Industry calls for US critical minerals strategy

By Mark Watts
Published: Tuesday, 28 February 2012

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Leah Germain

A clear coordinated critical minerals strategy is needed if the US is to compete in global markets for clean energy and technology, warn key industry figures.

In the State of the Union address on 24 January, President Barack Obama emphasised the importance of developing energy sources that prevent the...

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