Euromines is the recognised representative of the European metals and minerals mining industry. The association's main objective is to promote the industry and to maintain its relations with European institutions at all levels. Euromines provides services to its members with regard to EU policy and serves as a network for cooperation and for the exchange of information throughout the sector within Europe. The association also fosters contacts with the mining community throughout the world.
Euromines represents large and small companies and subsidiaries in Europe and in other parts of the world which provide jobs to more than 350,000 people. Through the activities and operations of these members, more than 42 different metals and minerals are produced. For some metals and minerals, Europe is the world's leading producer.
Euromines provides a formal platform in which the members evaluate the impact of European and International policies and legislation on the industry and define common positions and actions.
To promote the extractive industry as a contributor to sustainable development in Europe → to recognize the role the industry plays in society.
To promote the extractive industry towards the European authorities as:
- an economically crucial sector,
- a responsible environmental sector,
- a responsible employer,
- an innovative sector.
To further strengthen Euromines as the spokes-organism for its membership and for the extractive industry in Europe.
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