The Estonian EU Presidency: July - December 2017
Every six months we showcase interesting facts about the products, architecture, monuments etc. of a country holding the Presidency to the EU. As it is the Estonian Presidency at the moment, click here to find out more about how metals and minerals are essential to Estonian life.
Event of the month August
150th Anniversary of the death of Michael Faraday
Find out fascinating facts about significant events that are linked with a particular month of the year. From past, present to future, come and explore which metals and minerals are needed to make the event happen.
Mineral of the month: Lead
Keep up-to-date with the current mineral of the month! From aluminium to zinc we'll cover an array of metals and minerals that are essential to daily life. Click here to find out the mineral for this month.
Book "Before it's yours, we mine it" is now available
From exquisite architecture, housing and infrastructure to everyday items such as toothpaste and mirrors; mining provides valuable resources for essential consumer goods. "Before it's yours, we mine it" highlights the importance of minerals and metals in our daily life. Come and discover interesting facts about them.