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Australian rare earth projects make headway

By William Clarke
Published: Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Booming permanent magnet demand is driving projects outside China.

The drive to develop rare earth resources in Australia is gathering pace, with progress made on both light and heavy rare earth projects, both targeted at the booming permanent magnet market.

China has traditionally produced almost all the world’s rare earth oxides, but rising prices are spurring activity elsewhere, with Australia emerging...

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