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...

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