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Extractive industry

Workers’ representatives

European Mine, Chemical and Energy Workers’ Federation (EMCEF) (now: IndustriALL – European Trade Union)

Employers’ representatives

European association of potash producers (APEP)

European Association for Coal and Lignite (EURACOAL) (2002, from CECSO, European Solid Fuels’ Association)

European Aggregates Association (UEPG) (1987)

European Industrial Minerals Association (IMA) (1993)

European Association of Mining Industries (EUROMINES)

Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee (SSDC)

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Joint texts

The “Extractive industry” sectoral social dialogue has resulted, since 2000, in the adoption of 17 joint texts.

ETUI and Observatoire Social Européen (2011) European Sectoral Social Dialogue Factsheets. Project coordinated by Christophe Degryse, online publication available at www.worker-participation.eu/EU-Social-Dialogue/Sectoral-ESD