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


BRGM-EDF framework agreement broadened and extended for 3 further years

On 18 April 2018, the BRGM and EDF signed an addendum to their framework partnership agreement, which extends cooperation between the two organisations for a further three years and broadens the range of topics addressed.


“Towards responsible mining”

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

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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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