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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

REE tariff puts wind in Alaska SMC sails

Ucore said China levy is bullish for planned Alaska REE facility North of 60 Mining News – July 20, 2018

 

Last updated 9/25/2020 at 5:48am

REE refining, strategic metals complex Ketchikan

Ucore Rare Metals Inc.

Applying a new technology to the separation of rare earth elements, Ucore Rare Metals and IBC Advanced Technologies have extracted nearly pure dysprosium, scandium and other rare earths from a solution derived from the Bokan Mountain project in Southeast Alaska.

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 them key ingredients in a wide array of modern high-tech products such as terabyte hard-drives that fit in the palm of your hand, high-efficiency green-power generation and sophisticated military hard...



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