EIG Conferences

Extractive Industry Geology Conferences Ltd

The EIG Organising Committee are pleased to confirm the 19th EIG will be held at the University of Birmingham. The conference and associated field trips will take place between 6th- 9th September 2016.

This is the 1st call for papers for this conference. For proposed themes please follow this link.


What are EIG Conferences?

The Extractive Industry Geology (EIG) Conferences are renowned as a series of highly successful conferences held every 2 years that provide a unique scientific and technical shop window for the non-petroleum extractive industry.

It is run by geo-professionals working within the industry, with the aim of delivering a focused training event for people working in this sector.

The EIG Conference is an essential training event for all earth scientists associated with the extractive minerals sector, helping them to keep abreast of current and future trends, innovation and best practice.

In particular it will appeal to those involved in the following fields:

  • Geology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Quarry Development Design and Planning
  • Restoration and After Use
  • Reserve and Resource Estimation and Reporting

Previous delegates have typically included:

  • Governmental and Non-Governmental organisations (e.g. BGS, SEPA, EA, SNH, EH etc)
  • Technical teams working for mineral operators
  • Consultants supplying services to the non-petroleum extractive industry
  • Those involved in research and development for the industrial minerals sector


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