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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549




FORM SD



SPECIALIZED DISCLOSURE REPORT




MDU Resources Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Delaware
1-03480
41-0423660
(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
 incorporation)
 
 




1200 West Century Avenue
P.O. Box 5650
Bismarck, North Dakota 58506-5650
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

Jason L. Vollmer
(701) 530-1000
(Name and telephone number, including area code,
of the person to contact in connection with this report)



Check the appropriate box to indicate the rule pursuant to which this form is being filed, and provide the period to which the information in this form applies:

 
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Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13p-1) for the reporting period from January 1 to December 31, 2017.








Section 1 - Conflict Minerals Disclosure

Items 1.01 and 1.02 Conflict Minerals Disclosure and Report, Exhibit

Conflicts Minerals Disclosure

A copy of MDU Resources Group, Inc.’s (the “Company’s”) Conflict Minerals Report for the 2017 reporting period is filed as Exhibit 1.01 hereto and is publicly available at www.mdu.com/integrity/governance/conflictmineralsreport. The content of the Company’s website referred to in this Specialized Disclosure Report on Form SD is included for general information only and is not incorporated by reference into this Form SD.


Section 2 – Exhibits

Item 2.01 Exhibits
 


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SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the duly authorized undersigned.


Date: May 31, 2018.

 
MDU RESOURCES GROUP, INC.
 
 
 


By:
/s/ Jason L. Vollmer
 
 
Jason L. Vollmer
 
 
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
 
 
and Treasurer



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Wdesk | Exhibit


Exhibit 1.01

MDU Resources Group, Inc.

Conflict Minerals Report
For The Year Ended December 31, 2017

Introduction

This conflict minerals report (the “Report”) has been prepared pursuant to Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Rule”), for the reporting period from January 1 to December 31, 2017.

The Report relates to the process undertaken by MDU Resources Group, Inc. (herein referred to as “MDU Resources,” the “Company,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) with respect to products that were manufactured, or contracted to be manufactured, during calendar year 2017 and that contain cassiterite, columbite-tantalite, gold, wolframite, and their derivatives, which are limited to tin, tantalum, and tungsten for purposes of this Report (collectively, the “Conflict Minerals”).

Third-party products that we sell but do not manufacture or contract to manufacture are outside the scope of this Report.

Company and Products Overview

MDU Resources is a regulated energy delivery and construction materials and services business that operates in a number of business segments, including electric, natural gas distribution, pipeline and midstream, construction materials and contracting, and construction services.

The Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary MDU Construction Services Group, Inc., (“MDU Construction Services”), provides inside and outside specialty contracting services. Its outside services include design, construction, and maintenance of overhead and underground electrical distribution and transmission lines, substations, external lighting, traffic signalization, and gas pipelines, as well as utility excavation and the manufacture and distribution of transmission line construction equipment. Its inside services include design, construction, and maintenance of electrical and communication wiring and infrastructure, fire suppression systems, and mechanical

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piping and services. MDU Construction Services also constructs and maintains renewable energy projects. The construction equipment that is manufactured by MDU Construction Services, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Wagner-Smith Equipment Co., includes electric transmission line pullers, tensioners, reel stands, reel carriers, and electric transmission pole and material trailers (the “Construction Equipment”).

Based upon our internal assessment, certain of the Construction Equipment products are the only products that are either manufactured or contracted to be manufactured by the Company and its subsidiaries that contain Conflict Minerals. Accordingly, for purposes of this Report, only the Construction Equipment products were considered.

Supply Chain Overview

We have performed a detailed analysis of our Construction Equipment product components and the role that suppliers play throughout our manufacturing and product delivery processes. We do not purchase ore or unrefined Conflict Minerals directly from mines, and we are many steps removed in the supply chain from the mining of the Conflict Minerals. Instead, the Company purchases materials used in our Construction Equipment from a large network of suppliers and some of those materials contribute necessary Conflict Minerals to certain of our products. The origin of the Conflict Minerals cannot be determined with any certainty once the raw ores are smelted, refined, and converted to ingots, bullion, or other derivatives containing Conflict Minerals. The smelters and refiners are the consolidating points for raw ore and are in the best position in the total supply chain to know the origins of the ores. We rely upon our suppliers to assist with our reasonable country of origin inquiry (“RCOI”) and due diligence efforts, including the identification of smelters and refiners in their respective supply chains, for the Conflict Minerals contained in the materials that they supply to us.

Conflict Minerals Program

Our Conflict Minerals program has been developed in conformity with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas (Second Edition), and related Supplement on Tin, Tantalum, and Tungsten, and Supplement on Gold (collectively, the “OECD Guidance”), specifically as it relates to our position in the minerals supply chain as a “downstream” purchaser.

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Our Conflict Minerals program includes components, summarized below, related to the five-step framework set forth in the OECD Guidance:

Management Systems

MDU Resources maintains an internal “Conflict Minerals” team, which is responsible for implementing and overseeing our Conflict Minerals compliance strategy. Our team includes individuals from relevant function areas, including accounting, legal, finance, and operations.

We maintain a Conflict Minerals Policy, available on our website, pursuant to which we:

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Work closely with our suppliers to determine the potential use of Conflict Minerals in our supply chain and, when appropriate, work with them to remediate issues and source more responsibly;

2.
Expect our Conflict Minerals suppliers to conduct the necessary inquiry and, where appropriate, additional due diligence to provide us with confirmation of the source of the materials used in their processes and ultimately present in our manufactured products; and

3.
Encourage our suppliers to advocate and adhere to our philosophy of sourcing Conflict Minerals from socially responsible suppliers, including conformant mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or adjoining countries (collectively, the “Covered Countries”).

Our employees, vendors, customers, and other stakeholders may report any concerns relating to our Conflict Minerals program by telephone or online through our EthicsPoint system.

Identify and Assess Risks in Our Supply Chain

We have determined that seeking information about Conflict Minerals smelters and refiners in our supply chain from our suppliers represents the most reasonable effort we can make to determine the mines or location of origins of the Conflict Minerals in our Construction Equipment. We identify direct suppliers that supply materials to us that may contain Conflict Minerals. We then survey

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those suppliers, requesting relevant information regarding the origins of Conflict Minerals used in the products they supply to us and the smelters and refiners used in connection with such Conflict Minerals. We follow up, by telephone and written correspondence, with those suppliers that do not respond by a specified date. We review the responses for completeness, request additional information as necessary, and request our suppliers to update the information provided as new information becomes available. We then compare the smelters and refiners identified in the supply chain survey against the list of facilities that have been designated as “conformant” by the Responsible Minerals Initiative (“RMI”) pursuant to its Responsible Minerals Assurance Process (“RMAP”) and against the RMI list of active facilities that have committed to undergo an RMAP audit. The Company notes RMI was formerly known as the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative ("CFSI"), and the RMAP was formerly known as the CFSI Conflict Free Smelter Program.

Design and Implement a Strategy to Respond to Risks

We encourage our suppliers to advocate and adhere to our philosophy of sourcing Conflict Minerals from socially responsible suppliers, including conformant mines, and support industry efforts to encourage smelters and refiners to seek “conformant” designation by the RMI.

We intend to work with suppliers that are sourcing minerals from non-conformant smelters and refiners to move toward using conformant facilities within a reasonable time frame. The time frame to work with suppliers on alternative sourcing will be dependent on the criticality of the specific part and the availability of alternative suppliers.

Risk management efforts are discussed by the Conflict Minerals team and risk assessment updates are provided regularly to senior management.

Report on Supply Chain Due Diligence

MDU Resources makes its Conflict Minerals Report available on its website at www.mdu.com/integrity/governance/conflictmineralsreport.

The content of our website referred to in this Report is included for general information only and is not incorporated by reference into this Report.


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Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry

We have conducted an RCOI regarding the Conflict Minerals purchased by the Company that was reasonably designed to determine whether any such Conflict Minerals originated in the Covered Countries, or were from recycled or scrap sources. We identified 103 suppliers that provided components or engaged in manufacturing activities for use in our Construction Equipment products that may contain Conflict Minerals during calendar year 2017. In February 2018, we contacted these suppliers and provided them with a copy of our Conflict Minerals Policy, the RMI Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (the “Template”), and an instructional letter to assist them in completing their responses. The Template includes questions regarding a supplier’s applicable policy, engagement with its direct suppliers, and a listing of the smelters and refiners the supplier and its suppliers use. In addition, the Template contains questions about the origin of Conflict Minerals included in the supplier’s products, as well as the supplier’s due diligence processes. We requested responses by April 1, 2018, and conducted follow-up by telephone and written correspondence with those suppliers that did not respond to the initial request.

Of the suppliers surveyed, 61 percent (63 suppliers) responded to our request for information. Based upon the results of our RCOI and due to numerous non-responsive suppliers, we cannot exclude the possibility that some of the Conflict Minerals used in our Construction Equipment products originated or may have originated in the Covered Countries and are not from recycled or scrap sources.

Design of Due Diligence

Our Conflict Minerals due diligence measures have been designed to conform to the due diligence‑related steps of the OECD Guidance, as applicable for a “downstream” purchaser.

Due Diligence Measures Performed

Below is a description of the measures we performed to exercise due diligence on the source and chain of custody of the necessary Conflict Minerals contained in our Construction Equipment.

We sent our suppliers a letter that included the Template and instructions and requested that they complete and return the Template.

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We requested that our suppliers adopt and communicate their Conflict Minerals policies and sourcing expectation to their suppliers and request that they complete the Template.
We followed up by telephone and written correspondence with our suppliers that failed to complete and return the Template and solicited additional information.
We reviewed all received supplier Templates for completeness. Suppliers that did not provide complete information or provided information that we identified as potentially inaccurate were requested to take corrective actions and update their Template responses.
We compared smelters identified in supplier Templates against the list of smelters that have committed to undergo an RMAP audit and the list of smelters that have received a “conformant” designation under the RMAP.

Due Diligence Results

For reporting year 2017, we surveyed 103 suppliers of materials for our Construction Equipment using the Template. Of the suppliers surveyed, 61 percent (63 suppliers) responded to our request for information. We have relied on these suppliers' responses to provide us with information about the source of Conflict Minerals contained in the components supplied to us. Our direct suppliers are similarly reliant upon information provided by their suppliers.

As the result of our due diligence, we have gathered 315 smelter names from our supply chain. See Annex 1 for the names and locations of such smelters. Of these, 249 have been designated as conformant under the RMAP. An additional 9 are active facilities that have committed to undergo an RMAP audit. Of the remaining reported smelters, 57 have been determined to be legitimate processing facilities by the RMI and have been allocated a Smelter Identification CID number.

We requested mine or location of origin information for the necessary Conflict Minerals from each of our suppliers using the Template. Many of our suppliers were unable to obtain reliable mine or location-of-origin data for their necessary Conflict Minerals.

One smelter, Universal Precious Metals Refining Zambia, was identified by some of our suppliers as having its location in a Covered Country. The smelter is not currently listed as a conformant or active facility by the RMI.


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Determination

Many of our suppliers were unable to represent to us that the Conflict Minerals from the entities they listed had actually been included in materials they supplied to us.

Based on our due diligence efforts, we do not have sufficient information to conclusively determine the countries of origin of the Conflict Minerals in our Construction Equipment or whether the Conflict Minerals are from recycled or scrap sources. On the basis of the due diligence measures described in this Report, we are unable to rule out that some of the Conflict Minerals used in our Construction Equipment products may have originated in the Covered Countries and are not from recycled or scrap sources, but we have not identified any instances in which our sourcing of necessary Conflict Minerals directly or indirectly financed or benefited armed groups in the Covered Countries.

We have provided information as of the date of this Report. Subsequent events may affect our future determinations under the Rule.

Future Due Diligence Measures

As we continue to enhance our due diligence program, we intend to take the following steps, among others, to continue to mitigate the risk that the necessary Conflict Minerals in our Construction Equipment could benefit armed groups in the Covered Countries:

Track and add new suppliers to our Conflict Minerals program as they enter our supply chain;
Drive our suppliers to obtain current, accurate, and complete information about their smelters and refiners of Conflict Minerals; and
Continue to identify additional smelters and refiners and encourage them to obtain “conformant” designation.




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ANNEX 1
Mineral
Smelter or Refiner Name
Country Location of Smelter/Refiner
Gold
Abington Reldan Metals, LLC
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Gold
Advanced Chemical Company
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Gold
Aida Chemical Industries Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Al Etihad Gold LLC
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Gold
Allgemeine Gold-und Silberscheideanstalt A.G.
GERMANY
Gold
Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Complex (AMMC)
UZBEKISTAN
Gold
AngloGold Ashanti Corrego do Sitio Mineracao
BRAZIL
Gold
Argor-Heraeus S.A.
SWITZERLAND
Gold
Asahi Pretec Corp.
JAPAN
Gold
Asahi Refining Canada Ltd.
CANADA
Gold
Asahi Refining USA Inc.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Gold
Asaka Riken Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Atasay Kuyumculuk Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S.
TURKEY
Gold
AU Traders and Refiners
SOUTH AFRICA
Gold
Aurubis AG
GERMANY
Gold
Bangalore Refinery
INDIA
Gold
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines)
PHILIPPINES
Gold
Boliden AB
SWEDEN
Gold
C. Hafner GmbH + Co. KG
GERMANY
Gold
Caridad
MEXICO
Gold
CCR Refinery - Glencore Canada Corporation
CANADA
Gold
Cendres + Metaux S.A.
SWITZERLAND
Gold
Chimet S.p.A.
ITALY
Gold
Chugai Mining
JAPAN
Gold
Daejin Indus Co., Ltd.
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Gold
Daye Non-Ferrous Metals Mining Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Degussa Sonne / Mond Goldhandel GmbH
GERMANY
Gold
DODUCO Contacts and Refining GmbH
GERMANY
Gold
Dowa
JAPAN
Gold
DSC (Do Sung Corporation)
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Gold
Eco-System Recycling Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Elemetal Refining, LLC
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Gold
Emirates Gold DMCC
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Gold
Fidelity Printers and Refiners Ltd.
ZIMBABWE
Gold
GCC Gujrat Gold Centre Pvt. Ltd.
INDIA
Gold
Geib Refining Corporation
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Gold
Gold Refinery of Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Great Wall Precious Metals Co., Ltd. of CBPM
CHINA
Gold
Guangdong Jinding Gold Limited
CHINA
Gold
Guoda Safina High-Tech Environmental Refinery Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Hangzhou Fuchunjiang Smelting Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
HeeSung Metal Ltd.
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Gold
Heimerle + Meule GmbH
GERMANY
Gold
Heraeus Metals Hong Kong Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Heraeus Precious Metals GmbH & Co. KG
GERMANY
Gold
Hunan Chenzhou Mining Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
HwaSeong CJ CO., LTD.
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF

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Gold
Inner Mongolia Qiankun Gold and Silver Refinery Share Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Ishifuku Metal Industry Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Istanbul Gold Refinery
TURKEY
Gold
Italpreziosi
ITALY
Gold
Japan Mint
JAPAN
Gold
Jiangxi Copper Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
JSC Ekaterinburg Non-Ferrous Metal Processing Plant
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Gold
JSC Uralelectromed
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Gold
JX Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Kaloti Precious Metals
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Gold
Kazakhmys Smelting LLC
KAZAKHSTAN
Gold
Kazzinc
KAZAKHSTAN
Gold
Kennecott Utah Copper LLC
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Gold
KGHM Polska Miedz Spolka Akcyjna
POLAND
Gold
Kojima Chemicals Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Korea Zinc Co., Ltd.
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Gold
Kyrgyzaltyn JSC
KYRGYZSTAN
Gold
Kyshtym Copper-Electrolytic Plant ZAO
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Gold
L'azurde Company For Jewelry
SAUDI ARABIA
Gold
Lingbao Gold Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Lingbao Jinyuan Tonghui Refinery Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
L'Orfebre S.A.
ANDORRA
Gold
LS-NIKKO Copper Inc.
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Gold
Luoyang Zijin Yinhui Gold Refinery Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Marsam Metals
BRAZIL
Gold
Materion
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Gold
Matsuda Sangyo Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Metalor Technologies (Hong Kong) Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Metalor Technologies (Singapore) Pte., Ltd.
SINGAPORE
Gold
Metalor Technologies (Suzhou) Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Metalor Technologies S.A.
SWITZERLAND
Gold
Metalor USA Refining Corporation
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Gold
Metalurgica Met-Mex Penoles S.A. De C.V.
MEXICO
Gold
Mitsubishi Materials Corporation
JAPAN
Gold
Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
MMTC-PAMP India Pvt., Ltd.
INDIA
Gold
Modeltech Sdn Bhd
MALAYSIA
Gold
Morris and Watson
NEW ZEALAND
Gold
Morris and Watson Gold Coast
AUSTRALIA
Gold
Moscow Special Alloys Processing Plant
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Gold
Nadir Metal Rafineri San. Ve Tic. A.S.
TURKEY
Gold
Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combinat
UZBEKISTAN
Gold
Nihon Material Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Ogussa Osterreichische Gold- und Silber-Scheideanstalt GmbH
AUSTRIA
Gold
Ohura Precious Metal Industry Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
OJSC "The Gulidov Krasnoyarsk Non-Ferrous Metals Plant"
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Gold
OJSC Novosibirsk Refinery
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Gold
PAMP S.A.
SWITZERLAND
Gold
Pease & Curren
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Gold
Penglai Penggang Gold Industry Co., Ltd.
CHINA

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Gold
Planta Recuperadora de Metales SpA
CHILE
Gold
Prioksky Plant of Non-Ferrous Metals
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Gold
PT Aneka Tambang (Persero) Tbk
INDONESIA
Gold
PX Precinox S.A.
SWITZERLAND
Gold
Rand Refinery (Pty) Ltd.
SOUTH AFRICA
Gold
Refinery of Seemine Gold Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Remondis Argentia B.V.
NETHERLANDS
Gold
Republic Metals Corporation
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Gold
Royal Canadian Mint
CANADA
Gold
SAAMP
FRANCE
Gold
Sabin Metal Corp.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Gold
Safimet S.p.A
ITALY
Gold
SAFINA A.S.
CZECH REPUBLIC
Gold
Sai Refinery
INDIA
Gold
Samduck Precious Metals
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Gold
Samwon Metals Corp.
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Gold
SAXONIA Edelmetalle GmbH
GERMANY
Gold
Schone Edelmetaal B.V.
NETHERLANDS
Gold
SEMPSA Joyeria Plateria S.A.
SPAIN
Gold
Shandong Tiancheng Biological Gold Industrial Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Shandong Zhaojin Gold & Silver Refinery Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Sichuan Tianze Precious Metals Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Singway Technology Co., Ltd.
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
Gold
So Accurate Group, Inc.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Gold
SOE Shyolkovsky Factory of Secondary Precious Metals
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Gold
Solar Applied Materials Technology Corp.
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
Gold
State Research Institute Center for Physical Sciences and Technology
LITHUANIA
Gold
Sudan Gold Refinery
SUDAN
Gold
Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
SungEel HiMetal Co., Ltd.
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Gold
T.C.A S.p.A
ITALY
Gold
Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.
JAPAN
Gold
The Refinery of Shandong Gold Mining Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Tokuriki Honten Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Tongling Nonferrous Metals Group Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Tony Goetz NV
BELGIUM
Gold
TOO Tau-Ken-Altyn
KAZAKHSTAN
Gold
Torecom
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Gold
Umicore Brasil Ltda.
BRAZIL
Gold
Umicore Precious Metals Thailand
THAILAND
Gold
Umicore S.A. Business Unit Precious Metals Refining
BELGIUM
Gold
United Precious Metal Refining, Inc.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Gold
Universal Precious Metals Refining Zambia
ZAMBIA
Gold
Valcambi S.A.
SWITZERLAND
Gold
Western Australian Mint (T/a The Perth Mint)
AUSTRALIA
Gold
WIELAND Edelmetalle GmbH
GERMANY
Gold
Yamakin Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Yokohama Metal Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Gold
Yunnan Copper Industry Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Gold
Zhongyuan Gold Smelter of Zhongjin Gold Corporation
CHINA

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Tantalum
Asaka Riken Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Tantalum
Changsha South Tantalum Niobium Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
D Block Metals, LLC
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Tantalum
Duoluoshan
CHINA
Tantalum
Exotech Inc.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Tantalum
F&X Electro-Materials Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
FIR Metals & Resource Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
Global Advanced Metals Aizu
JAPAN
Tantalum
Global Advanced Metals Boyertown
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Tantalum
Guangdong Rising Rare Metals-EO Materials Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
Guangdong Zhiyuan New Material Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
H.C. Starck Co., Ltd.
THAILAND
Tantalum
H.C. Starck Hermsdorf GmbH
GERMANY
Tantalum
H.C. Starck Inc.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Tantalum
H.C. Starck Ltd.
JAPAN
Tantalum
H.C. Starck Smelting GmbH & Co. KG
GERMANY
Tantalum
H.C. Starck Tantalum and Niobium GmbH
GERMANY
Tantalum
Hengyang King Xing Lifeng New Materials Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
Jiangxi Dinghai Tantalum & Niobium Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
Jiangxi Tuohong New Raw Material
CHINA
Tantalum
JiuJiang JinXin Nonferrous Metals Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
Jiujiang Nonferrous Metals Smelting Company Limited
CHINA
Tantalum
Jiujiang Zhongao Tantalum & Niobium Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
KEMET Blue Metals
MEXICO
Tantalum
KEMET Blue Powder
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Tantalum
King-Tan Tantalum Industry Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
LSM Brasil S.A.
BRAZIL
Tantalum
Metallurgical Products India Pvt., Ltd.
INDIA
Tantalum
Mineracao Taboca S.A.
BRAZIL
Tantalum
Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Tantalum
Ningxia Orient Tantalum Industry Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
NPM Silmet AS
ESTONIA
Tantalum
Power Resources Ltd.
MACEDONIA, THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF
Tantalum
QuantumClean
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Tantalum
Resind Industria e Comercio Ltda.
BRAZIL
Tantalum
RFH Tantalum Smeltery Co., Ltd./Yanling Jincheng Tantalum & Niobium Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
Solikamsk Magnesium Works OAO
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Tantalum
Taki Chemical Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Tantalum
Telex Metals
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Tantalum
Ulba Metallurgical Plant JSC
KAZAKHSTAN
Tantalum
XinXing HaoRong Electronic Material Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tantalum
Yichun Jin Yang Rare Metal Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
Alpha
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Tin
An Vinh Joint Stock Mineral Processing Company
VIET NAM
Tin
Chenzhou Yunxiang Mining and Metallurgy Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
China Tin Group Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
CNMC (Guangxi) PGMA Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
CV Ayi Jaya
INDONESIA

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Tin
CV Dua Sekawan
INDONESIA
Tin
CV Gita Pesona
INDONESIA
Tin
CV Serumpun Sebalai
INDONESIA
Tin
CV Tiga Sekawan
INDONESIA
Tin
CV United Smelting
INDONESIA
Tin
CV Venus Inti Perkasa
INDONESIA
Tin
Dowa
JAPAN
Tin
Electro-Mechanical Facility of the Cao Bang Minerals & Metallurgy Joint Stock Company
VIET NAM
Tin
EM Vinto
BOLIVIA (PLURINATIONAL STATE OF)
Tin
Estanho de Rondonia S.A.
BRAZIL
Tin
Fenix Metals
POLAND
Tin
Gejiu Fengming Metallurgy Chemical Plant
CHINA
Tin
Gejiu Jinye Mineral Company
CHINA
Tin
Gejiu Kai Meng Industry and Trade LLC
CHINA
Tin
Gejiu Non-Ferrous Metal Processing Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
Gejiu Yunxin Nonferrous Electrolysis Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
Gejiu Zili Mining And Metallurgy Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
Guangdong Hanhe Non-Ferrous Metal Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
Guanyang Guida Nonferrous Metal Smelting Plant
CHINA
Tin
HuiChang Hill Tin Industry Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
Huichang Jinshunda Tin Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
Jiangxi Ketai Advanced Material Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
Magnu's Minerais Metais e Ligas Ltda.
BRAZIL
Tin
Malaysia Smelting Corporation (MSC)
MALAYSIA
Tin
Melt Metais e Ligas S.A.
BRAZIL
Tin
Metallic Resources, Inc.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Tin
Metallo Belgium N.V.
BELGIUM
Tin
Metallo Spain S.L.U.
SPAIN
Tin
Mineração Taboca S.A.
BRAZIL
Tin
Minsur
PERU
Tin
Mitsubishi Materials Corporation
JAPAN
Tin
Modeltech Sdn Bhd
MALAYSIA
Tin
Nankang Nanshan Tin Manufactory Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
Nghe Tinh Non-Ferrous Metals Joint Stock Company
VIET NAM
Tin
O.M. Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
THAILAND
Tin
O.M. Manufacturing Philippines, Inc.
PHILIPPINES
Tin
Operaciones Metalurgical S.A.
BOLIVIA (PLURINATIONAL STATE OF)
Tin
PT Aries Kencana Sejahtera
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Artha Cipta Langgeng
INDONESIA
Tin
PT ATD Makmur Mandiri Jaya
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Babel Inti Perkasa
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Bangka Prima Tin
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Bangka Tin Industry
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Belitung Industri Sejahtera
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Bukit Timah
INDONESIA
Tin
PT DS Jaya Abadi
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Eunindo Usaha Mandiri
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Inti Stania Prima
INDONESIA

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Tin
PT Karimun Mining
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Kijang Jaya Mandiri
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Lautan Harmonis Sejahtera
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Menara Cipta Mulia
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Mitra Stania Prima
INDONESIA
Tin
PT O.M. Indonesia
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Panca Mega Persada
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Prima Timah Utama
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Refined Bangka Tin
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Sariwiguna Binasentosa
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Stanindo Inti Perkasa
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Sukses Inti Makmur
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Sumber Jaya Indah
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Timah (Persero) Tbk Kundur
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Timah (Persero) Tbk Mentok
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Tinindo Inter Nusa
INDONESIA
Tin
PT Tommy Utama
INDONESIA
Tin
Resind Industria e Comercio Ltda.
BRAZIL
Tin
Rui Da Hung
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
Tin
Soft Metais Ltda.
BRAZIL
Tin
Super Ligas
BRAZIL
Tin
Thaisarco
THAILAND
Tin
Tuyen Quang Non-Ferrous Metals Joint Stock Company
VIET NAM
Tin
White Solder Metalurgia e Mineracao Ltda.
BRAZIL
Tin
Yunnan Chengfeng Non-ferrous Metals Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tin
Yunnan Tin Company Limited
CHINA
Tungsten
A.L.M.T. TUNGSTEN Corp.
JAPAN
Tungsten
ACL Metais Eireli
BRAZIL
Tungsten
Asia Tungsten Products Vietnam Ltd.
VIET NAM
Tungsten
Chenzhou Diamond Tungsten Products Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Chongyi Zhangyuan Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Fujian Jinxin Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Ganzhou Haichuang Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Ganzhou Huaxing Tungsten Products Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Ganzhou Jiangwu Ferrotungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Ganzhou Seadragon W & Mo Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Ganzhou Yatai Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Global Tungsten & Powders Corp.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Tungsten
Guangdong Xianglu Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
H.C. Starck Smelting GmbH & Co. KG
GERMANY
Tungsten
H.C. Starck Tungsten GmbH
GERMANY
Tungsten
Hunan Chenzhou Mining Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Hunan Chuangda Vanadium Tungsten Co., Ltd. Wuji
CHINA
Tungsten
Hunan Chunchang Nonferrous Metals Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Hunan Litian Tungsten Industry Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Hydrometallurg, JSC
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Tungsten
Japan New Metals Co., Ltd.
JAPAN
Tungsten
Jiangwu H.C. Starck Tungsten Products Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Jiangxi Dayu Longxintai Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Jiangxi Gan Bei Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA

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Tungsten
Jiangxi Minmetals Gao'an Non-ferrous Metals Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Jiangxi Tonggu Non-ferrous Metallurgical & Chemical Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Jiangxi Xinsheng Tungsten Industry Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Jiangxi Xiushui Xianggan Nonferrous Metals Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Jiangxi Yaosheng Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Kennametal Fallon
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Tungsten
Kennametal Huntsville
UNITED STATES
Tungsten
Malipo Haiyu Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Moliren Ltd.
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Tungsten
Niagara Refining LLC
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Tungsten
Nui Phao H.C. Starck Tungsten Chemicals Manufacturing LLC
VIET NAM
Tungsten
Philippine Chuangxin Industrial Co., Inc.
PHILIPPINES
Tungsten
South-East Nonferrous Metal Company Limited of Hengyang City
CHINA
Tungsten
Tejing (Vietnam) Tungsten Co., Ltd.
VIET NAM
Tungsten
Unecha Refractory metals plant
RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Tungsten
Vietnam Youngsun Tungsten Industry Co., Ltd.
VIET NAM
Tungsten
Wolfram Bergbau und Hutten AG
AUSTRIA
Tungsten
Woltech Korea Co., Ltd.
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Tungsten
Xiamen Tungsten (H.C.) Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Xiamen Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Xinfeng Huarui Tungsten & Molybdenum New Material Co., Ltd.
CHINA
Tungsten
Xinhai Rendan Shaoguan Tungsten Co., Ltd.
CHINA


*
A number of smelter names on this list are repeated because they (1) represent separate smelters with unique CID numbers but share similar names or (2) were used for processing more than one subject material.


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