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Japan 'rare Earth' Haul Sparks Hopes of Cutting China ...

Japanese firms are working on recycling products containing rare earths to reuse the elements, developing technology without rare earths and investing in foreign mining projects in …

Japan 'rare earth' haul sparks hopes of cutting China reliance

Apr 15, 2018· Tokyo (Japan) (AFP) The discovery of potentially millions of tons of valuable "rare earth" elements in sea sludge off Japan has raised hopes that Asia's numbertwo economy can reduce its dependence on Chinese supply.

Centuries worth of rare earth elements found in Japan's ...

Apr 17, 2018· Massive deposits of rare earth minerals that could meet global demand for centuries have been found in Japan's exclusive economic zone off the …

Rare elements worth 500 billion found on tiny island

Though it would likely be expensive to remove the rareearth materials from the island, it would give Japan, and the world, more control over these elements, which are used in products such as ...

Amid Tension, China Blocks Vital Exports to Japan The ...

Sep 23, 2010· If Japan runs out of rare earths from China — and Japanese companies have been stockpiling in the last two years — then the United States will …

Rareearth element Wikipedia

A rareearth element (REE) or rareearth metal (REM), as defined by IUPAC, is one of a set of seventeen chemical elements in the periodic table, ... Vietnam signed an agreement in October 2010 to supply Japan with rare earths from its northwestern Lai Châu Province.

Rare Earth Shipments From China to Japan Are Resumed

Nov 19, 2010· But Japan’s ministry of economy, trade and industry said Friday that 16 of 27 companies that imported rare earth minerals from China had reported in …

Rareearth minerals found in Japan in a 'semiinfinite ...

Scientists found a deposit of rareearth minerals off the coast of Japan. It could be a huge boon to the country's economy. Because China has tightly controlled the world's supply of these ...

US, EU, Japan elevate rare earth complaint against China ...

US, EU, Japan elevate rare earth complaint against China The three governments want the WTO to appoint a dispute settlement panel to examine China's export policies

Japan is set to be the new main source of rare earths ...

Japanese engineers have just located a massive supply of rare earth materials off the coast of Japan. The deposit looks to be able to meet the demand for these important minerals for centuries to ...

Rare earths discovery boosts Japan extractors, machinery ...

Japanese offshore extraction outfits and machinery manufacturers got a boost on Wednesday following the discovery of rare earths deposits in the country’s exclusive economic zone large enough to ...

Did China really ban rare earth metals exports to Japan ...

Aug 18, 2013· Did China really ban rare earth metals exports to Japan? 18 August 2013. Authors: Amy King and Shiro Armstrong, ANU. In the aftermath of an East China Sea collision between a Chinese trawler and the Japanese coast guard in September 2010, tensions flared between Japan and China.

Japan team maps 'semiinfinite' trove of rare earth ...

Japanese researchers have mapped vast reserves of rare earth elements in deepsea mud, enough to feed global demand on a “semiinfinite basis,” according to a new study.

The Islands Where the Japanese Empire was Born (and Died)

May 29, 2017· The Islands Where the Japanese Empire was Born (and Died) Rare Earth. ... Join us as we search for Rare Earth, and learn about the Empire of Japan. ... Japan's Untouchables Duration: ...

, Japanese Officials Meet To Talk Rare Earths ...

As eager as Japanese companies and the government are to work with the on supplying rare earths, they may be disappointed. A report from the United States Geological Survey says that there are supplies of rare earth elements in the United States, and enough to satisfy current demand.

Rare Earth Elements

Rare Earth Elements What are Rare Earths? The Japanese call them “the seeds of technology.” The US Department of Energy calls them “technology metals.” They make possible the high tech world we live in today – everything from the miniaturization of electronics, to the enabling of green energy and medical technologies, to supporting a myriad of essential telecommunications and defense ...

WRAPUP 4US, EU, Japan take on China at WTO over rare ...

Mar 13, 2012· The EU directly imports 350 million euros worth of rare earths from China each year, and also brings in products of far greater value containing rare earths from Japan and elsewhere.

Japan 'rare earth' haul sparks hopes of cutting China reliance

A Japanese study published last week revealed an estimated 16 million tons of rare earths, enough to feed global demand on a "semiinfinite" basis, with deposits to last hundreds of years.

Massive Stash of Rare Earth Minerals Found Near Japanese ...

Apr 16, 2018· Researchers have found a massive seabed containing rare earth minerals in the waters off Japan's coast. More than 16 million tons of the minerals …

Rareearth price rally to lift Asian producers MarketWatch

Oct 18, 2010· Even so, Japan has intensified its efforts to find alternative supplies of rare earths, and Japanese manufacturers, reportedly, haven’t yet suffered from any shortages.

Rareearth minerals found in Japan in a 'semiinfinite ...

Apr 13, 2018· Scientists found a deposit of rareearth minerals off the coast of Japan. It could be a huge boon to the country's economy. Because China has tightly controlled the world's supply of these ...

Japan Hopes RareEarth Find Will Give It an Edge Against ...

Japan has hundreds of years’ worth of rareearth metal deposits in its waters, according to new research that reflects Tokyo’s concern about China’s hegemony over minerals used in batteries ...

Japan's New Rare Earth Discovery: That's China's Monopoly ...

Mar 25, 2013· Japan has just announced another vast discovery of rare earth bearing materials on the ocean floor. This does rather put an end to any possibility …

China can’t control the market in rare earth elements ...

Apr 17, 2018· Proof of this came in 2010 when China did actually start limiting rare earth exports because of a dispute with Japan. This threat to the supply …

Japan loosens China's grip on rare earths supplies CNBC

Sep 04, 2014· Japan, which sources virtually all its rare earths from China, either directly or indirectly, has been trying to find new sources of supply since its neighbor held back shipments in 2010 during a ...

How the mud near this small Japanese island could change ...

Researchers have found what they call a "semiinfinite" supply of rare, valuable materials in the Pacific Ocean. Researchers have found what they call a "semiinfinite" supply of rare, valuable ...

Japan's Amazing New Find Of Rare Earths Is Just Like Japan ...

In a sample area of the mineralrich region, the team’s survey estimated million tons of “rare earth oxide” is deposited there, said the study, conducted jointly by Waseda University’s Yutaro Takaya and the University of Tokyo’s Yasuhiro Kato, among others.

Japan team maps 'semiinfinite' rare earth reserves

Japan will launch a survey of its Pacific seabed, an official said, hoping to find rare earth deposits large enough to supply its hightech industries and reduce its dependence on China.

Japan rare earths: Huge deposit of metals found in Pacific

Apr 12, 2018· The discovery of the rareearth metals could pit Japan against China to be the world's largest producer of the materials, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Japan Just Found a Huge RareEarth Mineral Deposit That ...

Rareearth minerals are likely to remain part the backbone of some the fastestgrowing sectors of the global tech economy. Japan now has the opportunity to control a huge chunk of the global supply, forcing countries that manufacture electronics, like China and the US, to purchase the minerals on Japan…

Hundreds of years' worth of rare earths found in Japan ...

TOKYO Japanese researchers have found more than 16 million tons of rareearth deposits, equivalent to a few hundred years of global consumption, under the seabed near the island of Minami ...

Trove of rare earths found in Japanese island’s mud could ...

Apr 17, 2018· Trove of rare earths found in Japanese island’s mud could alter global economy: Study For instance, yttrium, one of the metals included in this recent discovery, can be used to make camera ...