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Ucore discusses SMC with Ketchikan leaders

North of 60 Mining News – December 1, 2018

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 Complex, a facility that will produce individual rare earth elements and other strategic metals from non-Chinese sources.

Rare earth elements are more abundant than their name suggests. The 17 elements comm...


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