Canadian Mining Journal


Rare Earth Elements


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    REE: Rare earths to be extracted at former coal mine

    October 24, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ILLINOIS – Toronto-based Avalon Advanced Materials signed a binding Letter of intent with Coal Strategy Advisors (CSA) to earn up to a 50% interest in the Will Scarlett rare earths recovery project, located near Marion. Will Scarlett is a closed

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    Hochschild Mining diversifies into rare earths with Chile acquisition

    October 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Hochschild Mining (LON: HOC) has mined precious metal epithermal vein deposits in South America for 50 years and currently operates three underground mines, two in southern Peru and one in southern Argentina. The mines produced 245,325 oz. gold-equivalent or 19.9 million

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    PROCESSING: Geomega adds 50% to daily throughput of REE plant

    October 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Geomega Resources has completed a capex study for a rare earths processing plant with at least twice the throughput as the original plant. The new estimates were part of the front end engineering and design (FEED) study. The

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    RARE EARTHS: Drilling extends Defense Metals’ Wicheeda deposit

    September 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Defense Metals Corp. has completed the 13 diamond drill holes of its summer program at its Wicheeda deposit near Prince George. All of the holes intersected visible rare earth element mineralization in dolomite-carbonatite rocks. The final

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    RARE EARTHS: Company recovers rare earths from waste

    July 30, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    FLORIDA – Precision Periodic, a company based at the University of Central Florida’s Business Incubator Program, was successful in extracting and separating rare earth elements out of both phosphoric acid and the resulting waste using a reusable nano-filtration system called

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    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