On track to commence rare earth oxide production in 2021

About Vital Metals

Vital Metals (ASX: VML) is an explorer and developer with highly prospective mineral projects, focusing on the world-class rare earth Nechalacho project in Canada. It plans to commence production at Nechalacho in 2021, and aims to produce a minimum 5,000 tonnes of contained REO by 2025.

Mining at Nechalacho’s North T Zone will commence in March 2021 as part of its Stage 1 production strategy, and Vital has  commenced drilling to define a mine plan for Stage 2 as it works to develop a larger scale, longer life rare earths project.

Vital Metals aims to become the lowest cost producer of mixed rare earth oxide outside of China by developing one of the highest grade rare earth deposits in the world and the only rare earth project capable of beneficiation solely by ore sorting.

Vital’s other projects include the high-grade Wigu Hill rare earth resource in Tanzania.


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