Canadian Mining Journal


Rare Earth Elements


  • 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

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    MONAZITE: Canada Rare Earth becomes primary supplier to Chinese refinery

    December 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Rare Earth Corp. of Vancouver has signed an agreement with Yongzhou Xiangjiang Rare Earth Resource Co. to become the primary international supplier of monazite concentrate to the Chinese refinery. Canada Rare Earth executives have inspected the automated

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    RARE EARTHS: Quest chooses blimps to fly in/out of Strange Lake

    November 16, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Quest Rare Minerals of Montreal has chosen Straightline Aviation to provide air services for the transport of personnel, concentrate and supplies between its Strange Lake rare earths project 225 km northeast of Schefferville and the port of Sept

  • R & D: Search Minerals Inc. Provides Update on Pilot Plant Program

    October 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver: Search Minerals Inc. is pleased to provide an update on the pilot plant program which is being conducted by SGS Canada Inc.. The Pilot Plant is being funded by Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and the Research and Development Corporation of Newfoundland and

  • Friedland a skeptic on lithium, rare earths

    October 5, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Robert Friedland, a renowned mining financier and promoter, took the stage at the recent Mines and Money Americas conference in Toronto to highlight the need for platinum and copper, as rapid global urbanization continues. Both are key metals in projects