Indonesia to develop downstream rare earths industry
Published: Tuesday, 15 July 2014
A rare earths consortium created by the Indonesian government involving state agencies, energy companies and universities shows the country’s intent to exploit and add value to its domestic rare earths, thorium and uranium resources by developing its downstream industry.
The Indonesian government has announced a plan to develop
its downstream rare earths industry to produce materials for
energy and transportation.
Director for base industry manufacturing at the Industry
Ministry, Ir. Harjanto, told local news provider The Jakarta
Post that the government will establish a consortium comprising
research agencies, industries...