Rare earths features

  • December 2015

    Rare earths: Year in Review 2015

    21 December 2015

    A roundup of the year's main events in the global rare earths industry.

  • November 2015

    Which materials are “critical” and which are “strategic”?

    30 November 2015

    The terms “critical” and “strategic” used to describe the importance of various minerals and metals to different countries and organisations are often applied without definition or context. George J Simandl, Carlee Akam and Suzanne Paradis outline the case for appropriate use of these terms to avoid misunderstandings and misrepresentations.

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