By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Avalon investigates US and Canada REES

Ramps up coal fly ash pilot; Cheetah takes lead at Nechalacho


Last updated 2/7/2020 at 4:04am

Burning coal ash contains rare earths critical technology metals

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Coal often contains rare earths that are concentrated in the ash after burning. Avalon is piloting a project to recover REEs and other metals from ash at a former coal mine in Illinois.

Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. Feb. 6 reported that headway is being made at its Will Scarlett rare earth elements recovery project in Illinois and Nechalacho REE Mine project in Northwest Territories.

Avalon said the December agreement by Canada and the United States to co-operate on critical minerals supply chain development, particularly rare earths, has resulted in new government initiative...

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