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CMI Highlights

A CMI research team wanted to find an efficient method of separating and recovering the rare-earth metals for reuse, and developed a new recycling method. CMI scientist Ikenna Nlebedim said: “We decided to see if there is a possibility of reusing the swarf itself for magnet manufacturing,” he said. “We wanted to see if we could save that extra step of metals separation, because it’s not just an extra step, it’s an expensive and time consuming one.” See full story