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By Shane Lasley
Metal Tech News 

Collaborating to produce US rare earths

Three-way partnership builds US-European REE supply chain Metal Tech News – March 3, 2021


Last updated 7/10/2022 at 3:08pm

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Energy Fuels Inc.

A facility at Energy Fuels' White Mesa Mill in Utah will extract the uranium from monazite sands for southeast U.S. and ship rare earths carbonate to a facility in Estonia for separation into the individuals REEs needed for electric vehicles, renewable energy, and high-tech applications.

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 to produce rare earth products from natural monazite sands that are a byproduct of heavy mineral sands mined in the southeastern U.S.

Under an agreement announced on March 1, Colorado-based Energy Fuels...

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