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No bauxite mining project in Kota Tinggi, says Johor govt

Exco members deny report that two companies will invest RM1.47 billion to mine bauxite in Johor over the next five years.

SOP on Pahang bauxite mining ready soon, says minister

Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar says the SOP will impose strict conditions covering the entire chain of mining activities.

Bauxite mining operations not far from our plant, says Lynas

It has suggested that bauxite mining activity could be the reason for contamination of groundwater near its plant.

End of bauxite freeze doesn’t mean mining resumes, says government

Minister Xavier Jayakumar says the directive to halt such activities will only be revoked once stakeholders enforce SOPs in the mining and export of bauxite.

Buck up on SOPs for bauxite mining, experts tell government

They say the authorities must enforce regulation on all activities related to bauxite mining which could otherwise affect the environment and health of residents in Pahang.

Ministry monitoring health of residents at bauxite-mining areas

This is being done through studying case statistics, such as respiratory infections in clinics, and monitoring traces of heavy metals in fresh water and fruits.

Putrajaya cautioned on pollution ahead of lift on bauxite freeze

Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh says the government must be '100% sure' that lifting the moratorium on bauxite mining will not cause environmental problems.

Putrajaya lifts bauxite mining moratorium after 3-year ban

Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Xavier Jayakumar says there's a strong demand for the bauxite industry in Pahang.

Bauxite mining moratorium extended until year-end

The water, land and natural resources ministry says large stockpiles of the aluminium-making raw material remain uncleared.

MB: Bauxite mining problems still exists in Pahang despite moratorium

Among the problems are the failure of bauxite mining operators to comply with the time for them to carry out their activities within the stipulated period.

Illegal bauxite mining: MACC detains eleventh suspect

The suspect is said to have received a bribe of between RM250 and RM500 from illegal bauxite miners.

Bauxite mining: Ministry to step up enforcement of moratorium

Minister Wan Junaidi says strengthen enforcement with the help of officers from the Department of Environment, Department of Mineral and Geoscience, Department of Land and Mines, as well as the Civil Defence Force and Royal Malaysia Police.

MACC to focus on logging, bauxite mining in Pahang

Leakages involving the two sectors have had a major impact on national revenue, says state MACC director.

Malaysia extends bauxite mining moratorium for six months

This is to clear existing stockpiles of the aluminium-making commodity.

Group wants watchdog to monitor bauxite mining

Ecotourism & Conservation Society of Malaysia (Ecomy) says mining should not be carried out at the risk of public health and environmental degradation.

Moratorium on bauxite mining extended until next GE

Pahang Menteri Besar Adnan Yaakob says their mandate is up to the next general election, after which it depends on the government of the day.

Villagers say bauxite mining may have resumed

People’s Movement to Stop Bauxite Pollution (Geram) says it found new digging sites in area where a contractor claimed he was only clearing pre-existing stockpile.

Govt extends bauxite mining ban for another 3 months

During the ban, Malaysia had exported 5.3 million tonnes of bauxite, he said, just a quarter of the 20 million tonnes shipped to China between January and November 2015.

Likely ilIegal bauxite mining occurring during moratorium

Environment minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar says from his 40-minute aerial observation, bauxite stockpile shows no significant decline.

Bauxite miners at it again, say Felda settlers

Lack of enforcement after July, lorries seen on back road at night transporting the mineral, says report.

Pahang bauxite exporters fail to clear stockpiles

Natural Resources and Environment Minister extends moratorium and warns that ban on bauxite mining won’t be lifted until all stockpiles are cleared by year-end.

Farmer shows crops can grow on bauxite-mined land

Banana trees, cassava, oil palm, sweet potatoes and lemongrass have been growing after mining work stopped

Special routes for lorries carrying bauxite

Pahang government must also have a centralised stockpile location and improve infrastructure within Kuantan port.

Red2Green walkers want extension to moratorium on bauxite mining

The walkers want to hand over a memorandum to Natural Resources and Environment Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar seeking an extension to the bauxite mining moratorium