Magnesite stories

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The new Evia Underground Mine:
narrow vein mining, broad-minded investment

In Evia island, Greece, we are more than favored by probably one of the purest magnesite deposits on the entire planet. Above ground, this is also a place of exceptional natural beauty and of relatively untouched flora and fauna habitats. Mining in our region has always been a balancing act: respect, preserve, produce. Those are the guiding values for our newest mine.

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ConsenCUS: innovation and collaboration on carbon capture, utilisation and storage

ConsenCUS Carbon neutral clusters through electricity-based innovations in Capture, Utilisation and Storage

Grecian Magnesite participates in an international consortium led by New Energy Coalition and University of Groningen that will answer the following questions in the European innovation project ConsenCUS: Is using renewable electricity to capture and convert industrial CO2 emissions realistic at a large scale? What can you do with it after capture and how do local communities participate in the profits?

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Better Life with MgO

"Better Life with MgO" is about designing and implementing a novel air pollution abatement process. The project is co-financed by EU's LIFE Programme.

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Pleased with your supply chain?
You may have to think again

For over three decades minerals traveled westwards. No matter how inconsistent or environmentally sustainable those raw materials from the far East, as far as prices were low, manufacturers sourced from Europe only when high quality was of essence. This is about to change and for good reason. Two, actually: 

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Mine Rehabilitation & Biodiversity

A park, a lake and great tasting olives: How to rehabilitate an open cast mine

Nothing should go to waste. The contemporary push for sustainability has been our mantra from day one: what is left after we get caustic calcined and dead burned magnesite or monolithic refractories, is still our soil and our land to pass on...

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Better 
& less costly:
a leather tanning story

In Brazil, Italy, the USA and other leather producing countries around the globe, the use of dead burned magnesite as a collagen stabilizing agent is well known for almost two centuries. There are very few suitable MgO-based products worldwide to avoid stains and secure longevity of the valuable leather. Enter TANMA!

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Better Life with MgO - Final Workshop

The project’s third and final workshop was held in Thessaloniki, on December 17th 2019, at the conference center of CERTH (Centre for Research and Technology Hellas) with the scope of presenting the final results of the project.

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