US president intervenes to support rare-earth magnet capacity
Published: Friday, 26 July 2019
The White House has ordered government leaders to ensure a full domestic rare-earth supply chain in the United States, citing national defense considerations.
US President Donald Trump has ordered the leaders of the
country’s Congress to take steps to institute
domestic capacity for the production of rare-earth metals and
the manufacture of neodymium and samarium rare-earth magnets,
saying that this capacity was "essential to the national
Trump made the orders on...