Lynas treads lightly

THE United States Department of Defense has contracted Western Australia-based miner Lynas Rare Earth to build a $77 million commercial light rare earths separation plant at the same Texas facility the proposed heavy rare earth separation plant will be housed, if that stalled contract proceeds to the next phase.

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Lynas CEO Amanda Lacaze

The light rare earths separation plant is expected to produce about 5000 tonnes per annum of rare earths products, including about 1250tpa of neodymium and praseodymium, using material sent over from