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Leading tin producers to report on Code of Conduct standards

Post By: Tony Wallace on Thursday, 20 April 2017

ITRI and member companies have developed a new industry Code of Conduct specifically designed for global tin mining and smelting operations and addressing the growing expectations of tin users and consumers. Now we are pleased to announce that our members, as leaders in the tin production sector, will begin voluntary reporting against these industry standards in Q3 of 2017.

The ITRI Code of Conduct has 10 Principles addressing basic expectations of legal compliance and publication of policy statements, through...

EU minerals regulation reaches final stage of approval

Post By: Jeremy Pearce on Wednesday, 01 February 2017

On 24th January 2017 the European Parliaments' trade committee approved text of the proposed mineral regulation finalised following the three-way negotiations between the Parliament, Council and Commission completed last november. The regulation will be published after formal adoption of the full Parliament and Council and will enter into force 20 days later, many years after discussions began on this controversial topic. From January 2021 importers, smelters and refiners of tungsten, tin, tantalum and gold (3TG) will have to carry...

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