Guangxi further consolidates local rare earths industry
Published: Monday, 29 June 2015
Guangxi is effectively Chinalco’s province following the latest round of rare earths reforms. Despite oversupply and low prices, the company appears to be raising production in the region, possibly owing to a favourable heavy rare earths distribution.
The Chongzuo Liutang rare earths mine in
Guangxi, China, has increased production fourfold from 200 tpa
to 1,000 tpa rare earths following recent provincial
consolidation reforms, which have streamlined mining and
The area mined by workers at Chongzuo Liutang for rare
earths has also increased by 400%, from...