48) GWMG also owns a magnet alloy
producer in the United Kingdom and is planning to build a refinery near its Canadian mine.
Shin-Etsu Chemical: With completion of 3 kt/a magnet alloys
production line for rare earth magnets in Changting base in 2013, the 3 kt/a magnetic powder production line for rare earth magnets will finish construction at the end of 2015.
The subject of the order is a suitable device for the production of strip-cast material, for example, rare earth permanent magnet alloys
, up to weights of 45 kg.
Electron Energy is the only US operated rare earth magnet company that still melts its magnet alloys
This report does not include permanent magnet alloys
in the overall market numbers.
AND THE REST OF THE WORLD 99 GLOBAL MARKET 100 TABLE 41-GLOBAL MARKET FOR PERMANENT BONDED MAGNETS 100 FIGURE 7-GLOBAL MARKET FOR PERMANENT BONDED MAGNETS 101 OTHER MAGNETS 102 ELONGATED SINGLE DOMAIN (ESD) MAGNETS 102 IRON-CHROMIUM-COBALT MAGNET ALLOYS 102 MANUFACTURING 102 PROPERTIES 103 TABLE 42-MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF IRON-CHROMIUM-COBALT MAGNETS 103 TABLE 43-MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF HITACHI IRON-CHROMIUM-COBALT MAGNETS 104 APPLICATIONS 104 MAGNET ALLOYS 104 REMALLOY 104 TABLE 44-PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF REMALLOY 105 CUNIFE 105 TABLE 45-PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF CUNIFE 106 CUNICO 106 TABLE 46-PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF CUNICO 107
The press release also fails to highlight the current global shortfall noted in the 2008 Minerals Yearbook, which stated, "Existing production is currently not sufficient to meet world demand, and shortages exist for neodymium and dysprosium for magnet alloys
and europium and terbium for phosphors.