Neodymium Mining News

Australia plans deal with US on 'critical minerals', hopes to boost its exports

This will mean Geoscience Australia and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) will work closely on exploration, extraction, processing and research and development.

Lynas Corp's Malaysia plant shut down until 2019

The shutdown of the controversial plant could see the Australian rare earths producer take a A$16 million hit.

German scientists to build machine that speeds up urban mining processes

Some urban mining already takes place in the EU but it involves melting devices together in a furnace and removing the most valuable metals.

The only five rare earth elements that matter

There is no single rare earth element market. Instead, the rare earth universe is made up of four or five distinct "critical rare earth" markets that should be the focus for investors today.