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Russia Plays “Palladium Politics” with the West

April 16, 2014

As reported by Quartz yesterday, Russia’s control over global palladium supply is causing increased concern over access to this crucial mineral, pushing its price to a 32-month high.

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WATCH: Manufacturing Makes a Comeback

April 10, 2014

“Made in America” is making a comeback. After decades of outsourcing, manufacturing jobs are coming back to the U.S., with large companies like GM, BMW and Ford expanding U.S. production.

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U.S. Manufacturing Gets a Boost from the Auto Industry

April 09, 2014

BMW and Ford, two of the world’s best known and largest automakers, have plans to expand and invest in manufacturing plants across South Carolina and Ohio, respectively.

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Rare Earths in High Demand

April 03, 2014

Rare earth minerals, 17 rare elements housed deep within our Earth’s crust, are some of the world’s most sought after minerals because of their versatility and multiple functions.

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Tesla Motors Looks to North America for Raw Materials

April 02, 2014

Tesla Motors, a premier electric vehicle manufacturer, announced this week that it will only use raw materials sourced from North America for its proposed $5 billion U.S. battery “Gigafactory.”

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From Twitter

More evidence we need a better U.S. #minerals #mining policy: Russia Plays “Palladium Politics:” ow.ly/vRDlc
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@NationalDefense: Have you seen our Rare Earth #Minerals infographic? We’d love for you to share it! ow.ly/vMmTR
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