Rare earths latest news

  • June 2021

    UK, Australia agree on post-Brexit free trade deal

    15 June 2021

    The United Kingdom and Australia secured a free-trade deal on Tuesday June 15, the first agreement negotiated from scratch since Britain's departure from the European Union.

  • REIA WEBINAR: Magnet demand in focus for rare earths industry

    09 June 2021

    Magnet demand will continue to drive the global rare earth market over the next decade, attendees at a Rare Earth Industry Association (REIA) webinar on the future of the sector heard on Thursday June 3.

  • US proposes magnet tariffs, other supply chain reforms

    08 June 2021

    The United States government has published a sweeping review of US supply chains, proposing measures to increase domestic production of a number of key minerals and products. These measures include a proposed tariff on neodymium magnet imports.

  • May 2021

    INTERVIEW: Energy Fuels CEO on the move into rare earths

    17 May 2021

    Energy Fuels is one of the newest entrants to rare earth processing but has already developed one of the longest supply chains for the materials outside China, which has long dominated the industry. Fastmarkets talked to Energy Fuels' chief executive officer Mark Chalmers about the company’s rapid entrance into rare earth-rich monazite processing after decades in the uranium industry.

  • Mineral demand from energy sector could increase sixfold by 2040, IEA says

    10 May 2021

    The global mineral industry will have to rapidly scale up production to meet surging demand from the new energy sector, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.

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