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Rare Earth

Rare earth minerals is a collection of seventeen chemical elements and is used to various technological devices, including various superconductors, cellphones and other gadgets that have both commercial and military uses. Rare-earth prices have jumped after China, the source of more than 90 percent of worldwide supplies, cut its second-half export quota.

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The China-US rare earth games

Mar 23, 2012 - Asia Times Online

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 4/1/14

By Comsec

Solid gains on Wall Street overnight have been ignored by local investors on the first day of a new month and quarter. The gains in the US were driven by dovish comments made by Fed Chair Janet Yellen. (Apr 01)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 3/27/14

By Comsec

The Australian share market is trading lower on Thursday, down 0.9 per cent at lunchtime in the East following weakness on Wall Street overnight. (Mar 27)

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China Violated Global Trade Rules on Rare Earths Exports – WTO

By IBTimes AU

The World Trade Organization has ruled on a case lodged against China, saying the latter's restrictions of its rare earths exports violated global trade rules. (Mar 27)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, WTO, EUROPEAN UNION, JAPAN

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Australia’s Greenland Minerals Enter MOU with China Firm, Shares Up

By IBTimes AU

Australian rare earths miner Greenland Minerals and Energy Limited announced on Monday it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with China Non‐Ferrous Metal Industry to push the development of the Kvanefjeld Project in Greenland. (Mar 24)

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Iron ore prices to weaken in 2013
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 3/11/14

By Comsec

The Australian share market closed flat on Tuesday, despite another big fall in the iron ore price. The commodity plunged nine per cent to close below US$105 / dry tonne within the last session. However our mining players managed to brush off the big... (Mar 11)

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An office worker is reflected in the window of the Australian Securities Exchange building displaying the ASX50 curve for Wednesday in central Sydney August 7, 2013.
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 3/11/14

By Comsec

The ASX 200 started with modest gains on Tuesday, notwithstanding the weaker finish seen in US markets overnight. At its best levels in the first hour of trade the index was ahead by 11 points, although that lead faded quickly. (Mar 11)

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NASA Invites Private Companies To Apply For Mining on the Moon

By IBTimes AU

NASA recently updated all of its followers about the possibility of gardening and even mining up on the moon. (Feb 12)

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North Korea Holds Potential 216 Million Tonnes Rare Earths

By IBTimes AU

North Korea's been reported to be potentially holding the world's largest deposit of rare earth minerals at 216 million tonnes, which if properly managed and funneled could make the world's most isolated regime and its people rich and powerful. (Feb 11)

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Rare Earths in Canada: Quebec Flourishes with Untapped Heavy Rare Earths

By IBTimes AU

Canada's Quebec have enough heavy rare earths minerals to spur the demand for electric cars in the future, a study made by the KPMG-SECOR commissioned by Matamec Explorations Inc. and Toyotsu Rare Earth Canada (TRECan) had revealed recently. (Feb 04)

MORE TOPICS: ELECTRIC CARS, CHINA, GOLD, ELECTRIC CARS

World No Longer Dependent on China for Rare Earths, Australia’s Peak Resources Enters MOU with Chinese Producer

By IBTimes AU

China is no longer the stronghold of the world's supply of rare earths, according to a latest assessment released by the Pentagon of the U.S.' industrial base. (Dec 19)

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