PERC News and Events

PERC is a sponsor of the Stonechange2016 conference in Carrara Italy (16-17 June 2016), and will also run a one-day training course on 15 June 2016 in Carrara, Italy. The 2016 PERC Annual General Meeting will be held following the conference, on 18th June 2016.

PERC is now a full participant in EU Horizon 2020 projects INTRAW and MINATURA

There was a short course, TOWARDS RELIABLE MINERAL RESOURCES REPORTING, in Helsinki, 13th March 2015, organised by PERC in conjunction with Geologiliitto and to be presented by Dr Ed Sides of AMEC. Click here for further information.

The 2015 Annual General Meeting was held in Helsinki, Finland, in March 2015.

New EU projects: PERC treasurer, Ruth Allington, and PERC member, Stephen Henley are now members, of operating groups 3 and 5 respectively, of the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials. Stephen Henley is also an invited participant in the Extract-IT project (Framework Programme 7), a foresight exercise to identify technologies likely to be needed for deep mining in Europe by 2040.

PERC is a participant in a new EU funded project INTRAW to start in February 2015, to develop an international database of mineral raw materials resources and reserves.

PERC has been represented on the steering committee of, and has contributed to the work of the "MINVENTORY" project, identifying raw materials metadata requirements. PERC will be a key participant in two new EU projects "INTRAW" and "MINATURA" which are concerned respectively with creation of a raw materials database for Europe and development of minerals policy recommendations.

The 2014 Annual General Meeting was held in Dublin on 29th March at the offices of the Institute of Geologists of Ireland. It was preceded by a training workshop led by Ed Sides of AMEC.

The 2013 Annual General Meeting was held on 15th March at the EFG office, 13 Rue Jenner, Brussels. The draft agenda can be downloaded here. New officers were elected (see members page) and the 2013 edition of the PERC Reporting Standard was approved and published. Minutes of the meeting will be published here in due course.


We welcome Brazil to our expanding standards community, now the 9th member of CRIRSCO


PERC 2017 Standard
List of RPOs
Presentation at EU-USA workshop, Brussels, 12-13 Sept 2012