The superalloy materials that NioCorp intends to produce at the Elk Creek Project are critical and strategic materials to a wide range of advanced technologies, from things we use in everyday life to advanced defense platforms to environmentally beneficial applications that help keep our world cleaner.
You can learn more about these amazing superalloy materials and their revolutionary uses in our world through the information below.
NioCorp plans to produce titanium as a byproduct at the Elk Creek Facility. Learn more about this extraordinarily strong metal that is used in a wide variety of civilian and national defense applications.
NioCorp’s proposed Elk Creek Project will be the highest grade niobium project in North America, as well as one of the largest prospective producers of scandium in the world. Learn more about this highly project.
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The more we mine and manufacture our own critical minerals and materials, the more secure our collective economic and national security will be. But there is another compelling driver behind the resurgence of interest in critical minerals mining and manufacturing: high-tech jobs and economic growth for states and localities.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors play a major role in any business, particularly those involved in natural resource development. Doing right by the environment while we serve the needs of our customers, and serving our society’s need for critical minerals, are central to the mission of the NioCorp team.
The technology and market fundamentals of ferroniobium, a critical and strategic material vital to many defense and civilian applications, are increasingly compelling to producers, consumers, and government policymakers. The fundamentals of ferroniobium coalesce to form an exciting and robust future for this critical material.
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