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By Shane Lasley
Metal Tech News 

Saskatchewan increases REE plant funding

$20M will add rare earth metals unit, and cover cost overruns Metal Tech News – June 29, 2022


Last updated 7/12/2022 at 2:14pm

Bottles of erbium, neodymium, and cerium REE oxides produced in Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan Research Council

The SRC Rare Earth Processing Facility in Saskatchewan is slated to begin producing individual rare earth oxides and neodymium-praseodymium metals for sale in 2024.

To further support its strategy to establish Saskatchewan as a major hub for North America's rare earth supply chain, the provincial government is investing an additional C$20 million (US$15.5 million) into the rare earth processing facility that Saskatchewan Research Council is developing near Saskatoon.

In the fall of 2020, the Saskatchewan government invested an initial C$31 million (US$24 m...

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