China Minmetals completes its rare earths consolidation plan

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Tuesday, 09 December 2014

Following the Chinese government’s approval of its consolidation plan, the Chinese heavy rare earths producer will control over 30 small rare earths firms, including miners, processing and separation plants over six provinces in Southern China. This group will further advance the completion of the country’s plant to consolidate the domestic rare earths industry.

China Minmetals Corp. has received the go-ahead to implement its consolidation plan for the rare earths industry in southern China.

China Minmetals
China Minmetals, the world’s largest producer of heavy rare earths, has finalised its consolidation plan in southern China (Source: Gwydion Williams).

According to the plan, which was approved by...

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