LAKEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rare Element Resources Ltd. (NYSE MKT: REE and TSX: RES), a mineral resources company advancing development of the Bear Lodge Critical Rare Earth Project located in northeast Wyoming, is pleased to announce that Randy Scott, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be one of the key presenters at the 32nd Annual Wyoming Forum “Keys to Our Success and Our Future” being held on November 13 and 14, 2014, in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Mr. Scott is presenting on a panel entitled “World Class Minerals – Wyoming’s Strategic Position in a Troubled World.” Governor Matt Mead will join an anticipated 550 attendees at one of the largest events of this type in the nation where business leaders will discuss the critical business and economic issues having an impact on Wyoming today and into the future.
“Wyoming has thoughtful leadership that understands that building a strong future for its citizens means taking action today,” stated Mr. Scott. “We see that in the support they have provided to the Company’s Bear Lodge Project and their understanding of its significance not only in creating jobs and generating tax revenues for the State but in helping to re-establish a domestic rare earth supply chain. Wyoming’s governmental, business and university leadership understand the strength of the many advancements we have achieved and the generational, long-term value these will bring to the entire state. We are pleased to have been asked to participate in this significant event and describe our achievements, including the identification of the high grade core at Bear Lodge as well as developing our technology that produces a 99.999% pure and thorium-free rare earths concentrate, to business leaders from across the State. We are delighted that we will be a unique part of Wyoming’s bright future for many years to come.”
Rare Element Resources Ltd. is a publicly traded mineral resource company focused on exploration and development of rare-earth element deposits, specifically those with significant distribution of critical rare earths. The Company is advancing development of the Bear Lodge Project, located in northeast Wyoming. Bear Lodge is a significant mineralized district containing many of the less common, more valuable critical rare earths that are essential for electronics, fiber optics, laser systems for health and defense, as well as many evolving green technologies, like hybrid cars, solar panels and wind turbines. Permitting and feasibility work on the Project continue to advance. The Company is a member of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Critical Materials Institute, a combined government and private sector organization committed to eliminating supply chain issues for rare earths and other critical elements. Please see CMI’s website at https://cmi.ameslab.gov/ for additional details on its mission and members.