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2011-10-10 09:18:24

The clean energy economy of the future hinges on a lot of things, chief among them the availability of the scores of rare earth minerals and other elements used to make everything from photovoltaic panels and cell phone displays to the permanent magnets in cutting edge new wind generators. And right out of the gate trouble is brewing over projected growth in demand for these minerals and the security of their supplies. Last year, for instance, China restricted the export of neodymium,...

2011-08-04 16:54:00

TSX: RES & NYSE AMEX: REE -- Three areas located in western half of district enriched in europium, terbium, dysprosium and gadolinium -- Some of the highest heavy rare-earth grades reported from North American deposits -- New REE discovery at East Taylor (55 feet @ 3.38% and 55 feet @ 7.84% REO) -- Drilling program and re-assaying of key HREE-enriched drill holes in progress LAKEWOOD,...

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2011-07-05 11:20:00

Researchers from Japan say they have discovered vast deposits of rare earth minerals on the sea floor, minerals that are in high demand and used for modern gadgets and computers. Geologists estimate that there are about a 100 billion tons of the rare elements in the mud of the Pacific Ocean floor, BBC News is reporting. If recovering these minerals from the sea floor proves to be commercially viable, the discovery of these deposits could challenge the dominance of China's production of these...

2011-05-10 08:00:00

BATON ROUGE, La., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The benefits of Albemarle Corporation's (NYSE: ALB) low rare earth technology (LRT) catalysts have been brought into sharp focus as the selling price of rare earth minerals continues to skyrocket. Over the past year, the price of lanthanum oxide has increased by nearly 1500%(1), and leading rare earth mineral companies predict that prices will continue to rise.(2)(3) Previously uneconomic mines are being reopened(4)(5) and plants for rare...

2011-03-09 08:30:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Garb Oil & Power Corporation ("Garb") (Pink Sheets: GARB) has technology and know-how to facilitate the extraction of Rare Earth Minerals from Electronic Waste. Garb plans to build 30 EWaste plants across the United States by 2015, which recover rare earth minerals from consumer electronic waste. The plants will separate rare earth minerals and re-melt them to sell as a commodity. In the last 3 months prices for rare earth minerals have...

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2010-10-21 06:25:00

Adding to its embargo of mineral shipments to Japan, the New York Times reports that China has now also blocked some of those mineral shipments to the United States and Europe, according to three industry officials this week. The embargo, involving rare earth minerals that are crucial to making many advanced products, could further intensify the already increased trade and currency tensions with the West. Until recently, China generally sought quick and quiet accommodations on trade issues....

2010-10-12 15:30:00

TSX-V: RES & AMEX: REE VANCOUVER, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ - Rare Element Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: RES and AMEX: REE) is pleased to announce the completion of a bulk sample collection program at the Company's 100% owned Bear Lodge rare earth element (REE) and gold property, located in northeastern Wyoming. The objective of the program was the acquisition of about 8 tons or more of oxidized, REE-mineralized FMR vein material that will be used to feed a proposed pilot plant designed to...


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