Rare Earth Element News

How can we establish EU domestic rare earth supply chains?

Establishing EU domestic rare earth supply chains is a fundamental requirement, argues Dr Nabeel Mancheri, Secretary General at (REIA). Here, he outlines their position...

Addressing the potential of Canada’s critical minerals

Ian M London, Executive Director of C2M2A, explores Canada’s critical mineral potential and the country’s ability to create domestic supply chains. In recent months, Canada’s...

Altona Rare Earths to list their rare earth acquisition company on the LSE

Rare earth acquisition company, Altona Rare Earths, announces they are to list on the LSE main market for listed securities. Altona Rare Earths plc (Altona),...

Scientists investigate lithium-ion batteries’ reliance on rare metals

Scientists from Tohoku University (TU) demonstrate a method that could diminish industrial reliance on rare metals in the production of lithium-ion batteries. How can industrial...

Creating efficient and high-speed spintronic devices

A research team has successfully created efficient and high-speed spintronic devices to look at spin dynamics inside rare earth materials, using a tabletop ultrafast...

Optimising the rare earth supply chain

As global demand for rare earth elements increases, global resources must be efficiently explored and utilised to ensure a secure rare earth supply chain. Whilst...

Exploring the growing interest in Greenland’s critical minerals

Greenland has been long known for its rich mineral endowment but, in the quest to secure critical minerals, its reputation has attracted new attention. Australian...

Innovation is key to maintain rare earth supply chains

Rare earth supply chain processes highlight an example of a critical material where innovation is key to creating new supply. Rare earth supply chains are...

Examining the importance of radioecological monitoring of mining and processing projects

GeoEnergy Consult examines the need for radioecological monitoring of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) affected mining and processing projects. Through field and laboratory determination of...

Electric vehicle circular supply chain for recycled rare earth magnets

A collaboration of automotive and technology companies is developing the world’s first circular supply chain for recycled rare earth magnets, which can be used...

Large-scale flow battery stores power in simple organic compound

Researchers at the University of Groningen have designed a large-scale flow battery that can store power in a simple organic compound.  In order to maintain...

Building a circular economy for critical materials

The urgent need to create a global framework to support a circular economy for critical materials is detailed by Ian M London, Executive Director...

The Ivigtût project: Mining for green energy metals

An academic collaboration could shed light on the rare earth potential of Greenland’s Ivigtût mine in discovering green energy metals. What will researchers focus on...

Connecting the global rare earth industry

The Global Rare Earth Industry Association (REIA) describes the aims and priorities of the organisation. The Global Rare Earth Industry Association (REIA) was founded in...

Scientists to develop car made solely from recycled materials

A research team from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), intend to develop a car that is 100% constructed from recycled materials. What...

A bright vision for the recycling of rare earth magnets

Professor Allan Walton, a Founding Director of HyProMag, details their pioneering short loop magnet recycling HPMS technology and how their partnerships and collaborations can...

Ytterbium: A mysterious element mapped by astronomers

A research team, led by Lund University in Sweden, has provided an important clue to the origin of the element ‘Ytterbium’ in the Milky...

How should the UK responsibly source critical minerals?

The Critical Minerals Association’s ‘Blueprint for Responsible Sourcing of Critical Minerals’ outlines how the UK needs to secure critical minerals to enable the UK’s...

How rare earths are powering the transition to a cleaner future

The world is ready to embrace the green energy revolution. Elbert Loois, Chief Executive Officer at E-Tech Resources Inc., analyses the timely switch towards...

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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