Rare Earth Elements Mining News

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources

Countries have been scrambling to claim territory or, like China, boost their presence in the region.

Wesfarmers $1.5B bid on rare-earth company may be a sign of moves to come

The Wesfarmers bid highlights an imminent change in attitudes where it cannot be denied that rare earths will play a major role in the future.

Scientists produce high-grade rare earths from coal

University of Kentucky researchers used an environmentally-conscious and cost-effective process.

Lithium producers can’t expand fast enough to meet demand: An interview with Orocobre CEO Richard Seville

Orocobre is the only junior lithium producer in the world.

Behind the scenes at DARPA: How minerals drive breakthroughs in national defense

The Department of Defense uses nearly one million tons of minerals every year in the design and manufacture of military gear, weaponry, transportation vehicles and intelligence technology.

Agreement gives uranium mining in Greenland a boost

Good news for Greenland Minerals and Energy, which is aiming to develop a massive uranium and REE deposit in southern Greenland.

The global rare earths industry from the Chinese perspective

The CCP leadership has now come to the conclusion that just eliminating massive overcapacity, corruption, mismanagement, waste, and outright theft in China’s resource and manufacturing economy can itself add significantly to China’s gross domestic product.

Researchers develop method to recover rare earth elements from discarded EV engines

Reducing reliance on China REE market.

Avalon banks on new ‘blood metals’ rule for Canada’s tin mine success

The miner is spending $1.3 million in exploration work aimed to reopen a historic tin-indium mine in Nova Scotia.

Avalon Rare Metals commences $1.3 million work program on the East Kemptville tin-indium project

Drilling is scheduled to commence in early July.

Three Australian miners Richard Karn believes are positioned for success

When institutional capital eventually comes back to the sector, money will flow first to companies in or nearing production now.

Ryan Castilloux's State of the REE Market Address

In this interview with The Mining Report, Castilloux discusses four REE projects that continue to advance, as well as companies making strides with REE extraction and separation technologies.

Gareth Hatch: New REE export rules inside China level the international playing field

The era of rare earth elements export quotas and tariffs in China will soon be over and that could ultimately mean a new era of higher prices for REEs inside China, says Gareth Hatch, founding principal of Technology Metals Research and president of Innovation Metals Corp.

Tantalus Rare Earths AG resource update published for the companies rare earths project in Madagascar with valueable results

The Technical Report[1] and updated Resource Estimate published clearly shows the significant developments taken in the past 18 months of the Tantalus Rare Earths AG (ISIN DE000A1MMFF4) project in Madagascar.

The North American rare earth landscape

Investors and analysts should not conclude recent losses incurred by Molycorp, or Australia’s Lynas are synonymous with the entire REE industry.

On the surface, mining the moon doesn't look that great

Looking at lunar REE

Don't disrupt our famous breeding: Aussie zoo to miner

Alkane Resources' zirconium and rare earths project, if approved, would be built near Dubbo.

Samsung investing in rare earth alternatives

Unveiling the plans last week, Samsung said it would invest in seven areas of research into new materials.

Chinese miners crucial to opening of North Korea's economy

$6 trillion worth of rare elements and mineral deposits in North Korea.

U.S. Rare Earths wants independent American supply chain: letter to shareholders

"We are determined to create an American based platform for self reliance by way of the development of an HREE and CREE separation facility in the continental United States."

US Rare Earths drills for American independence

CEO Kevin Cassidy says his company is unearthing a 'national treasure' which will foster US independence.

Canada's Avalon a step closer to the rare earth game

"The most advanced large heavy rare earth development project in the world."

Russian billionaire looks to challenge China's supremacy in rare earths

Alexander Nesis has pumped $1 billion into REE projects so far.

Greenland says yes to uranium mining

Parliament voted Thursday to end a decades-long ban on mining for radioactive materials.

INFOGRAPHIC: Rare earth elements in sustainable technology

REEs play a key role in the expected growth of many emerging clean energy technologies.