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Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (TSX.V: UCU) (OTCQX: UURAF) Finalizes Department of Defense $4 Million Agreement for Demonstrating Critical REE Solution

  • Canada-based Ucore Rare Metals Inc. is devoted to establishing a North American-based supply chain for rare earth elements to reduce the Western hemisphere’s dependence on China’s market-dominant industries for modern technologies
  • The company has developed a trademarked process for separating rare earths from their surrounding ores 
  • Ucore is preparing to begin construction of a commercially scalable facility in Louisiana for using its solution
  • The U.S. Department of Defense awarded the company $4 million in an agreement this month that calls on Ucore to demonstrate the capabilities of its technology and the company’s ability to use it for sustaining North American REE production
  • The agreement’s parameters are established in stages with payment tranches set for the successful completion of each stage
  • Successful completion of the agreement’s requirements could lead to follow-on award opportunities for Ucore to continue its work

Critical metals production innovator Ucore Rare Metals (TSX.V: UCU) (OTCQX: UURAF) received a significant boost to its new technology demonstration pipeline this month when the the U.S. Department of Defense awarded the Canadian company $4 million to respond to the DOD’s inquiries into its RapidSX(TM) rare earths separation process (

Ucore is promoting RapidSX(TM) as a faster and more environmentally sound upgrade to the solvent extraction method (SX or CSX) that has been the standard for separating rare earths (“REEs”) for more than four decades. The company has been demonstrating the capabilities of its technology at a…

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