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The Extractive Industry Geology (EIG) Conference is the principal event for sharing knowledge, scientific research and good practice in the field of applied geology within the UK minerals industry.

EIG 2018 - Final Conference Countdown

The next EIG event is imminent!. The 2018 conference will take place at Durham University on the 12-15th September 2018. For more information follow the link to the latest circular and finalised conference programme below. The deadline to register for the conference has now formally passed.

The committee is required to confirm delegate numbers and finalise arrangements with the University and as a result we cannot accept any late booking requests.

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Latest conference news - Joining Instructions and Maps now available.

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Bookings to attend the 2018 EIG conference formally closed on Friday 31st August 2018.


The finalised version of the full conference programme has now been published.

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See our charity update page for more details.

The EIG Experience!

Check out the EIG's promo video. It's a testament to the reasons why we organise conferences and one day meetings!.

Take a look at our 2016 Conference summary video and find out why the events mean so much to the industry and the delegates that attend on our previous conference page.  



Interested in contributing?

If so, please come along to the AGM

The EIG's AGM will be held at 13.45 on 14th September in the Arnold Wolfendale Lecture Theatre of the Calman Learning Centre during the Durham conference. Membership of the organising committee is open to all volunteers who are interested in the UK’s extractive industry. The roles undertaken by individual committee members are quite varied and suit a wide range of knowledge and experience. If you would like to know more about the EIG, please come along to the AGM, everyone welcome!.



For details of sponsorship at the 2018 Conference please see our dedicated page.

Thanks to the following for their generous contributions in support of the 20th EIG Conference - 2018:

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