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By Shane Lasley
Metal Tech News 

Lynas moves forward on Texas REE plant

Pentagon funding allows Aussie miner to begin phase-1 work Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – July 29, 2020


Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:44pm

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Rare earths are a group of 17 elements used in a wide array of high-tech, renewable energy and military applications.

Australia-based rare earths producer Lynas Corporation Ltd. is moving ahead with a U.S.-based heavy rare earth separation facility in Texas.

In April, the U.S. Department of Defense indicated that it would award Lynas a contract for a facility that could produce heavy rare earths, which tend to be the least abundant but most highly prized of the 17 elements that fall into the REE category.


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