Rare Element Resources gets DOE greenlight for Wyoming plant

Colorado-headquartered Rare Element Resources has received a project continuation notice from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for its planned rare earth processing and separation demonstration plant in Upton, Wyoming. The notice comes after the DOE’s recent completion of its National Environmental Policy Act review for the project and allows RER to begin…

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Rare Element Resources gets DOE greenlight for Wyo. plant 

Colorado-headquartered Rare Element Resources has received a project continuation notice from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for its planned rare earth processing and separation demonstration plant in Upton, Wyoming. The notice comes after the DOE’s recent completion of its National Environmental Policy Act review for the project and allows RER to begin…

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Canada funds projects to enhance mining sector

The Government of Canada said it is investing more than $15 million to accelerate the commercialization of made-in-Canada mining solutions that will better equip the country’s sector. Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Honourable François-Philippe Champagne recently named 24 recipients of support selected through the Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator (MICA) Network’s second call for proposals: Baie Minerals Destiny Copper DMT…

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BKT DRIVING CONVERSATION ON MINING’S FUTURE

The tire OEM introduced the newest season of its Global Trends OTR immersive digital roundtables to talk about key topics to the industries it serves with discussion of innovation, digitization and, yes, tires. The new season of the Global Trends OTR series from BKT Network, the company’s digital platform, ran from March to June 2023 and included episodes on sustainability…

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Nevada Gold Mines going solar

Barrick Gold-owned and operated Nevada Gold Mines (NGM) has taken the first shovel of dirt from the ground near Dunphy, Nev., for a 200-megawatt, alternating current (MWAC) photovoltaic solar facility that will help to fast-track the company’s decarbonization program. The TS Solar Facility, which will be adjacent to NGM’s TS Power Plant, will be constructed in one phase with commercial…

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Coronado Coal expanding Virginia met mine

Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin has confirmed plans by Coronado Global Resources to expand the Buchanan complex in Buchanan and Tazewell counties to increase the mine’s capacity. The US$169.1 million project is meant to meet the miner’s growing demand for metallurgical coal. Neither party released the details of the expansion or a timeline for its completion. Youngkin’s office did, however, say…

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