining Convention is the leading convention for people, companies and organisations in, or connected with, mineral exploration. In addition to meeting over 1,000 exhibitors, 3,500 investors and 25,600 attendees from 135 countries, you can also attend technical sessions, short courses and networking events. The four-day annual convention held in Toronto, Canada, has grown in size, stature and influence since it began in 1932 and
Following a very successful meeting in Darwin, Australia, the Centre for Entrepreneurship , SMEs, Regions and Cities (CFE) is excited to announce that the 3rd OECD Meeting of Mining Regions and Cities will be hosted by the city of Skellefteå, Sweden on 12th-13th June 2019. The meeting in Skellefteå will have a special focus on regional development in the Arctic, and enhancing quality of life for regions and cities with a specialisation in mining and resources. This includes how regions and cities can take advantage of the transition to low greenhouse gas emission and climate res
The German Environment Agency (UBA) is hosting an international conference on environmental issues of mineral and metal supply and mining. It will bring together decision makers and experts in the thematic areas of mining, raw material supply, environmental assessment, climate change, sustainable supply chain management and sustainable resource management. About 150 participants from academia, business, up- and downstream industry, civil society and policy are expected on 19 – 20 February 2019 in Berlin. Minerals and metals form the backbone of modern economies and are key to providing se
This will be the first in a series of high-level policy workshops, focusing on the future of mining and metallurgy sectors in European regions. This one-day event will provide a platform for the exchange of best practices between high-level representatives of EU regions, with the aim of exploring ways for a common mining approach to raw materials in Europe and fostering discussions on sustainable mining strategies. Furthermore, it will explore links with existing EU initiatives on raw materials, mining and metallurgy at regional level. Objectives: Discuss a European roadmap
The 3rd edition of the EU Raw Materials Week will kick off in Brussels next week. The Raw Materials Week 2018 edition will go on from 12 to 16 November. This week is a good opportunity for the raw materials community to discuss and exchange on all relevant issues, such as policy, technology, international cooperation, framework conditions, etc. This year's programme offers many interesting sessions on important topics, as well as a range of side events. MIREU partners will participate as speakers, panellists and moderators in many of the sessions
The FAME Project has recently released the 8th issue of the FAME Newsletter. This edition contains articles on the Medal for Excellence that IOM3 awarded the FAME project; the mineral processing pilot trials of Gonçalo Lepidolite at the LNEG Flotation Pilot Plant in Portugal; the thoughts of Brendan Clifford, CO CEO MOTA Ceramic Solutions, on lithium as the new gasoline; and finally some information on the FAME Closure Conference, which is taking place on 5-6 December in London. Please find the newsletter below.
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 times have changed: mining in Europe plays a more and more important role in securing access to important raw materials for the future. But where are the experts and the future innovations for the mining of tomorrow? What is necessary in research to assure that Europe can explore important raw materials on its own territory? How will mining fit into an increasingly circular economy? The Saxony Liaison Office in