The European Minerals Day is an excellent way to inform, educate and enthuse European citizens about the importance of the minerals sector in providing raw materials that are essential for so many everyday products.
Our events give the opportunity to 30,000 visitors in over 160 sites in 27 countries to explore the world of minerals and discover more about an industry that affects every aspect of our lives. Find out what activities are taking place all over Europe.
Early 2016, an insightful mineral exhibition "Discover Minerals!" is planned in the European Parliament in Brussels. It will take the visitor on a journey along the whole mineral life cycle, illustrating how minerals are the heart of our economy and contributing to a sustainable society.
EMD 2013 School Lab engaging more than 700 scholars in science projects
On the occasion of the EMD 2013, S&B Athens decided to support SchoolLab, an innovative competition organised by SciCo and the British Council under the aegis of the Ministry of Education for the creation and exchange of scientific ideas among students, their professors, and researchers.
This year’s scientific subject was the Earth, with a focus on the world of minerals and technologies deriving from their use. 729 students from 73 schools in 50 Greek cities participated to the occasion. Students were required to pick a scientific subject and present it with a 3-5 minute video. Get a flavour of the competition from the video of the award ceremony.
The importance of minerals: guaranteeing jobs, growth and essential products On 25 September, the European Minerals Day 2015 – a biannual pan-European Quarry Open Day initiative – was officially launched at the Cimalux quarry site, uniquely located at the cross border in Luxembourg and France. Under the auspices of the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council […]