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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

 
A red Tesla Roadster speeds past a large wind turbine farm.

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

 
 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

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
A drill tests the Bokan Mountain critical minerals mine project in Alaska.

Ucore launches program to advance Bokan

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... — Updated 5/19/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Piles of rare earths used in electric vehicles and other high-tech products.

Testing confirms Ucore rare earths tech

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... — Updated 5/5/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Ucore Rare Metals Alaska Strategic Metals Complex building.

Ucore regroups and advances Alaska SMC

In preparation of bringing its Alaska Strategic Metals Complex online in 2024, Ucore Rare Metals Inc. has streamlined its management and technical teams and secured new feedstock for the... — Updated 4/28/2022

 
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Vital Metals logs rare earths first

When Vital Metals Ltd. purchased the rights to mine the mineral resources in the upper zones of the Nechalacho rare earth project from Avalon Rare Metals Inc. in 2019, the Australian... — Updated 2/24/2022 Full story

 
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RapidSX REE separation tech nearly ready

Innovation Metals Corp. Jan. 4 reported that the RapidSX rare earths and critical minerals separation technology it developed for use at Ucore Rare Metals Inc.'s planned Alaska Strategic... — Updated 1/27/2022

 
Sealaska ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Data Mine North magazine

Sealaska strives to build a better future

Seeking economic and cultural prosperity for its more than 23,000 Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian shareholders while also looking to provide even greater benefits for future generations,... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth

A North of 60 rare earths supply chain

A recent agreement between Vital Metals Ltd. and Ucore Rare Metals Inc. marks a major milestone in establishing a complete North American rare earths supply chain with links in Northwest... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
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USFS okays Bokan rare earths exploration

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Nov. 17 announced that the United States Forest Service has issued a one-year authorization for trenching and bulk sampling at the Bokan Mountain rare earths... — Updated 12/2/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Fed policies good, bad news for US miners

The $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act brightens an otherwise gloomy outlook when it comes to federal policies that impact Alaska and its mining sector. "I believe this... — Updated 12/2/2021 Full story

 
Ketchikan Alaska Ucore Rare Metals Southeast Conference Strategic Metals Complex

A SE Alaska resource development complex

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Oct. 7 announced that it has entered into a memorandum of agreement with Alaska's Southeast Conference for the evaluation and potential establishment of a Natural R... — Updated 10/14/2021

 
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Tin has been critical for 5,500 years

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... — Updated 9/30/2021 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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Future US rare earths supplier joins NMA

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Aug. 11 announced that it has joined the National Mining Association, which advocates for United States mining to Congress, the White House, federal agencies, and... — Updated 8/19/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Ucore Rare Metals Innovations Metals US supply chain plan Biden administration

US supply chain plan, Alaska2023 aligned

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. believes the Biden administration's newly announced strategy to strengthen America's supply chains aligns with its own vision to disrupt China's dominance of the... — Updated 6/17/2021

 
 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
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Ucore strengthens support for Alaska SMC

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority unanimously passed a resolution authorizing the formalization of a preliminary due-diligence process for a potential US$3 million to... — Updated 1/28/2021 Full story

 
Tin solder soldering iron computer circuit board

Tin is the glue for the tech revolution

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... — Updated 1/14/2021 Full story

 
Solar and wind electricity generation needs rare earths graphite tellurium

High priority Alaska REE, graphite projects

Wind turbines, solar panels, and the batteries that store the electricity these renewable energy sources generate are creating new demands for an array of minerals and metals, many of... — Updated 12/23/2020 Full story

 
Medical imaging niobium supermagnets

Differing paths for critical twin metals

Niobium and tantalum are nearly identical critical mineral twins with unique personalities that takes them on separate career paths in the defense, energy, high-tech and medical sectors.... — Updated 12/23/2020 Full story

 
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North to Alaska for rare earth elements

Due to their vital importance to American manufacturing and the fact that 100% of U.S. supply comes from overseas, primarily China, rare earth elements top the list of minerals and... — Updated 12/23/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Senator sees interesting times for Alaska

With it becoming increasingly apparent that Joe Biden will be confirmed as the 46th President of the United States, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski believes the coming years will be... — Updated 12/11/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
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Ucore ships Bokan REE sample for testing

Ucore Rare Metals Inc., which has set a plan in motion to begin producing rare earth elements in Alaska by 2023, has shipped more than 1.5 metric tons of material from its Bokan Mountain... — Updated 10/22/2020

 

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