Commonwealth Consultative Group on Mineral Resources and Geology (CCMRG)

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1948-09 London UK


Sep 1948, London (UK), following Specialist Conference on Geology and Mineral Resources, as Commonwealth Committee on Mineral Resources and Geology. Also referred to as Commonwealth Geological Surveys Consultative Group (CSCG). An integral part of C-XC0376 - Commonwealth Secretariat. Role revised 1975, to oversee training activities of E-XE0375 - Commonwealth Science Council (CSC) and, 1984, to become advisory group with listed title; no longer exists.


Undertake liaison work in matters pertaining to geology and mineral resources; promote collaboration and interchange of mineral resources information among organizations concerned with the investigation of geology and mineral resources mainly in Commonwealth countries.


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Heads of national organizations meet every 4 years at the time of S-XS9962 - International Geological Congress (IGC). Executive and secretariat previously worked under U-XE1650 - Commonwealth Geological Liaison Office (CGLO), now integrated with the CSC which directs CCMRG through its Water and Mineral Resources Programme area. Geological Liaison Officer, appointed for a 3-year period by ballot from a Commonwealth Geological Survey.


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