Welcome, sign in or click here to subscribe.
Login: Password:
     


 

 

 

  Construction

Construction Industry Spotlight logo

Subscriber content preview

March 26, 2015

Alaska mine will use new way to extract rare earth elements without polluting

  • Molecular Recognition Technology is used in rare earth elements separation as well as recycling and tailings processes.
  • By TENA WILLIAMS
    Ketchikan Daily News

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska — Ucore, the developer of the Bokan-Dotson Ridge rare earth elements mining project on Prince of Wales Island, has acquired the exclusive rights to new technology for environmentally successful mine development.

    Molecular Recognition Technology is used in rare earth elements separation as well as recycling and tailings processes, according to Jim McKenzie, president and chief executive officer of Ucore Rare Metals. McKenzie visited Ketchikan recently to attend events honoring Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott.


     
    . . .


    To read this story in full login or purchase a subscription.



    Previous columns:

    Search Stories
     Find:
     With:
     In:
     Depth:
     Sort by:
    Advanced options

    --