Canada Launches Critical Minerals Alliance

The launch of the Canadian Critical Minerals and Materials Alliance (C2M2A) took place in January. The industry association is looking to advance resilient critical materials supply chains for Canada’s cleantech economy. The association notes that other international jurisdictions including the European Union, Japan, the U.S., and Australia have already made announcements on their critical materials […]

Lynas to Build Rare Earth Separation Facility in Texas

Lynas Corp Ltd of Australia has entered into an agreement with the U.S Government to build a commercial light rare earth separation facility in the U.S., through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lynas USA LLC. The project is scheduled to be completed in accordance with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) timetable and as part of Lynas’ […]

Geomega Completes Testing of Rare Earths Pilot Plant

Geomega Resources Inc of Montreal, QC has announced the successful completion of testing and optimization of its rare earths pilot plant, located at the National Research Council Canada facility in Boucherville, QC. Four complete rounds of testing covering the entire recycling process were completed to date and these have confirmed the efficacy of Geomega’s technology […]

Syrah uses Toll Production Ahead of Furnace Addition

Syrah Resources Ltd of Australia has reported that during the fourth quarter of 2020 it achieved first production of Active Anode Material (AAM) via toll processing of purified spherical graphite from the company’s facility in Vidalia, LA. The AAM was produced to target specifications and dispatched to Electric Vehicle supply participants and commencement of product […]