Canadian companies digging for rare earths are getting some assistance from their government with the formation of an industry-led association called the Canadian Rare Earth Elements Network (CREEN).
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A new recycling technology involving a nanomaterial could strip out diluted rare earths from wastewater.
A World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel has ruled against China and in favor of the United States, Japan and the European Union — upholding the latter's claims that China's export duties on rare earths violate WTO rules, Bernama reported.
Most rare earth companies had a good week last week, due to news that China is likely to purchase 10,000 tonnes of rare earths for its strategic minerals stockpile.
Industry sources say that China is likely to purchase billions of yuan of rare-earth minerals starting next month to bolster its strategic reserves, Ecns.cn reported.
But the legislation, designed to speed up permit approvals and to reduce US dependence on imports of strategic minerals, faced a major hurdle in the Democrat-controlled Senate.
Rare earth prices could rise if a rumor that China's State Reserve Bureau plans to start buying the metals soon, Mining Weekly reported.
MarketWatch reported that China is planning to set up a rare-earth conglomerate.
China is the dominant player in the rare earths game, yet the country's impacts on the market are not easy to understand. Here we provide an explanation of what China's rare earths quotas really mean.
China has set its rare earths production quota at 93,800 tons, Bloomberg reported.