18th & 19th October, 2012 http://www.glasstrend.nl/uploads/files/Raw%20Materials%20&%20Batch%20%20Seminar%20A6%20Cook%20_%20Zamurs%20High%20Value%20Borates.pdf
Boron usage http://www.etiproducts.com/boron-usage-4sk.htm
EBA (European borates industry) http://www.ima-europe.eu/fileadmin/eba/ebamembers.htm There are only 10 members, they include some of the biggest industry players, including Rio Tinto and Turkey. At least one of our potential partners who signed a letter of intent and now has their Chief Executive Officer on Erin Ventures board is a member of this elite group.
Under Mr. Bonini's direction SCL has continued to grow and prosper, with EBITDA increasing by +100% during the past five years.
Mr. Bonini's experience and training will be of great benefit to Erin, as SCL has been a leader in the boron industry since 1818 (making it the world's oldest producer of boric acid). SCL is the only European producer of boron products, engaged in the production and marketing of specialty boric derivative products with applications that include the nuclear, electronic, chemical, and pharmaceutical sectors. Under Mr. Bonini's leadership, SCL has achieved worldwide sales, distributing its products in more than 50 countries.
2012-12-10 09:15 ET - News Release
Erin Ventures Inc. has signed a letter of intent for the formation of a strategic partnership regarding the development of Erin's Piskanja boron project in Serbia. This is the third such letter of intent that Erin has established for this project.
this potential partner is a multibillion-dollar-per-year importer/exporter of numerous minerals, as well as being well established and respected as one of the largest operators/distributers of boron products in its region. Its extensive boron-specific infrastructure includes boric-acid production factories, the largest domestic boron logistics centre (with bonded warehouse, logistics and packing), boron-specific marketing, sales and logistical teams, and a large existing customer base.
2013 will be a great year for Erin Ventures