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. The majority of tantalum is used to manufacture capacitors for the electronics industry.
Tantalum from Africa is often overshadowed by conflict in one country, but the metal can be found across the continent.
Tantalum earned its name when Swedish chemist Anders Ekeberg, the discoverer of tantalum, found it to be a tantalizing find.
It's summertime and like most commodities, the tantalum market is slow. Commerce Resources has been hard at work, however, with the recent update to their mineral resource estimate.
Gippsland is working on developing its Abu Dabbab tantalum project in Egypt. While Abu Dabbab could potentially supply 25 percent of global tantalum supply, it is rarely mentioned in the tantalum space.
The next generation of Canadian tantalum mines is in the pipeline. But what about the financing?
A brief overview of tantalum price developments, supply and demand and significant market movers.
Authorities are taking action to address tantalum theft in Dar es Salaam, a key shipping hub for tantalum from Central Africa.