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RER coming to Upton

NEWCASTLE (WNE) — Rare Element Resources, or RER, will open its test facility in Upton, where it will process elements from RER’s Bearlodge mine located 12 miles from Sundance.

RER is an energy company specializing in mining rare earth elements to provide them to technology companies.

According to George Byers, vice president of RER, the search for a test facility site started about 10 years ago.

“The industrial park (in Upton) was a good choice because No. 1, you guys all wanted it,” Byers said. “Upton . . . has got the attributes you need. You got the rail, you’ve got the...

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