EFG/EAGE Photo Contest winner announced

Class in the desert (Shahrud Desert, Shahrud, Semnan Province, Iran (2016)) has been selected to be the best photo of 2018. It has been an exciting run for this year’s EAGE/EFG Photo Contest, with 167 photos submitted and over 4600 votes. The 12 finalists represent a range of countries, different fields of activity, with highlights […]

EFG Journal 45: environmentally sustainable mining in Europe

The new issue of the European Geologist Journal is now available online. It is a thematic issue dedicated to “Environmentally sustainable mining in Europe” and includes the following seven contributions from different European countries: The hunt for phi structures by A. Lambert Mining non-renewable mineral resources in a sustainable way by T. Kauppila Riverbed aggregates dredging by T. Hámor & G. Kovács A proposal […]

EFG article: The hunt for phi structures

Author: A. Lambert Abstract Phi (Φ) structures are geological entities that combine ring shaped fault segments with crossing shear zones. Their closeness to mineral occurrences is recognised but many geologists do not consider them useful for prediction of deposits and challenge their detection. This paper reviews the geology, genesis and economic worth of the structures, […]

UNEXMiN: Summary of the second week of the Kaatiala trials

The first field trials with the UX-1 robot are finished. The two-weeks trial ended on the 22nd of June with the robot’s capabilities being extensively tested on a real-life environment: a flooded mine. After the summary of the first working week at the Kaatiala mine site, the remarks of the second week are finally here. […]

EFG: Enquête over de arbeidsmarkt voor geologen in Europa

The employment survey of the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) aims at analysing in which industries professional geologists work, if their professional activities relate to their academic training, if they exploit the job opportunities in other European countries and which are the prospects for the future. The information that will be gathered through this survey […]

EFG Annual Report 2017

The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is pleased to present its Annual Report for the past year. 2017 was indeed the last year of EFG’s Strategic Plan for the period 2014 to 2017 and the annual report presents the main outcomes for each of the strategy’s seven action plans: supporting EFG Members, European Network, Global […]

EFG-projecten update

Het KNGMG participeert in vier Europese gefinancierde projecten in het kader van het Horizon 2020 project. Het laatste nieuws over deze projecten is te vinden op de KNGMG pagina.

KINDRA Winter Newsletter

  U kunt de KINDRA Winter Newsletter hier downloaden: Informatie over de KINDRA Final Conference vindt u hier: https://www.kngmg.nl/evenement/kindra-final-conference/

EFG: Mentees and mentors wanted!

Are you a young earth scientist interested in a unique opportunity to move your career forward? Are you an experienced geoscientist willing to share your knowledge and lend a hand to the new generation? The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) invites you to participate in its International Mentoring Programme. This new initiative aims at building an informal […]