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Rare earths on a refining roll in Australia, but risks remain

Confidence in Australia’s rare earth industry grew significantly this week with news that it could soon have two world class refineries capable of competing with the dominant player in the rare earth ...
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Investing in rare earths is not for the faint-hearted

Rare earths are not rare, nor are they earths, but they are certainly political, and it’s the politics of an increasingly aggressive China which has made the 17 metals in the rare earth family a profi...
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Australia can punch above its weight in critical metals — both with mining and processing

Australia has just 3.4% of the world’s rare earth element (REE) resources but is the fourth largest producer in the world, with other minerals also posing significant future potential for the country....
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Trump declares rare earth emergency, Australia gets ready to supply

Securing rare earth supply is now near the top of the defence agenda in Washington with US President Donald Trump signing an executive order declaring a national emergency and calling for a boost in d...
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Australia in box seat to become world’s new rare earths powerhouse

China now produces 80% of the world’s neodymium-praseodymium output, a combination of rare earth metals vital to the manufacture of high strength permanent magnets. These magnets are used in drivet...
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Lithium Australia’s Soluna to develop renewable energy and battery storage facility for Northern Minerals

Lithium Australia’s (ASX: LIT) 50%-owned energy storage division Soluna Australia has teamed up with rare earth developer Northern Minerals (ASX: NTU) to collaborate on a renewable-energy and battery ...
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Federal Government bans second Chinese mining investment after AVZ confirms lithium project to generate $6bn

AVZ Minerals (ASX: AVZ) is the second miner in a week to be hit by the Federal government’s unannounced but clear new tough scrutiny of Chinese investment in the country’s minerals sector. This tim...
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Federal Government means business over critical metals, blocks Chinese investment in Northern Minerals

Australia’s federal treasurer Josh Frydenberg has banned a Chinese rare earth giant investing $20 million in Northern Minerals’ (ASX: NTU) advanced Australian project that is set to break China’s mono...
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Northern Minerals delivers high-grade maiden resource for Dazzler heavy rare earths deposit

Heavy rare earths producer Northern Minerals (ASX: NTU) has delivered a maiden mineral resource for its Dazzler deposit at the Browns Range project in Western Australia. The company today announced...
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Northern Minerals set to become world’s first heavy rare earths producer outside of China with Browns Range launch

Northern Minerals (ASX: NTU) will unveil its Browns Range heavy rare earths pilot plant in Western Australia’s east Kimberley today, with the project set to become the world’s first heavy rare earths ...