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"GRG has an exciting high-grade silver discovery and just released an NI-43-101-compliant resource estimate with 105 Moz Ag eq." (5/17/13) Golden Arrow Resources Corp. - The Gold Report Interview with Thibaut Lepouttre Moreá>
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Jack Lifton - Metals Consultant
Jack Lifton is an independent consultant and commentator, focusing on market fundamentals and future end-use trends of the rare metals. He specializes in sourcing nonferrous strategic metals and due diligence studies of businesses in that space. He has more than 50 years of experience in the global OEM automotive, heavy equipment, electrical and electronic, mining, smelting and refining industries.
Recycling, Not Mining, Is the Future for Securing Immediate Platinum Group Metal Supply (3/12/13) The biggest new source for platinum group metals just might be what Jack Lifton calls "the rubber tire mine." Noting that removing the catalytic converter from a car's emission system produces a rate of return that rivals the production rates of the South African platinum giants, Byron King agrees that recycling is the wave of the future for platinum, palladium and rhodium. Welcome to the 21st centuryŚfind out how to play it in this Metals Report interview.
The Astounding Rise of Western Rare Earth Extraction: Jack Lifton (9/18/12) Got a rare earth deposit? Great. Got a mine? Even better. But do you have a processing plant? No? That could be a problem. The market doesn't understand how complex and expensive solid-phase rare earth extraction can be, but Metals Consultant Jack Lifton is here to put it into layman's terms in this exclusive interview with The Critical Metals Report. Lifton discusses processing innovations from North America, Germany and India that are changing the cost picture. He even names some companies that could see huge changes in their bottom lines in the coming years.
The Only Five Rare Earth Elements that Matter: Jack Lifton (6/19/12) There is no single rare earth element market. Instead, the rare earth universe is made up of four or five distinct "critical rare earth" markets that should be the focus for investors today. Even with new mine supply and refining capacity coming on-line over the next four years, these elements will remain in short supply, with hefty price tags attached. In this exclusive interview with The Critical Metals Report, Institute for the Analysis of Global Security Senior Fellow Jack Lifton explains how investors can play a crucial role in building a supply chain outside of China.
"GWG should be up and running by the end of next year. Its process will produce up to 34t a year of dysprosium." (9/18/12) Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. - The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton Moreá>
"ORT should be able to produce tons of dysprosium, terbium and the like just as a byproduct of its alumina refinement." (9/18/12) Orbite Aluminae Inc. - The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton Moreá>
"UCU is able remove uranium and thorium from its ore at the mine. This is an extremely significant announcement." (9/18/12) Ucore Rare Metals Inc. - The Critical Metals Report Interview with Jack Lifton Moreá>