The gold mining company Oxus Gold is the 39th extractive company to become an international-level EITI Supporting Company.
Intierra, the mineral resource intelligence company, has now become an EITI Supporting Company. Intierra is one of the first non-extractive companies to become EITI supporters. In supporting the EITI, Intierra has among other things, introduced a new mapping layer to their mapping service that shows which countries are implementing the EITI standard.
The Iraq Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (IEITI) hosted a seminar for all its oil operators and buyers in Dubai on 6-7 June. Around 20 companies from Asia, Europe, America, and Africa, participated in the seminar which, for many of them, was a first introduction to the EITI process.
On 26 January the Government of Japan hosted the conference “Emerging Trends toward Responsible Natural Resource Development”.