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Texas Mineral Resources Signs MOU With Pennsylvania Coal Company to Recover and Produce Scandium and Rare Earth Byproducts From Coal Ash and Coal Overburden

July 5, 2016 |
SIERRA BLANCA, TX–(Marketwired – July 05, 2016) – Texas Mineral Resources Corp. (OTCQX: TMRC)

U.S. Department of Energy data suggests potentially significant amounts of scandium and rare earth byproducts are present
Both coal ash and in-situcoal overburden have been outlined as potential resources
Preliminary internal economic analysis of a coal ash project suggests  … Read More

NioCorp and IBC Advanced Alloys Announce Joint Development Agreement on Scandium Alloy Applications Development

June 20, 2016 |

CENTENNIAL, COLORADO and VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – June 20, 2016) – NioCorp Developments Ltd. (“NioCorp”) (TSX:NB)(OTCQX:NIOBF)(FRANKFURT:BR3) and IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. (“IBC”) (TSX VENTURE:IB)(OTCQB:IAALD) announce that they have entered into a joint development agreement to investigate and develop applications for scandium-containing alloys for multiple downstream markets.

Scandium is a transition metal  … Read More

Ucore Rare Metals Separates Scandium at 99%+ Recovery at SuperLig Plant

May 24, 2016 | Ucore Rare Metals (TSXV:UCU) reported that it has separated scandium from a pregnant leach solution at its SuperLig One Pilot Plant. Material for the solution was derived from Ucore’s Bokan-Dotson Ridge project in Alaska.

As quoted in the press release:
Since announcement of the completion of SuperLig® certifications, PLS analysis, automation control  … Read More

Scandium International Mining Files Feasibility Study for Nyngan Project

May 10, 2016 | Scandium International Mining (TSX:SCY) has filed its NI 43-101 feasibility study for its Nyngan Scandium project on SEDAR.

As quoted in the press release:
This Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) on the Company’s 80% owned Nyngan Scandium Project, supports the technical and economic viability of the Nyngan Scandium Project.

The feasibility study delivers a  … Read More

NioCorp Announces Successful Completion of Scandium Solvent Extraction Pilot Plant for Elk Creek Superalloy Materials Project Feasibility Study

April 25, 2016 | CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NioCorp Developments Ltd. (“NioCorp” or the “Company”) (TSX:NB) (OTCQX: NIOBF) (FSE:BR3) has announced that a solvent extraction pilot plant for the recovery of scandium has been successfully completed. The pilot plant is a key component of the metallurgical development and design program  … Read More

Details Released on NioCorp’s Proposed Early Exercise of Warrants

April 20, 2016 | CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NioCorp Developments Ltd. (“NioCorp” or the “Company”) (TSX:NB) (OTCQX:NIOBF) (FSE:BR3) announces that details on its proposed early warrant exercise program are now available via an information circular and related proxy and voting forms, available on SEDAR and summarized below.
NioCorp’s proposed early warrant exercise program  … Read More

Scandium International Mining Releases Feasibility Study for Nyngan Scandium Project

April 18, 2016 | Scandium International Mining (TSX:SCY) has announced results of a definitive feasibility study for its Nyngan scandium project in New South Wales, Australia. The project is 80 percent owned by Scandium International.

As quoted in the press release, highlights included:

Capital cost estimate for the Project is US$87.1 million,
Operating cost estimate for the  … Read More