Archiv: rare-earth

23.04.2020 - 04:44 [ Reuters ]

American quandary: How to secure weapons-grade minerals without China

Even as the DOE has blacklisted MP Materials, the company is a candidate to receive up to $40 million in funding from the Pentagon to produce light rare earths, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

10.06.2019 - 01:34 [ ]

China gears up to use rare-earth advantage

The move, which comes amid an escalating China-US trade war, was interpreted by many industry insiders as a sign of the country’s determination to take full advantage of its „rare-earth card“ to counter the US, which relies on China for its supply of the strategic resources.