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News Manufacturing Minerals General
August 8, 2014  

WTO upholds ruling against China’s rare earths curbs

Trade rules violated, appeal didn’t demonstrate export quotas are justified.

News Minerals Business Operations Operations Technology
November 1, 2013  

WTO said to reject Beijing's rare earths controls

China opposes release of interim report; media reports say it sides with US, EU and Japan.

News Minerals Business Operations Operations Technology
November 1, 2013  

WTO said to reject Beijing’s rare earths controls

China opposes release of interim report; media reports say it sides with US, EU and Japan.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Sustainability
March 19, 2013  

Matamec’s rare earths development in Que. gets $1M from Toyota

Will supply Toyota with elements for use in hybrid and electric vehicles.

News Sustainability
February 4, 2013  

Orbite, Veolia to recycle red mud from alumina production

They’ll recycle and remediate hard-to-treat bi-product of alumina production.

News Business Operations Sustainability
September 19, 2012  

China further tightens rare earths controls

Reduces number of rare earths mining permits.

News General
August 28, 2012  

Geomega joins Innovation Metals’ rare earth consortium

Will supply material to a planned $300 million separation facility.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
August 22, 2012  

China raises rare earths export quota for 2012

Move follows tighter production controls, complaints to WTO.

News Business Operations
August 8, 2012  

China further tightens rare earths controls

Move might inflame tensions with US, Europe, Japan.

News Automotive Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
July 6, 2012  

China says it will deal with US auto complaint “properly”

Chinese government says it doesn’t want to hurt trade ties with the US over auto import tariffs.

News Automotive Energy Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
June 20, 2012  

Honda to recycle rare earths from hybrid batteries

Japanese automaker says green initiative a first for the industry

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
June 20, 2012  

China defends rare earths curbs as environmental measure

Beijing rejects WTO complaints by US, Europe and Japan.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
June 19, 2012  

Lynas ready to fire up Malaysian rare earth plant

Snag cleared, science ministry rejected an appeal by residents to revoke a license.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
March 15, 2012  

Obama leads charge against China’s rare earth exports

US President says China won’t be allowed to gain competitive advantage by “skirting the rules.”

News Production
September 1, 2011  

China appeals WTO rejection of raw materials curbs

China’s government has appealed a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling against its curbs on exports of industrial raw materials in a case Washington and Europe hope will lead to an easing of restrictions on rare earths.