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 By Shane Lasley    News
Trump Executive Order 13817 federal critical minerals strategy REE

U.S. outlines critical mineral strategy

The U.S. Department of Commerce June 4 released "A federal strategy to ensure secure and reliable supplies of critical minerals," an interagency report that outlines a government-wide action plan to... — Updated 6/14/2019 Full story

 
USGS, Alaska DGGS develop tool to help guide geologists, mineral explorers

Revealing Alaska's critical minerals

Geologists familiar with Alaska already know the Far North State is a great place to explore for critical minerals and metals such as graphite, rare earths, platinum metals, cobalt and tin. A new... — Updated 5/19/2019 Full story

 
Getting hooked on Cassiterite deposits leads to other critical minerals

Tin – Alaska's gateway critical mineral

With more than 100 known tin occurrences, Alaska is considered the best place in America to establish a domestic source of this critical alloy metal that has defined human progress since the dawn of... — Updated 5/29/2019 Full story

 
China rare earth export restriction trade war Alaska REE separation facility

Small win in big case for U.S. rare earths

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. May 29 announced a victory in the legal row over its option to acquire IBC Advanced Technologies Inc., part of Ucore's plans to establish a rare earth elements processing... — Updated 5/30/2019 Full story

 
Indispensable twin metals critical to US

Indispensable twin metals critical to US

With nearly indistinguishable characteristics, niobium and tantalum are considered the "indispensable twins" among the 35 minerals and metals considered critical to the United States. "Niobium and... — Updated 5/29/2019 Full story

 
US critical minerals policy President Trump Sen. Murkowski Rep. Amodei

US leaders address critical minerals

U.S. President Donald Trump sparked a renewed interest in critical minerals and metals when he issued an executive order calling on federal agencies to devise a strategy to ensure the United States... — Updated 5/30/2019 Full story

 
Metal Tech News - Discovering the elements of innovation

Zirconium-hafnium – bound beyond nature

Zirconium and hafnium are closely related elements that share bonds that tie them together in nature, an affinity that carries over into their industrial applications. "Zirconium and hafnium are... — Updated 5/29/2019 Full story

 

Alaska is rich in critical rare earths

Alaska is rich in rare earth, a unique group of elements that are so distinctive that most are placed in their own separate section at the bottom of the periodic table. While scientist have long... — Updated 6/12/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News 
Department of Commerce federal strategy secure reliable critical minerals

Alaska rare earths project gets a nudge

Washington D.C.'s increased interest in securing a steadfast supply of critical minerals may prompt further advancement at Ucore Rare Metals Inc.'s Bokan Mountain, a Southeast Alaska project that... — Updated 6/13/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Mines and mineral exploration projects in the Sealaska region Southeast Alaska

Sealaska – balanced resource development

Seeking economic and cultural prosperity for its more than 22,000 Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian shareholders while also looking to provide even greater benefits for future generations, Sealaska takes... — Updated 4/19/2019 Full story

 
Ucore acquisition of IBC Advanced Technologies lawsuit

Ucore purchase of IBC erupts in legal row

A row that has erupted between IBC Advanced Technologies Inc. and Ucore Rare Metals Inc. threatens to delay, or even derail, the proposed Strategic Metals Complex, a rare earth element separation... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
Mixed economic signals for Alaska mining Curt Freeman guest column

Mixed economic signals for Alaska mining

As the year waned, Alaska's mining industry reported some of the last of its 2018 seasonal field results while the University of Alaska and state of Alaska released some current and projected... — Updated 1/4/2019 Full story

 
Molcular separation technology MRT for refining rare earth elements

Orca, CCM support Ucore plan to buy IBC

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Dec. 11 reported that two of its major shareholders, Orca Holdings LLC and Concept Capital Management Ltd., were again participants in its latest private placement, which... — Updated 12/28/2018

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
CERN LHC, Critical Minerals Alaska - Indispensable Twins niobium tantalum

Critical Minerals Alaska – Indispensable Twins

With nearly indistinguishable physical and chemical properties, niobium and tantalum are almost always found together in nature. Both are also critical to the defense, energy and high-tech sectors... — Updated 12/7/2018 Full story

 
Ucore Rare Metals rare earth elements separation plant Southeast Alaska

Ucore discusses SMC with Ketchikan leaders

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Nov. 6 said it has begun consultation with officials from the Ketchikan Gateway Borough, the Southeast Alaska municipality where Ucore plans to build its Strategic Metals... — Updated 11/29/2018 Full story

 
Northern Dynasty Pebble Limited Partnership copper project Bristol Bay

Alaska drill results continue to roll in

WESTERN ALASKA Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. announced that it had finalized a surface right of way agreement with Alaska Peninsula Corporation for use of that latter's lands for the construction... — Updated 12/7/2018 Full story

 

Ucore plans to acquire MRT developer

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Nov. 7 said it plans to exercise its option to purchase IBC Advanced Technologies Inc., the Utah-based company that developed the molecular recognition technology used to separ... — Updated 11/16/2018

 
Avalon Development Curt Freeman Alaska Mining overview November 2018

Mining risks change often, dramatically

As Alaska's mining industry nears the end of another hectic year during which metals prices and investor sentiments rose and fell as precipitously as the world's major stock exchanges, the industry... — Updated 11/9/2018 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2018 Alaska mining and mineral exploration

Alaska exploration trends north ... slowly

Thanks largely to increased investments from Aussie mining explorers, mineral exploration spending across Alaska topped US$100 million in 2018. This is well above the roughly US$95 million invested... — Updated 3/1/2019 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Southeast Alaska rare earth element refinery separation plant

AIDEA looks into funding Ketchikan SMC

Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) continues to be interested in funding the Strategic Metals Complex, or SMC, a rare earth element separation facility that Ucore Rare Metals... — Updated 11/2/2018 Full story

 
Rare earth element separation plant refinery critical minerals US

Ucore finds property for Ketchikan SMC

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Sept. 24 reported it has entered into an agreement to acquire the property to build its Strategic Metals Complex, or SMC, a rare earth element and strategic metals refinery... — Updated 9/27/2018 Full story

 
Australian junior exploring Kuskokwim Mineral Belt near Donlin Gold

Explosion of mining activity in Alaska

Following a couple of quiet months where Alaska's mining industry focused on its work, the last month has seen an explosion of new info come out regarding that effort, some of it profound in its... — Updated 10/5/2018

 
John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act rare earth element magnets

Strategic metals ban rallies explorers

Underscoring the interconnected nature of the global mining market, not 48 hours after the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act was signed into law, the mining industry began wondering... — Updated 9/7/2018 Full story

 
Strategic metals complex Ketchikan Alaksa

Pentagon funding bans China rare earths

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Aug. 14 said the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 signed into law by President Donald Trump is a turning point for the rare earth element... — Updated 8/24/2018 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
REE refining, strategic metals complex Ketchikan

REE tariff puts wind in Alaska SMC sails

The Trump Administration's latest round of tariffs on Chinese goods includes a 10 percent levy on rare earth elements, a group of 17 elements on the periodic table with unique properties that make... — Updated 8/14/2018 Full story

 

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