Articles Tagged "alaska"

Recent Discoveries in the Rare Earths Sector

Lately there have been several new discoveries of rare earths mineralization, and at least one company has expanded mineralization at its project. The news is encouraging in that while rare earths are not actually very rare in terms of distribution in the Earth’s crust, it’s difficult to find deposits that are economically mineable.

Ucore Pleased With Rep. Young’s Amendment On REE Mining

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (TSXV:UCU) applauded Representative Don Young's amendment to the National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2012, which allows Ucore to accelerate the mining permit process to speed up development of its heavy rare earth project in Bokan Mountain, Alaska, by expanding on a previous exemption to the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Rule in the Bokan Mountain area.