China-US tension boosts Australian rare-earths miner Lynas
Lynas Corporation to tender for contract to build a processing plant for US defence department
Mount Weld — Sprawled across a spent volcano on the remote edge of the Great Victoria Desert in Western Australia, the Mount Weld mine seems a world away from the US-China trade war.
But the dispute has been a lucrative one for Lynas Corporation, Mount Weld’s Australian owner. The mine boasts one of the world’s richest deposits of rare earths, crucial components of everything from iPhones to weapons systems...