AUSTRALIA is advancing separate talks with the US, Japan and South Korea over the development of local rare earths mining projects in an effort to bolster production outside China, which dominates...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's government said on Wednesday its decision last month to extend a licence for Australia's Lynas Corp for processing rare earth minerals aimed to show investors that the...

[MELBOURNE] The US Department of Defence is in talks with Australia to host a facility that would process rare earth minerals, part of an effort to reduce reliance on China for the specialised...

DEEP in the Australian outback, rare earths miner Lynas Corp is assessing its options for an initial processing plant, as it looks to soothe concerns in Malaysia about radioactive waste.

[MT WELD, Australia] Deep in the Australian outback, rare earths miner Lynas Corp is assessing its options for an initial processing plant, as it looks to soothe concerns in Malaysia about...

AUSTRALIA will step up production of rare earths and other militarily sensitive "tech metals", the country's defence minister said on Monday, as doubts grow over the reliability of Chinese...

[MELBOURNE] Australian rare earths developer Northern Minerals said on Monday it has raised A$30 million (S$28.8 million) from shareholders to fund expansion at its Browns Range project after...

[MELBOURNE] Commodities trading firm Noble Group is set to take a small stake in ambitious Australian rare earths developer Arafura, raising its exposure to strategic minerals critical to high-...

[BEIJING] China's state planner said on Monday it will study and roll out relevant polices on rare earths as soon as possible.

[NEW YORK] The world's largest rare-earth producer outside of China will prioritise the US military's needs when it starts production at a plant it's building in Texas, the company's chief...