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Malaysia’s RM700 billion trove of mineral wealth

Dewan Rakyat told that federal government is keen to exploit Malaysia's reserves of coal, tin ore, iron ore, gold, manganese, silica sand, and kaolin.

Claims by rare earths opponents need to be examined

The Lynas plant in Gebeng is one of the most sophisticated and closely regulated chemical plants anywhere in the world.

China gains if Lynas is curbed, says economist

Ties with Japan will also be affected, as it depends on Lynas for one third of its rare-earth needs.

High-level roundtable on July 10 to discuss future of rare earths...

The roundtable is aimed at making Malaysia an advanced economy, leveraging off the rare earth value chain.

Lynas pledges removal of radioactive waste from Australian rare earths

Company says new Western Australia plant will remove 'naturally occurring radioactive material' from rare earths shipped to Malaysia.

China’s grip on rare earths began with decision 30 years ago

China’s plan for rare earths goes back almost 30 years ago which helped the republic brush aside the United States as the world’s leading producer.

Lynas go-ahead ‘biggest betrayal yet’ by PH, says Suaram

Suaram adviser Kua Kia Soong asks whether this is a unilateral decision by Dr Mahathir Mohamad or a Cabinet decision.

Here are China’s rivals in shipping rare earths to the US

Here are six nations which can replace China as rare earth suppliers to the US.

Lynas licence to be renewed, says PM

Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the licence for the plant in Gebeng, Kuantan, will be renewed.

China considers US rare earth export curbs

Rising trade tensions have led to concerns that Beijing will use its dominant position as a supplier of rare earths for leverage in the trade war.

Govt pleased Lynas moving initial ore processing to Australia, says CEO

Amanda Lacaze says the company has also submitted a proposal with two options for clearing out its current waste at its Kuantan plant.

Lynas Corp’s US joint venture won’t impact Malaysian operations

It says the proposed JV would initially focus on heavy rare earths separation in Texas, in contrast to Lynas Malaysia's focus on light rare earths separation.

Lynas shares jump as it unveils RM1.4 bil growth plan

Shares in Lynas surge as much as 16% to a 6-month high on the Australian stock market.

What’s going on with Lynas?

If the waste is benign, why did Australia refuse to take it back?

Aussie conglomerate reiterates Lynas offer, says could ease conditions

Wesfarmers says it remains open to engaging with the Lynas board despite rejection of its initial takeover bid.

‘Antics’ of critics have driven away investments, says Lynas

Lynas chief executive Amanda Lacaze says Malaysia has strong potential for the development of the rare earths downstream industry but investors have been driven away by critics' claims.

Lynas eyes legal options on plant review

The Australian rare earths miner says its licence conditions explicitly state that export should only be considered for residue if there are no other options.

Lynas studying government’s report on review of its operations

Lynas says it will release a press statement soon as Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh welcomes Putrajaya's new licensing conditions for the rare earths plant.

China cutting rare earth output, unnerving global manufacturers

For the second half of 2018, China's quota for rare earth separation and smelting has been cut 36%, an attempt to better control the market.

US gives rare earths reprieve in revised US$200 billion China tariff...

Rare earth elements and minor metals have broad applications in US industry, ranging from jet engines to mobile phones to oil and gas drilling.

Report: Parliamentary inquiry to be held into Lynas operation

SBS News of Australia reports that two inquiries are expected to be held soon regarding environmental concerns over Lynas’ rare-earths operation in Gebeng, Kuantan.