Latest Niobium Stories

2011-07-01 12:28:03

By swapping one superconducting material for another, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have found a practical way to boost the efficiency of the world's fastest single-photon detector, while also extending light sensitivity to longer wavelengths. The new tungsten-silicon alloy could make the ultrafast detectors more practical for use in quantum communications and computing systems, experiments testing the nature of reality, and emerging applications...

2011-06-03 20:39:00

VANCOUVER, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE) (FSE: D7H) (OTCQX: CMRZF) (the "Company" or "Commerce") is pleased to announce that it has closed its non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") of 10,388,834 common shares of the Company at a price of $0.73 per share for gross proceeds of $7.58 million. The proceeds of the Private Placement will be used to advance the Company's exploration and development programs on its Blue River Tantalum...

2011-05-17 09:16:00

NEWTON, Mass., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Creating flexible solutions for future technologies in a rapidly changing marketplace requires creative ideas, innovation, and the right materials. H.C. Starck, a market leader and innovation driver in powder metallurgy, offers a unique, comprehensive product portfolio matched with unsurpassed engineering talent to face this challenge. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090625/NE38551LOGO ) Capitalizing on its position, H.C. Starck has...

2011-04-18 18:24:00

VANCOUVER, April 18 /PRNewswire/ - Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXV: CCE) (FSE: D7H) (OTCQX: CMRZF) (the "Company" or "Commerce") announces that, further to its news release of March 3, 2011, it has filed its National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report entitled "Technical Report, Mineral Resource Estimation, Eldor Property - Ashram Deposit, Nunavik, Quebec" dated April 15, 2011, on SEDAR at http://www.sedar.com. The report has also been posted on the Company's website at...

2011-04-08 05:44:00

MUNICH, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C. Starck has signed an agreement with AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V.'s subsidiary, CIF Mineracao S.A. to purchase the vast majority of tantalum and niobium concentrates from AMG's Brazilian MIBRA mine. This mine is one of the largest industrial tantalum mines in the world. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090625/NE38551LOGO ) "Thanks to this agreement, we have secured a continuous supply of conflict-free tantalum raw materials...

2011-04-08 00:00:28

For more information, visit booth #833 Warwick, RI (PRWEB) April 7, 2011 ATW Companies Inc., a leading provider of custom manufactured metal components and services, announces that it will feature a range of its tube fabrication, laser cutting/welding, machining, and metal injection molding(MIM) capabilities for the medical device industry at BIOMEDevice Boston, Booth #833, April 6-7, 2011 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. ATW Companies is the parent company of Judson A....

2011-04-05 04:00:00

MUNICH, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C. Starck, one of the leading manufacturers of refractory metals and advanced ceramics, uses only tantalum raw materials from ethical, non-conflict sources. This has been established by the affirmative certification H.C. Starck received from the independent Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC). (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090625/NE38551LOGO ) "We expect our suppliers to meet highest ethical standards. The EICC...

2011-03-22 05:00:00

HOUSTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp. (Pink Sheets: TRER) announces that it has elected Graham Karklin to its board of directors. Mr. Karklin served as Director of Metallurgical Services for Echo Bay Mines Ltd and his 18 year tenure further included management of mining operations, development of new projects and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Karklin also worked at Newmont Mining Corporation for 13 years in the technical services group as an internal...

2011-03-01 08:56:00

VANCOUVER, March 1 /PRNewswire/ - Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXV: CCE) (FSE: D7H) (OTCQX: CMRZF) (the "Company" or "Commerce") is pleased to announce that it has begun mobilizing field crews in advance of the 2011 winter/spring drill program at the Ashram Rare Earth Element ("REE") Zone located at the Eldor Property in northeastern Quebec. The drill program will include a minimum of six, vertical, core holes totalling 3,000 metres with a drill rig capable of attaining depths in...

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