05 June 2020
Australia has signed a preliminary deal to supply minerals such as lithium and zircon to India’s new energy sector.
22 May 2020
Australian rare earth producer Lynas has warned that US government funding for its heavy rare earth separation facility is on hold, allegedly due to political opposition to overseas involvement in critical supply chains.
05 May 2020
US President Donald Trump is threatening to abandon a preliminary trade deal leading to an easing of trade tensions with China, citing the Covid-19 virus.
04 May 2020
Australian rare earth miner Lynas announced the restart of its Malaysian processing facility on May 1, at 70% capacity, after the country eased its Covid-19 restrictions.
01 May 2020
Rare earth miner Northern Minerals stopped activity at its pilot plant in Australia in March, shortly after it resumed its shipments to China.