The Cobalt Institute (CI) is a non-profit trade association composed of producers, users, recyclers, and traders of cobalt, which promotes the sustainable and responsible production and use of cobalt in all its forms.
European Aluminium, founded in 1981 and based in Brussels, is the voice of the aluminium industry in Europe. We actively engage with decision makers and the wider stakeholder community to promote the outstanding properties of aluminium, secure growth and optimise the contribution our metal can make to meeting Europe’s sustainability challenges. Through environmental and technical expertise, economic and statistical analysis, scientific research, education and sharing of best practices, public affairs and communication activities, European Aluminium promotes the use of aluminium as a material with permanent properties that is part of the solution to achieving sustainable goals, while maintaining and improving the image of the industry, of the material and of its applications among their stakeholders. Our 80+ members include primary aluminium producers; downstream manufacturers of extruded, rolled and cast aluminium; producers of recycled aluminium and national aluminium associations are representing more than 600 plants in 30 European countries. Aluminium products are used in a wide range of markets, including automotive, transport, high-tech engineering, building, construction and packaging.
Euromines is the recognised representative of the European metals and minerals mining industry. The association's main objective is to promote the industry and to maintain its relations with European institutions at all levels. Euromines provides services to its members with regard to EU policy and serves as a network for cooperation and for the exchange of information throughout the sector within Europe. The association also fosters contacts with the mining community throughout the world. Euromines represents large and small companies and subsidiaries in Europe and in other parts of the world which provide jobs to more than 350,000 people. Through the activities and operations of these members, more than 42 different metals and minerals are produced. For some metals and minerals, Europe is the world's leading producer. Euromines provides a formal platform in which the members evaluate the impact of European and International policies and legislation on the industry and define common positions and actions.
International Molybdenum Association (IMOA)
IMOA is a non-profit trade association. Representing the majority of the molybdenum industry worldwide, we work to raise awareness about the unique properties of molybdenum, its beneficial effects on materials performance, its safety in use and its contribution to sustainable development.
Minor Metals Trade Association (MMTA)
The Minor Metals Trade Association (MMTA) is a not-for-profit organisation, which serves to benefit and promote the interests of its international Membership, comprising companies actively involved in all aspects of the international minor metals sector. The MMTA is the world’s largest association involved with minor metals. From just 19 founding Members, the MMTA is now comprised of companies from across the globe, engaged in all aspects of minor metals activity, the Association having long since broadened from its original Member base of trading companies. If you would like to know more about the MMTA please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website.
The Nickel Institute (NI) is the global association of leading primary nickel producers, with the mission to promote and support the use of nickel in appropriate applications. The NI grows and supports markets for new and existing nickel applications including stainless steel, and promotes sound science, risk management, and socio-economic benefit as the basis for public policy and regulation. Through its science division NiPERA Inc., The NI also undertakes leading-edge scientific research relevant to human health and the environment. The NI is the centre of excellence for information on nickel and nickel-containing materials and has offices in Asia, Europe and North America.
Tantalum-Niobium International Study Center (T.I.C.)
The global trade association representing the Tantalum and Niobium Industries, with members from over 30 countries involved with all aspects of the tantalum and niobium industry supply chain including mining, trading, processing, metal fabrication, capacitor manufacturing and recycling. Tantalum and Niobium are ubiquitous and are used in all the major market segments include Computing, Telecommunications, Transportation, Defense, Aerospace, Industrial, Green Energy and Medical with a myriad of applications within each of the segments.