Leading vertically integrated and conflict-free provider of high performance tantalum metallurgical and powder products to the electronics, aerospace, automotive, chemical manufacturing and other industries.

Announcements 2011

August

  • Global Advanced Metals Acquires Cabot Supermetals

    Thursday, 25 August 2011 

    Global Advanced Metals (GAM) is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement to buy the Supermetals business of Cabot Corp. (NYSE: CBT).

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May

  • GAM & Atlas Long Term Announcement

    Monday, 09 May 2011 

    Global Advanced Metals (GAM) and Atlas Iron have signed an agreement for the long-term sharing of infrastructure at the Wodgina tantalum mine site, near Port Hedland in Western Australia.

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  • Traxys Acquires 20% Interest In Global Advanced Metals

    Monday, 02 May 2011 

    Traxys Tantalum LP, a member of the Traxys Group, has agreed to acquire a 20% interest in Global Advanced Metals (GAM). The acquisition is subject to Australian Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) approval.

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April

  • Tantalum Ore Processing Recommences at Wodgina

    Thursday, 28 April 2011 

    The Wodgina tantalum operation in Western Australia has begun processing ore for the first time since it was put on care and maintenance during the Global Financial Crisis (GFC).

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March

  • Wodgina mine on track to meet global tantalum demand

    Friday, 11 March 2011 

    Global Advanced Metals is on track to commence delivering new tantalum production into the global supply chains for the electronics, aerospace and other industries in late June/early July 2011.

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January

  • World’s largest tantalum producer resumes operations

    Monday, 17 January 2011 

    Global Advanced Metals, formerly Talison Tantalum, today announced the reopening of its Wodgina and Greenbushes operations in Western Australia.

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