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The rare earth metal that won’t be a secret for long

Remember that town you came across on holiday one year, you couldn’t believe you’d never heard of it before, or for that matter, that no one else had either. It was beautiful, untainted by the hordes, your little secret. Have you heard of the oddly named rare earth metals Neodymium and Praseodymium, commonly and more easily known as NdPr? They’re to the green energy revolution what Thailand or Ibiza once were before the whole world found out about them – someone’s little secret.

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The Angolan rare earth project that will power the electric motor boom

Perhaps one day the future will be fantastical, all flying cars, engaging hyperdrives and beaming people up, but the nearest future, the one that matters, has far more pressing concerns. If we want to make it far enough to one day entertain such sci-fi fantasies, we first need to rapidly transition to a low-zero carbon economy. Pensana Metals is helping achieve this with a good old fashioned piece of science that sits at the cutting edge of technology.

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China’s Rare Earths, Locked And Loaded

President Trump has picked a fight with China on trade. This has run the gamut of badgering to the imposition of tariffs on Chinese exports to the United States. And, if that is not enough, the President threatens to lay on more tariffs if China fails to comply with a host of U.S. demands. China will not stand idly by and be beaten with a stick, but will they pull the trigger?

forbes.com
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Will Beijing weaponise its rare earth supply in the US-China trade war?

There are 17 rare earth elements listed in the periodic table which, contrary to their name, are as abundant in the Earth’s crust as tin or lead. However, rare earths are always fused with other minerals which makes many countries reluctant to invest in rare earth mines because they are too expensive and polluting to extract and refine in commercially viable quantities

South China Morning Post
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