US, Japan welcome Obama-Noda rare earths deal
Published: Wednesday, 09 May 2012
Deal to diversify global rare earths supply through new recycling technology
By Leah Germain and Martin Foster, in Tokyo
Molycorp Inc., the key US rare earths producer, has welcomed a
new partnership between the US and the Japanese government that
seeks to diversify the global supply for rare earth metals.
On 30 April, President Barack Obama met with Japanese Prime