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Raw materials

EUROMED Workshop on Raw Materials

                                                                  Raw materials 
                   EUROMED Workshop on Raw Materials - Brussels, 15-16 October 2012

Euro-Mediterranean industrial cooperation: Developments and Opportunities in Raw Materials Management

On 15 and 16 October 2012 a EuroMed workshop on Raw materials took place in Brussels in the context of the Euro-Mediterranean industrial cooperation (EuroMed)
Participants from the EU, Algeria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Tunisia and Turkey exchanged knowledge and experience in the domain of raw materials.

The seminar covered five topics:
1) Governance,
2) Recycling/Waste Management,
3) Decadmiation of phosphate fertilisers,
4) Geological knowledge/cooperation,
5) Investment and Infrastructure. 

Conference documentation

Full report from the conference pdf - 40 KB [40 KB]

Conference programme pdf - 49 KB [49 KB]


Industrial Cooperation pdf - 643 KB [643 KB]
Marie Corman, International Affairs and Missions for Growth Unit, DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission

From Resource Wealth to Well-Being pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]
Femke Brouwer, Parliamentary Capacity Development Program Officer, Revenue Watch

Good governance in the Raw Materials Sector pdf - 105 KB [105 KB]
Francisco Bataller M., Economic Governance and Budget Support Unit, DG Development and Cooperation, European Commission

Raw Materials Strategy - EU perspective on translating mineral resource wealth into sustainable development pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]
Malwina Nowakowska, Raw materials, Metals, Minerals and Forest-based industries, DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission

Stone and marble Industry in Palestine pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]
Maher Hushiesh, Director General of the Union of Marbles and Stones, The Palestinian Authority

Mining Sector in Jordan: Current Situation and Investment Opportunities pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]
Abeer Ramadna, Inspection and International Aid Programs Section, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Jordan

Natural Resources Management in Jordan: Policy and Regulatory Issues pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]
Marwan Madanat, Natural Resources Authority, Jordan

Using natural resource wealth for local value addition and diversification pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]
Florian Iwinjak, Programme and Liaison Officer, UNIDO

European waste policy – steps towards a resource efficient Europe pdf - 114 KB [114 KB]
Maria Banti, Waste Management Unit, DG Environment, European Commission
Peter Wessman, Waste Management Unit, DG Environment, European Commission

Implementation & best practices in recycling/waste management  pdf - 1016 KB [1016 KB]
Jan Tytgat, Senior Manager EU Government Affairs, Umicore

Perspective of the Executive Organisation for Industrial and Mining Project of Egypt pdf - 4 MB [4 MB]
Mahmoud Elgarf, President, Executive Organisation for Industrial and Mining Projects, Egypt

Problématique liée à la présence de cadmium dans les engrais phosphatés pdf - 167 KB [167 KB] français (fr)
Vincent Delvaux, DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission

Phosphorus, recycling and waste management pdf - 751 KB [751 KB]
Paul Speight, DG Environment, European Commission

La valorisation du phosphate en Tunisie
Fatma Meftah, Ingénieur Principal à la Direction Générale des Mines au Ministère de l'Industrie, Tunisia

Projet de transformation des phosphates OCT 2012 pdf - 3 MB [3 MB]
El Hamdi Bakhouche, Directeur du développement au sein de l'entreprise nationale FERPHOS, Algeria

Phosphate fertilizers and the cadmium issue pdf - 341 KB [341 KB]
Antoine Hoxha, Technical Director, Fertilisers Europe

Opportunities for geological cooperation
Luca Demicheli, Secretary General, EuroGeoSurveys

Perspective of the General Directorate of Mineral Research and Exploration of Turkey
Gökhan Kadinkiz, Geological Engineer, General Directorate of Mineral Research and Exploration, MTA, Turkey

Knowledge and Co-operation: Mining Company's Investment checklist pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]
Mark Rachovides, President, Euromines

Potentialités et valorisations des substances minérales en Tunisie pdf - 11 MB [11 MB] français (fr)
Faouzi Dhaha, Sous-Directeur à l'Office National des Mines, Tunisia

The raw materials sector in Israel and its main challenges
Yuval Laster, Director, Environmental Policy Division, Ministry of Environmental Protection, Israel

Perspective of the Raw Materials Group
Magnus Ericsson, Raw Materials Group

Perspective of the European Construction Industry Federation pdf - 147 KB [147 KB]
Jacques Huillard, Vice-President, European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC)

Potentialités minières du Maroc et opportunités d´investissements 
Ahmed Ait Kassi, Directeur de l’Infrastructure Géologique et de l’Exploration Minière à l’ONHYM, Maroc

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