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LYNAS-RESULTS/
RTXK9Q0M 
November 19, 2021 
A small toy figure and mineral imitation are seen in front of the Lynas Rare Earths logo in this illustration... 
Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina 
Small toy figure and mineral imitation are seen in front of the Lynas Rare Earths logo in this illustration... 
A small toy figure and mineral imitation are seen in front of the Lynas Rare Earths logo in this illustration taken November 19, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration 
AUSTRALIA-LYNAS/MT WELD
RTS2NWJ2 
August 26, 2019 
Jars containing rare earth minerals produced by Australia's Lynas Corp from its Mount Weld operations... 
LAVERTON, Australia 
Jars containing rare earth minerals produced by Australia's Lynas Corp from its Mount Weld operations... 
Jars containing rare earth minerals produced by Australia's Lynas Corp from its Mount Weld operations are seen near Laverton, northeast of Perth, Australia, August 23, 2019. Picture taken August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Melanie Burton 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1ICAC 
June 30, 2015 
Heavy mining equipment haul overburden material across Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
Heavy mining equipment haul overburden material across Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in... 
Heavy mining equipment haul overburden material across Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. The vehicles are able to carry up to 100 tons of rock. REUTERS/David Becker 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1ICA2 
June 30, 2015 
Heavy mining equipment haul overburden material across Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
Heavy mining equipment haul overburden material across Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in... 
Heavy mining equipment haul overburden material across Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. The vehicles are able to carry up to 100 tons of rock. REUTERS/David Becker 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1ICA0 
June 30, 2015 
Workers survey the base of the 500-foot-deep open pit at Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
Workers survey the base of the 500-foot-deep open pit at Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility... 
Workers survey the base of the 500-foot-deep open pit at Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. REUTERS/David Becker 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1IC9Z 
June 30, 2015 
Heavy mining equipment hauls overburden material across Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
Heavy mining equipment hauls overburden material across Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility... 
Heavy mining equipment hauls overburden material across Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. The vehicle is able to carry up to 100 tons of rock. REUTERS/David Becker 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1IC9T 
June 30, 2015 
A front-end loader is used to move material inside the open pit at Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
A front-end loader is used to move material inside open pit at Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility... 
A front-end loader is used to move material inside the open pit at Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. REUTERS/David Becker 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1IC9R 
June 30, 2015 
Molycorp's rare earth processing buildings are seen during a tour of the company's Mountain Pass Rare... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
Molycorp's rare earth processing buildings are seen during a tour of the company's Mountain Pass Rare... 
Molycorp's rare earth processing buildings are seen during a tour of the company's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. REUTERS/David Becker 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1IC9P 
June 30, 2015 
A front-end loader is used to reinforce a safety berm inside the open pit at Molycorp's Mountain Pass... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
A front-end loader is used to reinforce a safety berm inside the open pit at Molycorp's Mountain Pass... 
A front-end loader is used to reinforce a safety berm inside the open pit at Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. REUTERS/David Becker TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1IC9J 
June 30, 2015 
Sling bags, holding up to 1000 kilograms of rare earth materials, are seen ready for shipment during... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
Sling bags, holding up to 1000 kilograms of rare earth materials, are seen ready for shipment during... 
Sling bags, holding up to 1000 kilograms of rare earth materials, are seen ready for shipment during a tour of Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. REUTERS/David Becker 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1IC9I 
June 30, 2015 
One-thousand-kilogram bags of Neodymium oxide are seen ready for shipment during a tour of Molycorp's... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
One-thousand-kilogram bags of Neodymium oxide are seen ready for shipment during a tour of Molycorp's... 
One-thousand-kilogram bags of Neodymium oxide are seen ready for shipment during a tour of Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. REUTERS/David Becker 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1IC9H 
June 30, 2015 
Samples of rare earth minerals from left, Cerium oxide, Bastnasite, Neodymium oxide and Lanthanum carbonate... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
Samples of rare earth minerals, Cerium oxide, Bastnasite, Neodymium oxide and Lanthanum carbonate are... 
Samples of rare earth minerals from left, Cerium oxide, Bastnasite, Neodymium oxide and Lanthanum carbonate are on display during a tour of Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. REUTERS/David Becker 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1IC9G 
June 30, 2015 
Stacy Cabrea (R) from Alion Science and Technology Corp., photographs the rare earth processing plant... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
Stacy Cabrea from Alion Science and Technology Corp. photographs the rare earth processing plant during... 
Stacy Cabrea (R) from Alion Science and Technology Corp., photographs the rare earth processing plant during a tour of Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. About 120 attendees of the Argus Americas Rare Earths Summit visited the site before the start of their conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. REUTERS/David Becker 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1IC9E 
June 30, 2015 
A front-end loader is used to move material inside the open pit at Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
A front-end loader is used to move material inside the open pit at Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth... 
A front-end loader is used to move material inside the open pit at Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. REUTERS/David Becker 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1IC9C 
June 30, 2015 
Molycorp lead unit engineer Peter Landi displays a sample of Neodymium oxide during a tour of Molycorp's... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
Molycorp lead unit engineer Peter Landi displays a sample of Neodymium oxide during a tour of Molycorp's... 
Molycorp lead unit engineer Peter Landi displays a sample of Neodymium oxide during a tour of Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. REUTERS/David Becker 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1IC8Y 
June 30, 2015 
A general view of the 500-foot-deep open pit mine is seen during a tour of Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
A general view of the open pit mine is seen during a tour of Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility... 
A general view of the 500-foot-deep open pit mine is seen during a tour of Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. REUTERS/David Becker 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1IC8V 
June 30, 2015 
Molycorp ore control supervisor Brittany Frolick (back to camera) leads a group of people during a tour... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
Molycorp ore control supervisor Brittany Frolick leads a group of people during a tour of Molycorp's... 
Molycorp ore control supervisor Brittany Frolick (back to camera) leads a group of people during a tour of Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. About 120 attendees of the Argus Americas Rare Earths Summit visited the site before the start of their conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. REUTERS/David Becker 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1IC8R 
June 30, 2015 
Molycorp lead unit engineer Peter Landi (5th L) leads a group of people during a tour of Molycorp's Mountain... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
Molycorp lead unit engineer Peter Landi leads a group of people during a tour of Molycorp's Mountain... 
Molycorp lead unit engineer Peter Landi (5th L) leads a group of people during a tour of Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. About 120 attendees of the Argus Americas Rare Earths Summit visited the site before the start of their conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. REUTERS/David Becker 
USA-MINERALS/
RTX1IC8Q 
June 30, 2015 
Molycorp ore control supervisor Brittany Frolick displays pieces of ore during a tour of Molycorp's Mountain... 
Mountain Pass, UNITED STATES 
Molycorp ore control supervisor Brittany Frolick displays pieces of ore during a tour of Molycorp's Mountain... 
Molycorp ore control supervisor Brittany Frolick displays pieces of ore during a tour of Molycorp's Mountain Pass Rare Earth facility in Mountain Pass, California June 29, 2015. About 120 attendees of the Argus Americas Rare Earths Summit visited the site before the start of their conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. REUTERS/David Becker 
FRANCE-MINING/
RTX16CK6 
December 10, 2013 
French Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Minister Philippe Martin attends the presentation... 
Paris, France 
French Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Minister Martin attends the presentation of the reform... 
French Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Minister Philippe Martin attends the presentation of the reform of France's mining code at at the energy ministry in Paris, December 10, 2013. Apart from the oil and gas sector, the reform of the mining code, which dates back to the Napoleonic era, is also aimed at facilitating the development of mining projects in France to help secure supply of mineral resources like rare earths that are seen as strategic. The interest in reviving the mining sector in France forms part of Montebourg's push to halt industrial decline, which has seen him try to stem a wave of plant closures and layoffs. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS ENERGY ENVIRONMENT) 
FRANCE-MINING/
RTX16CGR 
December 10, 2013 
French Minister for Industrial Recovery Arnaud Montebourg (L), French Ecology, Sustainable Development... 
Paris, France 
French Minister for Industrial Recovery Montebourg, French Ecology Sustainable Development and Energy... 
French Minister for Industrial Recovery Arnaud Montebourg (L), French Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Minister Philippe Martin (C) and State Councillor Thierry Tuot attend the presentation of the reform of France's mining code at at the energy ministry in Paris, December 10, 2013. Apart from the oil and gas sector, the reform of the mining code, which dates back to the Napoleonic era, is also aimed at facilitating the development of mining projects in France to help secure supply of mineral resources like rare earths that are seen as strategic. The interest in reviving the mining sector in France forms part of Montebourg's push to halt industrial decline, which has seen him try to stem a wave of plant closures and layoffs. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS ENERGY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS) 
FRANCE-MINING/
RTX16CGP 
December 10, 2013 
French Minister for Industrial Recovery Arnaud Montebourg (L), French Ecology, Sustainable Development... 
Paris, France 
French Minister for Industrial Recovery Montebourg, French Ecology Sustainable Development and Energy... 
French Minister for Industrial Recovery Arnaud Montebourg (L), French Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Minister Philippe Martin (C) and State Councillor Thierry Tuot attend the presentation of the reform of France's mining code at at the energy ministry in Paris, December 10, 2013. Apart from the oil and gas sector, the reform of the mining code, which dates back to the Napoleonic era, is also aimed at facilitating the development of mining projects in France to help secure supply of mineral resources like rare earths that are seen as strategic. The interest in reviving the mining sector in France forms part of Montebourg's push to halt industrial decline, which has seen him try to stem a wave of plant closures and layoffs. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS ENERGY ENVIRONMENT) 
USA/
RTR31VUV 
May 10, 2012 
Peter Cashin, President and CEO of Quest Rare Minerals Ltd. of Canada, speaks during the International... 
San Francisco, UNITED STATES 
Peter Cashin, President and CEO of Quest Rare Minerals Ltd. of Canada, speaks during the International... 
Peter Cashin, President and CEO of Quest Rare Minerals Ltd. of Canada, speaks during the International Rare Earth Summit in San Francisco, California May 10, 2012. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY) 
USA/
RTR31VUT 
May 10, 2012 
Peter Cashin, President and CEO of Quest Rare Minerals Ltd. of Canada, speaks during the International... 
San Francisco, UNITED STATES 
Peter Cashin, President and CEO of Quest rare Minerals Ltd. of Canada, speaks during the International... 
Peter Cashin, President and CEO of Quest Rare Minerals Ltd. of Canada, speaks during the International Rare Earth Summit in San Francisco, California May 10, 2012. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY) 
SPACE-ASTEROID/MINING
RTR3169D 
April 24, 2012 
The avionics module is pictured in the mockup of the Arkyd 100-series telescope at a news conference... 
Seattle, UNITED STATES 
The avionics module is pictured in the mockup of the Arkyd 100-series telescope at a news conference... 
The avionics module is pictured in the mockup of the Arkyd 100-series telescope at a news conference held by Planetary Resources at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington April 24, 2012. Google Inc executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt and filmmaker James Cameron are among those bankrolling a venture to survey and eventually extract precious metals and rare minerals from asteroids that orbit near Earth, the company said on Tuesday. Planetary Resources, based in Bellevue, Washington, initially will focus on developing and selling extremely low-cost robotic spacecraft for surveying missions. REUTERS/Cliff Despeaux (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY BUSINESS) 
SPACE-ASTEROID/MINING
RTR31696 
April 24, 2012 
Co-founders and co-chairmen of Planetary Resources, Peter Diamandis and Eric Anderson (R), shake hands... 
Seattle, UNITED STATES 
Co-founders and co-chairmen of Planetary Resources, Peter Diamandis and Eric Anderson, shake hands after... 
Co-founders and co-chairmen of Planetary Resources, Peter Diamandis and Eric Anderson (R), shake hands after a news conference at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington April 24, 2012. Google Inc executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt and filmmaker James Cameron are among those bankrolling a venture to survey and eventually extract precious metals and rare minerals from asteroids that orbit near Earth, the company said on Tuesday. Planetary Resources, based in Bellevue, Washington, initially will focus on developing and selling extremely low-cost robotic spacecraft for surveying missions. Also seen are Museum of Flight Executive Director Doug King (L) and Chris Lewicki, president and chief engineer of Planetary Resources. REUTERS/Cliff Despeaux (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY BUSINESS) 
SPACE-ASTEROID/MINING
RTR3168V 
April 24, 2012 
Chris Lewicki (R), president and chief engineer of Planetary Resources, and Peter Diamandis, co-founder... 
Seattle, UNITED STATES 
Chris Lewicki, president and chief engineer of Planetary Resources, and Peter Diamandis, co-founder and... 
Chris Lewicki (R), president and chief engineer of Planetary Resources, and Peter Diamandis, co-founder and co-chairman of Planetary Resources, talk with reporters after a news conference at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington April 24, 2012. Google Inc executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt and filmmaker James Cameron are among those bankrolling a venture to survey and eventually extract precious metals and rare minerals from asteroids that orbit near Earth, the company said on Tuesday. Planetary Resources, based in Bellevue, Washington, initially will focus on developing and selling extremely low-cost robotic spacecraft for surveying missions. REUTERS/Cliff Despeaux (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY BUSINESS) 
SPACE-ASTEROID/MINING
RTR31684 
April 24, 2012 
Charles Simonyi, an investor in Planetary Resources, speaks during a news conference at the Museum of... 
Seattle, UNITED STATES 
Charles Simonyi, an investor in Planetary Resources, speaks during a news conference in Seattle 
Charles Simonyi, an investor in Planetary Resources, speaks during a news conference at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington April 24, 2012. Google Inc executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt and filmmaker James Cameron are among those bankrolling a venture to survey and eventually extract precious metals and rare minerals from asteroids that orbit near Earth, the company said on Tuesday. Planetary Resources, based in Bellevue, Washington, initially will focus on developing and selling extremely low-cost robotic spacecraft for surveying missions. REUTERS/Cliff Despeaux (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY BUSINESS) 
SPACE-ASTEROID/MINING
RTR31682 
April 24, 2012 
Eric Anderson (C), co-founder and co-chairman of Planetary Resources, moves a full-scale mockup of the... 
Seattle, UNITED STATES 
Eric Anderson, co-founder and co-chairman of Planetary Resources, moves a full-scale mockup of the Arkyd... 
Eric Anderson (C), co-founder and co-chairman of Planetary Resources, moves a full-scale mockup of the Arkyd 100-series telescope during a news conference at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington April 24, 2012. Google Inc executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt and filmmaker James Cameron are among those bankrolling a venture to survey and eventually extract precious metals and rare minerals from asteroids that orbit near Earth, the company said on Tuesday. Planetary Resources, based in Bellevue, Washington, initially will focus on developing and selling extremely low-cost robotic spacecraft for surveying missions. REUTERS/Cliff Despeaux (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY BUSINESS) 
SPACE-ASTEROID/MINING
RTR3167Y 
April 24, 2012 
Charles Simonyi, an investor in Planetary Resources, listens during a news conference at the Museum of... 
Seattle, UNITED STATES 
Charles Simonyi, an investor in Planetary Resources, listens during a news conference in Seattle 
Charles Simonyi, an investor in Planetary Resources, listens during a news conference at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington April 24, 2012. Google Inc executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt and filmmaker James Cameron are among those bankrolling a venture to survey and eventually extract precious metals and rare minerals from asteroids that orbit near Earth, the company said on Tuesday. Planetary Resources, based in Bellevue, Washington, initially will focus on developing and selling extremely low-cost robotic spacecraft for surveying missions. REUTERS/Cliff Despeaux (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY BUSINESS) 
SPACE-ASTEROID/MINING
RTR3167O 
April 24, 2012 
Chris Lewicki (L), president and chief engineer of Planetary Resources, smiles as he takes the podium... 
Seattle, UNITED STATES 
Chris Lewicki, president and chief engineer of Planetary Resources, smiles as he takes the podium at... 
Chris Lewicki (L), president and chief engineer of Planetary Resources, smiles as he takes the podium near Museum of Flight Executive Director Doug King applauding at a news conference at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington April 24, 2012. Google Inc executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt and filmmaker James Cameron are among those bankrolling a venture to survey and eventually extract precious metals and rare minerals from asteroids that orbit near Earth, the company said on Tuesday. Planetary Resources, based in Bellevue, Washington, initially will focus on developing and selling extremely low-cost robotic spacecraft for surveying missions. REUTERS/Cliff Despeaux (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY BUSINESS) 
SPACE-ASTEROID/MINING
RTR3167L 
April 24, 2012 
Co-founders and co-chairmen of Planetary Resources, Eric Anderson (C) and Peter Diamandis, hug during... 
Seattle, UNITED STATES 
Co-founders and co-chairmen of Planetary Resources, Eric Anderson and Peter Diamandis, hug during a news... 
Co-founders and co-chairmen of Planetary Resources, Eric Anderson (C) and Peter Diamandis, hug during a news conference at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington April 24, 2012. Google Inc executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt and filmmaker James Cameron are among those bankrolling a venture to survey and eventually extract precious metals and rare minerals from asteroids that orbit near Earth, the company said on Tuesday. Planetary Resources, based in Bellevue, Washington, initially will focus on developing and selling extremely low-cost robotic spacecraft for surveying missions. At right is Museum of Flight Chief Executive Doug King. REUTERS/Cliff Despeaux (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY BUSINESS) 
SPACE-ASTEROID/MINING
RTR3167I 
April 24, 2012 
Chris Lewicki, president and chief engineer of Planetary Resources, speaks at a news conference at the... 
Seattle, UNITED STATES 
Chris Lewicki, president and chief engineer of Planetary Resources, speaks at a news conference in Seattle... 
Chris Lewicki, president and chief engineer of Planetary Resources, speaks at a news conference at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington April 24, 2012. Google Inc executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt and filmmaker James Cameron are among those bankrolling a venture to survey and eventually extract precious metals and rare minerals from asteroids that orbit near Earth, the company said on Tuesday. Planetary Resources, based in Bellevue, Washington, initially will focus on developing and selling extremely low-cost robotic spacecraft for surveying missions. REUTERS/Cliff Despeaux (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS SOCIETY) 
SPACE-ASTEROID/MINING
RTR3167D 
April 24, 2012 
Eric Anderson, co-founder and co-chairman of Planetary Resources, speaks at a news conference at the... 
Seattle, UNITED STATES 
Eric Anderson, co-founder and co-chairman of Planetary Resources, speaks at a news conference in Seattle... 
Eric Anderson, co-founder and co-chairman of Planetary Resources, speaks at a news conference at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington April 24, 2012. Google Inc executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt and filmmaker James Cameron are among those bankrolling a venture to survey and eventually extract precious metals and rare minerals from asteroids that orbit near Earth, the company said on Tuesday. Planetary Resources, based in Bellevue, Washington, initially will focus on developing and selling extremely low-cost robotic spacecraft for surveying missions. REUTERS/Cliff Despeaux (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS SOCIETY) 
SPACE-ASTEROID/MINING
RTR3167A 
April 24, 2012 
Tom Jones, a scientist, author, pilot and veteran NASA astronaut and advisor to Planetary Resources,... 
Seattle, UNITED STATES 
Tom Jones, advisor to Planetary Resources, speaks at a news conference in Seattle 
Tom Jones, a scientist, author, pilot and veteran NASA astronaut and advisor to Planetary Resources, speaks at a news conference at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington April 24, 2012. Google Inc executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt and filmmaker James Cameron are among those bankrolling a venture to survey and eventually extract precious metals and rare minerals from asteroids that orbit near Earth, the company said on Tuesday. Planetary Resources, based in Bellevue, Washington, initially will focus on developing and selling extremely low-cost robotic spacecraft for surveying missions. REUTERS/Cliff Despeaux (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS SOCIETY) 
SPACE-ASTEROID/MINING
RTR31676 
April 24, 2012 
Peter Diamandis, co-founder and co-chairman of Planetary Resources, speaks at a news conference at the... 
Seattle, UNITED STATES 
Peter Diamandis, co-founder and co-chairman of Planetary Resources, speaks at a news conference in Seattle... 
Peter Diamandis, co-founder and co-chairman of Planetary Resources, speaks at a news conference at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington April 24, 2012. Google Inc executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt and filmmaker James Cameron are among those bankrolling a venture to survey and eventually extract precious metals and rare minerals from asteroids that orbit near Earth, the company said on Tuesday. Planetary Resources, based in Bellevue, Washington, initially will focus on developing and selling extremely low-cost robotic spacecraft for surveying missions. REUTERS/Cliff Despeaux (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY BUSINESS) 
RTR2Z9LC 
March 13, 2012 
USA-CHINA/TRADE - Factbox on rare earth minerals with a world map and charts showing rare earth-producing... 
CN 
USA-CHINA/TRADE 
USA-CHINA/TRADE - Factbox on rare earth minerals with a world map and charts showing rare earth-producing nations and known world reserves. RNGS. (SIN07) 
RTR2Z9LB 
March 13, 2012 
USA-CHINA/TRADE - Factbox on rare earth minerals with a world map and charts showing rare earth-producing... 
CN 
USA-CHINA/TRADE C 
USA-CHINA/TRADE - Factbox on rare earth minerals with a world map and charts showing rare earth-producing nations and known world reserves. RNGS. (SIN07) 
MALAYSIA-PROTEST/
RTR2YGKT 
February 26, 2012 
A screen grab of Australian miner Lynas Corp's website, after it was hacked and replaced with a fluttering... 
None, Malaysia 
A screen grab of Australian miner Lynas Corp's website 
A screen grab of Australian miner Lynas Corp's website, after it was hacked and replaced with a fluttering Malaysian flag in the background and the words "Stop Lynas, Save Malaysia! Do not hurt my country!" February 26, 2012. Thousands rallied in the Malaysian state of Pahang on Sunday, calling on the government to overturn its approval for Australian miner Lynas Corp to operate a rare earths processing plant located in Prime Minister Najib Razak's base. REUTERS/Staff (MALAYSIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS) 
Environment
Environment 
Rare Earth Minerals Discovered in Pacific Ocean - 06 Jul 2011 
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RAREEARTH/JAPAN
RTR2OHGB 
July 05, 2011 
A bastnaesite mineral containing rare earth from the United States, is pictured next to cell phones,... 
Tokyo, Japan 
Photo illustration of bastnaesite mineral containing rare earth from the United States, pictured in Tokyo... 
A bastnaesite mineral containing rare earth from the United States, is pictured next to cell phones, which utilises the minerals during manufacturing at a laboratory of Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, in this photo illustration taken July 5, 2011. Vast deposits of rare earth minerals, crucial in making high-tech electronics products, have been found on the floor of the Pacific Ocean and can be readily extracted, Japanese scientists said on Monday. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT) 
RAREEARTH/JAPAN
RTR2OHG3 
July 05, 2011 
A bastnaesite mineral containing rare earth is pictured at a laboratory of Yasuhiro Kato, an associate... 
Tokyo, Japan 
A bastnaesite mineral containing rare earth is pictured in Tokyo 
A bastnaesite mineral containing rare earth is pictured at a laboratory of Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, July 5, 2011. Vast deposits of rare earth minerals, crucial in making high-tech electronics products, have been found on the floor of the Pacific Ocean and can be readily extracted, Japanese scientists said on Monday. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS) 
RAREEARTH/JAPAN
RTR2OHFY 
July 05, 2011 
A bastnaesite mineral containing rare earth is pictured at a laboratory of Yasuhiro Kato, an associate... 
Tokyo, Japan 
A bastnaesite mineral containing rare earth is pictured in Tokyo 
A bastnaesite mineral containing rare earth is pictured at a laboratory of Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, July 5, 2011. Vast deposits of rare earth minerals, crucial in making high-tech electronics products, have been found on the floor of the Pacific Ocean and can be readily extracted, Japanese scientists said on Monday. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS) 
RAREEARTH/JAPAN
RTR2OHEJ 
July 05, 2011 
Mud samples extracted from below the Pacific ocean surface where rare earth elements were found, is pictured... 
Tokyo, Japan 
Mud samples extracted from below the Pacific ocean surface is pictured in Tokyo 
Mud samples extracted from below the Pacific ocean surface where rare earth elements were found, is pictured at a laboratory of Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, July 5, 2011. Vast deposits of rare earth minerals, crucial in making high-tech electronics products, have been found on the floor of the Pacific Ocean and can be readily extracted, Japanese scientists said on Monday. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS) 
RAREEARTH/JAPAN
RTR2OHEH 
July 05, 2011 
A mud sample extracted from the depths of about 4,000 metres (13,123 ft) below the Pacific ocean surface... 
Tokyo, Japan 
A mud sample extracted from the depths of about 4,000 metres (13,123 ft) below the Pacific ocean surface... 
A mud sample extracted from the depths of about 4,000 metres (13,123 ft) below the Pacific ocean surface where rare earth elements were found, is pictured at a laboratory of Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, July 5, 2011. Vast deposits of rare earth minerals, crucial in making high-tech electronics products, have been found on the floor of the Pacific Ocean and can be readily extracted, Japanese scientists said on Monday. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS) 
RAREEARTH/JAPAN
RTR2OHEE 
July 05, 2011 
Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, shows off a mud sample... 
Tokyo, Japan 
Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, shows off a mud sample... 
Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, shows off a mud sample extracted from the Pacific ocean surface where rare earth elements were found, during a photo opportunity at his laboratory in Tokyo July 5, 2011. Vast deposits of rare earth minerals, crucial in making high-tech electronics products, have been found on the floor of the Pacific Ocean and can be readily extracted, Japanese scientists said on Monday. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS) 
RAREEARTH/JAPAN
RTR2OHE0 
July 05, 2011 
Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, looks at a mud sample... 
Tokyo, Japan 
Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, looks at a mud sample... 
Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, looks at a mud sample extracted from the Pacific ocean surface where rare earth elements were found, during a photo opportunity at his laboratory in Tokyo July 5, 2011. Vast deposits of rare earth minerals, crucial in making high-tech electronics products, have been found on the floor of the Pacific Ocean and can be readily extracted, Japanese scientists said on Monday. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS) 
RAREEARTH/JAPAN
RTR2OHDZ 
July 05, 2011 
Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, looks at a mud sample... 
Tokyo, Japan 
Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, looks at a mud sample... 
Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, looks at a mud sample extracted from the Pacific ocean surface where rare earth elements were found, during a photo opportunity at his laboratory in Tokyo July 5, 2011. Vast deposits of rare earth minerals, crucial in making high-tech electronics products, have been found on the floor of the Pacific Ocean and can be readily extracted, Japanese scientists said on Monday. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS) 
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July 05, 2011 
Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, displays a mud sample... 
Tokyo, Japan 
Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, displays a mud sample extracted... 
Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, displays a mud sample extracted from the depths of about 4,000 metres (13,123 ft) below the Pacific ocean surface where rare earth elements were found, at his laboratory in Tokyo July 5, 2011. Vast deposits of rare earth minerals, crucial in making high-tech electronics products, have been found on the floor of the Pacific Ocean and can be readily extracted, Japanese scientists said on Monday. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS) 
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July 05, 2011 
A mud sample extracted from the depths of about 4,000 metres (13,123 ft) below the Pacific ocean surface... 
Tokyo, Japan 
A mud sample extracted from the depths of about 4,000 metres (13,123 ft) below the Pacific ocean surface... 
A mud sample extracted from the depths of about 4,000 metres (13,123 ft) below the Pacific ocean surface where rare earth elements were found, is pictured at a laboratory of Yasuhiro Kato, an associate professor of earth science at the University of Tokyo, July 5, 2011. Vast deposits of rare earth minerals, crucial in making high-tech electronics products, have been found on the floor of the Pacific Ocean and can be readily extracted, Japanese scientists said on Monday. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS) 
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June 30, 2011 
Executive Chairman of Australian miner Lynas Corp Nicholas Curtis speaks during a news conference in... 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
Executive Chairman of Australian miner Lynas Corp Curtis speaks during a news conference in Kuala Lumpur... 
Executive Chairman of Australian miner Lynas Corp Nicholas Curtis speaks during a news conference in Kuala Lumpur June 30, 2011. Lynas Corp said it still expects to start production at its Malaysian rare earths plant by the end of 2011, while also meeting all 10 health and safety recommendations from an international panel. An International Atomic Energy Agency panel outlined recommendations for Lynas and the Malaysian government to meet ahead of operations starting at the plant in the state of Pahang. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS ENVIRONMENT HEADSHOT) 
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May 24, 2011 
A general view of an under-construction rare earth plant in Gebeng, 270 km (168 miles) east of Kuala... 
GEBENG, Malaysia 
A general view of an under-construction rare earth plant in Gebeng 
A general view of an under-construction rare earth plant in Gebeng, 270 km (168 miles) east of Kuala Lumpur May 24, 2011. Residents living around the area of the under-construction RM700 million ($230 million) plant by Australian miner Lynas Corp have raised questions over the potential environmental hazards arising from radioactive waste. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA - Tags: POLITICS ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS ENERGY) 
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May 24, 2011 
Trucks move in and out of an under-construction rare earth plant in Gebeng, 270 km (168 miles) east of... 
GEBENG, Malaysia 
Trucks move in and out of an under-construction rare earth plant in Gebeng 
Trucks move in and out of an under-construction rare earth plant in Gebeng, 270 km (168 miles) east of Kuala Lumpur May 24, 2011. Residents living around the area of the under-construction RM700 million ($230 million) plant by Australian miner Lynas Corp have raised questions over the potential environmental hazards arising from radioactive waste. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA - Tags: POLITICS ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS ENERGY) 
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May 24, 2011 
A general view of an under-construction rare earth plant in Gebeng, 270 km (168 miles) east of Kuala... 
GEBENG, Malaysia 
A general view of an under-construction rare earth plant in Gebeng 
A general view of an under-construction rare earth plant in Gebeng, 270 km (168 miles) east of Kuala Lumpur May 24, 2011. Residents living around the area of the under-construction RM700 million ($230 million) plant by Australian miner Lynas Corp have raised questions over the potential environmental hazards arising from radioactive waste. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA - Tags: POLITICS ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS ENERGY) 
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May 20, 2011 
Activists hold placards during a demonstration against a proposed rare earth plant to be built in Gebeng,... 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
Activists hold placards during a demonstration against a proposed rare earth plant to be built in Gebeng,... 
Activists hold placards during a demonstration against a proposed rare earth plant to be built in Gebeng, in front of Malaysia's landmark Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur May 20, 2011. Residents living around the area of the proposed RM700 million ($230 million) plant to be built by Australian miner Lynas Corp have raised questions over the potential environmental hazards arising from radioactive waste. Gebeng is located 270 km (168 miles) east of Kuala Lumpur. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST ENERGY BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT) 
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May 20, 2011 
An activist holds a placard during a demonstration against a proposed rare earth plant to be built in... 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
An activist holds a placard during a demonstration against a proposed rare earth plant to be built in... 
An activist holds a placard during a demonstration against a proposed rare earth plant to be built in Gebeng, in front of a billboard promoting Malaysia as a multi racial society in Kuala Lumpur May 20, 2011. Residents living around the area of the proposed RM700 million ($230 million) plant to be built by Australian miner Lynas Corp have raised questions over the potential environmental hazards arising from radioactive waste. Gebeng is located 270 km (168 miles) east of Kuala Lumpur. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST ENERGY BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT) 
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May 20, 2011 
An activist holds a placard during a demonstration against a proposed rare earth plant to be built in... 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
An activist holds a placard during a demonstration against a proposed rare earth plant in front of Malaysia's... 
An activist holds a placard during a demonstration against a proposed rare earth plant to be built in Gebeng, in front of Malaysia's landmark Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur May 20, 2011. Residents living around the area of the proposed RM700 million ($230 million) plant to be built by Australian miner Lynas Corp have raised questions over the potential environmental hazards arising from radioactive waste. Gebeng is located 270 km (168 miles) east of Kuala Lumpur. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST ENVIRONMENT ENERGY BUSINESS) 
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May 20, 2011 
Activists hold placards during a demonstration against a proposed rare earth plant to be built in Gebeng,... 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
Activists hold placards during a demonstration against a proposed rare earth plant to be built in Gebeng... 
Activists hold placards during a demonstration against a proposed rare earth plant to be built in Gebeng, in Kuala Lumpur May 20, 2011. Residents living around the area of the proposed RM700 million ($230 million) plant to be built by Australian miner Lynas Corp have raised questions over the potential environmental hazards arising from radioactive waste. Gebeng is located 270 km (168 miles) east of Kuala Lumpur. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST ENVIRONMENT ENERGY BUSINESS) 
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May 19, 2011 
An activist holds an umbrella with an anti-radiation symbol during a demonstration against a proposed... 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
Activist holds umbrella with anti-radiation symbol during demonstration against proposed rare earth plant... 
An activist holds an umbrella with an anti-radiation symbol during a demonstration against a proposed rare earth plant to be built in Gebeng, in front of Malaysia's landmark Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur May 20, 2011. Residents living around the area of the proposed RM700 million ($230 million) plant to be built by Australian miner Lynas Corp have raised questions over the potential environmental hazards arising from radioactive waste. Gebeng is located 270 km (168 miles) east of Kuala Lumpur. REUTERS/Samsul Said (MALAYSIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST ENVIRONMENT ENERGY BUSINESS) 
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May 19, 2011 
An activist holds an umbrella with an anti-radiation symbol on it during a demonstration against a proposed... 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
An activist holds an umbrella during a demonstration against a proposed rare earth plant to be built... 
An activist holds an umbrella with an anti-radiation symbol on it during a demonstration against a proposed rare earth plant to be built in Gebeng, in front of Malaysia's landmark Petronas Twin Towers (unseen) in Kuala Lumpur May 20, 2011. Residents living around the area of the proposed RM700 million ($230 million) plant to be built by Australian miner Lynas Corp have raised questions over the potential environmental hazards arising from radioactive waste. Gebeng is located 270 km (168 miles) east of Kuala Lumpur. REUTERS/Samsul Said (MALAYSIA - Tags: ENERGY BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT CIVIL UNREST POLITICS) 
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