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Ucore Initiates Advanced Engineering & Design for Alaska Rare Earth Separation Plant(May 07, 2018)
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, May 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (TSXV:UCU) (OTCQX:UURAF) (“Ucore” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has engaged IBC Advanced Technologies, Inc. (IBC) of American Fork, Utah, to commence advanced engineering and design procedures for the U.S. Specialty Metals Complex (SMC) to be constructed in Ketchikan, Alaska (see Ucore Press Release: http://ucore.com/ucore-announces-location-selection-for-u-s-strategic-metals-complex-smc).
On March 5, 2018, Ucore announced a 2020 production start date for the Ketchikan-based SMC (see Ucore Press Release: http://ucore.com/ucore-sets-2020-production-start-date-for-alaska-smc). The agenda includes an advanced engineering and design (E&D) program commencing in 2018, comprised of two primary phases:
|Phase||Engineering & Design Item and Description|
|1. Plant||1.1 Feedstock - Reconfirmation of Feedstock Geochemistry and Down Selection of Candidate Feedstocks; Feedstock Test Work; Consideration of Individual and Blended Production Lines Over the Life of the Plant.
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