Molycorp sues Phoenix engineer for “hazardous” process designs

By Laura Syrett
Published: Tuesday, 06 November 2012

Company stresses remedial work will not affect rare earths ramp-up schedule

US rare earths producer Molycorp Inc. has filed a claim for damages exceeding $45m against the engineering firm formerly in charge of designing the chemical processes at the company’s Project Phoenixrefinery in California.

In the lawsuit filed with the District Court for Colorado on 31 October, Molycorp...

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