The Küre open-pit copper mine (Turkey, 2012). © BRGM - Francis Cottard


BRGM works to support mining policy development to meet new mineral resource challenges.

Our work covers all aspects of knowledge on mineral raw materials and their management, including economics, assessments of reserves, substance life cycles, expert site studies and process management. The aim is to contribute to the security of supplies.

More about the BRGM's activities in mineral resources


Pollutec Trade Fair 2018

The BRGM will be taking part in the Pollutec Trade Fair to be held in Lyon from 27 to 30 November 2018. As the French Geological Survey Organisation, the BRGM is a member of the organising committee and will hold a stand.


“Towards responsible mining”

Interview with Jean-Claude Guillaneau, BRGM director for Georesources.

Read the interview


Mineral resources: a strategic issue

Increasingly scarce resources and growing demand: the supply of mineral raw materials has become a major economic issue for France and Europe.

More about mineral resources as a strategic issue
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