Clean energy demand for critical minerals set to soar as the world pursues net zero goals

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Supplies of critical minerals essential for key clean energy technologies like electric vehicles and wind turbines need to pick up sharply over the coming decades to meet the world’s climate goals, creating potential energy security hazards that governments must act now to address, according to a report by the International Energy Agency.  The special report, The […]

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Here is what others are talking about this morning: Asian shares firm, dollar slumps on ECB’s tapering signal Gold hits 1-yr peak as dollar sags, N.Korea concerns support Oil prices rise on sharp drop in U.S. production as hurricanes bite Rare earth metals electrified by China’s illegal mining clean-up China’s iron ore imports edge up […]

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China forms large rare earth group to boost industry

The creation of a giant Chinese rare earth minerals group through acquisition and integration last year has been ratified by an expert panel, the official Xinhua news agency said. Twenty-four Chinese companies in the business of rare earth metals came together to form a giant China South Rare Earth Group to create a complete industrial […]

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