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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...

  • Ucore Rare Metals Alaska Strategic Metals Complex building.

    Ucore regroups and advances Alaska SMC

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Apr 28, 2022

    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 future rare earths separation plant. To be developed near the Southeast Alaska port town of Ketchikan, the Alaska SMC is a processing facility that will do the hard work of separating rare earths into the individual elements that are used in a variety of high-tech applications. Though often...