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Hudson restructures debt to restart anorthosite mine

The Greenland government has given permission for the company to…

Lynas gets green light for waste treatment plant in Malaysia

Malaysia has approved Australian rare earths miner Lynas' plan to…

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China’s Baotou Steel Rare-Earth notches hefty profit

An annual profit of more than $A530 million for the world's biggest rare-earths producer, China's Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare-Earth Hi-Tech Co, a $1.23 billion North American takeover deal, and complaints by the US, EU and Japan to the World Trade Organisation over China's limiting of rare earth exports made March a busy month for the industry.

Riding the graphite bull

Chris Berry, founder of Mountain Partners asset management company, provided an interesting summary of the graphite space while speaking at the recent Graphite Express Conference in Vancouver.

Greenland Minerals releases initial 242-million tonne mineral resource estimate for the ‘Zone 2’ uranium-rare earth deposit

Greenland Minerals and Energy Limited ("GMEL" or "the Company") (ASX: GGG.AX - News) is pleased to announce the first mineral resource estimate for the 'Zone 2' multi-element deposit. Zone 2 is the second mineral resource established in the broader project area, following the delineation of a 619 Mt resource at Kvanefjeld (March 2011).

Focus Metals and SOQUEM report significant rare earth element results from the fall 2011 drilling program at Kwyjibo, Northeastern Quebec

Focus Metals Inc. ("Focus" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:FMS)(OTCQX:FCSMF)(FRANKFURT:FKC) and partner SOQUEM Inc. ("SOQUEM") are pleased to report the results of the fall 2011 core drilling program on the Kwyjibo Polymetallic Property (the "Property"), located in the Grenville Geological Province of northeastern Québec (see figure 1).

Euphoria over Molycorp deal may soon turn to despair. China’s grip is as strong as ever and rare earth prices are still dropping

Molycorp's mould-breaking deal with Neo Material Technologies sent its shares rocketing in New York on Friday and some industry observers say the tie-up creates a vertically integrated company that will transform the industry. Others see REE prices continuing to drop with some already down 70% and China's grip on the market undiminished – exports could double this year and domestic production continues to ramp up.