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By Shane Lasley
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US-Europe rare earth supply chain launched

First US derived REE carbonates shipped from Utah to Estonia Metal Tech News – July 14, 2021


Last updated 7/12/2022 at 12:37pm

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

Energy Fuels Inc.

Energy Fuels' White Mesa Mill in Utah is extracting the uranium from monazite sands from Georgia before producing a rare earths carbonate that is being shipped to a facility in Estonia for separation into the individuals REEs needed for EVs, renewable energy, and other high-tech applications.

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 start of what is shaping up to be major new rare earths supply chains in the United States and Europe.

"Today, Energy Fuels and Neo took significant steps toward restoring critical U.S. and European r...

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