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The Commission Proposes a Common EU Recycling Target for Municipal Waste

The Commission Proposes a Common EU Recycling Target for Municipal Waste

On 2 December 2015, the European Commission unveiled its new Circular Economy Package to help European businesses and consumers make the transition to a stronger and more circular economy where resources are used in a more sustainable way. The new package contains a combination of both legislative and non-legislative elements, such as new and revised […]

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CRM Alliance welcomes new member: Stillwater Mining Company

CRM Alliance Welcomes Stillwater-Mining-Company-e1450195621846

The CRM Alliance welcomes Stillwater Mining Company as a representative of the critical material PGM. Stillwater Mining Company is the only U.S. producer of platinum group metals (PGMs) and the largest primary producer of PGMs outside of South Africa and the Russian Federation and is a member of our other PGM member – the International […]

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Commission Publishes Circular Economy Package

Commission Publishes Circular Economy Package

This week the European Commission published its long-awaited circular economy package, including a communication. Specifically on CRMs the Commission intends to do the following: The Commission will take a series of actions to encourage recovery of critical raw materials, and prepare a report including best practices and options for further action. The Commission is also […]

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CRM Alliance speaks at MMTA/IMA Conference on CRMs in Stuttgart

CRM Alliance Speaks at MMTA IMA Conference on CRMs in Stuttgart

On 16 September 2015, the Minor Metals Trade Association and the International Magnesium Association organised a conference focused on CRMs and your business. The event was covered in the November issue of the MMTA Crucible. The CRM Alliance was amongst the speakers. Other speakers came from the European Commission,  the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft in Germany, the Ministry for […]

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President CRM Alliance Speaks at Argus European Light Metals Conference

CRM Alliance to speak at Argus European Light Metals 2015

The European light metals conference brought together traders, producers and consumers involved with light metals such as aluminium, magnesium, silicon metals and manganese to address the impact of these market developments, and the broader influence of the aluminium alloy industry. The conference took place on 3-4 November in Duesseldorf, Germany. Martin Tauber, President of the CRM […]

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Taxpayer Funded Boost for European Mining Industry

Taxpayer Funded Boost for European Mining Industry

The Minerals Intelligence Network for Europe sent out a press release about the publication of the European Minerals Yearbook during the EU and Advanced Mining Countries Raw Materials Diplomacy Dialogue in Brussels.  In the wake of global economic slowdown and collapsing commodity prices, mining companies and consumers of minerals need to be ever more cost conscious […]

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CRM Alliance to speak at Argus European Light Metals 2015

CRM Alliance to speak at Argus European Light Metals 2015

Martin Tauber, President of the CRM Alliance, has been invited to speak about “Criticality of Magnesium, Silicon and Manganese in Europe, and the CRM Alliance’s Role as a Policy Advocate” at the Argus European Light Metals 2015 Conference to be held on 3-4 November in Duesseldorf, Germany. Tauber will highlight that alloying elements are essential for reaching […]

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CRM Alliance Publishes CRM Fact Sheet Document

CRM Alliance Publishes Fact Sheet Document

The CRM Alliance has created a document containing one page fact sheets of all critical materials represented by the Alliance. The CRM Alliance aims to provide EU policy makers and other interested stakeholders with a clear overview on why those materials are essential to the EU economy and what they’re individual issues are with EU […]

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Terse exchanges at CRM meeting as mineral industry bemoans regulation cost

Terse exchanges at CRM meeting as mineral industry bemoans regulation cost

On 22 September Myles McCormick, Commercial Editor at Industrial Minerals, attended the Critical Raw Materials Alliance luncheon event – sponsored by Etimine S.A. – at the European Parliament. Following that luncheon event, the below article was published on the Industrial Minerals website. Industry and the European Commission stood at odds over the impact of the […]

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