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Heteroatom-assisted olefin polymerization by rare-earth metal catalysts - Science Advances


Heteroatom-assisted olefin polymerization by rare-earth metal catalysts
Science Advances
We report the first syndiospecific polymerization of a series of heteroatom-containing α-olefins and their copolymerization with ethylene catalyzed by half-sandwich rare-earth complexes. We have found that the interaction between a heteroatom in a ...

New African rare earth mine to start production by year-end - MINING.com


MINING.com

New African rare earth mine to start production by year-end
MINING.com
Gakara, which operated for 30 years until 1978, holds some high-grade rare earth elements, including lanthanum, cerium and neodymium, which are expected to become essential for the manufacturing of batteries, magnets and electric vehicles. It is also a ...
Rainbow Rare Earths Targets Burundi Output Before End Of 2017Interactive Investor
Gakara Rare Earth Mine Inauguration CeremonyLondon South East (registration) (blog)

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The Only US Rare Earths Mine Could be Nationalized if this CEO Gets His Way - Investing News Network (press release) (registration) (blog)


Investing News Network (press release) (registration) (blog)

The Only US Rare Earths Mine Could be Nationalized if this CEO Gets His Way
Investing News Network (press release) (registration) (blog)
Mountain Pass was the only producing rare earths mine in the US before it closed in mid-2015, and one CEO is arguing that it should be nationalized. Michael Silver, CEO of advanced materials manufacturer American Elements, met with White House ...

2017 – The Year of Alkane Resources - InvestorIntel


InvestorIntel

2017 – The Year of Alkane Resources
InvestorIntel
Alkane signed a processing agreement with Vietnam Rare Earths (VTRE) in 2016, and this quarter signed a 12-month toll treatment agreement; subsequently, VTRE processed two shipments of light rare earth element (REE) concentrates totalling 80 tonnes ...

Trump Urged by CEO to Nationalize the Only US Rare-Earths Mine - IndustryWeek


IndustryWeek

Trump Urged by CEO to Nationalize the Only US Rare-Earths Mine
IndustryWeek
The rare-earth mining operations in Mountain Pass, Calif., the last remaining assets of bankrupt Molycorp Inc., were bought in June by a group that drew objections from rival bidders, who said the winner has ties to the Chinese government.

This CEO Wants Trump to Nationalize the Only Rare-Earth Mine in ... - Bloomberg


Bloomberg

This CEO Wants Trump to Nationalize the Only Rare-Earth Mine in ...
Bloomberg
The head of an advanced-materials manufacturer said he met with President Donald Trump's chief strategist, Steve Bannon, on Monday to persuade him that the ...

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InvestorIntel Rare Earths Monthly – June 2017 - InvestorIntel


InvestorIntel

InvestorIntel Rare Earths Monthly – June 2017
InvestorIntel
At last, rare earth prices are approaching, are at or have passed the 2 year high point. And the news out of China is for further increases. This is very positive territory indeed. That is except for dysprosium and yttrium. My contacts are saying that ...

Why the US buys all its rare earth metals from China - Marketplace - Marketplace.org


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Why the US buys all its rare earth metals from China - Marketplace
Marketplace.org
Rare earth minerals, though not actually rare, have unique chemical properties that make them essential for wide-ranging technologies, including smartphones, ...
Rare-earth rancor: Feds must stop Chinese purchase of US mine ...The Hill (blog)

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Canada's Mkango aims for rare earths production from 2020 - Reuters


MINING.com

Canada's Mkango aims for rare earths production from 2020
Reuters
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - Canada's Mkango Resources , one of a handful of rare earth miners outside China, aims to start production in Malawi in 2020 to catch an expected leap in demand for the metals that are used in electric vehicles and other new ...
Canada's Mkango to start mining rare earths in Malawi in 2020MINING.com

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America Rising Squared Report Bashes EVs for Using Same Rare Earth Metals as Gas-Powered Cars - DeSmog (blog)


DeSmog (blog)

America Rising Squared Report Bashes EVs for Using Same Rare Earth Metals as Gas-Powered Cars
DeSmog (blog)
Here's what the white paper doesn't mention: many of the very same rare earth minerals that the AR2 report bashes are critical components of cell phones, computers, cameras, military and defense equipment, and even traditional gas-powered vehicles.

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