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Ireland Mining Associations

  • Institute of Geologists of Ireland - IGI was formed in 1999 in order to promote the geosciences in Ireland and to represent the professional interests of its members. Membership is open to all practising geoscientists who meet the required standards of qualification and experience, and the IGI operates with the support of all the major geoscience based technical societies.
  • Irish Mining and Quarrying Society - This Irish Mining and Quarrying Society was founded in 1958 to provide a focal point for all those working in the extractive industry in Ireland. The membership is drawn from all sectors of the industry, ranging from exploration geologist to equipment suppliers.
  • Irish Mining and Exploration Group (IMEG) - The Irish Mining and Exploration Group (IMEG) is the representative body for the mining and exploration Industry in Ireland and an affiliate of the Irish Business and employers Confederation (IBEC).

Ireland Mining Companies / Mining Projects

  • Lundin Mining - Galmoy Mine - Lundin Mining Corporation is a diversified base metals mining company with operations in Portugal, Sweden, Spain and Ireland, producing copper, zinc, lead and nickel. The Galmoy underground zinc mine is located in south-central Ireland in County Kilkenny.
  • Vedanta Resources plc - The Lisheen Mine - The Lisheen Mine is situated in county Tipperary in the heart of the Irish Midlands. Located between the villages of Moyne and Templetuothy the Mine provides much of the local employment in the area helping to keep the culture and traditions of rural Ireland alive. The Lisheen Mine is wholly owned by Vedanta Resources plc, a world leader in mining.
  • Connemara Mining Company plc - Connemara Mining Company plc was established in 2006 by veterans of the Irish zinc industry to exploit zinc opportunities in Ireland and currently holds 33 prospecting licences throughout Ireland.
  • Boliden - Tara Mine - The Boliden Group operates mines and smelters in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Ireland. The Tara underground mine is Europe’s biggest zinc mine and the world’s fifth biggest. Tara’s products are zinc and lead concentrates, and the mine was acquired by Boliden in early 2004.

Ireland Mining Resources

  • Minerals Ireland - Exploration and Mining Division - The Exploration and Mining Division (EMD) is a line division of the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources. EMD is the key reference point for the exploration and mining industry, available for advice and assistance from arrival in Ireland through to the opening of a mine.
  • Mining Heritage Society of Ireland - The Mining Heritage Society of Ireland was founded in 1996 to develop public awareness, appreciation, conservation and enjoyment of all facets of mining heritage throughout Ireland.
  • Exploration and Mining in Ireland and Northern Ireland - Exploration and Mining Division, Ireland and the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland are dedicated to working towards developing a thriving minerals industry for Ireland, both North and South.
  • Ireland - Mining News - - Mining Weekly covers real-time news on mining projects across a range of minerals including gold, platinum, diamonds, copper and ferrous metals.
  • United Kingdom & Ireland Mining News - United Kingdom & Ireland Mining News. Service for global professionals. Constantly updated news and information about United Kingdom & Ireland Mining.
  • Glendalough Mining Heritage Project Committee - The Glendalough Mining Heritage Project Committee was established in 2005. Its mission is to preserve and conserve the mining history and heritage of the Glendalough and Glendasan valleys where lead and zinc mining was carried out from the early 1800s up to 1957.
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