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CRM Day: Challenges to Primary & Secondary Production of CRMs

CRM Day 2018

On 21 March 2018, the first bi-annual CRM Day took place at the Renaissance Hotel in Brussels. The event, entitled “Challenges to Primary & Secondary Production of CRMs”, gathered interested stakeholders and government representatives. The speakers of the two panels identified the main challenges to primary and secondary production of CRMs and opened the floor […]

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CRM Alliance Quarterly Newsletter – Spring Edition

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In this issue:  The CRM Alliance Welcomes two new members CRM Day 2018 – Do not forget to register CRM Alliance at the ARGUS Global Antimony Conference IMA and CRM Alliance organised a joined luncheon event on lightweight The International Minor Metals Conference IMA World Magnesium Conference Council adopts conclusions on the EU Industrial Strategy […]

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Don’t Forget to Register – CRM Day (21 March 2018)

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Challenges to Primary & Secondary Production of CRMs (Renaissance Brussels Hotel – Rue du Parnasse 19 – 10:00 – 12:00) Keynote speech: Mr. Kalin Tomov, Head of the Competitiveness Sector at the Bulgarian Permanente Representations Panel 1: Impacts of Permitting on CRM Primary Production Presentation by Ms. Blazena Hamadova, MinPol Presentation by Mr. Richard Clemmey, […]

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U.S. releases draft list of critical minerals 

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On 16 February 2018, the U.S. Government published its draft list of 35 minerals it deems critical to both the economic and national security of the country. The draft is the result of President Trump’s Executive Order, adopted on 20 December 2017, which asked the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Secretary of Defense to […]

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Report on Critical Raw Materials and the Circular Economy

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On 16 January 2018, the European Commission published its Report on Critical Raw Materials and the Circular Economy. The report is divided into three parts and is based on the recently published JRC report (For more information, please see our Publications Section). The report is part of the Action Plan on Circular Economy and aims at providing key data sources, promoting best practices […]

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US President signs an executive order to expand critical minerals production

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  On 20 December 2017, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order to reverse US’s dependence on other countries for critical minerals. The order aims to identify new sources of critical minerals, ensure that miners and producers have access to the best data and streamline the leasing and permitting process to expedite production, reprocessing […]

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CRM Alliance Quarterly Newsletter – Winter Edition

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In this issue: CRM Day 2017 2017 Antimony Day MMTA publishes its New Responsible Sourcing Guide The next generation of power electronics featuring Gallium Nitride doped with Beryllium EU and Japan finalise Economic Partnership Agreement Extraction of Rare Earths from Coal & Coal By-products Critical Materials Institute develops New Acid-Free magnet recycling process Russian Researchers develop […]

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CRM Day: Critical & Strategic Materials – A Global Perspective

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CRM Day: Critical & Strategic Materials – A Global Perspective Introduction On 26 September 2017, the second bi-annual event on Critical Raw Materials took place. The event, entitled: “Critical and Strategic Materials – A Global Perspective”, gathered interested stakeholders, government representatives and EU officials to discuss the different perspectives and approaches to critical and strategic […]

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