Rare earths a reality in Kentucky

A group of researchers from the University of Kentucky, US, has achieved a notable energy industry first: they have produced nearly pure rare-earth concentrates from Kentucky coal

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The group, led by mining engineering professor, researcher and long-time coal industry expert Rick Honaker, and benefitting from part of a US$7 million US Department of Energy grant, used an