Welcomed by the EU Commission

Welcomed by the EU Commission

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.

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Participate in the Open Days!

Participate in the Open Days!

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.

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Visit the exhibition in the EU Parliament!

Visit the exhibition in the EU Parliament!

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.

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European Minerals Day 2015 Countdown

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European Minerals Day 2015

September 25 @ 8:00 pm
September 27 @8:00 am

This initiative by the European minerals sector and related organisations gives the opportunity to the European-wide public to ...

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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.

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