Tantalum – The tantalum industry has made noble efforts to source conflict-free tantalum but solutions can have unintended effects.
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Tantalum – Seattle Post Intelligencer reports Congressman Jim McDermott is hoping reform legislation can lessen mining that finances the DRC's civil war.
Tantalum – The New York Times reports the Dodd-Frank law has had unintended and devastating consequences in the DRC.
Natural resources like tin, tungsten and tantalum have been branded with the moniker “conflict minerals” because the militias enslave locals to mine the metals and then use the funds garnered from their sale to help finance their bloody operations. Another example of this shameful side of human nature is taking place today in the [...]