The UK must join the debate on EU mineral policy or risk losing its voice
Published: Monday, 16 June 2014
Europe has significant potential in terms of mineral supply, and the EU has in part recognised this with its integrated strategy for sustainable development. However, the UK needs to ensure it takes an active part in the policy debate to ensure objectives translate into effective practice.
An imbalance in European Union (EU) policies, which is
directly and indirectly complicating the achievement of mineral
supply, is increasing the need for an effective minerals
policy, delegates at the Extractive Industry Geology (EIG)
Conference 2014 heard last week....