Magnetics Business and Technology published an article about Urban Mining Company. You can read the online article here.
Materials World magazine published a story about Urban Mining Company in their September edition. You can read the online version of the article here.
Fortune magazine listed Urban Mining Company in the list of companies to watch for changing the world. See more here.
Rebecca Fannin of Forbes magazine interviewed members of our team and published an article about Urban Mining Company, entitled "If China Bans Exports Of Rare Earths To US, A Texas Startup With Vital Tech Has A Pawn To Play". You can read the whole article here.
Fortune magazine interviewed our CEO, Scott Dunn, and published an article about Urban Mining Company, entitled "Recycling Efforts May Undermine China’s Rare-Earth Monopoly". You can read the whole article here.
Authority Magazine interviewed our CEO, Scott Dunn, and published an article about Urban Mining Company, entitled Entrepreneurs Tackling Climate Change: “The most practical thing to do to combat climate change is to unleash innovation in all areas” With Scott Dunn and Amine Rahal. You can read the whole article here.
Urban Mining Company secures Defense Logistics Agency contract for 1 million USD from SBIR Phase 2 program.
Urban Mining Company was featured in Mashable with the title "This company is using recycled materials to make magnets you didn't know you needed". To see the video, click here.
Urban Mining Company obtained certification from Perry Johnson Registrars, Inc. for the ISO 14001/9001 management standards.
Urban Mining Company presented results about its GBM and Magnet-to-Magnet processes with a paper and poster at the 24th International Workshop on Rare Earth Permanent Magnets & Their Applications (REPM).
Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc. has selected UMC for an accreditation of the ISO/IEC 17025. UMC is currently in the final stages of preparing for the assessment, which is tentatively planned for the Fourth Quarter of 2016.
Urban Mining Company secures Defense Logistics Agency contract for 100k USD from SBIR Phase 1 program.
Urban Mining Company is pleased to announce the completion of a $25M Series A financing for the construction and operation of a rare earth magnet recycling and manufacturing facility in Austin, TX.
Urban Mining Company is presenting at the Argus Americas 2016 Rare Earth Summit on the development of its NdFeB magnet manufacturing facility in the USA with its flagship technology, Magnet-to-Magnet recycling.
The Urban Mining Company team built a interactive learning center where children and their parents were able to levitate on a magnetic levitation board, build their own speakers and ride around in a pedicab powered by recycled NdFeB magnets.
Urban Mining Company participates in the Argus Americas 2015 Rare Earth Summit and hosts a round-table discussion on current status of recycling and substitutes for applications that use rare earth metals.
Urban Mining Company attends ESICMM-G8 at National Institute of Materials Science in Tsukuba, Japan to present thermal stability and characterization results of recycled sintered NdFeB magnets.
Urban Mining Company has entered into a collaborative research agreement with NIMS Magnetic Materials Unit to work on recycled sintered NdFeB magnets. To know more about NIMS, see their website.
Urban Mining Company presented its recycling process with a talk at the Magnetics event, which focuses on the latest economic developments and technical advancements in magnetic products and technologies.
Urban Mining Company had its six recycled NdFeB magnet products characterized by a third party, Magnet Physics. To see the magnetic properties and results, read more here.
Urban Mining Company joined a broad coalition of manufacturers, researchers, consumers, and developers of goods and services that rely upon critical minerals, in a letter to members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives encouraging passage of policies that will help advance American materials development - see letter
Urban Mining Company recycles 5 tons of NdFeB magnets using its magnet-to-magnet recycling process, which is a more efficient alternative to the traditional manufacturing route. Based on a recent study, we have determined that for every 1 ton of material that is recycled by UMC's recycling process, at least 11 tons of CO2 emissions are saved.