RE North American Company News Archive



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Tom Drivas on the coronavirus and Appia’s commitment to a North American rare earths supply

Search Minerals’ Greg Andrews on establishing a safe and secure rare earths supply chain in NA 

Tom Drivas on Appia’s Alces Lake Rare Earths Project with world-class grades

General Paul J. Kern Joins USA Rare Earth Board of Directors


Commerce Resources Corp. Announces Metallurgical Collaboration with CanmetMINING for the Ashram Deposit, Quebec

Mountain Pass Rare Earth Mine

Avalon Advanced Materials to Present at the Spring Investor Summit on March 25th-26th in New York City

Search Minerals Receives Funding From Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency for Cost and Design Studies 

Canada Rare Earth – In the Business of Rare Earths – March 2020 Corporate Update

Imperial Mining Reports Encouraging Results for Scandium Recoveries from the Crater Lake Project, Northern Quebec

Energy Fuels eyes expansion into rare earth elements, in talks with US government

Rare Earths Firm to Process Bulk Sample from BC Property 

ack Lifton ignites the ‘who has the highest grade rare earths debate’ with Appia’s Tom Drivas  

Update: Commerce Resources’ metallurgy upgrades Quebec fluorspar to acid-spar

Lawmakers pushing rare earth elements to forefront in W.Va. 

Avalon Announces the Results of its 2020 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders

Round Top Rare Earth and Critical Minerals Project

Lawmakers pushing rare earth elements to forefront in W.Va. 

Medallion Resources marks another milestone with completion of engineering design for proposed rare earth plant

Congressmen tour Ames Lab, tout innovation in rare earth minerals

Medallion Completes Process Engineering Work for Rare-Earth Element Extraction

Defense Metals to Initiate Flotation Pilot Plant Processing of 30 Tonne Bulk Sample Based on Positive Bench Scale Metallurgical Testwork

Geomega and Jobmaster Magnet Canada Inc. Enter into an Agreement for Rare Earth Magnet Recycling 

Broken Hill Prospecting closes renounceable rights offer to support exploration at La Paz Rare Earths project

Canada Rare Earth studies location for South American refinery

RapidSX™ Agreement Signed with US Rare Earth Development Company Ucore Rare Metals 

Defense Metals Hydrometallurgy Test Program Achieves ~90% Rare Earth Element Extraction From Wicheeda Flotation Concentrate  

AIDEA affirms interest in funding Bokan

Ucore Announces Technical Services Agreement with Innovation Metals Corp. for RapidSX(TM) Rare Earth Element Separation Technology Testing

Mining company breached business agreement, says Deninu K’ue First Nation

Materion Corp. hopes to have a material effect on U.S. rare-earths reserves

Major Uranium, Rare-Earth Deposit ‘Rediscovered’ in California 

Namibia Critical Metals Outlines Planned Work Program for Lofdal Heavy Rare Earths Joint Venture with JOGMEC

Medallion stock up on inquiries from REE refineries  

Medallion Receives US Department of Defense Related Inquiries

Namibia Critical Metals outlines work programme for Lofdal with JOGMEC 

AIDEA Bolsters Support for Heavy REE Separation Plant & Renews Commitment to Ucore’s Bokan Heavy REE Project

Quebec provides project financing for rare earths recycling project 

Rare-earths experts at CMI debut a unique new research capability 

Geomega gets backing for rare earths recycling project 

Geomega secures project debt financing of $1.72M from the Quebec Government

Ucore Initiates Updated Mill Flowsheet Design for Bokan Heavy REE Project

Avalon investigates US and Canada REES

Avalon Provides Update on Its Rare Earths Activities 

Commerce Resources Corp. Releases Mineralogical Analysis Ahead of 2020 Exploration 

Rare Element Resources Successfully Completes Pilot Plant 

Namibia Critical Metals finds promising light rare earths samples 

Appia Energy allegedly finds rare earth elements in Saskatchewan 

Scientists from Detroit’s WSU Lead Research on Extracting Rare Earth Elements from Coal Ash  

Search Minerals Provides Corporate Update 

Geomega adds Hatch to its Engineering team for the rare earth magnet recycling demonstration plant in St-Bruno, Quebec 

Apple grows Daisy project to create “closed loop” 

Commerce Resources Corp. Updates Fluorspar Upgrade Programs for the Ashram Deposit, Quebec 

The Nechalacho Rare Earths Project moves a step closer to production 

Uranium City

Canada Rare Earth and Partners Pay US$600,000 First Instalment for their Mineral Sands Property 

Minister sees 'new hope' as Det'on Cho signs Nechalacho deal

Alberta has a rare rare-earth opportunity on its hands – if it chooses to seize it

Clint Cox: Formidable challenges face competitors of Chinese rare earths

Texas Mineral Resources and USA Rare Earth Commend Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council (FPISC) Decision to Add Mining as a “Covered Sector” 

Broken Hill turns to United States following Thackaringa sale 

Montero Delivers “Notice Of Intent” To Submit A Claim To Arbitration Under Canada-Tanzania Agreement For Reciprocal Protection Of Investment 

USA Rare Earth and Texas Mineral Resources Corp. Commend Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council (FPISC) Decision to Add Mining as a “Covered Sector” 

Broken Hill Prospecting completes transfer of Thackaringa Cobalt Project interest to Cobalt Blue 

Rare Earths Company Outlines 2020 Project Goals 

Appia Submits Heavy Rare Earth Element Supply Chain Resiliency Proposal

Hexagon Energy Materials’ rare earths strategy will be a core value driver: Independent Investment Research

Geomega selects site in Canada for rare earth magnets demo plant

Defense Metals Provides 2019 Exploration Review for Wicheeda Rare Earth Element Project and Outlines Strategy and Goals for 2020 

Geomega selects Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville in Quebec for the Rare Earths recycling demonstration plant

Apple pushes recycling of iPhone with 'Daisy' robot  

A new Wheat Ridge plant will process rare earths, which aren’t so rare but are critical for iPhones and electric cars 

Apple pushes recycling with robot, but mined metals still needed 

Medallion, Stantec start search for REE plant site 

Medallion Commences US Site Selection and Logistics Study for Rare-Earth Processing Facility

Commerce Resources Corp. to Present at the 2020 CMP Conference on Flotation Scale-up in REE Mineral Processing  

FSU funding helps researchers bring ideas to marketplace

Broken Hill Prospecting gives shareholders more time for rights issue  

Ucore rallies on U.S. rare earth consortium news

Ucore Teams with Materion on American Heavy REE Production Bid 

USA Rare Earth and Australian Rare Earth Company Arafura Resources Enters Into Strategic Relationship 

Innovation Metals Corp. Receives Phase-One Funding for the Commercialization of RapidSX™ Rare-Earth Elements Separation Technology 

US Rare Earth Element Processors to Help Break China Stranglehold 

Canada Rare Earth Purchases Mineral Sands for Future Source of Rare Earths 

Rare earths pilot facility comes to Colorado

Torngat moves Quebec rare earths project to PFS stage

Search Announces Shares for Debt Transaction

Ucore CEO: US Should Back Multiple Rare Earths Players

Commerce Resources Corp. Announces a Potentially Significant Advancement in Flotation Testwork for the Ashram Deposit, Quebec 

Pilot rare earths processing plant, first one outside China, opens in Colorado

Geomega acquires 3.84% minority interest in its subsidiary Innord; now owns 100% of its technology subsidiary 

USA Rare Earth and Texas Mineral Resources Corp Announce Opening of First Heavy and Light Rare Earths Processing Facility Outside of China  

Defense Metals Offers Cheapest Call on Rare Earths and Brilliant Drill Holes


Defense Metals Drills 4.01% Light Rare Earth Oxide Over 58 Metres at Wicheeda Rare Earth Element Deposit 

Company Extends REE Mineralization at Canada Project

Texas Mineral Resources looks to be the US source of Rare Earth metals 

Rare earths project open to Indigenous partners

Broken Hill Prospecting implements funding package to accelerate US rare earth development

Vital Metals confirms potential for low cost production of high-grade rare earth concentrate from Nechalacho project 

Commerce Resources congratulates Quebec PhD student for research on company’s rare earths project  

Avalon Publishes Annual Filings and Eighth Sustainability Report 

Commerce Resources Corp. Assays 3.02% REO over 28.4 m in Drill Core from the Ashram Deposit, Quebec 

Defense Metals hits highest grades to date at rare earths project  

Lifton with Greg Andrews on Search Minerals’ rare earths pilot plant 

Appia believes Saskatchewan property hosts highest-grade REE discoveries in the world 

Hexagon Resources shareholders approve name change and rare earth investment

NE Wyoming's Local Governments Commit To Dept. Of Energy Project 

Rare earths developer Search Minerals on track to produce a very robust PEA 

Strategic metals on horizon as SRC looks for next 'big idea'

New investment will further open North West Minerals Province

LLNL researchers turn to microbe beads to increase U.S. supply of rare earth metals  

Commerce Resources Corp. Advances Program on Upgrading Fluorspar for the Ashram Deposit, Quebec 

Defense Metals Drills High Grade REOs

Resources Corp. Announces Closing of Final Tranche of Private Placement 


Medallion to Develop Chemical Process Model

Ucore builds REE separation plant team  

Defense Metals Drills 4.32% Total Rare Earth Oxide Over 64 Metres From Surface And Extends Mineralized Zone At Wicheeda Rare Earth Element Deposit

Avalon going after REEs at US coal mine

Ucore Closes $8.1 Million Rights Offering 


Broken Hill doubles rare earth project

Lifton and Scott on Rare Element Resources’ proprietary rare earths separation technology

Lifton and Avalon’s Bubar discuss how to start a new rare earths supply chain outside of China quickly  

Penn Chemists Use Magnetic Field to Purify Rare Earth Metals 

Greg Andrews on how Search’s second resource discovery makes this rare earths deal worth a second look

Avalon eyes rare earths from acid water at closed US coal mine

Rare earths to be extracted at former coal mine in Illinois

DLR, Teledyne begin hyperspectral imaging from ISS 

Avalon signs binding Letter of Intent to earn interest in the Will Scarlett Rare Earths Recovery Project, Illinois, USA

Search Minerals Provides Pilot Plant Optimization Update 

Vital turns focus to Canadian rare earths

Ucore Announces Team for Heavy REE SX Plant Design & U.S. Federal Funding 

Supreme Court of Canada Rules in Favour of Ucore 

Rare earth project has national security potential

Dunleavy wants White House to consider fast-tracking Prince of Wales rare earth mine 

Neo Magnequench Facility Named as “Top 100” Manufacturer in Tianjin, China 

Geomega Resources Is Positioned To Transform The Rare Earths Industry 

Rare Element Resources Announces Exercise by Synchron of its Common Share Purchase Option  

Ucore Increases Bokan Mineral Resource with Critical Co-Products  

Medallion Resources brings in C$794,874 from private placing to advance its monazite processing aims

Tech metals: Hexagon moves into downstream processing with US joint venture

Lisa Jackson talks the environment, sustainability, and its impact on Apple

N.S. Appeal Court Decides In Ucore’s Favour; IBC Must File Defence within 10 Days 

Razore Rock Resources Signs Agreement with True North Gems to Option Rare Earth Elements Property in the Yukon 

Texas Mineral Resources Adds Two Navajo Transitional Energy Company Executives with Deep Mining Experience to Its Board of Directors 

Commerce Resources Corp. Announces Continuation of $3 M Private Placement

Search Minerals Signs Consultancy Agreement with Rare Earth Specialist Kaz Machida

IBC Disavows Ucore's Rare Earth Elements Corporate Presentation and Continuing Unauthorized Use of IBC's Intellectual Property 

Quebec REE recycling plant upscaled

Search Minerals Announces DEEP FOX Resource Estimate: Second CREE Resource in SE Labrador, Canada

WVU awarded $5 million to continue rare earth project, build acid mine drainage treatment facility

Lou Barletta, Former U.S. Congressman, Joins Texas Mineral Resources Advisory Board

Geomega Resources Confirms Plant CAPEX; Potential to Triple Daily Throughput

Imperial Engages M.Plan International To Carry Out Phase 2 Crater Lake Scandium Metallurgical Test Work

Apple is using recycled rare earths in the iPhone 11 

Idaho's rare opportunity in the form of the INL 

Full interview: Medallion Resources takes another step forward towards producing rare earth metals 

Medallion Completes Proprietary Rare-Earth Flow Sheet 

Coal technology focus of new US DOE funding 

Utah Court Dismisses IBC Complaint Against Ucore  


Ucore Updates on M³ Plan of Action: Co-Products & Permitting 

Ucore lays out Bokan REE mine strategy 

The Arbitration Update (Stans Energy)  

Avalon Announces Appointment of New Director to the Board and Provides Project Development Updates

U.S. Company Creating a New & Stable Rare Earth Supply Chain 

California Miners Call for Legislation to Fight China’s Grip on Rare Earth Minerals

Utah Supreme Court Ruling Supports IBC's Position in Litigation Against Ucore Rare Metals, Inc.

Avalon’s Don Bubar on developing a rare earths supply chain in the US

Ucore Announces M(3) Plan of Action for Independent U.S. HREE Supply Chain 

Ucore Announces Rights Offering

How 2 American Rare Earth Companies Are Looking Past the Trade War—to Prepare for the Tech War

CFO outlines US company's plan for end-to-end rare earths processing  

WVU engineer developing 'critical' rare earth elements from coal waste 

Dunleavy asks federal council to fast-track Southeast rare earths prospect 

McKenzie Provides Strategic Update to Ucore Shareholders


Appia Energy Intersects 16.06 wt% Treo over 15.55 m Including 49.17 wt% Treo over 3.7 m in Drill Hole IV-19-012 on the Critical Rare Earth Element Alces Lake Property

Ucore Again Fails to Contest Independent Expert Findings on Alaska's Bokan Rare Earth Mine 


AK Governor Nominates Ucore's Bokan as a High Priority Infrastructure Project 

Canada's Geomega to recycle rare earth magnets 

California rare earths miner races to restart refining after China doubles tariffs in trade war  

California rare earths miner races to refine amid trade row 

California rare earths miner races to refine amid U.S.-China trade row

Broken Hill Prospecting establishes subsidiary for rare earth acquisition

Red Mountain Mining times foray into rare earths perfectly

Stans Energy Won the Arbitration

Broken Hill Prospecting acquiring advanced rare earth project in Arizona, US

Medallion Completes Final Testwork Program Responds to US Department of Defense Request

Texas Mineral Resources and USA Rare Earth Report Significantly Upgraded Resource and Confirm Prior Potential Economics in Updated Round Top Preliminary Economic Assessment

NioCorp produces aluminum-scandium master alloy

Navajo Transitional Energy Company Invests in USA Rare Earth LLC and its Development of the Round Top Rare Earth Project in Texas


Pasadena-Based Mining Company Initiates Rare Earths Project 

Appia Completes 2,042.1 Metres in 44 Diamond Drill Holes on the Critical Rare Earth Element Alces Lake Property 

Form 8-K Brazil Minerals, Inc. For: Aug 07

Explorer Launches Drill Program at B.C. Rare Earths Project 

How Canadians CaAY'S NEWSn Profit From the China/U.S. Trade War

Commerce Resources Corp. Announces Flow-through Private Placement

Commerce Resources Corp. Announces Approval of Share Consolidation

Defense Metals Starts Wicheeda Rare Earth Element Drill Program 

Red Mountain set to break into the lucrative heavy rare earths market

If China Bans Exports Of Rare Earths To US, A Texas Startup With Vital Tech Has A Pawn To Play  

Hudson Resources Provides Update on First Bulk Shipment and Visit by the US State Department at the White Mountain Anorthosite Mine


Texas Mineral Resources Announces Strategic Investment by Navajo Transitional Energy Company

REE Magnesium Inc. and CVMR®: Leading the Supply of Critical Metals and Rare Earth Elements to the U.S.

Medallion Resources raises money to advance monazite processing operations

Commerce Resources Corp. Receives Mineral Processing Report from Université Laval for Work on the Ashram Rare Earth Deposit

Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. Featured on Stock Day

Federal grant to fund e-scrap metals recovery research

Defense Metals Engages Falcon Drilling for Drill Program at Wicheeda Rare Earth Element Project


Rare earths filtered from phosphate mine waste

Rare Earths’ Role in Rise of Magnetic Metals for Electrification of Non-Conscience Motion, KTA to benefit?

Commerce Resources Corp. Share Consolidation

Precision Periodic Announces the Successful Extraction of 80% Total Rare Earths in a Five Minute, Single Pass from Phosphate Mine Waste

Peak Resources set to move to 100% ownership of Ngualla

Presidential Determinations on REE Production a Defining Event for Ucore

US chemists receive US$ 1.8 million grant to maximise metals recovery

Rare Earth Elements from coal mining could boost Appalachian region

Montoro Updates Ground Exploration Program & Increases Landholdings on 

Its Wicheeda North Rare Earth Elements Project, B.C. Canada

Avalon Advanced Materials on rare earths and critical materials in North America

Rare earths from coal? Geoscience BC investigates

First trials of ‘rare-earth free’ PMG clear scale-up toward 12MW

Don Bubar on the renewed concern about the security of supply of rare earths in the global markets  

Researchers Use Nano-Particles to Increase Power, Improve Eye Safety of Fiber Lasers