Molycorp to replace CEO as company prepares for ramp-up

By Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Company cites “natural inflection point” as reason for management change

The CEO of leading US rare earths producer Molycorp Inc. has left the company after leading the mining firm for five years, Molycorp said yesterday.

Smith’s departure comes one month after the company disclosed it was under a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation regarding the accuracy of its public...

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