MetalMiner's Stuart Burns on NPR's Marketplace

Sure, rare earths have been in the news a lot lately (check out Lisa’s May 3 and Sept. 28 posts), but with China conditionally restricting exports, recycling those metals embedded in old mobile phones has been a relatively undercovered angle in the rare earths ‘big picture.’

NPR’s Marketplace interviewed our own Stuart Burns for his take on the issue — one that may prove to be crucial in the longer term. Burns has been at the forefront of rare earths analysis over the past year, having written several posts and spoken at a rare earths conference earlier this year.

Take a listen by clicking below:

Stuart Burns on NPR’s Marketplace – Searching for rare earth minerals in ‘urban mines’

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