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Rare Earth – As the debate over China’s export policies in relation to REE supplies heats up, US Congress has called for an examination into just how prepared the US Defense sector is for any market shortfalls.
Rare Earth – Multiple bills are before the US Congress that aim to create a domestic rare earth and critical metals supply chain. The bills share a common objective; streamline the permitting process for mining companies, as well as the creation of rare earth recycling.
Rare Earth – Friday, The House of Representatives approved the National Defense Authorization Act, which outlines the US Department of Defense’s (DoD) budget and expenditures. Included in the Act was an amendment to formulate a plan to establish a domestic source of rare earth element neodymium.
Political wrangling over the General Motor bailout could well be the silver lining for Stillwater Mining Co. Other automakers continue to use palladium, thereby ensuring higher prices. The $58 billion federal rescue of General Motors has got the US platinum-group metals (PGMs) producer Stillwater Mining, which had lost its sales contract under the GM bankruptcy [...]