Molycorp gets green light for heavy rare earth exploration

By Mark Watts
Published: Friday, 16 December 2011

US group looks to diversify California resource base after government approval

Molycorp Inc. has been permitted by the US Bureau of Land Management to start exploratory drilling on heavy rare earth prospects near its Mountain Pass operations in California.

The US-based company is set to complete an expansion of its Mountain Pass facilities in 2012, which will make it...

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