A cleft in Antelope Lower Canyon, forming what is known as a slot canyon (Arizona, USA). © Joe Cornish/Digital Vision/Getty Images

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Activities: Mineral resources

PanAfGeo, a unique training programme in Africa

Coordinated by the French Geological Survey (Bureau de recherches géologiques et minières – BRGM), PanAfGeo brought together 10 European geological surveys and their African counterparts for 3 years to train 1,074 geoscientists from 49 African countries. On 24 and 25 October, Dar es Salaam,...

World Materials Forum 2019

The BRGM is a partner to the World Materials Forum 2019, to be held in Nancy on 12 to 14 June 2019.

Renewed BRGM-ADEME cooperation agreement

To meet the challenges of the energy transition, the BRGM and ADEME renewed their framework cooperation agreement on 10 April 2019, in order to pursue their work on efficient resource management.

Metals for the energy challenge, metallurgy for metal resources

The Société de l'Industrie minérale (SIM) organised a technical seminar on "Metals for the energy challenge, metallurgy for metal resources" on Thursday 4 April 2019 in Paris. Several sessions were chaired by the BRGM.

Natural resources: first agreement between BRGM and University of Cape Town

BRGM and the University of Cape Town signed a first agreement on 4 February 2019 in Cape Town. It aims to promote scientific cooperation in the fields of mineral resources and the environment.

PDAC 2019

The BRGM will be taking part in the PDAC 2019 Trade Fair, an international event for policymakers and professionals in mineral prospecting, from 3 to 6 March 2019 in Toronto (Canada).


The BRGM is taking part in the SIM Congress (Société de l'Industrie Minérale) from 1 to 4 October 2019 in Montpellier, France.

Investing in African Mining Indaba 2019

The BRGM is taking part in the 25th edition of Investing in African Mining Indaba, an annual international conference on mining investment in Africa, from 4 to 7 February 2019 in Cape Town (South Africa).


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