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Molycorp could double Mountain Pass rare earth oxides capacity

By Mark Watts
Published: Wednesday, 10 November 2010

California mine could increase production to 40,000 tpa within two years of start up

Molycorp Inc. can potentially double its rare earth capacity at the Mountain Pass project within two years of start up, the group’s CEO Mark Smith said.

The mine and processing complex, located in California, USA, is on track to start up in mid-2012 with a capacity of 20,000...

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