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EFG’s upgraded Code of Ethics: a constant work towards an ethical European family of Geologists

Excelling in a profession involves the demonstration of many professional and personal qualities. And if there is one that the EFG holds to particular high standard when it comes to supporting the professional development of its members, it is their contribution to the ethical exemplarity of the European family of…

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EFG’s annual report 2016: one yearly publication, a plethora of varied activities

EFG’s annual report 2016: one yearly publication, a plethora of varied activities

9 panels of experts, 211 experts, 25 National Associations representing together 43677 members… With numbers so high and growing every year, it is safe to say the EFG is constantly busy and 2016 has not been an exception. The task of summarizing our varied activities, ranging from working towards a safer and…

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European Geologist journal: a detailed insight into the future of Geothermal energy

European Geologist journal: a detailed insight into the future of Geothermal energy

Our planet is a very effective energy source. Yet, the large majority of the population does not perceive it as a source of energy. This contradiction is what our new topical issue of the “European Geologist” journal confronts upfront, as part of the EFG’s constant mission to inform the public and…

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Obituary of EFG’s First President, John Kenneth Shanklin

28th July 1926 – 4 May 2017 The death has occurred (peacefully) of John Shanklin in the Countess of Chester hospital, England. John Shanklin was for a long time deeply involved in the politics of geology in the United Kingdom. He helped to create the Institution of Geologists (IG) and…

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First edition of EFG’s EuroWorkshop: the future of geothermal energy is written today in Santorini

First edition of EFG’s EuroWorkshop: the future of geothermal energy is written today in Santorini

  The future of geothermal energy is still in the writing and this first day of EFG’s EuroWorkshop will sure be an important chapter in this promising technology’s book! To say that this first day is promising is an understatement as dozens of geologists coming from all over Europe and…

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European Minerals Day: organize your own event!

European Minerals Day: organize your own event!

2017 is the year of celebration for the minerals sector in Europe and you can join in on the fun too! The European Minerals Day indeed celebrates a very special birthday with the 10th edition of this now famous event that will this year take place from 22 to 24…

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