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View across South Saskatchewan River; the Saskatoon city skyline at night.

A rare earth supply chain master link

Summit spotlights Saskatoon as an emerging rare earths hub in North America Saskatoon, a small city in the heart of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, is emerging as the master link in a... — Updated 9/23/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    Mining Tech 
Mixers stir blue fluids at Ucore’s RapidSX demonstration plant in Canada.

Ucore's rare earths plant takes shape

RapidSX team on pace to begin commissioning REE separation plant this year Despite snarled supply chains, Ucore Rare Metals Inc. says it remains on track to begin commissioning a plant in Canada... — Updated 9/20/2022

 
Piles of rare earth oxides used for magnets, batteries, and high-tech products.

Making rare earths separation less rare

US invests heavily into developing domestic rare earth element processing plants Despite what their name suggests, rare earths are not all that scarce. An efficient and environmentally sound... — Updated 9/12/2022 Full story

 
A red Tesla Roadster speeds past a large wind turbine farm.

Seven world transforming rare earths

Magnet rare earths transform motion to energy; and energy to motion and music While all 15 of the rare earths have special properties that have been called magical, alchemistical, and futuristic,... — Updated 9/12/2022 Full story

 
Closeup of the columns at the RapidSX demo plant in Ontario.

Ucore accelerates RapidSX development

Following the positive results from an independent technical review received early this year, Ucore Rare Metals Inc. has decided to expand the rare earths separation capacity of its RapidSX... — Updated 7/19/2022

 
A rare earths separation machine set up at a facility in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Vital start of Canadian rare earths plant

To forge the second link in a wholly North American rare earths supply chain, Vital Metals Ltd. has begun feeding ore mined from its Nechalacho project in Northwest Territories into a dense media... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
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DOE eyes unconventional REE refinery

Looking to break America's reliance on China for rare earths and critical minerals, the U.S. Department of Energy is investing $140 million to develop a facility that extracts these minerals from... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
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Ucore advances RapidSX rare earths tech

In another step toward Ucore Rare Metals Inc.'s goal of producing the first separated rare earth elements at its planned Strategic Metals Complex in Alaska in about two years, a third party has ca... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
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Ucore secures Vital rare earths supply

On the heels of a deal to sell more rare earths carbonate to Norway-based REEtec, Vital Metals Ltd. has entered into a separate agreement to sell some of this midstream REE product produced in... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
RapidSX Innovation Metals REE extraction recycling Ucore ASMC facility Alaska

Tests show RapidSX lives up to its name

As its name implies, Innovation Metals Corp.'s RapidSX rare earths separation technology is at least one order of magnitude faster at extracting REEs than the solvent extraction methods that it... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
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RapidSX rare earths separation progresses

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. anticipates that the RapidSX rare earths and critical metals separation technology being developed by its subsidiary, Innovation Metals Corp., will be ready for commercial... — Updated 7/10/2022

 
US Pentagon Department of Defense critical minerals policy

Strategic metals firepower for Pentagon

The $740.5 billion National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 passed by Congress last week instructs the Pentagon to secure domestic and allied sources of strategic minerals and... — Updated 7/10/2022

 
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Ucore unveils Alaska2023 rare earths plan

Seeking to alleviate the United States' heavy reliance on China for its supply of the rare earth elements needed for a broad range of high-tech applications, Ucore Rare Metals Inc. has rolled out... — Updated 7/10/2022

 
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RapidSX REE separation making headway

Innovation Metals Corp. said it is on pace to have a pilot plant ready to demonstrate RapidSX rare earth element separation technology by mid-2021. RapidSX, a proprietary technology developed by... — Updated 7/10/2022

 
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Ucore acquires rapid REE separation tech

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. has cut a deal to acquire full ownership of Innovation Metals Corp. – a private Canada-based company that has developed RapidSX technology for the separation and... — Updated 7/10/2022 Full story

 
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Ucore eyes new SX rare earth separation

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. is now considering a quicker and more efficient method of solvent extraction (SX) as the rare earth separation technology of choice for the Strategic Metals Complex (SMC)... — Updated 7/2/2022

 
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Hexagon hails Ucore RapidSX REE pact

Hexagon Energy Materials Ltd., an Australian company that is investing US$6 million into furthering the development of RapidSX rare earth elements separation technology, Feb. 18 said it is... — Updated 7/2/2022 Full story

 
American flag at Bokan Mountain Rare Earth REE mine project Ketchikan Alaska

Alaska REE project draws Pentagon interest

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. wants to provide the Pentagon with an American source of rare earth elements, vital ingredients to a wide array of U.S. military hardware, from helmet mounted radios to... — Updated 7/2/2022

 
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The enigmatic rare earth elements paradox

American mines produced roughly 26,000 tons of rare earth during 2019, a 44 percent increase over 2018, yet the United States is 100 percent reliant on foreign countries for its supply of these... — Updated 7/2/2022

 
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Made in North America rare earths return

Roughly 38,000 metric tons of rare earth concentrates were produced from American soil during 2020, yet the United States remains 100% reliant on foreign countries for its supply of these 17... — Updated 11/2/2021 Full story

 
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Tin has been critical for 5,500 years

From the advancements of technology during the Bronze Age to the computers and telecommunication systems of today's Big Data Era, tin has been critical to human progress for at least 5,500 years.... — Updated 9/28/2021 Full story

 
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COVID-19 underscores rare earth exposure

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. says the COVID-19 pandemic shines a spotlight on the need for a domestic supply of rare earth elements and other critical minerals and the company continues to make headway... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 

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