European Minerals Day 2011

The next European Minerals Day will be held on 12–14 May 2011. This initiative by the European minerals sector and related organisations gives the opportunity to the European-wide public to explore the world of minerals and discover more about an industry that affects every aspect of our lives. This biannual event welcomed more than 30 000 visitors in over 100 sites in 17 European countries during its first edition in 2007.

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Issue 2011-03

EU “emphasises” the importance of access to raw materials

The European Minerals Day partners welcome the recently ­issued EU Communication on “Tackling the challenges in commodity markets and on raw materials” as well as the emphasis which it places on...


EU gypsum industry is part of “European Minerals Day” 2019

This year again, Eurogypsum, the European Manufacturers Association for Plaster and Plasterboard Products, is a partner of the European Minerals Day, which will take place on 20.09.-22.09.2019. “We...

Issue 2010-09

Continued availability of raw materials

European Minerals Conference, Madrid/Spain (17.06.2010)

The European Minerals Conference Madrid 2010 – The EU Raw Materials Initiative: Sustainable access to resources in ­Europe was held on 17.06.2010, under the Spanish presidency of the European Union....

Issue 2009-09

European Minerals Day 2009

The European Minerals Day 2009 welcomed approximately 30,000 visitors at more than 170 sites in 27 countries (22 in Europe and 5 in other parts of the world).

The second European Minerals Day took place on May 15–17, 2009. Despite the economic crisis, this year’s event was even more successful than the first one in May 2007. Several factors contributed to...