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 By Shane Lasley    Tech Metals 
Vital Metals Nechalacho Canada rare earth elements REE Northwest Territories

Bonanza grade rare earths at Nechalacho

Crews at Vital Metals Ltd.'s Nechalacho rare earths project in Canada's Northwest Territories are mining zones of ore with such high grades that there is no need to upgrade it with the on-site... — Updated 9/21/2021 Full story

 
Energy Fuels White Mesa Mill Utah Estonia REE supply chain rare earth elements

US-Europe rare earth supply chain launched

A container of mixed rare earth carbonate shipped from Energy Fuels Inc.'s White Mesa Mill in Utah to Neo Performance Materials Inc.'s Silmet rare earths separation facility in Estonia marks the... — Updated 7/20/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
National Institute of Information and Communications Technology Japan

Rare earths enable record internet speeds

With a boost from fiber optic cables laced with rare earths such as erbium and thulium, researchers at Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology were able to... — Updated 7/20/2021 Full story

 
Nahanni Construction Nechalacho REEtec rare earth elements Yellowknives CanNor

Rare earths are now being mined in Canada

On June 28, First Nations mining contractor Nahanni Construction Ltd. dug a scoop of ore from the North T open pit at Vital Metals Ltd.'s Nechalacho project in Northwest Territories that marked a... — Updated 7/13/2021 Full story

 
REEtec Vital Metals REE rare earth elements Nechalacho Northwest Territories

REEtec accepts Vital rare earths sample

Norway-based REEtec has confirmed the quality of a rare earths sample produced from Vital Metals Ltd.'s Nechalacho project in Northwest Territories, which means Vital can finish the first phase... — Updated 6/8/2021 Full story

 
USA Rare Earth Round Top Texas REE mine to magnet strategy

USA Rare Earth strategy gets $50M boost

With the recent completion of a $50 million financing, USA Rare Earth LLC has the funds to take major strides toward executing its rare earths mine-to-magnet strategy in the United States. At the... — Updated 6/2/2021 Full story

 
Vital Metals REE rare earth elements Canada Northwest Territories Nechalacho

Another Vital REE milestone at Nechalacho

Reaching another major milestone on its path to being Canada's first rare earths producer, Vital Metals Ltd. has begun mining at its Nechalacho REE project in Northwest Territories. A... — Updated 4/6/2021 Full story

 
Avalon Advanced Materials Vital Metals REE Nechalacho Northwest Territories

Vital rare earths sample from Nechalacho

A 12-kilogram (26.5 pounds) sample of rare earth carbonate from Vital Metals Ltd.'s Nechalacho project in Canada's Northwest Territories takes the Australian mining company one step closer to its... — Updated 3/16/2021 Full story

 
REE rare earth elements US supply chain Energy Fuels Neo Performance Materials

Collaborating to produce US rare earths

Already, the leading United States producer of the uranium that fuel's emissions-free nuclear energy, Energy Fuels Inc. has entered into an agreement with Canada-based Neo Performance Materials... — Updated 3/9/2021 Full story

 
US Air Force F 35 fighter aircraft flying over Alaska 920 lb rare earth elements

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 2/18/2021 Full story

 
Lynas Corporation REE separation facility Texas domestic rare earths Pentagon

Lynas inks contract for Texas REE plant

Australia-based rare earth elements producer Lynas Rare Earths Ltd. has secured a contract for additional Pentagon assistance in funding its plans to develop a U.S.-based rare earths separation... — Updated 2/2/2021 Full story

 
Adirondack Mountain iron mine USGS critical minerals New York Ryan Taylor

New rare earth age for old NY iron mines

Industrial Age iron mines in the eastern Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York may find new life as domestic sources of the rare earth elements needed in today's Information Age. Mined heavily... — Updated 12/29/2020 Full story

 
Ucore Dotson Ridge REE critical minerals deposit

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 10/20/2020 Full story

 
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Rise of a world class rare earths project

Appia Energy Corp.'s Alces Lake project in Saskatchewan hosts some of the highest rare earth element grades ever discovered and the Toronto-based exploration company is now investigating just how... — Updated 10/14/2020 Full story

 
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Texas congressmen craft rare earths bill

A pair of Texas congressmen, Republican Lance Gooden and Democrat Vicente Gonzalez, have introduced the Reclaiming American Rare Earths Act, bipartisan legislation aimed at reducing America's... — Updated 9/15/2020 Full story

 
EV electric vehicle motor drive demand for REE magnets

EVs drive explosive REE magnet demand

Rare earths and battery metals market expert Adamas Intelligence forecasts that demand for the magnet rare earths – neodymium, praseodymium, and dysprosium – will falter slightly this year... — Updated 9/2/2020 Full story

 
Neodymium REE magnet imports high tech EV motors wind energy

Magnets are rare earth feed for Geomega

It is estimated that upwards of US$13.8 billion of rare earth magnets are imported into the United States each year, which is creating a stockpile of some of the most widely used rare earth... — Updated 8/26/2020 Full story

 
USA Rare Earth Geomega Resources LOI to recycle neodymium REE magnets

Geomega, USA Rare Earth recycling pact

Already involved in nearly every facet of the rare earth supply chain, from mining these technology elements to manufacturing powerful REE magnets, USA Rare Earth LLC has cut a deal with Geomega... — Updated 7/22/2020 Full story

 
Drill testing Round Top rare earth lithium critical mineral deposit Texas

Accelerating the USA Rare Earth strategy

Texas Mineral Resources Corp. has added fuel to USA Rare Earth LLC's strategy to establish a complete rare earth mines-to-magnets supply chain in the United States, which is already advancing... — Updated 7/7/2020 Full story

 
Wheat Ridge Co USA rare earth element processing pilot plant

USA rare earth separation pilot underway

With the commissioning of a pilot plant in Colorado now underway, USA Rare Earth LLC is one step closer to producing rare earth elements on American soil. Based in New York City, USA Rare Earth... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
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Texas REE separation plant makes progress

Texas Mineral Resources Corp. and USA Rare Earth LLC April 2 said the COVID-19 outbreak thus far has not held up progress on their Round Top critical minerals project in Texas and pilot heavy... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
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USA Rare Earth adds magnet equipment

USA Rare Earth LLC has acquired state-of-the-art neodymium-iron-boron permanent magnet manufacturing equipment, another key piece to the company's strategy to establish a complete rare earths mine... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
Ucore Rare Metals Bokan Mountain Dotson Ridge REE deposit Alaska

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

 
Rare earth element on barges in China coronavirus could affect REE explorts

Coronavirus slows China rare earth sector

Many in the United States, from President Donald Trump to sector analysts, have been raising the alarms about America's heavy dependence on China for rare earth elements and other critical... — Updated 6/27/2020 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 6/27/2020 Full story

 

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