Rare Earth Metals

HyProMag secures grants for rare earth recycling plant in Germany

UK-based HyProMag has received €3.7m grants to advance the development of the first rare earth magnet recycling plant in Germany.…

NSW announces funding to advance critical minerals exploration

Australia's New South Wales (NSW) Government is spending A$8.6m ($5.69m) to support critical minerals exploration in the state. The funding…

Expansion and independence: Australia’s latest rare earth mines

Rare earths have been something of a buzzword in the mining industry for years. But, with global annual production now…

NT government approves Arafura’s Nolans mining management plan

Arafura Rare Earth has received mining management plan (MMP) approval from Australia's Northern Territory (NT) Government for its Nolans neodymium-praseodymium…

EnCore to acquire Energy Fuels’ Alta Mesa ISR uranium project for $120m

EnCore Energy has agreed to acquire the past-producing Alta Mesa In-Situ Recovery (ISR) uranium project in the US from US-based…

Iluka and Northern Minerals sign rare earths supply agreement

Australian mining company Iluka has signed an agreement with rare earth miner Northern Minerals for the delivery of rare earths…

What’s in the Inflation Reduction Act for miners?

On 17 August, US president Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 into law. This bill, boasting the…

Greenland Minerals’ Kvanefjeld rare-earths project hits roadblock

Australia’s Greenland Minerals announced that its request for interim orders against the Greenlandic Government’s decision to reject the exploitation licence…

Vianode plans to build $193m battery materials plant in Norway

Norwegian firm Vianode plans to build a large-scale battery materials plant in the country with an investment of Nkr2bn ($193.51m).…

Wealth in the water: the face-off over deep-sea mining in Oceania

The International Seabed Authority (ISA) is tasked with effectively protecting the world’s deepest seas and most alien environments, and the…

Is patience a virtue? The new issue of MINE Australia is out now

Rio Tinto's Gudai-Darri iron ore mine could prove to be one of the largest and most productive in the world.…

US assigns $156m for critical minerals refinery

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated up to $156m to fund the development of a proposed critical minerals…

European Commission announces new critical minerals legislation

The European Commission has come up with a new legislative proposal, the European Critical Raw Material Act, to help boost…

Neo to acquire Hudson’s Greenland rare earths exploration licence

Neo Performance Materials has agreed to purchase an exploration licence covering the Sarfartoq Carbonatite Complex in southwest Greenland from Canadian…

Denison Mines increases takeover bid for UEX

Uranium exploration and development company Denison Mines has made an improved offer to acquire Canadian uranium producer UEX. According to…