CRM news around the world: January Hot Month


Canada and U.S. finalise Joint Action Plan on Critical Minerals Collaboration On 09 January 2020, Canada and the U.S. announced the finalisation of the Canada-U.S. Joint Action Plan on Critical Minerals Collaboration. The Action Plan will guide cooperation in areas such as industry engagement, efforts to secure critical minerals supply chains for strategic industries and […]

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CRM Alliance contributes to Circular Economy Action Plan Roadmap


In its Communication to the European Green Deal, the European Commission committed to the adoption of a new Circular Economy Action Plan by Q1 2020 in order to speed up the EU’s transition towards a more circular economy. On 23 December 2019, the European Commission unveiled its roadmap dedicated to the circular economy and invited […]

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CRM Alliance Winter Quarterly Newsletter now available

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In this issue: CRM Alliance updates Beta Technology Celebrations BeST – Quarterly Newsletter Published MMTA – November Crucible published T.I.C. – Hall of Fame Vulcan Zero Carbon Lithium Project IMA November Newsletter. News New European Commission takes office European Green Deal Published Raw Materials Week 2019 Due Diligence Ready! now available online Recommendations to boost […]

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JRC Report highlights the need to secure access to CRMs for the defence sector

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A report, published by JRC, on “Materials dependencies for dual-use technologies relevant to Europe’s defence sector” analyses five dual-use technologies areas and the CRMs needed for their development: i) advance batteries (5 CRMs), (ii) fuel cells (11 CRMs), (iii) robotics (19 CRMs), (iv) unmanned vehicles (UVs) (23 CRMs) and (v) additive manufacturing (3D printing)(8 CRMs). The […]

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CRM Alliance Quarterly Newsletter – Autumn Edition

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In this issue CRM Alliance updates Welcome to the CRM Alliance Family Vulcan Energy Resources and the Vulcan Project Critical Raw Materials for the CZT revolution CRM Day – Sustainable Policy for Critical Raw Materials CRM Charter – Guidance for CRM sustainable policies Want to know more on Beryllium’s benefits and lifecycle? October issue of […]

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CRM Alliance welcomes new members


The CRM Alliance welcomes our new member Vulcan Energy Resources and our new associate member Fenix Advanced Materials. Read more on Vulcan Energy Resources here Read more on Fenix Advanced Materials here

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CRM Day Report September 2019


On On 25 September 2019, the 11th edition of the CRM Day was held at the L42 Business Center, Brussels. The event, entitled “Sustainable Policy for Critical raw Materials”, gathered key players in the raw materials field. The event kicked off with two panels – respectively dedicated to “Policies & Regulations: Are EU policies sustainable and consistent?” […]

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CRM Alliance Quarterly Newsletter – Summer Edition

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In this edition: CRM Alliance Updates Save the Date CRM Day – Critical Raw Material policies for a Sustainable Europe i2a hosts 3rd edition of Sb Day IMA Magnesium Newsletter is out 2019 Magnesium Awards JSW awards special scholarships to best mining students MMTA’s June Crucible released Hong Kong will will be the setting of […]

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U.S. launches strategy to mitigate supply risks associated with Critical Minerals


On 04 June 2019, the U.S. Administration published “A Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals”. The strategy stresses the importance of mitigating supply risks associated with the critical minerals. The report identifies six calls for action focusing on advancing research and development efforts, increasing domestic activity across the supply chain, […]

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