Collaboration will include Search's Labrador project and the Round Top REE project in Texas.
Pilot plant would be capable of producing up to 3t of rare earth oxides from coal byproducts
Renewable energy is in-keeping with the projected use of rare earth materials.
Recycling could generate a rare earth oxide feed required for USA Rare Earth's magnet plant.
USA Rare Earth wants to reduce the reliance on Chinese imports.
Joint venture partners expect plant to be open within 90 days