Conflict Metals Compliance: An Overview of Web Resources

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Re: Thank you for the mention!
SP   4/12/2013 10:13:11 AM

checked the metalminer website. quite informative. Agreed if supplier start giving decalartion on the product themselves its a big help for others in supply chain.

Taras Berezowsky
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Thank you for the mention!
Taras Berezowsky   4/12/2013 8:32:14 AM

Hi Peter,

Thanks for the shoutout to MetalMiner and what we provide – in addition, we're hosting a one-day seminar/training day/TED-talk-style forum for manufacturers on Conflict Minerals compliance tools: "Conflict Minerals EDGE". 

It's on Monday, May 6 in downtown Chicago. More details here: http://conflictmineralsedge.eventbrite.com

Hope some of your readers can make it!




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