Tag: rare earth
The Bentong MP says the next generation will be forced to deal with over a million tonnes of radioactive waste.
Lynas recently signed a deal with Texas-based Blue Line and has been expanding its ties with Japan.
But the industry must conform to SOPs, says Redzuan Yusof.
The US Department of Defense talks with other rare earth miners worldwide about their supplies of strategic minerals, part of a plan to find diversified reserves outside of China.
The United States says it will take "unprecedented actions" to ensure the supply of strategic elements and rare earths as China mulls possible export controls for materials that are critical to modern technology.
Lynas Malaysia says research prove that its operations did not cause any groundwater contamination.
China is willing to meet reasonable demand for rare earths from other countries, says one minister.
Rare earths including yttrium and terbium are used for laser targeting and weapons in Future Combat Systems vehicles.
Leaving Malaysia does not mean they don't have to settle the problem of a large amount of waste here, she says.
A state minister says Australian laws prohibit the import of waste.
Pendang MP Awang Hashim says political sentiments should not override scientific facts, which should underlie any decision on the matter.
The entrepreneur development minister also chides critics of Lynas, saying their statements risk sending wrong signals to investors.
CEO Amanda Lacaze assures that Lynas's business is safe for the people and environment.
The rare earth processing plant says it is ready to negotiate so that its plant in Gebeng is allowed to continue operations.
Amanda Lacaze says the company has been misunderstood, leading to people making the wrong conclusion.
The former prime minister takes a jibe at critics who accuse the Australian rare-earth factory of posing a public health hazard.
Guangxi Rare Earth had been contaminating water sources.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc said that Vietnam will aim to increase in household solar energy usage by 26% through the use of its vast rare-earth resources.
The discovery of potentially millions of tons of valuable "rare earth" elements in sea sludge off Japan has raised hopes that Asia's number-two economy can reduce its dependence on Chinese supply.
Himpunan Hijau says mining company failed to meet its promises to take radioactive waste back to Australia, accusing government of sacrificing people's wellbeing.