Articles Tagged "Molycorp"

Companies Gain Following Rare Earths Report on 60 Minutes

Rare Earth – It isn't every day that rare earths are featured in the mainstream media, but this week on "60 Minutes" they made an appearance. The rare earths sector was on the rise on Monday following the report, which looked at the rise of China's dominance in the industry and the importance of rare earths in modern technology.

Magnets and Phosphors and Motors, Oh My! A Look at the Different Rare Earths and Their Uses

Rare Earth – Rare earths are often split into "heavy" and "light" varieties based on their atomic weight. However, it certainly gets more complicated than that, and it’s worth taking a closer look at the uses of the different rare earth elements and some of the dynamics surrounding their supply and demand.

Jon Hykawy Talks Illegal Mining and Rare Earth Export Quotas

Rare Earth – To get more insight into what recent developments could mean for the rare earths sector, Rare Earth Investing News spoke with Jon Hykawy, president and director of Stormcrow Capital. Overall he is hopeful that things could be looking up for the sector.

China’s Weakening Hold on the Global Rare Earths Market

Rare Earth – China was once responsible for over 90 percent of global rare earths production, allowing it to restrict exports and manipulate prices. However, following a WTO ruling against that practice earlier this year and moves to crack down on illegal mining, China's share of global rare earths production could be dropping.