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Arthur.Devine
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re: Rare earth alliance seeks to avert supply shortfalls
Arthur.Devine   10/30/2012 9:34:13 PM
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Neodymium block magnets are currently selling for about $10 per cubic inch; Still about five times higher than two years ago. Our wind turbine magnets, N50 Grade 2 x 1 x 1/2 inch were $2.35 each. 24 required for a 6Kw turbine cost us $56.40 then. Now the same group will cost us $200 more per generator...for the magnets alone! Our product is still on hold. Art Devine, Magnetic Arts Div. Escondido, CA

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DCH0   10/24/2012 2:57:03 PM
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You are a step late. China already was dumping and then added export restrictions to meet their internal needs. The rest of the world is now paying a premium

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Cookie Jar   10/24/2012 11:59:00 AM
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I suspect that China's game plan, once mines and production are running, will be to dump its material on the market and force them out of business. Then repeat. It's called the "free market" a euphemism for monopoly.

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re: Rare earth alliance seeks to avert supply shortfalls
deeptrenches   10/21/2012 9:37:25 PM
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The article contains glaring omissions in the membership of the alliance. A full list can be found here: http://www.americanchemistry.com/RETA Arnold Magnetic Technologies Avalon Rare Metals Boulder Wind Power Colorado School of Mines General Electric Global Tungsten & Powders Great Western Minerals Group Iowa State University Molycorp Montana Tech Quest Rare Minerals Rare Element Resources Solvay (Rhodia)

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re: Rare earth alliance seeks to avert supply shortfalls
Pierre Neatby   10/18/2012 1:06:14 PM
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RETA will be based in Washington but it is very important to note that it it not a U.S. industry alliance. It is an international alliance based in the US.



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