Mapping the tantalum supply chain when he was approached by a mining company in 2016, circulor ceo and co-founder doug johnson-poensgen had never heard of tantalum himself.But he soon learned everyone from miners in africa to electric car makers in california has a stake in the mineral.
The kemet partnership for social and economic sustainability program is the industrys most comprehensive social sustainability and economic program focused on meeting the short- and long-term needs of all stakeholders in the kemet tantalum supply chain.This program includes a conflict-free and vertically integrated tantalum supply chain.
The lessons learned from the tantalum supply chain have been, and will continue to be, valuable as oem brands insist on transparency on all materials supply chains.In april 2020, price increase began to affect tantalum ore as concerns increased that the pandemic would impact africa, putting a strain on tantalum, palladium, ruthenium and silver.Read More
Supply chain of tantalum beginning with minerals in the ground to many of the final goods that contain tantalum.One of the great difficulties to overcome in mapping a supply chain is lack of transparency in the chainwhether it is related to the locations and.Read More
Supply chain we work to ensure safe, healthy, and fair working conditions in our supply chain.Conflict minerals program extends our efforts deeper into our supply chain by promoting responsible sourcing of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold 3tg used in our consumer electronic products.Read More
Since conducting our first supply chain survey in 2009, intel has consistently engaged our direct suppliers on the conflict minerals issue.Our annual supply chain survey requests suppliers to identify the smelters and refiners and countries of origin of the tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold in products they supply to us using the rmis conflict minerals reporting template cmrt.Read More
Address key supply chain issues, including mineral supply chain due diligence and the safe transport of naturally occurring radioactive materials norm.We organize an annual conference, our general assembly, which is open to both members and non-members.Be the pre-eminent source for published statistics on the tantalum and niobium trade.Read More
Tantalum electrolytics have a long supply chain.In kemets case, tantalum ore from the kisengo mine in the drc is shipped to kemets matamoros, mexico plant, where it is processed into k-salt.Read More
Supply chain.Raw materials.Sony mobile shares concerns surrounding mineral extraction activities which give negative impacts on local people, communities, and the environment.We are fully aware that our stakeholders increasingly display concerns regarding the sourcing of raw materials across the whole supply chain.Read More
Tantalum raw material may be even more volatile throughout 2009, particular in the spot market, as the alternative sources mentioned above become more established in the supply chain.As a result, relief for tantalum prices is not anticipated in the near term as the industry works to bring on these new sources of ore.Read More
There is now an alternative to solid tantalum capacitors recent advances in polymer-cathode technology and improvements in tightening the tantalum supply-chain are allowing more designers to choose polymer tantalum capacitors as alternatives to traditional solid tantalum capacitors, writes roger tall.Read More
Tantalum, a key dielectric material for capacitors, is also considered a strategic material by the united states defense logistics agency dla because of its unique attributes.This article addresses the unique supply chain for tantalum capacitors that carry a military specification.The market for tantalum electronics and beyond.Read More
Concerted global action by a range of companies in the supply chain via the eicc, including global advanced metals, has led to measures designed to eliminate conflict-mined material.This in turn has led to an increase for tantalum products that are known to be derived from sustainable and ethical sources.Read More
Tantalum ta and niobium nb are essential metals in modern society.Their use in corrosion prevention, micro-electronics, specialty alloys and high-strength low-alloy hsla steel earns them a strategic designation in most industrialised countries.The ta market is unstable due in part to historic influx of conflict columbite-tantalite concentrate, or coltan, that caused ta mines in.Read More
He oecd due diligence guidance for responsible supply chains of minerals from conflict-affected and high-risk areas the guidance is the first example of a collaborative government-backed multi-stakeholder initiative on responsible.Read More