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MINEX Europe: special offer for EFG members

MINEX Europe: special offer for EFG members   EFG has negotiated preferential rates for its members for the 3rd MINEX Europe Mining & Exploration Forum that will be held in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, from 12 to 14 June 2018. Organised under the central theme...

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EFG Annual Report 2017

EFG Annual report 2017   The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is pleased to present its Annual Report for the past year. 2017 was indeed the last year of EFG’s Strategic Plan for the period 2014 to 2017 and the annual report presents the main outcomes for each...

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One Day in Europe 2018: Finland

One Day in Europe 2018: Finland   Each month we travel to one of EFG’s national membership associations and discover their main activities and challenges. In April 2018, we have talked to Mikko Salo, CEO of EFG’s Finnish member Loimu. Mikko Salo has worked as the CEO...

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Experience with EU funding programmes? We need your feedback!

  Horizon 2020 is an EU funding programme that is allocating almost €80 billion to research and innovation over 7 years (from 2014 to 2020). The European Geosciences Union (EGU) and the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) are collectively conducting a survey...

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One Day in Europe: Czech Republic

In the 2018 edition of the “One day in Europe” interview series, we are interviewing the Presidents of EFG’s national associations. In March 2018, we have talked to Jiří Jiránek, President of the Czech Association of Economic Geologists (CAEG). Following his studies...

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KINDRA’s Final Conference

The full-day conference showcased the results achieved by the project, such as the KINDRA Classification, the Inventory, as well as the methodology used for identifying gap analyses and its results, and started a conversation aboutthe future of the KINDRA outcomes...

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The Joint Conference of UNEXMIN and ¡VAMOS! in Bled

The Joint Conference of UNEXMIN and ¡VAMOS!, "Use of robotics and automation for mineral prospecting and extraction” was held in Bled (Slovenia) last week. The development of both projects was discussed and there were a lot of meetings, workshops and discussions...

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EFG/EAGE Photo Contest 2018

  For all of the geoscientists out there that love photography, the EFG/EAGE Photo Contest 2018 is now open for entries! This is a great opportunity to promote your photos. The 12 best photos will be showcased at the 80th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2018, which will...

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MINATURA2020 Final Consortium Meeting

PRESS RELEASE | BRUSSELS | 10 JANUARY 2018 Consortium and Advisory Board members have gathered in Brussels to discuss final steps for the EU-funded MINATURA2020 project that will come to an end in January 2018      The EU-funded MINATURA2020 project has been...

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EFG awards its Medal of Merit to Iain Stewart

PRESS RELEASE | BRUSSELS | 11 NOVEMBER 2017 European Federation of Geologists (EFG) awards its Medal of Merit to Iain Stewart A passionate geologist, an inspiring professor, a charismatic science broadcaster. Iain Stewart is one of those rare people whose personality,...

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EFG at RFG2018: submit your contributions!

The countdown for the Resources for Future Generations conference that will take place in Vancouver in 2018 has officially began, and we are counting the days! Until then, EFG is cordially inviting its partners and their colleagues to submit an abstract to one of two...

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EFG, a Federation working for You: the video

Once upon a time 1980, the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) was born with a bold ambition that would guide it throughout the years: build a strong family of competent geologists across Europe. 37 years later, we can humbly say this ambition, once a dream, has...

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EFG, deeper in the heart of Europe

It's in the first letter. E. for European. EFG's identity is deeply European, and so is it's main mission: strengthening the bond among the European family of Geologists. It was therefore only a matter of time before the Federation would move its legal seat to...

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INTRAW – Discover The Project : The video has arrived!

The teaser tested eveyone's patience. But the waiting has lasted long enough. Finally, the video "INTRAW – Discover The Project" has arrived. Discover the purpose of this H2020 initiative, its importance in today's society and, last but not least, enjoy a quick...

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EFG puts its quality Stamp on top training courses

What is that special thing that makes someone become a Geologist? It is that initial spark, the birth of a passion that oftentimes happens as soon as a child starts playing with dirt and rocks. But what is it that makes someone become a Great Geologist, one that is...

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European Geologist of the month: Rubén Esteban Pérez

“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...

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INTRAW takes you back to the Future

The Future of Europe is now. The future availability of resources relies on our efforts today. The future competitiveness of our technologies and industries needs our support today. The future of our employment depends on our work today... The Future of Europe is now...

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