Yttrium

National Interest in Minerals and Rare Earth Elements Grows

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) uses about 750,000 tons of minerals each year.

Key Points: 
  • b'NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) uses about 750,000 tons of minerals each year.
  • In fact, minerals are among the most important components that make up various technologies, and according to data published by the National Mining Association, copper is the second most used mineral by the DoD.
  • MP Materials, which owns the largest rare earth element mining operation outside of China, has been awarded a DPA Title III technology investment agreement to establish domestic processing capabilities for light rare earth elements (LREE).
  • These latest results establish that stable REE extractions are achievable across a range of test conditions bracketing our emerging base case flowsheet.

National Interest in Minerals and Rare Earth Elements Grows

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) uses about 750,000 tons of minerals each year.

Key Points: 
  • b'NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) uses about 750,000 tons of minerals each year.
  • In fact, minerals are among the most important components that make up various technologies, and according to data published by the National Mining Association, copper is the second most used mineral by the DoD.
  • MP Materials, which owns the largest rare earth element mining operation outside of China, has been awarded a DPA Title III technology investment agreement to establish domestic processing capabilities for light rare earth elements (LREE).
  • These latest results establish that stable REE extractions are achievable across a range of test conditions bracketing our emerging base case flowsheet.

Ucore Subsidiary, Innovation Metals Corp., Commences RapidSX Separation Testing with Rare-Earth Producer

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 2:23pm

The purpose of the TTA is to generate empirical data for joint evaluation by IMC and the REE Producer regarding IMC\'s proprietary RapidSX\xe2\x84\xa2 separation technology for the separation of the REE Producer\'s MREC.

Key Points: 
  • The purpose of the TTA is to generate empirical data for joint evaluation by IMC and the REE Producer regarding IMC\'s proprietary RapidSX\xe2\x84\xa2 separation technology for the separation of the REE Producer\'s MREC.
  • The goal is focused on producing high-purity rare-earth element oxides ("REOs") required for the global rare-earth element ("REE") permanent-magnet industry.
  • The data generated will be used to help optimize flowsheets for the separation and purification of this specific MREC, utilizing the RapidSX technology, as a means of producing commercial-grade REOs.
  • Ucore has also assumed that sufficient external funding will be secured to develop the specific engineering plans for the Alaska SMC and its construction.

DGAP-News: Eckert & Ziegler Signs Long-Term Supply Agreement with Sirtex Medical on Yttrium-90 for Treating Liver Cancer

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 6:14pm

Eckert & Ziegler AG (ISIN DE0005659700, TecDAX) and Sirtex Medical (Sirtex) have executed a long-term supply agreement for the use of EZAG\'s Yttrium-90 in Sirtex SIR-Spheres(R) Y-90 resin microspheres for liver cancer.

Key Points: 
  • Eckert & Ziegler AG (ISIN DE0005659700, TecDAX) and Sirtex Medical (Sirtex) have executed a long-term supply agreement for the use of EZAG\'s Yttrium-90 in Sirtex SIR-Spheres(R) Y-90 resin microspheres for liver cancer.
  • The arrangement has an initial term of five years and guarantees Eckert & Ziegler a substantial share of Sirtex\'s rising global demand.
  • It supplements the existing broad-based supply agreement that Sirtex and Eckert & Ziegler have been operating since 2009.
  • "\n"With its global manufacturing network, Eckert & Ziegler is an ideal partner for us to supply yttrium-90 worldwide.

Energy Fuels and Hyperion Sign MOU for the Supply of Monazite to Produce Rare Earth Products

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 11:31pm

Under the MOU, the parties have agreed to negotiate a definitive sales agreement for this supply of Monazite.

Key Points: 
  • Under the MOU, the parties have agreed to negotiate a definitive sales agreement for this supply of Monazite.
  • Under this emerging initiative, Energy Fuels is currently purchasing 2,500 tons of Monazite per year from the Chemours Company\xe2\x80\x99s Georgia (USA) heavy mineral sand operations.
  • Energy Fuels is currently processing this Monazite at its White Mesa Mill in Utah into a clean, mixed REE carbonate, as well as recovering the contained uranium.
  • Energy Fuels is seeking to increase its supply of Monazite feed to approximately 15,000 tons per year (or greater) for this initiative.

Global Ytterbium Sulfate (CAS 10034-98-7) Market Report 2021: Market Trends and Developments, Major Players, Main Downstream Sectors - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 5:22pm

b'The "Ytterbium sulfate (CAS 10034-98-7) Global Market Research Report 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThis global report is a result of industry experts\' diligent work on researching the world market of Ytterbium sulfate.

Key Points: 
  • b'The "Ytterbium sulfate (CAS 10034-98-7) Global Market Research Report 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThis global report is a result of industry experts\' diligent work on researching the world market of Ytterbium sulfate.
  • The report helps to build up a clear view of the market trends and development, identify major players in the industry, and estimate main downstream sectors.\nThe Ytterbium sulfate global market report key points:\nThe first chapter introduces the product (composition, structure, hazards, storage, toxicological & ecological information, etc.).
  • The fifth chapter deals with Ytterbium sulfate market trends and forecast, distinguish Ytterbium sulfate manufacturers and suppliers.
  • The seventh chapter analyses Ytterbium sulfate downstream markets.\n'

Defense Metals Prepares Additional High-Grade Rare Earth Element Concentrate Samples For Evaluation By Leading Global Rare Earths Producers

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 10:00am

Defense Metals believes this underscores growing international market demand for readily accessible, high-quality, North American REE products.

Key Points: 
  • Defense Metals believes this underscores growing international market demand for readily accessible, high-quality, North American REE products.
  • Discussions with potential offtake partners have the potential to yield benefits through opportunities for direct project funding, technical services agreements, and access to the full downstream rare earths value chain.
  • Defense Metals has an option to acquire 100% of the 1,708 hectare Wicheeda Rare Earth Element Property located near Prince George, British Columbia, Canada.
  • is available under Defense Metals Corp.\'s profile on SEDAR ( www.sedar.com )\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/defense-metals-prepares-addition...\n'

Rare Earths Elements in High-Tech Industries with Focus on Semiconductors, HDDs, LCDs, Consumer Products and Green Technology

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 12:45pm

Rare earth elements (REE) are a group of 15-17 elements comprising the lanthanides (atomic numbers 57-71) plus yttrium and scandium.

Key Points: 
  • Rare earth elements (REE) are a group of 15-17 elements comprising the lanthanides (atomic numbers 57-71) plus yttrium and scandium.
  • Rare earths have a number of specific optical, magnetic and catalytic properties which drive demand across a wide range of applications.
  • The structural shift to the green economy is a significant driver of our bullish outlook on rare earth prices.
  • This report analyzes applications and markets for rare earth materials, with particular emphasis on high-tech industries such as semiconductors, HDDs, LCDs, consumer products, and green technology.

MegaWatt Signs Definitive Agreement for Acquisition of Australian Nickel-Cobalt-Scandium-Rare Earth Projects

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 2:00pm

Arctic Fox is contiguous with the Nolans Bore REE project, for which Project commissioning is slated for mid 2022.

Key Points: 
  • Arctic Fox is contiguous with the Nolans Bore REE project, for which Project commissioning is slated for mid 2022.
  • The three nickel-cobalt-scandium-HPA properties Chinook, Kodiak and Caribou are located in central NSW in a highly prospective region.
  • The region is home to both Alpha HPA's (ASE:A4N) Collerina nickel-cobalt-scandium-HPA asset and Scandium International's (TSE: SCY) Nyngan deposit.
  • About MegaWatt Lithium and Battery Metals Corp.
    MegaWatt is a British Columbia based company involved in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties in Canada.

Defense Metals Prepares High-Grade Rare Earth Element Concentrate Samples For Shipment to Multiple Potential Offtake Partners

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 9:00am

The requests from each potential buyer in Asia are for 2-6 kilogram size samples of REE concentrate.

Key Points: 
  • The requests from each potential buyer in Asia are for 2-6 kilogram size samples of REE concentrate.
  • Defense Metals has initiated the process of preparing Canadian government export permit documentation required to export these critical REE mineral concentrate samples internationally.
  • These requests represent a major step forward in our efforts to assess the market potential of long-term REE mineral concentrate offtake sale agreements."
  • Defense Metals has an option to acquire 100% of the 1,708 hectare Wicheeda Rare Earth Element Property located near Prince George, British Columbia, Canada.