Rare earths are now being mined in Canada
Historic milestone reached with first scoop of Nechalacho ore North of 60 Mining News – July 9, 2021
Last updated 7/15/2021 at 2:54pm
On June 28, First Nations mining contractor Nahanni Construction Ltd. dug a scoop of ore from the North T open pit at Vital Metals Ltd.'s Nechalacho project in Northwest Territories that marked a momentous milestone – Canada is now a rare earths-producing nation.
This first REE ore mined at Nechalacho comes just two years after Australia-based Vital came up with a unique plan to take advantag...