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Piles of rare earth oxides used for magnets, batteries, and high-tech products.

Making rare earths separation less rare

US invests heavily into developing domestic rare earth element processing plants Despite what their name suggests, rare earths are not all that scarce. An efficient and environmentally... — Updated 9/15/2022

 
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Seven world transforming rare earths

Magnet rare earths transform motion to energy; and energy to motion and music While all 15 of the rare earths have special properties that have been called magical, alchemistical, and fut... — Updated 9/15/2022

 
A satellite view of a coal ash landfill in Pennsylvania.

Outside-the-box critical mineral sources

Coal ash, acid drainage, and tailings for future green economy As the world continues to prime itself for the global energy shift, academia, governments and the private sector are scrambl... — Updated 9/15/2022

 
Gallium in its crystal form at below 86 degrees Fahrenheit.

Gallium may be more critical than realized

CO2 scrubbing liquid-metal catalyst is tech metal's latest amazing property From making smartphones smarter to transforming troublesome carbon dioxide into useful oxygen and high-value... — Updated 9/15/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Float plane lands at Ucore’s uranium and rare earths project in Alaska.

Alaska uranium deposit attracts interest

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... — Updated 6/23/2022

 
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Techy gallium overshadowed by rare earths

Overshadowed by headline-grabbing rare earth elements, gallium is an underappreciated critical metal that is a vital ingredient in next-generation smartphones and communication networks,... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Made in North America rare earths return

Roughly 38,000 metric tons of rare earth concentrates were produced from American soil during 2020, yet the United States remains 100% reliant on foreign countries for its supply of... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Recycling to complete a circular economy

Reminiscent of America's gilded age, the world is priming itself for a new era of technology and energy centered on the electricity that sparked the imaginations of visionaries such as... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Unconventional critical mineral solutions

From electric vehicles plugged into renewable energy to smartphones connected to 5G networks, new technologies take advantage of the special properties of a suite of critical minerals... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
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Building a US critical minerals strategy

A heavy reliance on imports for a long list of minerals and metals critical to American supply chains could be a stumbling block for the Biden administration's ambitious "Build Back... — Updated 9/16/2021 Full story

 
 By Rose Ragsdale    News
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Vital mines 12-kilogram REE bulk sample

Racing to become Canada's first miner of rare earth elements, Vital Metals Ltd. had clocked another milestone by producing a 12-kilogram sample of rare earth carbonate in a bulk sampling... — Updated 5/27/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Once in a century opportunity for Alaska

From a world-class graphite deposit in the Northwest to rare earths on the Southeast Panhandle, Alaska has the potential to offer a sustainable and secure supply to meet the coming... — Updated 4/29/2021 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Mining eligible for permit streamlining

It's official, U.S. mining projects can now be considered for more efficient permitting under Title 41 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, or Fast-41, a program... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Texas JV moves quickly on REE separation

USA Rare Earth LLC and Texas Mineral Resources Corp. has made a major advancement toward developing the heavy rare earth separation technology that the U.S. Army is looking to invest in.... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Army probes rare earth facility funding

From helmet mounted radios to laser guided missiles, rare earth elements (REE) are an essential ingredient to the advanced hardware used by the U.S. military. These high-tech metals,... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Trump: rare earths essential to US defense

With the issuance of five presidential determinations related to the domestic production of rare earth metals and magnets, President Donald Trump is making it clear the White House sees... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Global miners explore Alaska's Interior

A group of diverse global-scale mining companies hailing from Australia, Japan, and the United States are quietly exploring a relatively small region of Alaska's Interior. Two of these... — Updated 2/4/2018 Full story

 

Ucore has option to acquire IBC, own REE separation technology

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. March 13 reported that it has secured an option to acquire the outstanding shares of IBC Advanced Technologies, a company that has been instrumental in designing and developing a rare earth separation process for... — Updated 1/18/2018

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaska mining experiences quiet 2012

The mining industry just passed through one of the quietest year-end transitions in over a decade. The last month has seen few new public announcements regarding Alaska mineral... — Updated 1/27/2013

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaska gold could get its turn at bat

Over the past six months, the single-most common question I have gotten asked about Alaska's mineral industry is, "Have there been any significant new discoveries?" While there may be an... — Updated 10/28/2012

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Industry experiencing unparalled changes

If you are looking for proof that the mining industry is experiencing unparalleled changes, look no further than "Mine 2012: The growing disconnect," the 9th edition of... — Updated 6/24/2012

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaska ranked No. 4 in mine industry survey

The Fraser Institute's "Survey of Mining Companies, 2011/2012" was recently released to the public. This annual survey of exploration and mining companies gauges the pros and cons of... — Updated 3/25/2012 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    News

Mining makes mark across Alaska in 2011

There are some new statistics just out from the Alaska Miners Association that I thought you might like to see. For 2011, the Alaska mining industry accounted for 4,500 direct jobs and... — Updated 2/26/2012

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

Lawmakers sound alarm at lax REE policy

U.S. Sens. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., are up in arms over the U.S. Department of Defense's apparent laidback approach to... — Updated 2/27/2011

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

REEs become rarer on China export cuts

China, which mines the majority of the global supply of rare earth elements within its borders, has, over recent years, increasingly restricted its exports of the unique minerals to... — Updated 7/25/2010

 

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