The Editorial Board of the European Geologist journal (EGJ) has just invited the submission of articles for the 52th issue of the journal. The theme of this issue is ‘Soil – our endangered food basis
The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) Expert Panel on Minerals issued a position paper on the importance of best practices in mineral exploration a key sector to the achievement of the European Green Deal.
Savannah Resources explores “strategic opportunities” for lithium Mina do Barroso
European conference on green mining and the sustainability of the battery value chain
2020 is a very hard year for the diamond industry (for most of us, for most industries, in fact).Lower demand, lower prices, closures, unemployment, uncertainty. The industry will recover, eventually; it’ll be different, as previous social, economic and technological trends have been accelerated or amplified by the pandemic shock and its economic aftershocks. In my … Continue reading adapt or die
The next years are critical as regulatory, technology and investment decisions are being made. These decisions could determine the environmental and social impact of deep-sea minerals. Although the minerals may not enter supply chain for a few years, examples involving cobalt mining from the Democratic Republic of Congo and palm oil supply from Indonesia, show that failing to act early, can result in costly efforts to clean up the supply chain and reputational impact afterwards.