EU unveils plan to secure rare earth materials, cut dependency
Need around 60 times more lithium and 15 times more cobalt for electric vehicle batteries and energy storage by 2050.
China dangles a new threat in trade war: rare earth minerals
Beijing says it could cut US off from exotic minerals widely used in electric cars and mobile phones.
Investissement Québec provides Orbite $15M financing
Funding is to ramp up commissioning of its HPA plant in Cap-Chat.
Jamaica opens pilot plant to extract rare earth elements from mud
It will be working with Nippon Light Metal to process red bauxite mine residue.
Metals and minerals scarcity
A PwC report says shrinking supplies of critical metals and minerals could seriously affect seven key industrial sectors over the next five years.