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Rio Tinto moves into scandium market

To recover critical alloy metal from titanium mine in Quebec Metal Tech News – January 20, 2021

Rio Tinto's titanium and iron facility in Quebec will soon be producing scandium, a critical metal used by the aerospace, defense, and high-tech sectors. This will make the global mining company the first commercial scale producer of high-quality scandium oxide in North America.

A metal that is often associated with rare earths because they tend to be found alongside the 15 lanthanide elements and...


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