Rare earth mine creeps ahead
Pilot plant testing will decide fate of RER Bear Lodge Project
March 7, 2019
Rare Element Resources (RER) has announced it will spend the first nine months of 2019 completing a pilot plant campaign to verify all the steps in its proprietary process of separating rare earth elements. Whether the Bear Lodge Project is revived after that study will depend on an evaluation of the results.
“We’ve spent our funds wisely and made good progress in 2018 and we’re excited about seeing what the first six to nine months of 2019 show us,” says CEO Randy Scott.
The permitting process for the project was placed on hold in 2016, just a week after the Draft Environmental Imp...