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UK Mining Associations

  • Mining Association of the United Kingdom - MAUK - The Mining Association of the United Kingdom was established to promote and foster the interests of the metals and mining industry in any part of the world and the corporations, companies, firms and persons engaged or interested in the industry or in industries ancillary to or allied with the metals and minerals industry.
  • Women in Mining (WIM UK) - Women in Mining (WIM UK) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the employment, retention and professional development of women in the mining and minerals sector. This group includes over six hundred members representing a variety of mining-related businesses and professions.
  • Association of Mining Analysts (AMA) - The Association of Mining Analysts (AMA) is a non-profit organisation representing the broad mining community in the UK with a membership of around 300. Its remit is to organise presentations and seminars on mining focused companies and sector related issues, with the aim of promoting better understanding of the minerals industry and its activities to the wider investment community.
  • The Association of British Mining Companies - ABMEC is the only recognised and government accredited trade body for the mining equipment sector operating within the UK. ABMEC exists to represent the designers, manufacturers and suppliers of mining equipment within the UK.
  • The North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers - The North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers plays a pivotal role in the dissemination of the information relative to problems concerning geotechnical and extractive industries; upholding its international reputation and status as the world centre of mining - long after coals have been carried from Newcastle.
  • The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) - The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) is a major UK engineering institution whose activities encompass the whole materials cycle, from exploration and extraction, through characterisation, processing, forming, finishing and application, to product recycling and land reuse.

UK Mining Companies / Mining Projects

  • Rio Tinto - Rio Tinto Group is a leading international mining group, combining Rio Tinto plc, a London listed public company headquartered in the UK, and Rio Tinto Limited, which is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, with executive offices in Melbourne. it is involved in exploration, extraction and refinement of a variety of metals and minerals including energy products such as coal and uranium. Rio Tinto is one the world's largest mining companies with operations on six continents.
  • Anglo American - Anglo American, headquartered in London, United Kingdom, is one of the world’s largest mining companies focusing on platinum group metals, diamonds, copper, nickel, iron ore, metallurgical and thermal coal.
  • UK Coal - UK COAL is Britain's biggest producer of coal, supplying around 5% of the country's energy needs for electricity generation. The Group has three deep mines located in Central and Northern England with substantial reserves and employs 2,900 people.

UK Mining Resources

  • UK Mining News - UK Mining News is an EIN News Service for mining professionals. Constantly updated news and information about UK Mining.
  • Mining in the United Kingdom - Mining in the United Kingdom produces a wide variety of mineral fuels, metals, and industrial minerals. In 2006, there were over 2200 active mines, quarries, and offshore drilling sites on the continental land mass of the United Kingdom.
  • AditNow - For the Mine Explorer and Mining Historian - AditNow is a web site and forum for the mine explorer, as well as industrial archaeologists and historians. If you have an interest in mine exploration or mining history you will find thousands of mines in the UK and international mines as well as tens of thousands of photos of mines and a vast resource of mining articles and historical documents.
  • The Coal Authority - The Coal Authority works to protect the public and the environment in coal mining areas. The Coal Authority owns, on behalf of the country, the vast majority of the coal in Great Britain, as well as former coal mines.
  • British Geological Survey (BGS) - Founded in 1835, the British Geological Survey (BGS) is the world's oldest national geological survey and the United Kingdom's premier centre for earth science information and expertise.

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