Lynas Mining News

China gets tougher on illegal mining, exporting of rare earths

Beijing to set up tracing system to determine and certify the origin of the materials.

Rare earth producers say illegal mining in China responsible for low prices

As a result, all rare earths producers inside and outside China are facing extremely challenging conditions, say insiders.

Most Chinese rare earth miners running at a loss — report

About 90% of China’s rare earth producers are currently operating at a loss as prices for the coveted elements continue to drop due to a global glut and illegal mining.

Survival of the fittest — what to expect for rare earth miners outside China

While analyst predict a rebound in hard-hit rare earth prices later this year, it is still unclear whether companies outside China, the world’s largest producer, will be able to challenge its dominance.

China scrapping rare earth export tax will boost demand — Lynas

Beijing had been widely expected to eliminate tariffs and quotas on rare earth shipments after a World Trade Organization panel branded them discriminatory last year.

Storm in the REE space is over, with few left standing – Hallgarten report

'There follows in its wake signs of green shoots.'

Lynas finally fires up Malaysian plant, ignites REE stocks

Australian miner rockets 14% after saying first commercial rare earths available within weeks. Molycorp et al surge in sympathy.