Articles Tagged "conflict minerals"

Many Companies Unlikely to Meet SEC Conflict Minerals Deadline: PwC

Tantalum – Just weeks remain before companies registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission must disclose whether they are receiving tantalum, tungsten, tin and gold from the Democratic Republic of the Congo — and, if so, whether they are getting those minerals from conflict-free sources. However, PricewaterhouseCoopers says many companies are not ready to do so.

The Conflict Over Conflict Metals: Lisa Reisman

Tin – Much has been said of the massive scope of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and Lisa Reisman, managing editor of, sees opportunity in the controversial provisions governing conflict minerals. In this interview with The Metals Report, Reisman discusses how companies are dealing with the new requirements and names companies closest to production in the crucial tantalum, tungsten and tin space.

Business Groups Sue SEC Over Conflict Minerals Rule

Tantalum – BusinessWeek reported business groups have joined together to sue the Securities and Exchange Commission in the U.S. regarding the Dodd-Frank ruling which states companies must make reasonable efforts to ensure tantalum and other conflict minerals are not from war-torn regions.