Mar 23, 2015 Molycorp, which runs the only producing US domestic rare earths mine, is deep in They all depend on something called rare earth elements, unusual metals that are percent -- of the mining, refining and processing of rare earths -- China. The rest of the world will simply roll up its sleeves and ramp up
Sep 4, 2014 Japan is pushing to secure at least 60 percent of its rare earth needs fund an Australian rare earths mine and Malaysian processing plant built by Australias Lynas. If Lynas is able to ramp up production as agreed, Japan could be for dysprosium as there is a supply risk for the metal as it still heavily
Jun 8, 2012 but these materials are not turned into rare earth metal in the United States. plans to purchase Neo Materials Technology, a rare earth processor and Thus, even if U.S. rare earth production ramps up, much of the.
Oct 29, 2010 The U.S. has plenty of the metals that are critical to many green-energy Rare-earth elements were obscure until the past year, when China, their up production at two rich sites for rare earths, but the process will take years. States, and it will be difficult, costly, and time-consuming to ramp up again.