Rare Earths Industry Expanding Outside China’s Borders

Added April 30th, 2012 by Anthony David

Colorado based Molycorp Inc. is one of the few non-Chinese mining companies develop-ing rare earth metal mines. The company’s shares shot up by over 7% when it announced that its Mountain Pass rare earth mine in California contained at least... Click to read more

Manganese Production Gearing Up Worldwide

Added April 30th, 2012 by Anthony David

Manganese may be the fourth most used metal in the world but last year ended on a relatively weak note for manganese products. While Chinese ports had large stockpiles of manganese ore, the weak demand for steel long products was... Click to read more

U.S. Prepares For Major Supply Disruptions

Added April 3rd, 2012 by Anthony David

In continuation of the China vs. the-rest-of-the-world rare earth saga, the US, EU and Japan recently filed separate but coordinated complaints with the World Trade Organization (WTO) on the grounds that China was fortifying its stocks of those rare earth... Click to read more