Ucore Consortium Wins USDOE Bid for Rare Earths from Coal Industry

Ucore Rare Metals Inc.

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - June 12, 2017) - Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:UCU)(OTCQX:UURAF) ("Ucore" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that a strategic consortium organized to recover rare earth element ("REE") products from coal mining refuse in the United States (the "Consortium") has been selected by the US Department of Energy ("USDOE") for the receipt of funding to produce a saleable REE oxide from US coal tailings.