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) announced the intent to proceed with a non-brokered private placement offering of up to up to Cdn. $425,000 consisting of 4,250,000 common shares at a subscription price of Cdn $0.10 per Common Share.
Solid Resources Ltd. (TSXV:SRW) completed its non-brokered private placement consisting of 10,541,667 units, for gross proceeds of $1,265,000.
Solid Resources Ltd. (TSXV:SRW) announced a non-brokered private placement offering of units of up to $1,200,000 for a total of 10,000,000 shares.
Solid Resources Ltd. (TSXV:SRW,FWB:YRS) issued clarification on its technical disclosures for the Alberta 1 Tin/Tantalum and Lithium Project and the Cehegin Iron Project.
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).