Industrial Minerals Europe
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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.
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
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
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
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