Efforts by the US to reduce its reliance on China for rare earths have taken a new turn, with the Department of Defense now bankrolling a rare earths refinery in Texas, to be built by...
Rare Earth Metals
Strandline Resources has made the final investment decision (FID) to proceed with the development of the 100%-owned $261.5m (A$338m) Coburn mineral sands project in Western Australia (WA).
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $19m to fund the development of 13 projects to produce rare earth elements and critical minerals essential in the manufacture of batteries and magnets.
Ionic Rare Earths (IonicRE) has partnered with Aluminum Corporation of China (Chinalco) to advance the development of the Makuutu rare earths project in Uganda.
China has long dominated the supply chain for rare earth elements that are vital for many 21st century technologies, from jet engines to electric vehicles and medical scanners. We profile the most prominent rare earth...
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