International Molybdenum Association
The IMOA is an association with scientific purposes. It is the focal point of promotional, statistical and technical activities for the worldwide molybdenum industry. The website provides information about the history of molybdenum, primary consumption sectors and its properties. There is information on where the element is mined, the reserves that are left, and products it is used in and their development. There are several publications discussing molybdenum and its applications.
International Chromium Development Association
The International Chromium Development Association (ICDA) is the international association of the Chromium Industry. With a membership representing 26 countries across 6 continents, it is the authoritative voice of the industry, dealing with HP003 chromium in all its forms. Created in 1984 and based in Paris, France, the ICDA is a non-profit association to promote the value and sustainability of chromium and to represent the Chromium Industry worldwide, through communication, forums and R&D projects. Its Members include the vast majority of the world’s producers of chromite ore and many users of chromite, including producers of ferrochrome, stainless steel, chromium metal, chromium chemicals, refractory bricks and foundry sands, trading companies, end-users and service providers. In fact, the ICDA is a forum for any organisation involved with the world of chromium.
The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) is a global professional engineering institution that promotes and develops all aspects of materials science, technology and engineering, mining and associated technologies. It provides professional recognition and delivers a range of activities and services, including the respected Materials World monthly magazine.
Materials World is the IOM3 monthly members' magazine, specifically devoted to the engineering materials cycle, from mining and extraction, through processing and application, to recycling and recovery. The magazine is widely accepted as the leading publication in its field, promoting the latest developments and new technologies.
Nickel Institute is the global association of leading primary nickel producers. Our mission is to promote and support the use of nickel in appropriate applications. 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 our science division NiPERA Inc. (www.nipera.org), we also undertake leading edge scientific research relevant to human health and the environment. NI is the centre of excellence for information on nickel and nickel-containing materials and has offices in Asia, Europe and North America.
Strategic Metals and Rare Earths Letter
Published since September 2010, Strategic Metals and Rare Earths Letter covers international rare earth elements, critical metals and special mineral markets. In the last few years it has focused on the impact of globalization and the supply and demand of battery metals following the electric vehicle revolution.