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EFG partners with Mining Investment Europe

EFG partners with Mining Investment Europe  EFG is pleased to partner with Mining Investment Europe Conference. The 3rd edition of this event, to be held in Frankfurt, Germany from 18-19 June, connects miners, investors and various mining stakeholders for new business...

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EFG Annual Report 2018

EFG Annual Report 2018  EFG’s new Strategic Plan 2018-2022 “Towards a Sustainable Future” was the driver for the Federation’s activity in the past year and the present annual report is based on the implementation of the six thematic action plans approved by Council....

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Register now for the UNEXMIN final conference

Register now for the UNEXMIN final conference    About the eventUNEXMIN is an EU-funded project that develops a novel robotic system for the autonomous exploration and mapping of Europe’s flooded mines. To learn more about these innovative mineral exploration...

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MinLand consortium meeting

Minland consortium meeting  On 9 and 10 May 2019, the Horizon 2020 funded project MinLand held a consortium meeting in Vienna. The meeting was kindly hosted by one of the partners, the Vienna University of Economics and Business. The European Federation of Geologists...

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One Day in Europe: Ireland – The IGI and the EurGeol title

One Day in Europe: Ireland - The IGI and the EurGeol title  We visit regularly one of EFG’s national membership associations and discover their main activities and challenges. In April, we have travelled to Ireland and talked to Eoin Wyse, a Board member of the...

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Discover now the new EurGeol App

Discover now the new EurGeol App  EFG has recently launched the EurGeol App, an electronic tool that offers European Geologist title holders and Licensed Bodies with many useful services and provides a public directory of all title holders.Are you a European Geologist...

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Call for abstracts: YES Congress “Rocking Earth’s Future”

Call for abstracts: YES Congress “Rocking Earth’s Future” The 5th International Congress of the Young Earth Scientists Network (YES) will be held under the theme "Rocking Earth's Future" in Berlin (Germany) from 9 to 13 September 2019.The Congress will offer a special...

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New deadline for photo submissions: 10 March 2019

New deadline for photo submissions: 10 March 2019 All members of EAGE and EFG’s National Associations are invited to submit their photos to this year’s photo contest. We are running the contest under a new theme: “Legends of Geoscience”.How would you depict the link...

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EFG President presents Annual Report to IUGS

EFG President presents Annual Report to IUGS The 73rd Executive Committee Meeting of the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) was held in Beijing, China, on 27 and 28 February 2019. The meeting was sponsored by the China Geological Survey, the National...

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¡VAMOS! review meeting

¡VAMOS! review meeting   The EU-funded ¡VAMOS! project in which the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) was a partner ended officially on 31 January 2019. Therefore, the project partners met in Brussels, on 30 January, for the review meeting with the European...

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EFG Office welcomes two new Project Officers

EFG Office welcomes two new Project Officers  The EFG Office in Brussels is glad to welcome two new Project Officers, Domenico Marchese and Alberto Sánchez Miravalles. They will be managing EFG’s tasks within the Horizon 2020 funded projects the Federation is involved...

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Survey: Future users of the INFACT Reference Sites

Survey: Future users of the INFACT Reference Sites As a partner of the Horizon 2020 funded INFACT project, the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) invites you to submit your views on the technical, environmental, social, administrative and financial challenges...

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EFG Council approves revised CPD scheme

EFG Council approves revised CPD scheme During the EFG Council meeting in November 2018, a revised version of EFG’s regulation regarding Continuing Professional Development (CPD) has been approved.The revised CPD scheme includes the following changes for European...

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Mentees and mentors wanted!

Mentees and mentors wanted! Are you a young earth scientist interested in a unique opportunity to move your career forward? Are you an experienced geoscientist willing to share your knowledge and lend a hand to the new generation?The European Federation of Geologists...

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Call for articles: Geology and the Energy transition

Call for articles: Geology and the Energy transition   In the name of the Editorial Board of the European Geologist journal (EGJ), the Editor-in-Chief would like to invite you to submit articles for the 47th issue of the journal. The theme of this issue is...

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EFG at the EU Raw Materials Week

EFG at the EU Raw Materials Week   Several members of the EFG Board and the Executive Office participated in the third edition of the EU Raw Materials Week. The European Federation of Geologists thanks the European Commission and especially DG Grow for organising...

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FORAM closing meeting

FORAM closing meeting   On 29 October, members of the FORAM project consortium have gathered in Brussels for the project’s closing meeting. The project Towards a World Forum on Raw Materials (FORAM) aims at developing and setting up an EU-based platform of...

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AGI offers free subscriptions to EARTH magazine

  AGI offers free subscriptions to EARTH magazine   The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is now offering free subscriptions to the digital edition of EARTH Magazine to all licensed and/or professional geoscientists worldwide. Subscriptions also include...

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EFG/EAGE Photo Contest winner 2018

EFG/EAGE Photo Contest winner 2018 Class in the desert (Shahrud Desert, Shahrud, Semnan Province, Iran (2016)) has been selected as the best photo for 2018. It has been an exciting run for this year’s EAGE/EFG Photo Contest, with 167 photos submitted and over 4600...

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Second International Round Table on Materials Criticality

Second International Round Table on Materials Criticality     The second Round Table on Criticality will be held in Tokyo on 9 October 2018 at the biennial EcoBalance conference. It will present a nexus of ideas on how innovation can be promoted by thinking...

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