Avalon Advanced Materials Inc.
Avalon Advanced Materials is a Canadian mineral development company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. Avalon specializes in critical metals and minerals with growing demand in new technology. The company has five critical minerals project across Canada, providing investors with exposure to lithium, rare earths, cesium, tantalum, feldspars, tin and indium. Avalon is currently focusing on its Separation Rapids Lithium Project near Kenora, Ontario and its Lilypad Cesium-Tantalum Project near Fort Hope, Ontario. Avalon is also evaluating opportunities to apply new extraction technology to recover rare earths and other metals from acid mine drainage at closed mine sites across North America, remediating outstanding environmental liability.
Cheetah Resources Corp.
Cheetah Resources, a wholly owned subsidiary of Australia’ Vital Metals commenced rare earths production at Nechalacho in Canada’s Northwest Territories (NWT) in 2021, making Vital the first rare earths producer in Canada and only the second in North America. Cheetah commenced mining ore from the North T starter pit in June 2021, with crushing and sorting on site. Cheetah will transport beneficiated material to its rare earth extraction plant in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan later this year.
Cheetah aims to produce a minimum of 5,000 tonnes of contained REO by 2025 and has signed an off-take agreement with Norwegian company REEtec for Stage 1 production with the supply of 1,000 tonnes REO (ex-Cerium) per annum for an initial five-year period. Cheetah has commenced drilling to define a mine plan for Stage 2 which will involve developing a larger scale, longer life rare earths project.
Vital Metals itself aims to be the largest independent supplier of clean mixed rare earth feedstock outside China.
Commerce Resources Corp.
Commerce Resources is an exploration and development company with a particular focus on deposits of rare earth elements and rare metals. The Company is specifically focused on the development of its Ashram Rare Earth Project at the Eldor Property in Quebec, and its Upper Fir Tantalum and Niobium Deposit at the Blue River Project in British Columbia.
Defense Metals Corp.
Defense Metals Corp. is a mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition of mineral deposits containing metals and elements commonly used in the electric power market, military, national security and the production of “GREEN” energy technologies, such as, high strength alloys and rare earth magnets. Defense Metals has an option to acquire 100% of the 1,708 hectare Wicheeda Rare Earth Element Property located near Prince George, British Columbia, Canada.
Innovation Metals Corp.
Innovation Metals (IMC) is the developer of the proprietary RapidSX™ separation technology, for the low-cost separation and purification of rare earth elements, nickel, cobalt, lithium and other technology metals, via an accelerated form of solvent extraction. IMC is commercializing the RapidSX™ technology for a number of metals, to help enable upstream mining and downstream processing companies to compete in today’s global marketplace.
Kingston Process Metallurgy Inc.
Kingston Process Metallurgy is a privately owned Canadian company located in Kingston, Ontario. Its interdisciplinary team includes engineers, scientists, chemists, technicians and modellers, led by co-owners Boyd Davis and Alain Roy. Clients include large multi-national mining and metallurgical companies, as well as companies specialized in industrial chemistry, advanced materials and energy.
Neo Performance Materials Inc.
Neo Performance Materials (Neo) manufactures advanced industrial materials that serve as the building blocks of many modern technologies that deliver enhanced efficiency and sustainability. The company’s products – magnetic powders and magnets, specialty chemicals, metals and alloys – are critical to the performance of many everyday products as well as emerging technologies. Neo’s advanced industrial materials are key to some of the world’s sought-after and environmentally friendly and sustainable technologies, such as hybrid and electric vehicles, pollution control systems, high-efficiency appliances and pumps, energy-efficient lighting, water purification, and many more. Neo’s products help to deliver the technologies of tomorrow to consumers today.
Process Research ORTECH Inc.
Process Research ORTECH (PRO) is a privately owned organization serving mining, metallurgical, recycling and chemical industries. Recognizing the need for sustainable development for these industries the company has expanded to offer its clients process technologies for economic advantage, environmental stewardship and societal care. PRO, a world class service facility with its laboratory and pilot plant offers services on: Technology development, Technology transfer, Pre-commercialization trials, Engineering assistance, Market evaluation and development, Sustainable development and Clean technology.
Saskatchewan Research Council
The Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) is Canada’s second largest research and technology organization and recently, an important midstream player in the Rare Earth Elements (REE) value chain in Canada. With more than 300 employees, $91 million in annual revenue and nearly 75 years of experience, SRC provides products and services to its 1,500 clients in 27 countries around the world. We help clients from across the world solve technology problems, make improvements, seize opportunities, maintain competitiveness, increase productivity, and develop new markets. SRC’s Rare Earth Element Division supports a growing REE industry in Saskatchewan, Canada and around the world with processing and separation technology development and commercialization for both heavy and light REEs, helping clients have the potential to maximize the value of their rare earth projects. A key element of this Division is SRC’s Rare Earth Processing Facility, which will produce an intermediate concentrate of mixed rare earth carbonates to then be separated into individual rare earth oxides and sold, as the market requires, providing a secure route to market for Canadian Rare Earth suppliers. In addition to Rare Earths, through its Mining and Energy Division, SRC has also focused on the technological challenges of other critical metals such as Lithium, Niobium and Tantalum, for example.
Search Minerals Inc.
Search Minerals’ focus is on exploration and development of the Critical Rare Earth Element District in Southeastern Labrador, Canada. This District is road accessible, on tidewater and contains significant quantities of those elements that are in short supply and considered strategic or critical due to their use in green economy technologies. Based on these attributes, the company hopes to become a competitive, low-cost, environmentally responsible supplier of Critical Rare Earth Elements to the global marketplace.
SGS Minerals (SGS) offers an extensive range of services that covers exploration, plant design and engineering, production, industrial applications and decommissioning and closure. They provide testing, technology, trade services and consulting to help deliver more growth and lean efficiencies, improve speed to market and reduce risk. Their industry experts can help you make the most of market developments and advances in technology, enabling their customers to maximize opportunities and stay ahead of competitors.