Rio Tinto moves into scandium market
To recover critical alloy metal from titanium mine in Quebec Metal Tech News – January 20, 2021
Last updated 7/10/2022 at 3:02pm
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...