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Honda Motor Corp (NYSE:HMC) announced that together with TDK Corporation and Japan Metals & Chemicals Co., Ltd., they plan to pursue the reuse of a rare earth metal for use in magnets of new hybrid vehicle motors.
Innovation Metals Corp. announced that they have signed Letters of Intent with three leading rare-earth exploration and development companies for the toll processing of mixed rare-earth-element concentrates.
Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (TSXV:UCU) announced that support the legislative proposal being presented to the Armed Services Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, which urges the U.S Department of Defense to seek alternative supplies of high priority strategic rare earth elements, in an effort to diffuse the Chinese monopoly on global supply.
The North Bay Nugget reported that Matamec Exploration’s proposed rare earth mine near Temiscaming, Que is running into opposition from the local community, particularly about potential water contamination.
Mining Weekly reported that Northern Minerals has delayed the scoping study at its Browns Range rare earths project as it awaits results for a resource update and announced plans to introduce a hydrometallurgical process.
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