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ORAMA project webinars

ORAMA project webinars

ORAMA project webinarsThis autumn, the ORAMA project will organise four webinars featuring high-level speakers on primary and secondary raw materials from across the European network. The webinars will allow you to better understand the ORAMA project and will offer an...

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MinLand Network Meeting

MinLand Network Meeting

Last MinLand Network MeetingOn 17 September 2019, the Horizon2020 funded project MinLand held the Network of Experts on Sustainable Mineral Land Use meeting in Brussels. This was the last network workshop of the project which will finalise at the end of this year. The...

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EFG is reinforcing its Panels of Experts

EFG is reinforcing its Panels of Experts

EFG is reinforcing its Panels of Experts  During its last meeting in Delft, the EFG Council has updated regulation N3 regarding “Working Groups and Panels of Experts”. EFG’s Panels of Experts are a platform encouraging the collaboration among professionals from...

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Executive Short Course on Resources Management using the UNFC

Executive Short Course on Resources Management using the UNFC

Executive Short Course on Resources Management using the United Nations Framework Classification for Resources  On 22 October, EIT Raw Materials and the International Raw Materials Observatory will co-organise an “Executive Short Course on Resources Management using...

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Join the European Minerals Day from 20-22 September

Join the European Minerals Day from 20-22 September

Join the European Minerals Day from 20-22 September Every two years, the European Minerals Day invites the public to discover the world of minerals and the importance of the mineral sector in our daily life. This year’s event is scheduled for 20 to 22 September, when...

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EFG Employment survey 2019

EFG Employment survey 2019

2019 edition of the Geoscientists Employment Survey In 2018, EFG has conducted the first edition of its new annual employment survey which gathers information about the employment situation of geoscientists across Europe and beyond. The survey has been answered by 740...

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Welcome to GeoNews August!

Welcome to GeoNews August!

Welcome to GeoNews August!   This month we invite you to register for the UNEXMIN project’s final conference that we are organising on 26 September in Brussels. You will have the chance to meet the UX-1 robot and learn more about the innovative mineral...

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Welcome to GeoNews July!

Welcome to GeoNews July!

Welcome to GeoNews July!  This month there are lots of news from the EU-funded Horizon 2020 projects in which EFG is involved: The UNEXMIN team reports on its last field trials in Hungary and invites you to attend its final conferencein Brussels, on 26 September,...

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Press release: Sustainable mineral exploration in the EU

Press release: Sustainable mineral exploration in the EU

Press release: Sustainable mineral exploration in the EU Press release I July 2019 I The EU-funded INFACT project recently collected a set of new geoscience data through airborne electromagnetic (AEM) surveys in southern Spain. The Horizon 2020 project aims to develop...

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CHPM2030 Project news #4

CHPM2030 Project news #4

CHPM2030 Project news #4  The CHPM2030 project is coming to an end, as it will officially close on 30 June 2019. The fourth and last edition of the project newsletter provides you with the following information:The project concept and approachFinal conferenceLatest...

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Welcome to GeoNews June

Welcome to GeoNews June

GeoNews June  In this month's issue of GeoNews we invite you, among others, to discover the EFG position paper on the energy transition recently released by the Federation which identifies geothermal energy (both shallow and deep geothermal), CO2 capture, and mineral...

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Join the European Minerals Day from 20-22 September

European Minerals Day 2019

European Minerals Day 2019  Every two years, the European Minerals Day (EMD) event gives the opportunity to discover the world of minerals and the importance of the mineral sector in our daily life activities. This year’s event is scheduled for 20-22 September, when...

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EFG releases position paper on the energy transition

EFG releases position paper on the energy transition

EFG releases position paper on the energy transition   The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is pleased to release its position paper on the energy transition. As Europe is accelerating the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy to meet the goals...

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Bill Gaskarth received EFG Medal of Merit

Bill Gaskarth received EFG Medal of Merit

Bill Gaskarth received EFG Medal of Merit  In recognition of his major contribution to the development and wide recognition of the status of professional geologists both nationally and internationally, the Geological Society of London (the Society or GSL) has...

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Call for articles: Geological heritage of Europe

Call for articles: Geological heritage of Europe

Call for articles: Geological heritage of Europe  The Editorial Board of the European Geologist journal (EGJ) invites you to submit articles for the 48th issue of the journal. The theme of this issue is 'Geological heritage of Europe' and it will be published in...

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EFG partners with MINEX Europe

EFG partners with MINEX Europe

EFG partners with MINEX Europe  The 4th MINEX Europe Mining & Exploration Forum will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria on 25-27 June 2019 under the theme ‘The Future of Sustainable Mining in the Balkans and Beyond’.EFG partners again with MINEX Europe and consequently...

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EFG seeks to appoint a new Executive Director

EFG seeks to appoint a new Executive Director

EFG seeks to appoint a new Executive Director  Isabel Fernández Fuentes, the current Executive Director, will leave the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) in autumn to head for new professional challenges. During the recent EFG Council meeting in Delft, she has...

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EFG partners with Mining Investment Europe

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 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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Obituary Prof. Dr. Nenad Banjac

Obituary Prof. Dr. Nenad Banjac  Our dear colleague, a friend and former president of the Serbian Geological Society Prof. Dr. Nenad Banjac passed away after a severe illness on April 23rd, 2019 in Belgrade.Nenad Banjac, retired full professor at the Faculty of Mining...

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Register now for the UNEXMIN final conference

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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Broad EFG representation at UNECE Resource Management Week

Broad EFG representation at UNECE Resource Management Week

Broad EFG representation at UNECE Resource Management Week   The last edition of the UNECE Resource Management Week was held from 29 April to 3 May 2019 in Geneva and included the 10th Session of the Expert Group on Resource Management (EGRM). Several...

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MinLand consortium meeting

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

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

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”

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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‘Legends of Geoscience’ photo contest: public voting now open

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

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

¡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

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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