ERECON 2014: Hi-tech industry voices concern over future rare earths supply

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Friday, 17 October 2014

After voicing strong concerns over the future stability of rare earth supplies, several industries taking part in the ERECON conference urged for new measures to add value to the European rare earth industry supply chain, and to support new mining projects through concerted action.

European hi-tech industries expressed strong concern about future supply risks in rare earths to delegates at the ERECON final conference, at the Polytechnic of Milan, Italy.

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