Ucore Rare Metals (TSX.V: UCU) (OTCQX: UURAF), a leading developer of rare earth element (“REE”) processing technology, has completed the third and final stage of planned commissioning procedures at the company’s RapidSX(TM) Commercial Demonstration Plant; the company has also begun the U.S. Department of Defense (“DoD”) demonstration program. The demo plant is situated at Ucore’s 5,000-square-foot RapidSX Commercialization and Demonstration Facility in Kingston, Ontario; the facility is operated by Ucore’s commercialization partner, Kingston Process Metallurgy Inc. “Since early this year, the company has been testing, adjusting and optimizing its 52-stage demo plant to meet its RapidSX commercialization and demonstration deployment objectives in Louisiana,” said Ucore vice president and chief operating officer Mike Schrider, PE, in the press release. “Ucore is very pleased to announce the completion of commissioning procedures with its third and final mixed REE chemical concentrate and the commencement of its U.S.–DoD demonstration program. The objectives of this program are to establish a direct techno-economic comparison between conventional solvent extraction [‘CSX’] and RapidSX for separating heavy and light rare earth elements and to establish RapidSX technology for commercial deployment in North America.”
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About Ucore Rare Metals Inc.
Ucore is focused on rare- and critical-metal resources, extraction, beneficiation and separation technologies with the potential for production, growth and scalability. Ucore’s vision and plan is to become a leading advanced technology company, providing best-in-class metal separation products and services to the mining and mineral extraction industry. Through strategic partnerships, this plan includes disrupting the People’s Republic of China’s control of the North American REE supply chain through the near-term development of a heavy and light rare-earth processing facility in Louisiana, subsequent Strategic Metal Complexes in Canada and Alaska, and the longer-term development of Ucore’s 100% controlled Bokan-Dotson Ridge Rare Heavy REE Project on Prince of Wales Island in southeast Alaska. To learn more about the company, visit www.Ucore.com.
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