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Baotou to tackle rare earth waste problem at Bayan Obo

By Albert Li
Published: Tuesday, 20 June 2017

The Chinese city of Baotou is planning to solve the problems of low output and inadequate recycling at its Bayan Obo mine.

At a seminar organised by the Baotou municipal government to discuss green development of Bayan Obo, held in Beijing on 10 June, delegates heard that the rare earth reserve in this mine accounts for 80% of China’s resource but the recovery rate is low.

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