• The Future of Technology Is Hiding on the Ocean Floor

    Rare earth prices soared as technology companies quickly filled inventories to protect themselves from a future supply disruption.

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    Nov 08, 2018· One was industrial: Molycorp, then the country's largest rare earth mining and processing company, began transferring its processing technology to .

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  • China's Monopoly on Rare Earth Elements Tightens With ...

    Global mining production of rare earths in 2016 was 126,000 metric tons. The USGS reports that China mined at least 105,000 metric tons or 83 percent of the total.

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  • About Us – MP Materials

    MP Materials owns and operates Mountain Pass, the only Rare Earth mining and processing site in North America. They are essential components in a wide range of industrial, clean energy and information technology applications. Mountain Pass' bastnaesite ore is one of the world's highest quality Rare Earth deposits.

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    Aug 03, 2018· Chinese Heavy Metal: How Beijing Could Use Rare Earths to Outplay America. By putting tariffs on these materials, vital for energy and defense technology, the White House would be shooting the ...

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  • The RareEarth Crisis MIT Technology Review

    Apr 19, 2011· With worldwide demand for the materials exploding, the site's owner, Molycorp Minerals, restarted mining at Mountain Pass last December. It is now the Western Hemisphere's only producer of rareearth metals and one of just a handful outside of China, which currently produces 95 percent of .

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    Sep 07, 2017· Rare Earth Metals Electrified by China's Illegal Mining CleanUp. Rare earths are booming again as a clampdown on wildcat miners in China crimps supply in the world's biggest producer while the clean energy boom bolsters their use in .

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  • 4 Rare Earth Elements That Will Only Get More Important

    May 21, 2010· Lanthanum: Driving Excitement. Lanthanum, first discovered in 1893, is a great example of this. There's more lanthanum on this planet than silver or lead and it's the second most abundant rare earth element, but there weren't a lot of uses for it in the early days. When Castor worked with mining companies in the late 1970s and early '80s,...

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  • DOE Announces Million for Research on Rare Earth ...

    Jun 09, 2017· Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Coal Mining Waste Materials — Inventure Renewables (Tuscaloosa, AL) and project partners will use coalrelated materials from an eastern Pennsylvania anthracite coal mine as their source of REEs. In phase 1, they will conduct laboratory testing and prepare their technical design for a pilot plant to produce salable REEs.

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    Medallion considering US, Canada for rareearth plant Mining Weekly 12:38 9Jul19 Greenland slashes Kvanefjeld costs Finance 12:36 9Jul19 Medallion Resources eyes, Canada for rareearth extraction plant Reuters 12:17 9Jul19

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    May 23, 2017· Rare earths concerned only specialists until about 2009–10. In the mid1990s, China had consolidated its control over most of the global rareearth market, and the last US mine and mill, once the world's dominant producer, closed in 2002 because it was unprofitable.

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    Oct 12, 2016· Did you know the smooth running of almost every piece of technology you use is down to something called a rareearth metal? The Insight team ask why a monopolised market is causing global concern.

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  • Why rareearth mining in the West is a bust — High Country ...

    Jun 16, 2015· Forget the hype. In the global rush for energycritical elements, our region can't compete. But the mining industry operates without any particular loyalties. Australia opened the Mount Weld rareearth mine in 2011; at full capacity, it may add 22,000 tons of annual supply to the roughly 150,000 tons of annual demand.

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  • Rare earth metals: Will we have enough?

    Sep 20, 2012· All rare earth metals contain radioactive elements such as uranium and thorium, which can contaminate air, water, soil and groundwater. Metals such as arsenic, barium, copper, aluminum, lead and beryllium may be released during mining into .

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    May 29, 2019· The CSI Rare Earth Industry Index (index code 930598) tracks 50 of these stocks, companies that mine, extract, process, trade or apply the .

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