Mining rare earths in Chile

December 2015: Mining in Chile may be as old as the hills. But private investment firm Minería Activa believes it has come up with something completely new with its Biolantanidos project to produce rare earths in a sustainable manner.

“When we started in 2011, no-one knew anything about rare earths in Chile… We are going to have created a completely new industry,” says Minería Activa CEO Ignacio del Rio.

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