Joint #Korean-#Australian Project Targets #China’s #RareEarth Control

A joint South Korean-Australian mineral processing research project is showing potential to eat into China’s dominance of the high-value and strategically important rare earth industry.

While in its early days, the Ziron Tech project has successfully produced two of the most important metals in the rare earth family; praseodymium and neodymium, which are used to make the permanent magnets used in electric cars and renewable energy systems.

Read more at: https://www.forbes.com/sites/timtreadgold/2020/11/09/joint-koreanaustralian-project-targets-chinas-rare-earth-control/?sh=7f4082c224c6

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