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The consequences of geopolitics on rare earth elements

[fa icon="calendar'] May 14, 2021 11:22:20 AM / by Julian Smallshaw posted in Environment, Minerals

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This sounds like a complex subject, and it is. Each element on the periodic table tells a geopolitical story. The rare earth elements, individually and as a whole group, are the quintessential symbol for the emerging, shifting global order. China and the United States engage in both a trade war that may soon be resolved and a tech war that will continue for decades.

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Issues to consider as we move towards a Green Economy

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 15, 2021 1:23:53 PM / by Julian Smallshaw posted in Environment, Minerals

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The green revolution has started and as the push for a low carbon economy gains pace, it generates some searching questions. Let's consider the key area of Electric Vehicles (EV’S).

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