Arafura clears regulatory hurdle in race to sell magnet minerals

Published: Monday, 08 January 2018

The Australian site could join a slew of projects under way to produce rare earths outside of China, with magnet demand in focus.

Arafura’s rare earth project in Australia has received key approval, as the race to increase non-Chinese production of magnet minerals picks up pace.

The environmental protection agency of Australia’s Northern Territory has recommended the Nolan project, after a two-year assessment.

The recommendation will now be considered by both...

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