Rare Earth Element News

Rebuilding Australia’s critical mineral exploration and development industry

David Giles, Chief Scientific Officer of MinEx CRC, details working to accelerate critical mineral exploration and development in Australia.

Bacteria found to collect rare earth elements for reuse

Biosorption of rare earth elements by bacteria is fast and efficient, allowing the recycling and reuse of the metals.

Rare earth elements recycling advanced through £15m UK Government funding

The UK Government will provide £15m in funding to innovate rare earth elements recycling technologies and techniques.

Early analysis returns promising rare earth elements result in Greenland

Early results at Eclipse's Ivigtût and Grønnedal targets are encouraging, including strong values for ratios of rare earth elements.

Managing the global energy transition

International Battery Metals outline how the global lithium supply is set to play an important role in the global energy transition.

Increasing global production of rare earths

GEUS’ Per Kalvig emphasises the importance of increasing the global production of rare earths and highlights Greenland’s vast reserves.

Highest-grade rare earth deposit to date identified in the US

Critical Materials Corp. has revealed that they have uncovered the highest-grade rare earth deposit ever identified in the US.

How Ionic Rare Earths is advancing the rare earth circular economy

Ionic Rare Earths are expediting the global transition to clean energy through magnet and heavy rare earth production via mining, refining and magnet recycling. Australian-listed...

Mineral deposits discovered in Norwegian seabed could fuel the global green transition

A resource assessment by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has discovered substantial mineral deposits in the Norwegian seabed.

Venus Metals’ rare earth project shows significant progress

Venus Metals Corporation Limited has announced the results of its recent project, following the delineation of multiple priority rare earth targets.

m4mining project to enhance the sustainability of critical raw materials mining

m4mining will pioneer cutting-edge Earth Observation (EO) technologies to improve sustainability in mining critical raw materials.

Canadian Government unveils C$3.8bn critical minerals strategy

The Canadian Government has announced a sizeable C$3.8bn in funding to back the country's new critical minerals strategy

Eclipse achieves early success in Greenland drilling programme

Eclipse Metals (ASX: EPM) has made encouraging progress in its Greenland drill programme to test and confirm the potential for polymetallic rare earth and...

Three-dimensional coercivity control by local diffusion in sintered NdFeB magnets

Dr Alexander Furgeri, Magnet and Magnetic Systems Expert at JL MAG, explores the growing market for rare earth magnets.

New process developed to extract rare earth element oxides

Researchers have developed a new purification process that extracts mixed rare earth element oxides from acid mine drainage.

Battery metals, mines, and opportunities for Canada

Rich with deposits of all the necessary battery metals, Canada is well positioned to be a leading supplier of the EV revolution.

American Lithium Minerals advances mineral exploration projects across North America

As nickel and manganese are essential to national security, AMLM are advancing their mineral exploration projects to find these commodities.

Potential rare earth magnet replacement has been discovered

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have discovered a new way to create a possible replacement for rare earth magnets.

Rare earth element catalyst lowers cost of next-gen fuel cells

Discover how scientists have developed catalysts for next-generation fuel cells using a rare earth element (REE) known as lanthanum.

Ensuring a circular economy in rare earth production

Ionic Rare Earths is assisting the global transition to clean energy through rare earth production and magnet recycling. Australian listed company, Ionic Rare Earths Limited...

Decommissioning and remediation of NORM-affected mining and processing

Dr Hagen Gunther Jung, Director of GeoEnergy Consult, discusses the decommissioning and remediation of mining and processing affected by Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM).

Rare earths: An essential part of the green energy revolution

Mining and minerals exploration specialist American Lithium Minerals shares updates from its Kingman and Hicks Dome rare earths projects.

REIA 2022 Annual Conference: Optimising the rare earths supply chain

Discover what is to come at the REIA 2022 Annual Conference, as the global rare earths community joins for the first time since the pandemic.

Crater Lake Project: Ensuring the supply for scandium-aluminium alloys

Scandium-aluminium alloys have the potential to significantly reduce weight in the aerospace, military and automotive industries. Don Bubar and Luc Duchesne explore how the...

Innovating rare earth material processing techniques and applications in new technologies

Avalon Advanced Materials' Donald Bubar and C2M2A's Ian London discuss the recent developments in rare earth processing in Canada.

Partner News

NioCorp: reviewing the potential of producing rare earth products

NioCorp launches review into the economic potential of producing rare earth products as part of the Elk Creek Superalloy Materials Project

Rare Earth Minerals

Rare earth elements (REE) are a set of seventeen metallic elements that includes fifteen lanthanides on the periodic table plus scandium and yttrium.

Rare-earth elements (REE) can be found in the component parts of many products across a wide range of applications, such as mobile phones, computer hard drives, and electric and hybrid vehicles.

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