Tag: conflict minerals

June 12, 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...
April 24, 2018

9 Top Countries for Tungsten Production

What countries account for the most tungsten production? China took the top spot last year, and eight other countries also...
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...
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...
December 13, 2017

Cobalt Outlook 2018: Another Strong Year Ahead?

Interest in the cobalt market continued to rise in 2017, but what is the cobalt outlook for the year ahead?...
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.
June 8, 2017

US House Passes Dodd-Frank Repeal Bill

Part of the Dodd-Frank Act requires firms to disclose whether they use conflict minerals in their products.
May 14, 2017

Top Tin-producing Countries

China was in first place in 2016, followed by Indonesia and Burma. Read on to find out the rest of...
April 25, 2017

Fortune Minerals Retains Hatch and Micon to Update NICO Feasibility Study to Support Project Financing

Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT; OTCQX: FTMDF) announces that Hatch Ltd. ("Hatch") and Micon International Limited ("Micon") have been engaged...