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GESAMP

The Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP) is an advisory body, established in 1969, that advises the United Nations (UN) system on the scientific aspects of marine environmental protection. The Technical Secretaries of the nine UN agencies IMO,...

Den eufotiske sonen

Fra miljødirektoratet.no (TA2715-2010): Bergverk og avgangsdeponering: Status, miljøutfordringer og kunnskapsbehov - I norske fjorder vil vannlaget hvor primærproduksjon skjer, og hvor planteplankton produseres, begrense seg stort sett til de øvre 20-30 m. Derfor anbefales det at avgang føres ut...

Sub-sea tailings deposition evaluation guideline

Norsk bergindustri sin rapport nr. 2 (prSN/TR-9432) om Sub-sea tailings deposition evaluation guideline publisert mars 2015. A guideline for characterization of tailings intended for sub-sea deposition, the deposition site and receiving environment: - The Water Framework...

Completing the definition of inert waste in §22 2006/21/EC

Completing the definition of inert waste in implementation of Article 22(1)(f) of Directive 2006/21/EC of the European Parliament and the Council concerning the management of waste from extractive industries. The purpose of complementing the definition of inert waste is to establish clear criteria...

Titanium Dioxide Directives

EU har utarbeidet 3 direktiver for titandioksidindustrien: (i) disposal (Council Directive 78/176/EEC), (ii) monitoring and surveillance (Council Directive 82/883/EEC) and (iii) programs for the reduction of pollution (Council Directive 92/112/EEC). Since the Titanium Dioxide Directives are...

SUSPROC "Sustainable Production and Consumption"

In 2014-2017, SUSPROC will carry out the review process of the BREF on the Management of tailings and Waste-rock in mining activities (MTWR BREF). SUSPROC "Sustainable Production and Consumption" - By coordinating the information exchange between stakeholders from industries, Members...

Marine and Riverine Discharges of Mine Tailings

"Study commissioned by the Office for the London Convention and Protocol and Ocean Affairs, IMO, in collaboration with the Unied Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Global Programme of Action." May 2013 "This report presents a world-wide inventory of operating mines that dispose of mine...

Minerals Intelligence Network for Europe

Minerals4EU Final Conference, Brussels 25th August 2015. "Over 90 persons from 55 organizations and 27 countries gave their time and resources to attend and to contribute." UEPG - The European Aggregates Association: Now that we have the Data, How can we grow the Industry? - the UEPG...

VAMOS - Viable Alternative Mine Operating System

"The European Union consumes about 25-30% of the world’s metal production, whereas the extraction of metals in the EU accounts only for about 3% of the world’s ore production. Despite the efforts to develop recycling technologies and material science, dependency on metal imports is growing every...

Minerals4EU Project

"The Minerals4EU project is designed to meet the recommendations of the Raw Materials Initiative and will develop an EU Mineral intelligence network structure delivering a web portal, a European Minerals Yearbook and foresight studies." "The Minerals4EU project is built around an INSPIRE compatible...