Rare Earth – Despite a two-year campaign to stamp out illegal rare earth mining in China, smuggling is still widespread in the country, which has a monopoly on the rare metals.
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Rare Earth – China is consolidating its rare earths industry, and with more centralization could come better control over export quotas and smuggling, potentially leading to tighter supply and higher prices.
2013 was a rough year for resource investors, but it wasn't all bad. In this two-part series, we take a look at 5 positive trends this year, along with 5 sectors we'd prefer to forget.
Rare Earth – 2014 should be a better year for rare earth prices, as demand picks up and supplies tighten.
Rare Earth – US Rare Earths recently published assays from surface channel sampling at its North Fork properties; they reveal total rare earth oxide grades of up to 10.3 percent.
Rare Earth – Canadian companies digging for rare earths are getting some assistance from their government with the formation of an industry-led association called the Canadian Rare Earth Elements Network (CREEN).
Rare Earth – A new recycling technology involving a nanomaterial could strip out diluted rare earths from wastewater.
Rare Earth – Armed with a Korean partner, Frontier Rare Earths plans to put its Zandkopsdrift deposit in South Africa into production by 2016.
Rare Earth – Rare earth prices could rise if a rumor that China's State Reserve Bureau plans to start buying the metals soon, Mining Weekly reported.
Rare Earth – MetalMiner reported that a dip in its REE index could be affected by Molycorp's (NYSE:MCP) second-quarter loss it announced earlier this summer.