Ucore Commences Alaska SMC Development Site Due Diligence
October 10, 2018 – HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (TSXV: UCU) (OTCQX:UURAF) (“Ucore” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has contracted with R&M Engineering-Ketchikan, Inc. of Ketchikan, Alaska (“R&M”) to commence with the required due diligence regarding the purchase agreement of a comprehensive land package (the “Land Package”) for the Company’s forthcoming rare earth and strategic metals refinery and separation plant in Southeast Alaska, the Alaska Strategic Metals Complex (“Alaska SMC” or “SMC”).
R&M offers a broad spectrum of services with a focus on civil and environmental engineering, land surveying, utilities design, structural engineering and architectural design. The firm specializes in contract administration and special inspections, the design of new structures, remodeled structures, and water & sewer treatment facilities compliant with Surface Water Treatment Rule regulations. R&M’s experience includes commercial and industrial subdivisions, topographic surveys and the planning and design of road infrastructure, buildings and applicable utilities. For more information, please visit www.ketchikanengineer.com
Read more at: https://ucore.com/ucore-commences-alaska-smc-development-site-due-diligence Ucore Accepts Invitation to Join US Critical Materials Institute
October 11, 2018 – Halifax, Nova Scotia- Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (“Ucore” or the “Company) is pleased to announce that it has accepted an invitation to join the Critical Materials Institute (CMI).
Established in 2013, CMI is an operating unit of Ames Laboratory, a US Department of Energy national laboratory located in Ames, Iowa. The mission of CMI is to develop solutions to domestic shortages of Rare Earth Elements (REE) and other materials critical for U.S. energy security. Recognizing the increasing importance of the security of strategic metals to the US, CMI operates under a five-year mandate, with funding of USD $120 million, and with numerous projects underway. The initiatives comprise four national laboratories, seven university partners, 11 industrial partners and approximately 350 researchers. For more information, see: https://cmi.ameslab.gov/