REEs from U308-Extraction Residual Liquid?
Source: Denki Shimbun (12/3/10)
"Technology developed to recover REEs at uranium mines. . ."
Demonstration tests will be conducted using test equipment installed at a mine operated by the Kazakhstan state company Kazatomprom. Toshiba is seeking to commercialize the technology in fiscal 2012.
Toshiba established a new unit on November 1 to handle development of in-house rare earth technology development. The company plans to use new technologies and sell dysprosium, rhenium and other recovered materials to expand its business.