Chairman of committee:
Oberberghauptmann a.D. Prof. Dr. h.c. Reinhard Schmidt
E-mail to expert committee:
The GDMB History Committee was founded in 1957 and since then has pursued the following goals:
In the context of these goals, well-attended conferences are held every year. They take place not only in Germany, but also in Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France, Poland and Slovakia.
The committee maintains close contacts with institutions and organizations with similar aims:
Membership of the History Committee is open not only to GDMB members, but also to anyone who is interested in mining history. It unites miners and smelters, but also geologists, specialists in deposits, archaeologists, mine surveyors, chemists and many other enthusiasts of mining and smelting history.
The next meeting of the GDMB History Committee will take place from the 10th - 13th September 2020 in Alsace.