By: Frank Giorno
2014-10-29

Rare earth elements (REE) are not top of mind when one thinks about mining, but their increasing importance in today’s economy and a number of supply-side issues are making REE mining a priority in Canada.

The development of a secure Canadian supply of REE is so important that commencing in November 2013 the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources conducted hearings into the REE Industry in Canada. A report summarizing the evidence...

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