IM Rare Earths News in Brief 16 – 22 June

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Monday, 22 June 2015

Greenland Minerals and Energy successfully runs pilot plant; Northern Minerals acquires John Galt rare earths project; Rare Element submits permitting applications; University of Pennsylvania researchers identify new magnet recycling method.

ASX-listed Greenland Minerals and Energy Ltd (GMEL) has successfully operated a 26 tonne pilot plant for the Kvanefjeld rare earths deposit’s beneficiation circuit in Greenland.

The plant successfully met its primary aim of producing 2 tonnes rare earths concentrate, which will be used in the upcoming pilot refinery circuit in GTK...