Canadian Mining Journal


Rare Earth Elements


  • News

    LITHIUM, COBALT, REE: Eight juniors looking to supply the electric vehicle revolution

    July 10, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    While the prices for key battery minerals such as lithium, cobalt, nickel, rare earth elements, graphite and copper have so far been subdued in 2019, the general excitement about the future wide adoption of electric vehicles continues to fuel activity

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    RARE EARTHS: Avalon and Cheetah to start working at Nechalacho

    June 25, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Canada’s Avalon Advanced Materials announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Australia’s Cheetah Resources to collaborate in the development of the rare earth resources on the Nechalacho project 100 km southeast of Yellowknife. In a media

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    RARE EARTHS: Nuinsco cuts 15-metre widths at Prairie Lake

    June 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Nuinsco Resources of Toronto has identified high grade rare earth element (REE) domains in iron-rich carbonatite rock at its wholly owned Prairie Lake project near Terrace Bay. The company said two holes were drilled in the southwest part

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    RARE EARTHS: Geomega aims to be first Canadian recycler using ISR

    June 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Geomega Resources is improving its proprietary ISR technology as it moves closer to being Canada’s first rare earth elements recycler and the only one outside China. The company operates a pilot plant and has made several optimizations recently.

  • Geomega fine-tunes rare earths recycling technology

    May 9, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Geomega Resources (TSXV: GMA) plans to put Canada on the map as a producer of rare earth elements (REE) — not by building a mine, although it hopes to do that one day too — but by initially recycling them from

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    BATTERY MINERALS: US senate introduces new bill to boost domestic supply

    May 8, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    WASHINGTON, DC – Republican senators led by Lisa Murkowski has introduced bipartisan legislation to secure mineral resources and supply chains, reducing reliance on foreign sources. The new legislation – the American Minerals Security Act – listed lithium, graphite, cobalt and nickel as “critical

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    RARE EARTHS: Innord pilot study to test recycling of electric vehicles

    November 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Innord, as  wholly owned subsidiary of GeoMegA Resources, is collaborating with the University of Liege and Comet Traitements SA to test recycling of hybrid and electric vehicles on behalf of a major vehicle manufacturer. Innord will conduct separation

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    Commerce Resources pushes for Canada’s first rare earth mine

    October 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based Commerce Resources (TSXV: CCE; US-OTC: CMRZF) is trying to confirm feasibility of what could be the first rare earth element (REE) mine in Canada and one of the most significant outside of China. The company is currently raising money to further

  • Pala Investments sets up fund for new technology metals

    August 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Over the last decade, Pala Investments has invested across a range of metals including cobalt, lithium, rare earths, tin, nickel and copper. More recent investments include the $200 million public offering in June of Cobalt 27 Capital (TSXV: KBLT), a cobalt streaming company Pala

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    NWT snapshot: Three advanced projects

    January 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Canada’s Northwest Territories is relatively remote, but endowed with mineral potential. Despite the region’s harsh winters and infrastructure deficit, the Northwest Territories hosts Canada’s largest and oldest producing diamond mines – Ekati and Diavik – and the newly minted Gahcho

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    RARE EARTHS: Search direct extraction process reaches pilot plant stage

    December 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Search Minerals of Vancouver says that SGS Canada has begun piloting Search’s direct extraction process on samples from the company’s Foxtrot rare earths (REE) project near the coastal community of St Lewis. The pilot plant is funded through

  • Matamec splits gold and energy projects into two companies

    December 15, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Montreal-based Matamec Explorations (TSX-V: MAT; OTC-QX: MHREF) is dividing its gold and energy related projects into two separate entities in hopes of gaining more traction among investors. “Our strategy is to split Matamec into two,” Andre Gauthier, the company’s president, said in