Articles Tagged "Ucore Rare Metals"

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.

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.

Rare Earths in the United States

Rare Earth – The USGS recently determined the United States is sitting on a sizable untapped reserve of rare earth reserves in the west part of the country. New extraction techniques will allow companies to access this rare earth in old mine tailings.