The 2nd Annual
European Mining Convention

Virtual Edition

Ministries/Associations

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Association of British Mining Equipment Companies (ABMEC)
Association of British Mining Equipment Companies (ABMEC)

The Association of British Mining Equipment has a history dating back almost 100 year. ABMEC provides a means for its members to accomplish things collectively, that they could not do as effectively or efficiently working alone. In total, member companies represent over $1 billion worth of export mining equipment, with expertise in surface and underground mining of minerals, including coal, gypsum and potash. Their machinery and services are utilised all over the world, meeting stringent environmental requirements and extreme climate challenges. British expertise in engineering is demonstrated with the high quality of workmanship coupled with excellent safety standard.

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Global Mining Guidelines Group
Global Mining Guidelines Group

Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) is a network of representatives from mining companies, OEMs, OTMs, research organizations, consultants and regulators around the world who collaborate to tackle challenges facing our industry. Our corporate members are influencers working together to accelerate the speed at which the global mining industry innovates. Our international guidelines are developed through industry-wide collaboration and assist the global mining community in implementing practices to improve operations and/or implement new technologies to ensure a safer, more efficient industry. GMG is multi-stakeholder and operator-driven, operates on a global scale, working to secure representation from mining regions around the world, and is an open platform.

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European Federation of Geologists
European Federation of Geologists

The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is a non-governmental organisation that was established in 1980 and includes today 26 national association members. EFG is a professional organisation whose main aims are to contribute to a safer and more sustainable use of the natural environment, to protect and inform the public and to promote a more responsible exploitation of natural resources. EFG’s members are National Associations, NAs, whose principal objectives are based in similar aims. The guidelines to achieve these aims are the promotion of excellence in the application of geology and the creation of public awareness of the importance of geoscience for the society.

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Department of International Trade UK
Department of International Trade UK

The Department for International Trade (DIT) helps businesses export and grow into global markets. We also help overseas companies locate and grow in the UK. Contents Helping businesses sell overseas Doing business with integrity Getting local market help to sell overseas Helping overseas business locate in the UK Helping UK businesses expand into overseas markets Connecting overseas buyers with UK businesses

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DGEG Portugal
DGEG Portugal

The Directorate General for Energy and Geology (DGEG) is the Portuguese Public Administration body whose mission is to contribute to the design, promotion and evaluation of policies related to energy and geological resources, with a view to sustainable development and guaranteeing the safety of the supply. The mission of DGEG includes, of course, the need to make citizens aware of the importance of such policies, in the context of the desired economic and social development for the country, informing them of the instruments available for the implementation of political decisions and disseminating the results of its monitoring and implementation.

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The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment Finland
The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment Finland

In minerals policy, the aim of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is to secure Finland’s raw material supply and ensure sustainable use of national resources, international competitiveness, responsible use of natural resources and vitality of Finnish regions. Minerals policy helps to promote research on and production of raw materials for the needs of the society. It also helps to ensure correct management of resources, taking into account the opportunities generated by the circular economy.