Fort Lauderdale, FL – December 28, 2015
Periodic Products Inc. today announced it has been invited to participate in the 2016 Critical Materials Institute (CMI) Workshop on Rare Earths and Uranium from Phosphate Ore. The Company will be presenting results of its recent study on the recovery of rare earth elements from phosphate mining waste products. The CMI workshop is hosted by the Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute, and will be held in Bartow, Florida, January 19 and 20, 2016.
The Critical Materials Institute (CMI) was created by the U.S. Department of Energy in 2013, and is tasked with developing solutions to the domestic shortages of rare earth metals and other materials critical for the U.S. energy industry and national security interests. Institute members include The Ames Laboratory, The Idaho National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Colorado School of Mines, the Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute, General Electric, Cytec Inc., and United Technologies.