Researchers advance recovery of rare earths in ,

Sep 14, 2017· Because of national security implications, the US Department of Defense has also been funding efforts to recover rare earths Texas-based Urban Mining recently announced it received $1 million from the Defense Logistics Agency for its work recycling rare earth magnets from electronics...

Rare earth magnet recycling is a grind

Apr 20, 2018· Rare earth magnet recycling is a grind -- this new process takes a simpler approach Date: April 20, 2018 Source: DOE/Ames Laboratory Summary: A new recycling ,...

New alternatives may ease demand for scarce rare

Apr 02, 2019· Rare earth magnet recycling is a grind, but new process takes a simpler approach Apr 20, 2018 New CMI process recycles magnets from factory floor , What are the consequences? ....

Rare Earth Elements (Metals)

The rare earth elements (REEs) or rare earth metals (REMs) are a group of metals found within the same ores and possessing similar chemical properti Scientists and engineers disagree on exactly which element should be included in a list of the rare earths, but they generally include the fifteen lanthanide elements, plus scandium and yttrium...

Rare Earths Industry

Rare Earths Industry: Technological, Economic and Environmental Implications provides an interdisciplinary orientation to the topic of Rare Earths with a focus on technical, scientific, academic, economic, and environmental issu Part I of book deals with the Rare Earths Reserves and Mining, Part II focuses on Rare Earths Processes and High ....

Rare opportunity to recycle rare earths

Rare earth metals are used in wind turbines, also, which means that even though clean energy is generated, the use of these toxic metals makes the green energy impure Rare earth metals mining generate a lot of radioactive waste which is dangerous for both humans and the environment Take a look at the potential dangers of mining rare earth metals:...

What are 'rare earths' used for?

Mar 13, 2012· Image caption Rare earth elements are chemically similar and are sometimes used in similar ways "Rare earths" are a group of 17 chemically similar elements crucial to ,...

Environmental Damage

The list of environmental concerns that can be connected with rare earth elements is not a brief one Throughout the cycle of mining processes that rare earth elements go through, there is potential for negative effects on the environment Extracting rare earth elements begins with mining This is followed by the refining process, and then ....

Rare Earth Magnets Recycling Task Force

Rare-earth magnets are widely used in many high-tech industries including electronics, automotive, aerospace, e-mobility, wind power generation, and consumer goods The vast majority of rare-earth reserves are located in China and between 2,000 and 3,000 tonnes of rare-earth-elements (REE) are imported into Europe annually...

Sustainability of the Rare Earths Industry

Furthermore, the life cycle assessment results showed that the high environmental impact of rare earth elements (on a per kg basis) coupled with low yield and low abundance provided a sound incentive to investigate recycling and recovery of rare earths or minerals that contain rare earths...

Rare Earth Recycling Takes On New Luster

Feb 25, 2014· Rare Earth Recycling Takes On New Luster , "In the short term, we think recycling will be one of the few rare earth plays with upward motion," writes cleantech analyst Dallas Kachan, ....

Why rare earth recycling is rare and what we ,

Apr 14, 2014· The existing recycling infrastructure for fluorescent bulbs makes them good candidates for rare earth recycling, many experts say Fluorescent light bulbs make use of rare earth elements to fill out the color spectrum: the red and green phosphors in the powder that lines the inside of the lights are the rare earth elements europium and terbium...

Rare earth element recycling from waste nickel

Aug 30, 2014· With an increase in number of waste nickel-metal hydride batteries, and because of the importance of rare earth elements, the recycling of rare earth elements is becoming increasingly important In this paper, we investigate the effects of temperature, hydrochloric acid concentration, and leaching time to optimize leaching conditions and ....