Articles Tagged "Ucore Rare Metals"

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.

Rare Earth Stocks Gain on Chinese Mine Closures

Rare Earth – Chinese officials are shutting down mines illegally producing rare earth concentrate and that is having a positive effect on rare earth stocks and prices.