Rare earths latest news

  • November 2016

    Pricing notice: Christmas schedule

    28 November 2016

    The publication of Industrial Minerals’ price assessments will be affected by the Christmas holidays.

  • NETZSCH acquires Spanish machinery supplier

    23 November 2016

    The equipment producer is aiming to expand its presence in the mineral sector, capitalising on Ecutec’s experience in dry processing for mineral products.

  • Chinese ministry criticises rare earths pollution

    22 November 2016

    The Ministry of Environmental protection in China has criticised the rare earths industry in Jiangxi province for its polluting practices and failure to carry out restoration work following the completion of mining operations.

  • International REE committee calls for mining standards

    22 November 2016

    The ISO rare earth technical committee has proposed a number of rare earth production standards, following a meeting held in Beijing in October. A proposal by China Northern Rare Earth Hi-Tech marks the first international rare earth standard led by the country.

  • China Minmetals caps rare earth output

    21 November 2016

    One of the largest rare earth producer in the country, China Minmetals has announced further production measures to limit output due to weak prices.

  • China announces more supportive policy for rare earths industry

    17 November 2016

    The municipal government of Ganzhou has suggested a number of policy changes including tax cuts and subsidies to encourage the development of rare earth production in Jiangxi.

  • Tesla signs permanent magnet supply deal

    17 November 2016

    ZKSH will supply its permanent magnet to Tesla for the next three years.