Saturday, August 4, 2012

Mining, Rare Earth and Reality

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China’s suspension of Rare Earth shipments to Japan in the fall of 2010 kicked off a firestorm and has largely contributed to the extensive media coverage Rare Earth supply issues have received in recent months. While shipments were since resumed, reports that Japan is diversifying its supply sources have surfaced from time to time. But …

We’re excited to announce the latest addition to the American Resources panel of issue experts. Simon Moores is manager of the data department at London-based publishing and research house, Industrial Minerals (indmin.com), the world’s leading source for non-metallic minerals pricing and business information. His areas of expertise include global supply and demand issues for strategic …

Another example of the mining sector’s contribution to economic growth and U.S competitiveness comes to us via our friends at The More You Dig. As the Nevada Review Journal reports, Nevada’s economy, which is slowly rebounding, is expected to add 10,000 to 15,000 workers to its payrolls this year. This news follows on the heels …

U.S. Representative Mike Amodei (R, Nev.), sponsor of a bill that seeks to reduce red tape for mining permits and reduce our over-reliance on foreign mineral resources, takes on the rigid U.S. permitting process in a column for the Reno Gazette Journal. Invoking the authoritative Behre Dolbear “Country Rankings for Mining Investment” report, also dubbed …

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