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EUMICON is a networking platform for strategic discussion processes and technology transfer on the topic of mineral resources. The platform links public entities and institutions, domestic and international interest groups, the mineral resources industry as well as science and research. EUMICON addresses the topic along the entire value creation chain of mineral resources from extraction to treatment and refinement to their use in processing and production all the way to recycling. EUMICON regards sustainable life cycle management as well as responsibility in terms of resources and energy as one of its key responsibilities.


EUMICON links various stakeholders and partners of the mineral resources industry on a domestic and European scale. The necessary political, economic, ecological and technological framework conditions for the resources industry are discussed in the context of strategic discussion processes and dialogues, conferences, presentations and training programmes.

„The world is constantly being recreated over generations. Mineral resources are the carriers of civilisation and technology.”

DI Roman Stiftner, General Secretary EUMICON

„The sustainable use of resources and energy and the creation of sustainable values through a holistic approach to product cycles are of central importance.”

DI Franz Friesenbichler, Imerys Talc Austria

„Research and operational innovation are drivers of every economic location. Technology and know-how are the most important prerequisites for a strong Europe.”

Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. Wilfried Eichlseder, Rector of the Mining University of Leoben

The digitization of the value chain starting with the raw material offers extraordinary opportunities. We need to play an active role in making digitization effective and efficient.

Stefan Borgas, CEO RHI Magnesita
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