Recycling
Technologies to recover rare earth elements

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – New efficient and inexpensive technologies being developed at Purdue University could allow the extraction of rare earth elements, critical components of many electronics and green products, from waste coal ash. This innovation could enable the U.S. to enter into the $4 billion rare earth element production market while recycling coal ash […]

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Posted on 25th November 2017No Comments
Coal By-Products Could Help Drive Sustainable U.S. Rare Earth Production

Physical separation technologies newly developed at Purdue University are among several recent initiatives that could yield economical methods for extracting rare earth elements (REEs) essential to electronics manufacturers from coal by-products. If commercially viable, the innovations could help enable the U.S. to reclaim part of the $4 billion REE production market that has largely been […]

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Posted on 25th November 2017No Comments