Chinalco Mining Corp. adds more investment to boost production capacity.
Company settles legal dispute and acquires necessary permit.
The miner also said it would limit production to 11,000 tonnes per year at its Mt. Weld mine.
Recent drilling at the site led to a major boost in the results.
Legislation currently making its way through the US Congress to support the domestic rare earths industry has been given the thumbs up by the near-term producer.
Geologist says the deposits are better than on land.
Lisa Reisman, managing editor of MetalMiner.com, sees opportunity in the controversial provisions governing conflict minerals.
Through the scientific study, the State Geological Survey has confirmed that rare earth elements occur across the state.
Insights on the impacts of the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska.
Rare metal prices could be poised for a bounce, helped by strong demand from major customers and renewed investor interest.
The government is also working on a bill to update the mining act.
Japan's improving economy is boosting demand for rare metals.
Group expects 2013 to be year in which “the death bells ring for the commodity supercycle after its duly noted sunset.”
The government chose an Australian company to explore the country's southern region.
Drilling has started on the Mescalero Apache Reservation in a search for financially viable sources of rare earth elements to mine.
Company has signed on to acquire a location in the Pacific Northwest.
Companies could apply for mining licences as soon as 2016 to extract gold, copper and more.
Rare earth miner regains confidence of investors.
Rare earth miner says second half of year will improve for sales and production.
Trends editor Richard Karn says the need for low-cost production may prove to be the new basis for invention.
VIDEO: The project has an estimated 75-80% heavy rare earth oxide content.
Along with copper and nickel resources, the Ontario region holds the single largest deposit of chromite on the continent.
The U.S. currently imports more than 80% of the lithium it uses, with the silvery metal winding up in batteries from cell phones to electric cars.
Rare earth's are 'strategic' metals, used in smart phones, electric cars, and military equipment.
Recovery slowed in 2012 but a return to long-term growth is certain.
Research analyst Luisa Moreno says many of the companies unearthing them are still learning to navigate the supply chain.
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