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RER says it's still working towards Bearlodge mine

All has been quiet on the rare earth front this year, but that doesn’t mean the folks at Rare Element Resources (RER) have been twiddling their thumbs.

According to the latest report from the company that has spent the last decade attempting to open a mine in the Bearlodge, 2020 has so far been spent perfecting the technology that separates out those coveted rare earth minerals.

“We’re still working hard, because there’s nothing like this project at this stage and none of our other peers have the technology capabilities [to separate the elements],” says George Byers, RER Advisor...