Andrew O'Donovan, CEO of Global Advanced Metals, spoke with Tantalum Investing News about the process involved in being conflict free.
A recent expose by National Geographic explores the conflict regions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and shows how conflict minerals have made their way into our everyday electronics.
Tantalum is a blue-gray metallic chemical element that is great for conducting heat and energy.
Tantalum from Africa is often overshadowed by conflict in one country, but the metal can be found across the continent.
Solid Resources Ltd. (TSXV:SRW,FWB:YRS) signed a definitive and exclusive Co-operation Agreement with a wholly owned subsidiary of Glencore Xstrata plc.
Solid Resources was recently featured in Metal Pages, highlighting anticipation on tantalum production in no more than 24 months at the Alberta-1 project in northwestern Spain.
The Financial Press featured Solid Resources (TSXV:SRW) in the article, "An Antidote to Horror: Solid Resources Affords ‘conflict-free’ Source of Critical Metals".
Solid Resources Ltd. (TSXV:SRW,FWB:YRS) appointed Karl B. Douglas to its Advisory Board. Mr. Douglas specializes in identifying high-margin unique opportunities, developing strong management teams capable of execution, and structuring the organization to be scalable.
The Washington Post reported that armed groups and high-ranking officials in Congolese and Burundian armies are continuing to benefit from illegal mineral trade in Eastern Congo.
Mining Weekly reported that Mozambique is expected to generate revenues close to $680 million from its resources such as gas, coal, and a wide range of minerals and metals including tantalum, according to an IMF technical team.
Reuters reported that Noventa Ltd said the production of tantalum pentoxide remains at low levels and its redundancy program will affect about 50% of its staff.
Bloomberg reported that South Korea is leading the first geological study of the Amazon rainforest’s rare metals, particularly tantalum, to secure supplies for smartphone production by Samsung Electronics Company Ltd. (KRX:005930) and LG Display Company Ltd. (NYSE:LPL).