Thursday, December 23, 2010

Moves To Break China's Monopoly Over Rare Earths

California Mine Will Reopen to Meet U.S. Demand for Rare Earth Materials -- Popular Science

Japan has already taken measures to innovate and make deals around China’s monopoly on the global supply of refined rare earth elements, and the U.S. is now doing the same. Rare earths producer Molycorp. has secured the proper permits and clearances needed to reopen the Mountain Pass, Calif., mine that should be able to cover the current domestic demand for rare earths once it reaches full production.

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More News On Rare Earths

Undermining China's Monopoly on Rare Earth Elements -- Technology Review

Rare Earth Element Mining is Re-Starting in the U.S. to Break China's Near-Monopoly -- Tree Hugger

Hitachi Joins California Rare Earths Race -- Fast Company

How China’s Rare-Earth Chokehold Has Helped One Small U.S. Company -- BNet

Hitachi and Molycorp plan rare earth joint venture -- CNET

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