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Japan and Kazakhstan to explore rare earth metals in Karaganda and Kostanai regions

JOGMEC and Kazgeologiya National Geological Exploration Company are expecting to start exploration works in spring 2016, primarily in territories rich in yttrium in Karaganda and Kostanai regions.

Japan and Kazakhstan to explore rare earth metals in Karaganda and Kostanai regions
KazAtomProm’s Vladimir Sholnik (R) and Sumitomo Corporation Toru Furihata. © Daniyal Okassov
Rare earths facility in Stepnogorsk is ready for operations

At the initial stage, production of rare earth concentrates will stand at 1 500 tons to be further brought up to 5 000 – 6 000 a year.

Rare earths facility in Stepnogorsk is ready for operations
Kazakhstani-Japanese JV SARECO to produce rare and rare earth metals in H2 2012

The shareholders are considering a feasibility study and are about to define parameters to expand the project: Vice Head of KazAtomProm.

Kazakhstani-Japanese JV SARECO to produce rare and rare earth metals in H2 2012
Japan interested in rare earth projects with Kazakhstan: Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry

According to him, Japan could be very helpful to ensure effective production [of rare earths] as we do possess high technology.

Japan interested in rare earth projects with Kazakhstan: Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
KazAtomProm and Toshiba Corporation of Japan launch a JV to produce rare metals and rare earths

It is expected to start its operations as early as in November.

KazAtomProm and Toshiba Corporation of Japan launch a JV to produce rare metals and rare earths

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