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War, What is it Good For? Tungsten

Demand for tungsten in light bulbs is being phased out; however, there is another place for tungsten mill products that doesn't get discussed much in polite company: war.

Mark Seddon’s Catch-22: We Need More Tungsten, But Projects Can’t Find Funding

Even as demand rises steadily, the world's largest non-Chinese tungsten mine will be exhausted by next year. So investors should be lining up to fund new mines, right? Not a bit of it, says analyst Mark Seddon of Tungsten Market Research. In this interview with The Mining Report, Seddon argues that a supply shortage could mean much higher prices, leading to handsome profits for those companies that get to market soonest..