IM Rare Earths News in Brief 13 December 2013 – 3 January 2014

By Laura Syrett
Published: Friday, 03 January 2014

Molycorp finally cracks processing; China faces need to cut overcapacity

US rare earthsminer Molycorp Inc. announced on 19 December that the final unit of its multi-stage cracking plant at its Mountain Pass rare earths facility in California had been commissioned and is now operational.

The cracking plant is part of the company’s multi-stage chemical process, designed to increase the...

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