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EFG takes an active part in UNECE Resource Classification Week

EFG takes an active part in UNECE Resource Classification Week

Executive Director Isabel Fernandez and Vice-President Michael Neumann are representing EFG in the UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) Resource Classification Week held in Geneva (Switzerland) this week, from 24 to 28 April 2017. More than 200 experts from 60 countries representing all continents attend this year’s edition of…

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European Geologist of the month: James Codd

“European Geologist of the month” is a section of EFG’s monthly newsletter GeoNews. Each month we ask one of the European Geologist title holders to tell us about his professional experiences and which role the title has played for his career. This month we have talked to James Codd, member of…

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EFG officially endorsed the March for Science in Brussels

On April 22 was celebrated around the world a very special day, “Earth Day”, that celebrates the environment and its protection.  For this occasion, the March for Science, a series of events across over 500 cities, gathered thousands of people who joined forces to support and highlight the role of Science…

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KINDRA project has launched the European Inventory of Groundwater Research

The EU funded KINDRA project has now completed the first two main steps of the project by developing an inventory on groundwater research & knowledge based upon a common terminology. On 24 April 2017 KINDRA officially launched the European Inventory for Groundwater Research (EIGR) to the public. Based on a unique classification…

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EuroWorkshop geothermal energy: Early bird fees extended until 30 April

EuroWorkshop geothermal energy: Early bird fees extended until 30 April

Shaping and strengthening a European community of better-trained geologists who exchange and collaborate together beyond national boundaries is one of the EFG’s major missions. In order to achieve that mission, the EFG has launched a new form of professional training: the EuroWorkshops. The first EuroWorkshop will take place in Fira, on the island of…

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INTRAW operational reports: identifying best practices to boost international cooperation in the raw materials sector

INTRAW operational reports: identifying best practices to boost international cooperation in the raw materials sector

PRESS RELEASE | BRUSSELS | APRIL 2017 – The INTRAW project consortium recently launched three operational reports providing insights on best practices and weaknesses of raw materials research & innovation, education & outreach and industry & trade in the five Reference Countries: Australia, Canada, Japan, South Africa and the United…

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