Greenland wants to step up its mining of rare earths, but uranium is often mixed into rare earths, so the ban was blocking key mining activity
Japan’s Nippon Light Metal Co. Ltd. believe rare-earth elements can be efficiently extracted in Jamaica
The divestment process should be completed in 2013 and covers non-phosphate projects
The plant will be located at the Becancour Waterfront Industrial Park, which is operated by the province.
In an effort to shore up prices for its exotic metals used in TVs, lithium-ion batteries and wind turbines, China cuts 2012 rare earth export quotas by 27 per cent