26 June 2023
Watts & Fisher is excited to have won an Innovation Booster Grant from the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation (WA) as part of the New Industries Fund.
30 April 2022
We are excited to be testing our proprietary technology for American Rare Earths on concentrate from the La Paz deposit.
17 January 2022
We have completed contract SP8000-21-P0012 with Defense Logistics Agency - Strategic Materials (U.S.A.). During this program of laboratory research, we achieved the following:
Confirmation of its leaching process through a rigorous scientific study published after peer review.
Development of a simple downstream process
Quantitative rejection of thorium in a single stage
Recovery to the final product of 92% of light rare earths from coarse monazite sand with no grinding
A product grade of 99 wt.% with no detectable thorium, uranium or phosphorus
Watts & Fisher has demonstrated it can produce a saleable mixed rare earth from coarse monazite sand.
20 November 2020
We are proud to announce we have filed an International Patent Application for our dissolution process with applications including the dissolution of rare earths from ores such as monazite.
18 November 2020
We are excited to announce we have won a contract from Defense Logistics Agency (U.S.A.) to develop a process to produce purified mixed rare earths from ores associated with mineral sand deposits.