Dec 23, 2019. Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (TSX.V: UCU), in cooperation with Materion Corp. (NYSE: MTRN), announce the establishment of the Rare Earth Consortium (“REC”). The REC mission includes a response to a recent open U.S. Government solicitation for a strategic assessment of the domestic heavy rare earth element (“Heavy REE” or “HREE”) market, in conjunction with an engineering evaluation of the viability of HREE separation capabilities at various sites within the United States.
REC is comprised of a number of industry leading enterprises and government agencies active in the Strategic Metals Sector, including SGS Canada, Solvay, Mech-Chem and the Alaska Industrial Development & Export Authority (“AIDEA”). For more information, please see Dec 23 Press Release