EXPLORE THE WORLD OF MINERALS
Launch of the European Minerals Days
Open days: 100 sites in 17 countries
From 11 to 13 May 2007, more than 100 quarry and plant sites in 17 European countries opened their doors to the public, welcoming more than 30.000 visitors to a wide range of educational activities.
An educational event targeted at the youth
40% events for children & 60% public Events
Initiated by IMA-Europe in partnership with EuLA, Euromines, trade union EMCEF and media partner EurActiv.com alongside 5 national partners in Austria, Belgium, Germany and Italy.
- European Commission cites the EMD in the Raw Materials Initiative (2008)
- 3 new EU organisations partner up in 2009 (aggregates, cement, geological surveys)