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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European Commission Publishes Draft Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-2017

CRM Alliance Welcomes Call to Create an Expert Network on CRMs

The European Commission has made available the Draft Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-2017 in the area of Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials. This paper is made public just before the adoption process of the work programme to provide potential participants with the currently expected main lines of the work programme 2016-2017. It is a […]

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CRM Alliance welcomes new member: IPMI

CRM Alliance welcomes new member IPMI

The CRM Alliance welcomes the IPMI s as a representative of the critical material PGM. The International Precious Metals Institute (IPMI) is the largest and most well-known association focused on precious metals in the world, including the Platinum Group Metals. IPMI is an international association of producers, refiners, fabricators, scientists, users, financial institutions, merchants, private and public […]

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CRM Alliance welcomes new member: Tertiary Minerals

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The CRM Alliance welcomes Tertiary Minerals as a representative of the critical material fluorspar. Tertiary Minerals’ aim is to add value to the Group’s mineral projects through the discovery of mineral resources and to become a reliable long-term and competitive supplier of fluorspar to world markets. The strategy is to acquire and develop large fluorspar deposits located […]

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CRM Alliance welcomes new member: Beta Technology Limited

CRM Alliance welcomes new member Beta Technology Limited

The CRM Alliance welcomes Beta Technology Limited as a representative of the critical material niobium. Beta Technology Limited (Beta) is a privately owned, independent business and innovation consultancy firm based in the UK and with activity in Europe, Brazil and Australia. The company was formed out of the University of Sheffield 30 years ago as a […]

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Post CRM Day Report Published – 14 October 2014


The final report of the CRM Day Report is now available. The CRM Day was organised by the CRM Alliance and took place on 14 October 2014. The next day is expected to take place in March 2015. Following the CRM Day members of the alliance representing a specific substance are now allowed to join […]

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EU to secure supply of critical materials for defence industry

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The European Commission has published a new policy document which stresses the importance of securing a reliable supply of critical raw materials for the defence industry, reports David Hay Jones for the metal news website, Metal Pages. “Many of these materials, like the rare earths and germanium, are essential inputs for defence-related applications such as […]

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EU to track data on flow of raw materials


The Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry at the European Commission has launched a project on the establishment of a Data Inventory for a Raw Material System Analysis (RMSA) for 21 critical raw materials and aggregates. The project aims to build knowledge and understanding of the flow of raw materials in the EU. This will help […]

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