All Entries in the Tag : Mining

Pilbara Minerals Moves Ahead with Australian Tantalum Projects

Australia’s Pilbara Minerals (ASX:PLS) has been busy lately, and following today’s news, the company is one step closer to producing tantalum in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.

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South American mining to reach 6.2% growth by 2017

The South American mining industry will reach an estimated compound yearly growth rate of about 6.2% from 2012 to 2017, which will take the industry to a total value of $184.3-billion.

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Pilbara raises cash for tantalum project

PERTH ( – ASX-listed Pilbara Resources has raised A$2.6-million through a share purchase plan (SPP) to advance the Tabba Tabba tantalum project, in Western Australia.

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Tantalum – Raw Materials and Processing

Tantalite on the international market generally contains a minimum of 30% Ta2O5, while lower grade material with a minimum of 20% Ta2O5 may also be of interest.  The payable value is based on the Ta2O5 content alone, any Nb2O5 is generally ignored.

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U.S. companies wary of suppliers’ conflict minerals

Wandering into an American Eagle Outfitters store, a customer is more likely to wonder if a denim jacket will look good with a purple V-neck T-shirt than whether that jacket’s metal buttons contributed to the war chests of armed groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Tantalex Resources Announces Cease Trade Order

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 10, 2014) – Tantalex Resources Corporation (CSE:TTX) (FRANKFURT:1T0) (the “Company”) announced today that a cease trade order (the “Cease Trade Order”) was issued on July 8, 2014 by the British Columbia Securities Commission.

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Regulators Fail to Take Conflict Out of Conflict Minerals

LONDON — The conflicts surrounding the use of conflict minerals continue, as barely half of the publicly quoted US companies required to file their first conflict minerals (CM) reports did so by the June 2 deadline.

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