Rareearthminerals

01.31.12
WTO ruling revives debate over China's rare earths trade
01.31.12

WTO ruling revives debate over China's rare earths trade

China suffered another setback at the WTO yesterday, thanks to a ruling that could spell trouble f...

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10.20.11
Major Chinese supplier halts rare earths production in attempt to boost prices
10.20.11

Major Chinese supplier halts rare earths production in attempt to boost prices

With prices sliding and uncertainty rising, China's biggest producer of rare earth minerals has...

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07.06.11
WTO says China's rare earths export controls violate international rules, US applauds
07.06.11

WTO says China's rare earths export controls violate international rules, US applauds

China's monopolistic approach to the rare earths market is in violation of international trade...

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07.04.11
Japanese scientists discover massive rare earth deposits, China bristles
07.04.11

Japanese scientists discover massive rare earth deposits, China bristles

China's control over the rare earths market hasn't faced too many challenges over the past few ye...

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05.05.11
Global rare earth supply deficit should turn into a surplus by 2013, Goldman Sachs says
05.05.11

Global rare earth supply deficit should turn into a surplus by 2013, Goldman Sachs says

It looks like rare earth elements are getting slightly less rare. According to a research note rele...

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03.04.11
Researchers find flaws in neodymium magnet crystalline structure, still in love with its personality
03.04.11

Researchers find flaws in neodymium magnet crystalline structure, still in love with its personality

Given China's status as the worlds largest producer of rare earths and its recent proclivity for re...

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01.21.11
China nationalizes eleven rare earth mines for environmental and strategic reasons
01.21.11

China nationalizes eleven rare earth mines for environmental and strategic reasons

Most of our favorite gadgets are constructed with parts made of rare earth minerals, and as many of...

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01.17.11
Toyota developing new type of electric motor in an effort to escape dependency on rare earth metals
01.17.11

Toyota developing new type of electric motor in an effort to escape dependency on rare earth metals

Toyota's not too pleased with the general scarcity of rare earth minerals and China's near-monopoli...

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12.30.10
China tightens hold on rare earth exports, markets soar
12.30.10

China tightens hold on rare earth exports, markets soar

If you own a flat screen TV, a hybrid, a PC, or any number of cell phones, chances are you own a sm...

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