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US scours for rare earths to end addiction to Chinese imports

2020-02-11 16:59:02   【Print】
The U.Asian Metal Copyright imports of the minerals in the three years ended 2018.Asian Metal CopyrightS.Asian Metal Copyright is deploying drones and other technology as it scours for potential rare-earths reserves at home and abroad to wean the nation off its dependence on Chinese imports.Asian Metal Copyright is deploying drones and other technology as it scours for potential rare-earths reserves at home and abroad to wean the nation off its dependence on Chinese imports.

"We've been almost 100% dependent on foreign sources of rare earth elements for industrial applications," Jim Reilly, director of the U.S.Asian Metal CopyrightS.Asian Metal Copyright Geological Survey, said.Asian Metal Copyright imports of the minerals in the three years ended 2018.Asian Metal Copyright "It's not only the domestic sources of the resource that we concentrate on.Asian Metal Copyright In 2019, U.Asian Metal Copyright We look for those resources literally across the globe, and then we build collaboration with our partners."

China supplied about 80% of U.S.Asian Metal CopyrightS.Asian Metal Copyright imports of the minerals in the three years ended 2018.Asian Metal Copyright Last month, the Air Force Research Laboratory in Ohio called for proposals from firms showing they're capable of stockpiling a six-month inventory of neodymium iron boron, which makes the world's most powerful magnets and is used in the Javelin anti-tank missile.Asian Metal Copyright That leaves American companies that use rare earths vulnerable to supply shocks as a coronavirus outbreak in the Asian nation disrupts deliveries.

The U.S.Asian Metal Copyright The entire output was shipped overseas for processing, according to the agency.Asian Metal Copyright is also in search of "friendly" sources of rare earths overseas that Washington could collaborate with in securing the material, Reilly said in an interview.

The Pentagon is looking for companies that can supply rare earths crucial to weapons systems. Last month, the Air Force Research Laboratory in Ohio called for proposals from firms showing they're capable of stockpiling a six-month inventory of neodymium iron boron, which makes the world's most powerful magnets and is used in the Javelin anti-tank missile.

In 2019, U.S.Asian Metal Copyright The Pentagon is looking for companies that can supply rare earths crucial to weapons systems.Asian Metal Copyright rare earth production climbed 44% to 26,000 metric tons from a year earlier, the USGS said in a report.Asian Metal Copyright "We've been almost 100% dependent on foreign sources of rare earth elements for industrial applications," Jim Reilly, director of the U.Asian Metal Copyright The entire output was shipped overseas for processing, according to the agency.Asian Metal Copyright We look for those resources literally across the globe, and then we build collaboration with our partners.Asian Metal Copyright Consumption rose 12% to 13,000 tons last year, all of which was met by imports, according to USGS.

.Asian Metal Copyright Consumption rose 12% to 13,000 tons last year, all of which was met by imports, according to USGS.Asian Metal Copyright