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Upton site ready for RER demo plant

Rare Element Resources (RER) released a progress report this week on construction of its demo plant in Upton. Despite budget issues caused by inflation, the company expects to begin operation at the end of the summer.

It’s been all systems go at the site since RER’s ground breaking ceremony last October. Shortly after, the company announced that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) had finalized its review of the demo plant that the company anticipates will soon be built in Upton, officially completing the federal permitting process prior to construction.

“All activities are moving us toward th...

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