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Recent Discoveries in the Rare Earths Sector

Rare Earth – Lately there have been several new discoveries of rare earths mineralization, and at least one company has expanded mineralization at its project through additional drilling. The news is encouraging in that while rare earths are not actually very rare in terms of distribution in the Earth’s crust, it’s difficult to find deposits that are economically mineable.

NioCorp Up 15 Percent on Offtake Agreement With ThyssenKrupp

Rare Earth – NioCorp Developments has been busily putting out great drill results this year, and released an updated resource estimate for its Elk Creek niobium deposit this fall. However, the company had good news of a different nature on Monday — it's secured an offtake agreement with Germany-based commodities trading company ThyssenKrupp Metallurgical Products.

Rare Earths in 2014: China Still Center Stage

Rare Earth – At the end of 2013, some were wondering whether 2014 might be the year China would start to loosen its grip on the rare earths market. But although there are signs its monopoly is slipping, the country still definitely produces the lion's share of the world's rare earths.

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.