Rare Earth – Algonquin First Nation Governments are expressing concern about the proposed Matamec/Toyota Rare Earth Elements Open Pit Mine in Kipawa, Quebec.
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Rare Earth – Japanese auto maker Honda has established the world's first process to reuse rare earth metals extracted from nickel-metal hydride batteries. Using the newly defined process, it is able to extract over 80 percent of rare earth metals contained in used batteries at more than 99-percent purity.
Lithium – The International Business Times reported that the Detroit Auto Show 2013 showcased car manufacturers with their latest hybrid creations, including the Prius Hybrid car from Toyota (NYSE:TM).
Rare Earth – The latest prices, news and events from across the global rare earths market.
Rare Earth – As rare earth prices remain at high levels, more and more manufacturers are diversifying their strategies in order to ensure a healthy and affordable supply of materials moving forward.
Rare Earth – In light of China's limitation on rare earth exports, companies such as Toyota are doing everything within their power to decrease their reliance on rare earth elements.
Rare Earth – Reuters Africa reported that shares of Matamec Explorations (TSXV:MAT) rose on announcement of a joint venture to develop the Kipawa project.
Rare Earth – Increasingly the world has started talking about rare earths recycling. The buzz word that has popped up is Urban Mining. Discarded high tech goods (e-waste) contain a whole host of materials that are invaluable such as rare earths, gold, silver, antimony and many more. The roadblock to capitalizing on this vast resource of otherwise unwanted material is pure economic viability.
Lithium – The question is not one of absolute feasibility; the question is one of economics and performance in the sense that how much more might it cost you to avoid lithium and REEs, and how much poorer performance will the resulting vehicle have.
Rare Earth – Companies are looking to develop electric motors with a reduced percentage of rare earth oxides, after a turbulent market sparked by Chinese trading policy destabilized the market and influenced prices. Also the massive investments in new rare earth mines worldwide will provide non-Chinese REE’s to fill in supply gaps.