Materials/Manufacturing

Solvay Partners with Carester for Magnet Recycling & Manufacturing in Europe 

Global chemicals giant Solvay and French rare earths consultancy Carester are planning to form a strategic partnership aimed at leveraging the expertise of both companies to pursue manufacturing opportunities within the rare earth industry for the permanent magnets value chain in Europe. The collaboration, announced in March as a signing of a memorandum of understanding, will enable both companies to enhance their respective strengths in the rare earths industry, with Solvay contributing its industrial assets and operational experience, and Carester bringing expertise in recycling end-of-life equipment, upstream market knowledge and related activities. […]

Materials/Manufacturing

VAC Awarded $111 Million Tax Credit for New Magnet Factory in USA, Makes Recycling Deal with Cyclic Materials 

e-VAC Magnetics, part of Vacuumschmelze, has been awarded a $111.9 million Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Tax Credit to advance the construction of its first USA magnet manufacturing facility in Sumter, South Carolina. The facility was […]

Materials/Manufacturing

Magellan Project for Magnet Recycling & Production in Europe Begins, Led by Nuclear Fuel Company Orano 

Running from January 2024 to December 2026, Magellan Project aims to revolutionize the way Europe recycles and manufactures permanent magnets. With co-funding from the European Union and a total budget of €7.5M, the project is […]

Materials/Manufacturing

AML Progresses with Development of PM-Wire Magnets, Makes Supply-Investment Deal with Recycler ReElement Technologies 

Advanced Magnet Lab is progressing with the development toward commercial manufacturing of its PM-Wire magnets, having received a new patent related to its “powder-in-tube” process for manufacturing them and, separately, forging an expanded business relationship […]

Materials/Manufacturing

Mkango to Acquire HyProMag, Aims for Magnet Recycling Plants in UK, Germany and USA 

Mkango Resources is paying up with the help of a new partner up to acquire full control of pioneering British magnet recycler HyProMag. The companies plan to build a plant in the U.S. next, rolling out further HyProMag’s technology for processing of magnet scrap using hydrogen, developed at the University of Birmingham. First production using the process is targeted for the UK this year, Germany in 2024 and the U.S. to follow as the Vancouver-based minerals company continues to pursue development of its Songwe Hill rare earths property in Africa. […]

e-Power Technology

Cyclic Materials Raises $27M to Scale Recycling Technology, Links up with Solvay and Arnold 

Creating a Circular Supply Chain for Rare Earth Elements and Critical Materials

Cyclic Materials, a Canadian advanced metals recycling company focused on producing critical materials, today announced it has raised $27 million in an oversubscribed Series A financing. The money is flowing in quickly after accomplishing its first production run of rare earth magnetic material and forging a string of partnerships with magnetics industry notables. These include chemicals giant Solvay which is planning to build a major rare earths magnet operation in Europe, and Arnold Magnetic Technologies (see related article), among others. […]