All Entries in the Tag : Tantalum

Program funds Clemson technologies for commercialization

The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) announced Thursday that it has awarded funding to five Clemson researchers to further develop their Clemson technologies through a newly established program, the CURF Technology Maturation Fund.

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Ningxia owns 60% of world market for tantalum

China’s development of the corrosion-resistant metal tantalum commonly used in electronics has developed rapidly in recent years, owing to local manufacturers’ commitment to research and development efforts, the China Science Daily reports, with one factory having become particularly successful.

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Rwanda Mining-Export Income Drops on Lower Tantalum Prices

The value of Rwanda’s mineral exports dropped by almost a fifth in the first half of the year, even as the volume of sales rose, because of a fall in tantalum prices, State Minister for Mines Evode Imena said.

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2014’s Top 6 Conflict Minerals Compliance Articles

My esteemed colleague Jeff recently pined for the day when MetalMiner can provide some ‘peaceful minerals’ coverage, as opposed to ‘conflict minerals.’

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Umicore to recycle GTP hard metal

As part of its US expansion strategy, catalyst specialist Umicore has entered into a long-term agreement to recycle cobalt-containing hard metals scrap from Global Tungsten and Powders Corp (GTP) to produce cobalt fine powders.

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Gippsland Limited inks tantalum toll smelting agreement

Gippsland Limited (ASX:GIP) should firm in trade after signing a non-binding agreement with SmelterCo, a major smelting company.

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Sapphire, gold, tantalum… What will iPhone 6 be made from?

It’s late August, and joining Goodwood and the Notting Hill Carnival is the newest seasonal event on the calendar: speculation about new iPhones.

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