Industrial Minerals Europe

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SAVE THE DATE - NEPSI in Action

📢 On 22 November, come and participate in the launching of the new NEPSI IN ACTION programme with a focus on the needs of SMEs and the young generation of workers.

IMA-Europe welcomes Micah Ton

📢 We are pleased to announce that Micah Ton has joined IMA-Europe as our new Climate and Energy Adviser. Ms Ton is half Canadian and half Dutch and has an MSc in “Sustainable Energy” from Ontario’s Carleton University. She is fluent in English and French, and you can reach her at m.ton@ima-europe.eu

IMA-Europe position on the IED Revision

📢 IMA-Europe, on the one hand, supports the IED revision’s focus on innovation and emerging techniques. On the other hand, the changes proposed in the use of emission ranges and the lack of transparency on the Transformation Plans will undermine the predictable regulatory framework necessary for fostering investments in R&D. In addition, the proposed scope enlargement jeopardizes turning the IED into a broad but inefficient policy, seeking pollutants reductions from sectors such as minerals extraction with already minimal emissions to air and water.

Industrial Minerals Association – Europe

IMA-Europe is an umbrella organisation which brings together a number of European associations specific to individual minerals as Calcium Carbonates (GCC/PCC), Dolomite, Andalusite, Betonite, Borates, Diatomite, Feldspar, Kaolin, Lime, Mica, Plastic Clays, Sepiolite, Silica, Talc, Vermiculite.

Together, IMA-Europe’s associations represent over 500 companies in 28 countries.

PROJECTS

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NEPSI

NEPSI is the first European multi-sectoral social dialogue agreement of its kind and covers the safety of more than two million employees from 19 industry sectors. The project is still going strong after 15 years, and its signatories are committed to implementing measures to manage respirable crystalline silica safely and to ensure full compliance with the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive and all local regulations. Read more

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European Minerals Days

Every two years, European Minerals Day allows the European public to explore the world of minerals. It is a pan-European awareness initiative by the European minerals sector and related organisations. The European Commission has recognised European Minerals Day as a communication channel that supports the European Raw Materials Initiative, the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials, as well as the EU Biodiversity Strategy. Read more

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Do It Yourself Safely Without Dust

Occasional DIY activities are unlikely to expose people to significant dust levels for a sufficient period of time to have an adverse health effect. However, reducing dust as much as possible during DIY works is a sensible precaution. We hope that this very concise guidance drawn up by raw materials producers will help DIY stores better inform their customers. Read more

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FineFuture

FineFuture is an EU funded project that is creating new scientific knowledge to enable the development of groundbreaking technologies to exploit fine particle fractions. Read more

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LATEST NEWS

SAVE THE DATE - NEPSI in Action

23 September 2022

On 22 November, come and participate in the launching of the new NEPSI IN ACTION programme with a focus on the needs... Read more

IMA-Europe welcomes Micah Ton

01 September 2022

📢 We are pleased to announce that Micah Ton has joined IMA-Europe as our new Climate and Energy Adviser. Ms... Read more

EUBA - FAQ on the safety of clay-based pet litter

11 July 2022

The European Bentonite Association (EUBA) is the trade association representing the producers of absorbent clay... Read more

IMA-Europe position on the IED Revision

06 July 2022

IMA-Europe, on the one hand, supports the IED revision's focus on innovation and emerging techniques. On the other... Read more

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