Magnesite stories

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

On the island of Evia, 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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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 has been well known for almost two centuries. There are very few suitable MgO-based products worldwide that 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) in order to present the final results of the project.

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Better Life with MgO - Second Workshop

The project’s second workshop was held in Athens, on March 28th 2019, at the premises of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) with the objective to present the progress/results of the project so far.

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