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Mining in Europe needs makeover

There is more “joined-up thinking” on the agenda in Brussels that should better target the practical issues miners are facing in Europe, according to president of industry lobby group, Euromines, Mark Rachovides.

Chris Cann

Chris Cann

Head of Aspermont Research & Intelligence

Mine Risk Management > Events-coverage

Mining in Europe needs makeover

There is more “joined-up thinking” on the agenda in Brussels that should better target the practical issues miners are facing in Europe, according to president of industry lobby group, Euromines, Mark Rachovides.

Mining in Europe needs makeover

Mark Rachovides said a more practical edge to European Commission programmes was developing

Addressing a direct question on why the vast amounts of European Commission cash thrown at European extractive industry advancement had failed to facilitate more development, he told the opening Mines and Money London panel session that politicians today had a "greater understanding of the issues".