Of course, while widespread communication could hardly be considered a bad thing, there’s another story about phones in Africa that shouldn’t go ignored: Many of the most important materials in phones and other electronics – gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten – come from mines in Congo.
The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act mandates that companies listed on U.S. exchanges disclose whether minerals they import are conflict minerals,” defined as tin, tantalum, tungsten, or gold originating from the Democratic Republic of the Congo or an adjoining country that finances or benefits armed groups in those countries.
Responding to pressure from campus activists and anticipating the impact of forthcoming SEC regulations under Dodd-Frank’s section 1502, electronics companies have moved forward in tracing, auditing and certifying the minerals used in their products.
Forever Metals cannot warrant gold zirconium, black tungsten, rose tungsten or other plated tungsten colors. Thus, Tungsten wedding rings are increasingly being used by the present generation, as they afford unrivaled flexibility to ring bearers, being suited to all orientations of lifestyles, budgets, traditions, and religions.
Tungsten Carbide rings are also recently available in permanent rich shades of black resembling the color of an onyx. Jewelry companies – the largest end-users of gold worldwide – can commit to source from conflict-free gold mines in Congo , and invest in the sustainable development of local communities.
The fact that it is an unconventional metal to begin with is of added appeal to many who want a break from the traditional gold and the extremely expensive platinum jewelry pieces. With the passing of days, the pricing of women tungsten rings brushed is increasing, so due to this, now the situation is something like that in which tungsten scrap also had the same value like a fresh tungsten stone.
Men’s Tungsten Wedding Rings possess incredible tensile strength and do not bend, unlike other traditional metal rings which may bend during the incidence of various accidents and cut off the blood circulation to the ring bearing finger. This is something no other metal can boast, as this is a feature that is only had by rings made out of tungsten and carbide.