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Founded in May 1990 by mining and geotechnical engineering companies in the new federal states as an Industry Association of Mining Geology eV, developed in 1993 as the Association of Mining, Geology and Environment eV, statutory restructured organization nationwide as effective stakeholders of its member companies.


13th MiningForum of DMT
From June 18 to 19, 2015, about 300 experts and specialists in the mining and commodities sector met for the 13th MiningForum in the Kongress Palais Kassel. The MiningForum is a unique platform for the exchange of information in the sectors of mining and raw materials for over 20 years.
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Roofing Ceremony of the Berlin Palace
On June 12, the roofing ceremony of the Berlin Palace/Humboldtforum was celebrated. Only two years after laying the foundation stone, the imposing shell with the dome is set. The VBGU was represented by its Managing Director, invited by the Humboldt Association for the afternoon tour and at the reception afterwards.
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VBGU Spring Excursion 2015
On May 29 and 30, 2015, the participants of the VBGU spring excursion traveled to Gera and Ronneburg. The so-called "Höhler" in Gera which are under the houses of the city, have been visited.
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Cave to the surface in Bad Schlema: first insights are available
Bad Schlema. The inspections for the cave to the surface in the Grunertbergstrasse in Bad Schlema which are continuing since the beginning of this year are still not complete - but first results are already derived. 24 well drillings totaling approximately 1,000 drilling meters until late March in the immediate vicinity to find the cause of the cave of the surface.
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Summit of experts: the MiningForum 2015
Excellent lectures, efficient networking and knowledge transfer on an international level: from June 18 to 19, 2015 more than 300 high-profile decision makers, experts and specialists of the mining and commodities sector will meet at the 13th MiningForum in the Kongress Palais in Kassel.
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VBGU New Year's Reception 2015
On January 19, the Association of Mining, Geology and Environment (VBGU) invited to its traditional New Year's Reception into the Leibniz Hall of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Berlin. The event was attended by about 100 domestic and foreign guests.
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