Articles Tagged "tantalum"

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 MetalMiner.com, 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.

HLM Declares Closing of $225,000 Derived from Flow-Through Financing

Tantalum – Houston Lake Mining Inc. (TSXV:HLM), a mining exploration company that focuses on tantalum and other rare metals, has announced that it has closed two non-brokered private placement offerings totaling 4,500,000 flow-through units valued at $0.05 per FT unit, which amounts to $225,000.

Constantine Karayannopoulos is Interim President and CEO of Molycorp Inc.

Tantalum – Molycorp Inc. (NYSE: MCP) has recently made an announcement that Constantine Karayannopoulos is the board-appointed Interim President and CEO. Mr. Karayannopoulos will replace Mark A. Smith, and assume all management responsibilities for the company until such time a permanent President and CEO has been chosen.

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.