Solvay launches two REE recycling facilities in France

By Kasia Patel
Published: Thursday, 27 September 2012

$19.3m investment in new rare earth supply source to meet growing global demand

Belgian chemical group Solvay has opened two rare earth element (REE) recycling units in France to diversify its supply sources and preserve resources, the company said today.

The new recycling process will allow Solvay to recover REE, specifically lanthanum, cerium, terbium, yttrium, europium and gadolinium, from end-of-life equipment such as...

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