The Scramble for Buried Treasure


Rare metals aren’t just key raw materials for high-tech industry;                                             they are also vital for cellular phones, solar cell systems, and electric vehicles. They’re expensive and difficult to extract, and most of the world’s output is controlled by China. The need to reduce this dependence has sparked a treasure hunt for these sought-after metals—in mines old and new, and in recycling plant.

Click here to read the full article from the Evonik Magazine on the buried treasures called Rare Metals.