• Trump Moves to Expand Rare Earths Mining, Cites China

    Oct 01, 2020· Critical minerals have been a focus in the U.S. as China accounted for 80% of total U.S. imports of rare-earth compounds and metals last year. Last year, the

  • China Wrestles with the Toxic Aftermath of Rare Earth Mining

    Jul 02, 2019· Beginning in the 1990s, rare earth mining took off in this region, located in Southeast China about 300 miles north of Hong Kong. As China began to produce more smartphones, wind turbines, electric vehicles, and other high-tech products requiring rare earth elements, the mining intensified.

  • Rare earth mining in China: the bleak social and

    Mar 20, 2014· Most of the rare earths processed by Baotou are extracted in Bayan Obo, a mining district in the Gobi desert 120km north of the city.

  • How Rare-Earth Mining Has Devastated China's Environment

    Jul 14, 2020· The mining of rare earth metals occurs mainly in southeastern China, in provinces like Jiangxi and Fujian. But there is also mining as north as Inner Mongolia and as west as Sichuan. Over the last decade and a half, China has also moved to obtain exclusive mining rights in African countries in return for building big-ticket infrastructure projects .

  • The Pentagon wants to end its reliance on China for rare

    Aug 03, 2020· The Pentagon is funding projects at two U.S. mines and one magnet manufacturing company that could offer a fix to America's dependence on rare earth minerals from China.

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  • Ending China’s chokehold on rare-earth minerals American

    Sep 18, 2020· China dominates the global market in rare-earth minerals, producing 70% of the world’s exports. But this isn’t a gift of nature — it’s the result of 15 years of industrial policy.

  • The U.S. Needs China For Rare Earth Minerals Not For Long

    Apr 07, 2020· Round Top Mountain, Texas. Image courtesy USA Rare Earth. A whole slate of new bad behaviors by China’s repressive regime have been laid bare by the

  • 作者: Jim Vinoski
  • Rare earth industry in China Wikipedia

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    From 2000 to 2009, China's production of rare earth elements increased 77 percent to 129,000 tons while production from other reserves dropped to around 3000 tons. Large US mining companies such as Molycorp closed due to the mix of China's abundance of rare earths and their capacities for production, the cost of or, and stringent environmental regulations during the Nixon era. With the decreased pool of competitors, China's hold on these elements gave them a lot of power in the distribution of these co

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  • Rare-earth mining in China comes at a heavy cost for local

    Aug 07, 2012· Rare-earth mining in China comes at a heavy cost for local villages This article is more than 8 years old Pollution is poisoning the farms and villages of the region that processes the precious

  • 作者: Cécile Bontron
  • Trump orders increased mining of rare-earth minerals to

    Oct 01, 2020· The president’s executive order is intended to counter China’s dominance in the rare-earth minerals market for decades, Gavin Wendt, a senior resource analyst at MineLife Pty, told Bloomberg News.

  • The hidden costs of China's rare-earth trade Los Angeles

    Jul 29, 2019· China accounted for about 71% of the world’s rare-earth output last year and supplied 80% of U.S. rare-earth imports from 2014 to 2017, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

  • The Pentagon wants to end its reliance on China for rare

    Aug 03, 2020· The Pentagon is funding projects at two U.S. mines and one magnet manufacturing company that could offer a fix to America's dependence on rare earth minerals from China.

  • Rare earth elements aren’t the secret weapon China thinks

    May 23, 2019· Rare earths are a group of 17 elements crucial for high-tech manufacturing. China also happens to dominate their supply, producing roughly 80 percent of the world’s rare

  • China’s Control of Rare Earth Metals The National Bureau

    Aug 13, 2019· China has dominated the production of rare earth metals since the 1990s, driven largely by two factors: low ps and state-backed investment in infrastructure and technology. In prior decades, the United States had dominated this market, largely through production at

  • As US seeks production, sole US rare earth miner goes public

    Jul 15, 2020· In 2018 China produced some 120,000 metric tons of rare earths, while the U.S. produced 15,000 metric tons, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Mountain Pass was once the top global supplier of rare earth minerals, but China began taking over the market in the 1990s as demand surged with the emergence of new technologies like smart phones.