Women in Engineering and Maritime: Real Experiences

Above: One of the 2021 initiatives to promote the maritime industry for women

Below: The aerospace and electronics industries have been successful in attracting women as graduates and as apprentices

Currently, women represent only two per cent of the maritime industry, while only eight percent of employees in engineering are women. This is in stark contrast to the UK workforce as a whole, of which women make up 47%.

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Promega Launches Sanger Sequencing Chemistry Compatible With All Capillary Electrophoresis Platforms

ProDye™ Terminator Sequencing System brings Sanger sequencing to any size laboratory

Southampton, UK (19 October 2021) Research labs performing Sanger sequencing can now use Promega chemistry on any capillary electrophoresis (CE) platform. The ProDye™ Terminator Sequencing System, launched today by Promega Corporation, can be implemented on any CE instrument, including the benchtop Spectrum Compact CE System.

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Ucore and Alaska’s Southeast Conference Execute MOA for the Funding of Strategic Metals Complex

Highlights
  • Ucore is developing the Alaska SMC for the processing of rare earth elements in Southeast Alaska
  • Vital Metals is producing rare earth concentrate from its Nechalacho rare earth project in NWT, Canada
  • Vital Metals is constructing a Rare Earth Extraction Plant to produce a mixed rare earth chemical concentrate in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan from the Nechalacho deposit
  • The Alaska SMC is planned to commence production of up to 2000 tonnes per annum (tpa) of individual rare earth oxides from US-allied feedstock by H1-2024
  • Vital Metals is expected to commence the supply of a minimum of 500 tpa of a cerium depleted concentrate to Ucore in 2024; expandable to over 2,500 tpa by 2026
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA — October 19, 2021 —Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (“Ucore” or the “Company”) (TSXV:UCU) (OTCQX:UURAF) is pleased to announce the execution of a Memorandum Of Understanding (“MOU”) setting forth certain nonbinding understandings and binding agreements between Ucore and Vital Metals Limited (ASX:VML) (“Vital Metals” or “Vital”) (collectively the “Parties”). The MOU is the first step towards the establishment of a long-term supply agreement for the delivery of mixed rare earth chemical concentrate (“MREC”) from Vital Metals’ Nechalacho project to Ucore’s planned Alaska Strategic Metals Complex (“Alasks SMC”) in Ketchikan, Alaska. The MREC will be shipped from Vital’s Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Rare Earth Extraction Plant which is expected to enter into production in 2022.

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