Sector Expert: Jack Lifton

Jack Lifton - Metals Consultant

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Jack Lifton is an independent consultant and commentator, focusing on market fundamentals and future end-use trends of the rare metals. He specializes in sourcing nonferrous strategic metals and due diligence studies of businesses in that space. He has more than 50 years of experience in the global OEM automotive, heavy equipment, electrical and electronic, mining, smelting and refining industries.



Recent Quotes

"ALK has an offtake for its REEs."

The Mining Report Interview with Jack Lifton (11/11/14)
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"NRE may be the lowest cost mine of all to bring to production."

The Mining Report Interview with Jack Lifton (11/11/14)
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"NTU has a deposit of xenotime, the most desirable HREE."

The Gold Report Interview with Jack Lifton (11/11/14)
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"I urge juniors with polymetallic deposits to emulate ALK's business model."

The Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton (7/9/13)
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"GWG's acquisition of Less Common Metals is an example of sensible vertical integration."

The Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton (7/9/13)
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"ORT's planned processing facility could be a benchmark for low-cost REE separation."

The Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton (7/9/13)
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"There is a strong possibility that TSM could sell HREE concentrates to China for processing inside the country."

The Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton (7/9/13)
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"GWG should be up and running by the end of next year. Its process will produce up to 34t a year of dysprosium."

The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton (9/18/12)
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