Upton confirmed as RER test plant location
May 20, 2021
Rare Element Resources (RER) confirmed this week that the next stage of development for its planned rare earth mine will take place in Upton. This is the location originally chosen for the company’s full-scale separation activities once the mine was up and running.
The demonstration plant will further test the company’s patented rare earth separation and processing and will utilize funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE).
“A major decision has been made to choose Upton as the site for this unique facility, which will be the first of its scale in America to produce commercial...