03/19/2021 – La Paz Groundbreaking Event
October 12, 2021
WRE is supplying feedstocks to researchers who are seeking funding from DARPA’s new Rare Earths bioengineering research program.
American Rare Earths’ Subsidiary Supples Feedstock to Researchers Seeking Funding from New US REE Bioengineering Research Program
October 11, 2021
American Rare Earth’s wholly-owned US subsidiary Western Rare Earths (WRE) is supplying feedstock to researchers seeking funding from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) new Rare Earth Elements (REE) bioengineering research program.
September 28, 2021
ARR plans to drill eight diamond holes across the new La Paz Southwest Project are in the US state of Arizona in a bid to firm up a conceptual exploration target of 742-928 million tonnes.
Australian Rare Earths Mining Developer with Projects in AZ, WY, and NV Adds Arizona Executive to Board of Directors
September 28, 2021
The Board of American Rare Earths Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Clarence McAllister as a Non-Executive Director from 21 September 2021.
American Rare Earths Drives towards Developing La Paz Resource in US and Building Scale of Rare Earth and Scandium Portfolio
September 21, 2021
ARR ended FY2021 in a strong position, well funded to continue driving its flagship La Paz Rare Earths Project in Arizona towards production and building the scale of its growing portfolio of rare earths and scandium assets.
September 15, 2021
The US is so determined to be completely free from its reliance on China for its rare earths that it is now researching ways of using microscopic bugs to extract more of the critical minerals from domestic sources to help secure the nation’s military capabilities.
August 17, 2021
Ore from the project in Arizona has been effectively concentrated using magnetic separation and direct flotation with ore mass reduced by 76% for surface samples.
August 17, 2021
American Rare Earths continues to hit the ball out of the park when it comes to proving up the potential of its La Paz project in Arizona, this time substantially raising the grade and lowering processing costs.
November 5, 2020
WRE’s newly published JORC 2012-compliant Technical Report on its La Paz Rare Earths Project in Arizona highlights the achievements of further sampling, testing, and process refinement. In collaborating with leading US universities and national laboratories to maximize opportunities through the US Department of Energy’s Technology Commercialization Fund, WRE is making good progress in establishing world-class, sustainable operations.
October 22, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has vocalized support to US miners for increasing domestic production of critical minerals. While managing resistance from his environmental supporters regarding opening new mines, Biden is still planning to commit $2 trillion on EV infrastructure and other green initiatives if he is elected.
Executive Order on Addressing the Threat to the Domestic Supply Chain from Reliance on Critical Minerals from Foreign Adversaries
September 30, 2020
Through this Executive Order, President Trump declared America’s reliance on imports of critical minerals a national emergency as that dependence became more apparent with the diminished supply chain resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and trade tensions with China. This Executive Order re-emphasizes the urgency with which the US must develop its own sources of REEs in order to maintain a strong economy and national defense.
August 25, 2020
In this comprehensive report put together by the Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis, critical minerals are cited as crucial to a net-zero emissions future as demand for these materials will increase five-fold by 2025. Furthermore, building out green infrastructure will arguably strengthen the economy, create millions of new jobs that will remain in the US, drive innovation, and ensure cheaper and better energy for Americans.
July 24, 2020
The US House of Representatives launched a bipartisan caucus to advance production of critical minerals. Chaired by Eric Swalwell (D-California) and Guy Reschenthaler (R-Pennsylvania), this caucus is leading efforts to quell concerns about China cutting off mineral exports to the US, as it did to Japan in 2010.
July 13, 2020
As Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden called for investing $2 trillion over four years on clean energy and setting clean-electricity standards by 2035. This plan is intended to champion efforts to fight climate change as well as to reinforce the economy following the recession ignited by the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 28, 2020
US Representative Michael Waltz (R-Florida) introduced a bill in collaboration with the House Natural Resources Committee and the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee to reduce American dependence on imports of foreign minerals. Out of the 35 critical minerals, 14 are currently supplied 100 percent from outside of the US.
May 2, 2019
US Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) led S.1317, an act to develop environmentally responsible production of critical minerals within the US. Key provisions of the Act include reforms for reducing delays in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture Forest Service, reauthorization of the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program for ten years, and the authorization for additional research and development for recycling and processing critical minerals.
May 18, 2018
Following the December 2017 Executive Order, the Department of the Interior published a list of 35 critical minerals around which a multi-agency strategy is being carried out to reduce the US dependence on imports. With the release of this information, various agencies were asked to organize their responses into a final report by August 2018 to formalize the federal strategy to bolster America’s supply chain of rare earths.
Presidential Executive Order on a Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals
December 20, 2017
President Trump has deemed the heavy reliance of the US on imports of critical minerals to be a strategic vulnerability for the nation’s security and economic prosperity. As such, the White House has called for implementing a federal strategy to fund and amplify more private-sector domestic efforts to explore, produce, and recycle these resources.