No respite for rare earths
Published: Thursday, 27 October 2016
A commodities market rebound in 2016 left the rare earths sector largely untouched, but some companies are still determined to bring new mines online, writes IM Correspondent, Rose Pengelly.
The apparent rebound seen in many commodity and speciality
mineral markets so far in 2016 appears to have passed over rare
earths.The group of elements, which five years ago were the
poster child of the "critical minerals" hysteria which swept
through much of the western mining world, have followed