Tag: conflict minerals

December 18, 2018

Cobalt Outlook 2019: Will Prices Continue to Fall?

Cobalt prices trended down in 2018, but what is the cobalt outlook for the year ahead? Analysts share their thoughts...
December 11, 2018

9 Top Countries for Tungsten Production

What countries account for the most tungsten production? China took the top spot last year, with eight other countries following...
November 22, 2018

5 Top Tantalum-mining Countries

Rwanda and the DRC accounted for most tantalum mining in 2017. Find out which other three countries produced significant amounts...
September 17, 2018

5 Top Industrial Diamond-producing Countries

What are industrial diamonds? And what were the top industrial diamond-producing countries of 2017? Get the answers here.
February 14, 2018

LME Steps Up Efforts to Ban Cobalt Suppliers Using Child Labor

The London Metal Exchange may ban companies from trading cobalt and other metals if they fall short of responsible sourcing...
August 23, 2017

Mkango Resources Gets Green Light for Malawi Tantalum Project

The government of Malawi has renewed the exploration license for Mkango's Thambani uranium-niobium-tantalum project for two more years.
June 29, 2017

Roskill Predicts Tantalum Prices Will Reach $80

UK-based Roskill believes higher demand for computers, mobile phones and other consumer electronics will drive tantalum prices up long term.