TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 8, 2016) – TANTALEX Resources Corporation is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, United Materials Congo SARL, located in the Katanga province of Democratic Republic of Congo (“... Read More
Much depends on whether or not the industry has learned the lessons of the past 15 or so years, and on whether or not it makes the same mistakes again, given that the nature of the industry has changed in many ways.
Although there had long been both conve... Read More
Troubled Colorado rare-earths miner Molycorp Inc. reportedly has reached a settlement deal with bondholders in its bankruptcy case.Dow Jones Newswires reports that the settlement by Greenwood Village-based Molycorp (OTC: MCPIQ) “could ease approval ... Read More
ASX-listed junior Liontown Resources has acquired a second lithium/tantalum exploration project, this time in the Northern Territory.
Liontown on Thursday revealed that it would acquire the Bynoe project from privately held Orema for an initial signing fe... Read More
H.C. Starck, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of technology metals and advanced ceramics, has received certification for processing “conflict-free” tantalum raw materials for the fifth time in a row.
The corresponding audit was p... Read More
Those in the electronics industry know how important tantalum is. Approximately 60% of global tantalum consumption can be traced to the electronics industry, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Commodity Summaries 2015.
Ta... Read More
Rare-earths miner Molycorp Inc., which has been battling some of its creditors over its plans to exit bankruptcy, has won court approval to put itself up for auction.Bloomberg reports that the bankruptcy auction is slated for March 4.
Greenwood Village-ba... Read More
Few companies have a bigger stake in sourcing conflict-free tantalum than electronic component maker KEMET, so it went to establish an entirely closed-loop supply chain with trusted partners.
Source: Design News – Blog – Capacitor Maker’... Read More
TOKYO — Platinum prices remain stuck at the lowest levels in seven years and are showing no signs of rebounding. Because of its scarcity, platinum is typically pricier than gold.
But it has been about a year since the metals ... Read More
Mineral exploration and development company Metalicity has secured more than 450km2 of highly prospective lithium-tantalum tenements in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
The base metals company said it plans to explore three exploration licenses t... Read More
Tantalum is not traded on any public commodities exchange, and tantalum prices are determined between individual buyers and sellers. Furthermore, with the bulk of the metal being produced as a conflict mineral in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)... Read More
Molycorp plans to resume operations at its Molycorp Silmet subsidiary at the beginning of next year. Molycorp Silmet, which is one of the largest rare metal and rare earth metal producers in Europe and is located in the Estonian city of Sillamae; suf... Read More
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of the least developed countries in the world. Yet it’s also home to $24 trillion worth of untapped mineral reserves. In the eastern hills of the country, the “3 Ts”—tantalum, tungsten and tin—are mine... Read More
Maputo — An angry mob attacked a tantalum mine in Gile district, in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia, and destroyed millions of dollars worth of equipment last week, reports the Monday issue of the independent daily “O Pais”.
The mine, a... Read More
Molycorp Inc., which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in June, said it has filed a “dual track” restructuring plan that could either lead to “a stand-alone reorganization that would substantially de-lever its balance sheet or a sale of sub... Read More