In 2017, the OECD launched a project targeting mining regions and cities. As the objectives of the OECD project play well into the objectives of MIREU, the two decided to partner up and join forces!
The MIREU project has since the start collaborated closely with its sister project REMIX. The two projects do not only share eight partners but are also closely linked through their objectives and ambitions.
The MIREU project recently organised a high-level workshop on ‘Governance and Policy within Mining and Metallurgy EU Regions’, which was hosted by our project partner ICAMCyL in León, Spain. The works...
On 23-25 October 2018, the MIREU project organised a workshop focusing on 'SLO and Regional Development Perspectives' in Leoben, Austria, as the second in a series of three Social License to Operate w...
Several MIREU project partners participated in the sessions at the EU Raw Materials Week 2018, which covered a broad range of topics related to raw materials, either as panellists, presenters, moderators or participants.
The 3rd edition of the EU Raw Materials Week will kick off in Brussels next week. The Raw Materials Week 2018 edition will go on from 12 to 16 November. This week is a good opportunity for the raw mat...
The FAME Project has recently released the 8th issue of the FAME Newsletter. This edition contains articles on the Medal for Excellence that IOM3 awarded the FAME project; the mineral processing pilot...
Until recently, mining was a synonym for the industrial crisis of “old” Europe. Mine shafts became a part of our industrial heritage and a reminder for a vanished tradition. But times have changed: mi...
The electric car revolution, together with the increasing demand for electronics and renewable energy technologies, has led to a rise in the prices for tin and lithium. It is expected that the demand...
As part of the stakeholder engagement and networking of regions, MIREU partner GKZ Freiberg carried out a one-day ‘Seminar on Cultural and Industrial World Heritage in Mining and Metallurgy – a European Fact-Finding.
The 1st MIREU SLO Workshop with the theme Linking SLO and Sustainability: challenges in Europe and lessons from abroad took place in Rovaniemi, Finland, between 8th May and 9th May 2018. This first SL...
‘Sweet kisses’ from Brussels and Dresden, made by the best chocolatiers, were given to each speaker after their presentations.This selection of Belgian and Saxon pralines illustrates
The MIREU Consortium gathered in Espoo, Finland, on 9-10 January 2018 for the Kick-off Meeting of the project. More than 50 participants from 14 different countries came together at the GTK (The Geolo...
Euromines has published a new brochure on best practices on reducing NOx and CO gases in the extractive industry, as keeping workers healthy is essential to the success of mining companies. For this t...
The European raw material partners from the abiotic and biotic sectors are currently preparing a Research & Innovation Roadmap 2050 that will lay out key research and innovation actions required t...

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No. 776811 — H2020-SC5-2017.