Tungsten Current Affairs, GK & News

Drone-based Mineral Exploration

India’s largest iron ore producer, National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) Ltd, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with IIT Kharagpur for the purpose of drone-based mineral exploration. Overview: Drone-based Geophysical Surveys and Hyperspectral Studies for Mineral Exploration would be conducted by NMDC for the first time in India. The collaboration between NMDC and IIT-Kharagpur ..




EU reaches deal to curb funding of conflict minerals

The European Union has concluded a deal to stem the flow of gold and other metals used for funding of armed conflicts or produced in conditions that violated human rights. EU importers of minerals like tin, tungsten, tantalum, gold and their ores have to mandatorily conduct checks on their suppliers, smelters and refiners beginning from ..