Articles Tagged "Molycorp"

Rare Earth Juniors Jump; Lynas Hurt by Death at Plant

MINING.com reported on two developments on Tuesday for rare earth company investors. In the first, the death of an engineer at Lynas' (ASX:LYC) processing facility in Malaysia caused the Australian company's shares to drop 3.6 percent on Tuesday and 7 percent since the fatality was reported.

Rare Earth Stocks Rise on Chinese Purchase Plans

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.

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Rare Earths in the United States

The USGS recently determined the United States is sitting on a sizable untapped reserve of rare earth reserves in the west part of the country. New extraction techniques will allow companies to access this rare earth in old mine tailings.