2020 Supporting partners included:
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.
Hong Kong International Mining Association (“HKIMA”) is a Hong Kong-based organization, that aims in enhancing the business relations among China, Hong Kong and the global mining industries and financial markets. HKIMA has offices in Beijing, Hong Kong and Vancouver, BC, Canada and have accumulated over 3,000 quality contacts in the mining and finance industry, thus forming a quality networking group.
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.
ITIA is a not-for-profit trade association, with a membership ranging from tungsten miners to tungsten converters to consumers to tungsten traders, and represents the industry worldwide.
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.
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.