Category Archives: Rare earths

Benchmark #2 launched: Europe’s conflict crackdown

Download our Q2 magazine which analyses the crackdown on conflict minerals in Europe, the fragile structure of these markets and the logistics involved in transporting them around the world With Europe set to follow in US footsteps with the introduction of conflict mineral legislation, the sustainability of critical mineral markets is set to come under renewed … Continue reading Benchmark #2 launched: Europe’s conflict crackdown

China admits 40% of magnetic rare earths supply is illegal

China – the world’s leading producer of rare earth elements – has revealed that 40% of its supply used in high strength magnets is from illegally mined sources in the country. The figure was revealed by rare earths expert Prof. Dudley Kingsnorth of Industrial Minerals Company of Australia (IMCOA) at a high level conference in … Continue reading China admits 40% of magnetic rare earths supply is illegal