Rare Earths

Metso launched RotarEkiln

Metso has optimized its existing rotary kiln technology and is launching RotarEkilnTM, an electrically powered, indirectly heated rotary kiln. The electric heating system of the RotarEkiln provides a...


Further research confirms the new method for 100 % recovery of rare earth elements

The mining company Eurobattery Minerals AB has received an additional report from the scientists in the research partnership with Uppsala University in collaboration with AGH University of Science and...


Rare earth deposits selected for mapping and exploration

As part of the US Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Mapping Resource Initiative (EMRI), the USGS, in cooperation with the Montana Bureau of Mines, is conducting a high-resolution flyover, an aeromagnetic...


AT MINERAL PROCESSING Worldwide – optimum advertising platform

AT MINERAL PROCESSING Worldwide is the counterpart to AT MINERAL PROCESSING Europe. It is a purely English-language edition, which is distributed exclusively outside Europe. In 5 issues per year, all...


Metso Outotec to deliver rotary kiln system for Lynas Kalgoorlie’s greenfield project in Western Australia

Metso Minerals has signed a contract with Lynas Kalgoorlie Pty Ltd for the supply of a large rotary kiln and combustion system for baking rare earth elements. The order value of approximately € 13 mil...

Issue 11/2018 Green Magnet

Bochum-based researchers rate sales opportunities for Brazilian high-performance magnets in Germany

Summary: The market for rare earth elements (hereinafter referred to as REE) is currently dominated by China. Different REEs are used especially in high-performance permanent magnets (REPM). REPM are...

Issue 10/2018 Technical Metals

New focus on rare earth elements

Electric cars are booming and wind farms are being vigorously expanded as part of the energy transition. Both of these technologies depend on magnets, and rare earths are indispensable for...

Issue 11/2017

Rare earths: Cooperation between Fraunhofer and China

R‌are earths are a key raw material for many high-tech products and are almost exclusively mined in China. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft institutes involved in the lighthouse project “Criticality of...