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Welcome to Metal Event’s Rare Earths Community – here you will find news and information about the rare earths markets, including pricing data from China, company information and analysis of this important industrial sector.

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NEWS

China Southern Rare Earth Group releases rare earth products prices for August

The Southern Rare Earth Group announced the listed price on 6 August. The price of Europium oxide is 350,000 yuan/tonne, which is 50,000 yuan lower than last time. Other oxide prices remain unchanged. Products Product Index 6 August 30 July Percentage Samarium oxide REO≥99.5% 12,000 12,000 0 Europium oxide REO≥99.99% 350,000 350,000 -5% Gadolinium oxide […]

Lynas announces a 60% increase to Mt Weld Ore Reserves, one of the world’s richest sources of Rare Earths

Lynas Corporation Limited (ASX:LYC, OTC:LYSDY) is pleased to release its updated Mt Weld Rare Earth Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves Statement which shows a substantial increase in tonnage and contained TREO compared with the 2015 Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves Statement. Lynas is a proven and profitable producer and supplier of Specialty Rare Earth Materials […]

BAIINFO Rare Earth Weekly 2 August

Industry Review Review & Analysis The price of rare earths showed a downward trend this week, and the decline of mainstream varieties was small. The main reason is that downstream demand is weak, market turnover is low. Therefore, the upstream supplier began to sell at low price. The supply of rare earth minerals is still […]

Commerce Resources Corp. Reports Mixed Rare Earth Oxide from Ashram Rare Earth Deposit Produced by Université Laval

Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE, FSE: D7H) (the “Company” or “Commerce”) is pleased to announce that Université Laval (“Laval”) has produced a mixed rare earth oxide concentrate using material from the Ashram Rare Earth Deposit. The test work is part of a larger program being completed in collaboration with Laval to process material from the Ashram […]

BAIINFO Rare Earth Weekly-Jul 26, 2018

Industry Review Market Highlights Hastings Technology Metals Developed Rare Earth Ore and Would Put into Operation in 2020 On Jul. 24, Hastings Technology Metals released an activity report. It was currently developing rare earth mine and processing plant in Yangibana, Gascoyne, Western Australia, and processing plant was expected to go into operation in the first […]

2018 total production control quota of rare earth has been announced by MIIT China

The 2018 total production quota for rare earth mine(REO) has been announced by the Ministry of Industry & Information Technology (MIIT) .  The total amount is 120,000 tonnes, among them, ionic type rare earth ores (medium-heavy rare earth) is 19,150 tonnes, light rare earth ores is 100,850 tonnes.  The total Production Control Quota of Rare […]

BAIINFO Rare Earth Weekly- Jul 19, 2018

Industry Review Review & Analysis This week, rare earth prices kept stable. Upstream market is at wait-and-see mood, while few inquiries appeared in downstream market, so transactions was small. Tight supply of rare earth ore could support the price. In off-season, demand at downstream market was weak, suppressing rare earth prices. With bullish and bearish […]

China’s southern ion-absorption rare earth resources – mining challenges and how to protect the environment

Ion adsorption type rare earth is a medium and heavy rare earth resource peculiar to southern China. However, how to mine them via an efficiently and environmental friendly way is always a difficult task for the rare earth industry. The chemical properties of rare earth determine the way of mining, extraction and separation, which generally […]

Northern Minerals produces Rare Earth Carbonate as part of Browns Range commissioning process

The pilot processing plant at Australian heavy rare earths producer Northern Minerals Limited is close to being mechanically complete and various parts of the pilot plant, in both the beneficiation plant and the hydromet plant, have been commissioned, the company said. The Hon. Alannah MacTiernan MLC will officially open the plant on 27 July 2018. […]

Ucore Comments on US Government Fair Trade Initiatives to Escalate US REE Prices

2018 – HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Ucore Rare Metals, Inc. (TSXV:UCU) (OTCQX:UURAF) (“Ucore” or the “Company”) is pleased to comment on recent initiatives by the Trump Administration to bolster United States rare earth element (REE) supply-chains. The U.S. Trade Representative last week provided notice of an initial action under Section 301(b) of the Trade Act […]

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