Newsletters & Policy briefs

The TARANTULA project sends out a newsletter approximately two times per year, presenting an update on the project activities, upcoming events and other relevant news. We invite you to subscribe.

The TARANTULA foresees to publish a policy brief on related topic.

– this page will be updated regularly –

In this edition articles about:

  • Second TARANTULA consortium meeting in Seville
  • T.I.C.’s 60th General Assembly on tantalum and niobium (Oct. 2019)
  • The green transition challenged by the metal supply chain
  • Why tungsten, niobium and tantalum are critical raw materials
  • TARANTULA team members in the spotlight
  • Upcoming Events

Below, some of the latests bulletins of the Tantalum-Niobium International Study Center (T.I.C.) are copied. For more news items, we kindly refer you to www.tanb.org/news

This edition of the Bulletin includes articles about:

  • Tantalum capacitors in critical medical applications
  • Beautiful metal: oxide films on niobium and tantalum
  • Tantalum polymer capacitors capable of high temperature operation
  • NORM transport: time to increase the exemption level
  • Recycling e-waste: a report from ICPREM-2020
  • Tantalum: a market overview by DERA

This edition of the Bulletin includes articles about:

• Maglev trains: very fast niobium
• The Ekeberg Prize: Shortlist 2019
• Charles Hatchett and the origin of columbium
• Is pure tantalum (Ta) radioactive?
• The Tarantula Project
• 60th General Assembly: Technical Abstracts
• An open letter on synthetic concentrates

EU H2020 TARANTULA

Recovery of Tungsten, Niobium and Tantalum occurring as by-products in mining and processing waste streams

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This project has received funding from the European Union's EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020 under Grant Agreement No 821159