Rare earths top BGS Risk List as industrial minerals move up ranks
Published: Wednesday, 27 February 2013
Oilfield use means barites is biggest mover; fluorspar, graphite move up
Rare earths are now deemed the industrial minerals most at
risk of supply shortage by the British Geological Survey (BGS),
according to its latest Risk List.
Rare earths now stand at the top of the list, which
highlights economically important elements that are at risk of
supply disruption. Rare earths...