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2014-10-15 20:21:16

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating its 20th year, the American Petroleum Institute (API) features Source Intelligence's Dr. Michelle Turner to address conflict minerals. The API Storage Tank Conference is combining forces with a new API conference: API Valves and Piping Conference. Combined these two events October 15-16, 2014, will give attendees an opportunity to learn about new and existing industry codes and standards, and to hear about emerging trends from industry...

2014-10-08 23:08:36

TPP has updated it's conflict minerals management and reporting tools due to recent Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) updates to the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT), and now follows the new IPC 1755 data exchange schema. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 TPP has updated it's conflict minerals management and reporting tools due to recent Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) updates to the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT), and now follows the new IPC 1755...

2014-09-16 16:22:45

UL's newest division finds conflict minerals hiding in complex global supply chains and helps companies meet reporting requirements NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UL's Information & Insights (I&I) division has a comprehensive lineup of supply chain information, tools and subject-matter experts that can help companies identify conflict minerals sources and put the mandated comprehensive, audit-traceable reporting procedures in place quickly and cost-effectively....

2014-08-28 12:26:49

Book Two in The Chalcedony Chronicles is a Fast-Paced Time Traveling Adventure WORTHINGTON, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- B. Kristin McMichael, the best-selling teen fiction author of The Blue Eyes Trilogy and To Stand Beside Her, is pleased to announce the paperback release of her latest novel, "Chrysoprase". Chrysoprase is Book Two in "The Chalcedony Chronicles", and picks up immediately where the first book, "Carnelian", leaves off. Photo -...

2014-08-20 08:23:02

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 2(nd) anniversary of the SEC's final rule, thousands of publicly traded companies are still scrambling to overcome obstacles to gather and authenticate a complex web of supply chain information to meet conflict minerals reporting and potential audit requirements, a leading supply chain management company announced today. First-year reporting for conflict minerals revealed just how complex the processes and systems can be to...

2014-07-25 04:20:52

Corporations Should Have Comprehensive, Audit-Traceable Reporting Procedures in Place by Dec. 31; Supply Chain Risk Management Firm Source Intelligence® Urges Action Now for 2015 Reporting CARLSBAD, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The two-year grace period for U.S. conflict minerals reporting requirements for large companies ends in less than six months, posing a significant challenge for the nearly 98 percent of companies that recently indicated they could not fully determine...

2014-06-02 04:20:17

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The deadline for public companies' first disclosure to the SEC on conflict minerals has finally arrived, and one thing is becoming very clear--there's still lots of work to be done to get to transparency. Companies filings offer minimal transparency to where tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold (3TG) are sourced. Source Intelligence gives companies a method to ensure their filings will be successful when filing indeterminable will no longer be an...

2014-05-28 12:23:36

In recognition of outstanding work: IPC, the global association for the printed circuit board and electronics industry, honors three iPoint employees REUTLINGEN, Germany, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the "Distinguished Committee Service Award", the Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC) honored Joerg Walden, CEO of iPoint-systems, as well as Achim Schrempp and Andreas Schiffleitner, Project and Product Managers at iPoint. They were awarded for their...

2014-04-17 08:23:02

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent ruling by the Court of Appeals has no impact on whether or not issuers are obligated to conduct due diligence, a reasonable country of origin inquiry, or file a Form SD or CMR. Ultimately, the ruling was over semantics involved in labeling products as "DRC conflict free" in reports filed with the SEC and on company web sites. It is still unclear what the SEC will require products containing conflict minerals sourced from the...

2014-04-15 08:23:29

Including updates from the US Court of Appeals decision OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - On 17 April 2014, Claigan Environmental Inc. (www.claigan.com) will present a webinar on how to write a Conflict Minerals Report (CMR) for submission to the SEC including an explanation of the impact of the April 14 US Court of Appeals decision. Companies under scope of Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act are required to submit a Conflict Minerals Report to the SEC as an exhibit to their specialized...


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2005-05-26 11:30:45

Chert is a fine-grained silica-rich cryptocrystalline sedimentary rock that may contain small fossils. It varies greatly in color from white to black, but most often manifests as gray, brown, grayish brown and light green to rusty red; its color is an expression of trace elements present in the rock, and both red and green are most often related to traces of iron (in its oxidized and reduced forms respectively). It outcrops as nodules in limestone, chalk, and dolostone formations as a...

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2005-05-26 09:37:09

Limonite Limonite is a ferric hydrate of varying composition, the generic formula is frequently written as FeO(OH)·nH2O, although this is not entirely accurate as Limonite often contains a varying amount of oxide compared to hydroxide. Together with hematite, it is mined as ore for the production of iron. Limonite is heavy and yellowish-brown. It is not a true mineral, however, but a mixture of similar hydrated iron oxide minerals, mostly Goethite. Limonite forms mostly in or near...

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