Ucore acquires brownfield site in Alexandria for new rare earth facility

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. recently announced the January acquisition of an 80,800-square-foot brownfield facility on 10-plus acres in Alexandria for the development of its first commercial rare earth element processing facility, reports Investor News.

The site for the Louisiana Strategic Metals Complex is secured through a multi-decade lease at the England Airpark, a former 3,600-acre Air Force base dedicated to generating economic development in central Louisiana. Read more.