All Entries in the Tag : Mining

Many Companies Unlikely to Meet SEC Conflict Minerals Deadline

Just weeks remain before companies registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) must disclose whether they are receiving tantalum, tungsten, tin and gold from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and, if so, whether they are getting those minerals from conflict-free sources.

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IPC Releases Conflict Minerals Data Exchange Standard

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries, recently published IPC-1755, Conflict Minerals Data Exchange Standard, to help suppliers and their customers effectively facilitate conflict minerals data exchange along the entire global supply chain.

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Time to make Canada free of conflict minerals

Today (Thursday, April 3) the House of Commons is to begin debating my bill C-486, the Conflict Minerals Act.

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Apple buys tin as producers can’t keep up with demand

As metal prices plunged on the eve of the financial crisis in September 2008, Peru’s billionaire Brescia family paid about $400 million to buy the world’s largest tin deposit in the Amazon jungle.

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DRC mining tax increase plan rattles investors

Democratic Republic of Congo aims to double tax revenues from minerals but investors warned that an overhaul of the mining code could remove incentives to invest there.

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Motorola Solutions aims to be “conflict-free” in Africa

Starting next month, publicly traded U.S. companies will have to report their use of certain minerals and their derivatives to the government.

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Pilbara Minerals clinches funding for tantalum production

Pilbara Minerals (ASX: PLS)  has successfully raised $1.5 million through a convertible note issue to sophisticated investors, underpinning plans to progress its flagship Tabba Tabba Tantalum Project in Western Australia to production this year.

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