Rare Element Resources

June 24, 2015 by Jaye Pickarts and George Byers


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A look at the rare-earths sector and the Bear Lodge project in Wyoming. Rare Element Resources Ltd. is a publicly traded mineral resource company focused on exploration and development of the Bear Lodge Rare Earth deposit, located in northeastern Wyoming. Rare Element Resources Ltd. was incorporated in 1999.

Jaye Pickarts is a senior process engineer with more than 31 years of leadership in project management for development, acquisitions, engineering design, permitting and reclamation, mine closure, water management and process operations. He has extensive experience with projects in North and South America, Australia, Africa and Kazakhstan. Mr. Pickarts has a BS in mineral processing engineering from the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology and completed the Business Administration Graduate Program at the University of Nevada, Reno.

George Byers is a 35-year veteran of the mining and energy industry with extensive experience in federal, state and local government relations. He has worked in a variety of settings, including public policy issues involved with mineral exploration, project siting and development, land use and public affairs issues in the Western United States. Mr. Byers holds a BA in geology and a masters of urban and regional planning, both from the University of Mississippi.