Apple plans to use 100 per cent recycled rare earth elements in a key component of its latest iPhones.
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Lynas Corporation has increased its global presence as a rare earths producer, posting record production and a surge in profit in the 2019 financial year.
Wesfarmers has walked away from its $1.5 billion takeover offer for Lynas Corporation.
Hastings Technology Metals has been granted an environmental permit for its Yangibana rare earths project in Western Australia.
Lynas Corp’s operating licence in Malaysia will be renewed by the country’s government for six months following extensive consultation with regulators.
Northern Minerals is set to raise $20 million, which will be used towards the progression of its Browns Range rare earths project in Western Australia.
Australia’s abundance of critical minerals is driving rapid advancements in computing, manufacturing, energy and transport, according to the Minerals Council of Australia.
Northern Minerals has signed an offtake agreement with Thyssenkrupp Materials for 100 per cent of offtake from the Browns Range pilot plant project.
Northern Minerals has cancelled its rare earths carbonate offtake agreement with China’s Lianyugang Zeyu New Materials Sales (JFMAG), following a breach of the agreement.
Lynas will continue to reserve production for its “strategic customers” given the volatile conditions of the neodymium and praseodymium (NdPr) market.
Lynas has signed a 10-year extension for the Japan Australian Rare Earths (JARE) loan facility, reaffirming Japan as a priority for the company’s rare earths supply.
Lynas Corp has updated its 2025 growth plans, detailing a positive outlook on the rare earths market and regulatory issues in Malaysia.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has indicated that Lynas Corporation’s rare earth elements (REE) processing plant near Kuantan, Malaysia, will probably receive its renewal to operate later this year.
Lynas Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Blue Line Corporation to develop rare earths separation capacity in the United States.
Wesfarmers’ hunt for access to metals needed for electric vehicles (EVs) has accelerated with a $776 million takeover offer for Australian lithium company, Kidman Resources.
Lynas Corporation plans to make Wesfarmers work for a takeover of the rare earths company
Wesfarmers has set its sights on Lynas Corporation with a $1.5 billion takeover bid.
DRA Global has won a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract at Hastings Technology Metals’ Yangibana rare earths project in Western Australia.
Northern Minerals is making “steady progress” on the pilot plant installation at the Browns Range heavy rare earths project in Western Australia, with construction on track for completion by June 30.