Tag: coltan

April 16, 2018

What is Coltan? 5 Facts You Should Know

Here are five key facts about coltan you need to know, including where it's mined, what it's used for and...
December 21, 2017

Tin Outlook 2018: Expect Moderately Higher Prices

After a positive 2016, tin prices performed with volatility in 2017. But what is the tin outlook for 2018? Read...
March 13, 2017

5 Key Tin Facts Investors Should Know

Looking to invest in tin? Here are five basic facts you should know.
February 6, 2017

What Could Trump’s Dodd-Frank Act Overhaul Mean for Tantalum?

It’s possible that amendments to the conflicts minerals section of the act could be coming.
December 29, 2016

Tin Outlook 2017: Production Concerns Rise

Tin was the second best-performing metal this year, just behind zinc. What is ahead for the metal in 2017?
December 27, 2016

Big Tech Companies Pledge to Keep Kids Out of Cobalt Mines

Apple, HP, Samsung SDI, and Sony have joined an effort known as the Responsible Cobalt Initiative, led by the Chinese...
November 22, 2016

Tin is Top Performing Commodity in 2016

On September 9, tin traded at USD $19,357 per metric ton and hit a multi-year high. Find out more about...
February 10, 2016

Rwanda Signs Deal with Mawarid for Tin and Tantalum Extraction

Reuters reported that Rwanda has signed a five-year, $39-million mining contract with Oman's Mawarid Mining LLC, a subsidiary of MB...
January 20, 2016

Amnesty International Cobalt Report Highlights Supply Chain Issues

A report released this week by Amnesty International reveals that not all is well in the cobalt space.
July 28, 2015

Rwanda Signs Mining Contracts with Six Companies

Reuters reported that Rwanda has signed mining contracts with six companies to exploit 10 mining concessions that will generate up...