US Defense Department targets Alaskan heavy rare earths

By Laura Syrett
Published: Tuesday, 02 October 2012

Ucore’s Bokan Mountain to be studied as part of critical minerals strategy

The US Department of Defense (DOD) has contracted with the Canadian rare earths junior Ucore Rare Metals Inc. to conduct a mineralogical and metallurgical study on the company’s Bokan Mountain heavy rare earths (HREE) project in Alaska, US.

The programme is to be executed via Ucore’s US subsidiary,...

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