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  • Float plane lands at Ucore’s uranium and rare earths project in Alaska.

    Alaska uranium deposit attracts interest

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 23, 2022

    With renewed interest in nuclear to generate zero-carbon electricity for the clean energy future, coupled with Russia's ongoing war in Ukraine, the past-producing Ross-Adams uranium mine on Ucore Rare Metals Inc.'s Bokan Mountain project in Southeast Alaska has caught the attention of unnamed parties interested in this potential domestic source of nuclear fuel. While Ucore says it is entertaining the unsolicited offers to investigate Bokan's uranium potential, any efforts on t...

  • A drill tests the Bokan Mountain critical minerals mine project in Alaska.

    Ucore launches program to advance Bokan

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated May 19, 2022

    With its Alaska Strategic Metals Complex on pace for completion in 2024, Ucore Rare Metals Inc. has launched a trenching and bulk sampling program at Bokan Mountain that will provide the information needed for a prefeasibility study that details the plan for a mine at the rare earths project in Southeast Alaska. Located on Prince of Wales Island, the Dotson Ridge deposit at Ucore's Bokan Mountain project hosts 4.79 million metric tons of indicated resource containing 31,722...

  • Piles of rare earths used in electric vehicles and other high-tech products.

    Testing confirms Ucore rare earths tech

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated May 5, 2022

    Independent testing commissioned by the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority demonstrates that Ucore Rare Metals Inc.'s RapidSX rare earth elements separation technology is in fact faster, cheaper, more efficient, and environmentally sound than the conventional mixer-settler solvent extraction method it was designed to replace. Fundamentally, RapidSX is a modernization and technological upgrade to the conventional solvent extraction technique that has been the st...

  • Critical Minerals Alliances tin Rio Tinto MIT solder tin Ucore Rare Metals Tofty

    Tin has been critical for 5,500 years

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Sep 30, 2021

    From the advancements of technology during the Bronze Age to the computers and telecommunication systems of today's Big Data Era, tin has been critical to human progress for at least 5,500 years. Sometime around 3500 BC, Sumerians living in modern day Turkey and Iran discovered that mixing a little tin with copper created bronze, an alloy that produced much more durable weapons and tools than those cast from copper alone. This cutting-edge discovery offered a strategic and... Full story

  • Tin solder soldering iron computer circuit board

    Tin is the glue for the tech revolution

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jan 14, 2021

    Cans, cups, roofs, and foil hats are likely the first things that come to mind when thinking about tin – none of which conjure images of a metal that should be considered critical to a modern country like the United States. According to a study carried out by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, however, tin is the metal expected that be most impacted by new technologies. Commissioned by Rio Tinto, the MIT study found that tin beat out more likely technology metals candidate... Full story