Tag: rare earths
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.
The Lynas plant in Gebeng is one of the most sophisticated and closely regulated chemical plants anywhere in the world.
Ties with Japan will also be affected, as it depends on Lynas for one third of its rare-earth needs.
The roundtable is aimed at making Malaysia an advanced economy, leveraging off the rare earth value chain.
Company says new Western Australia plant will remove 'naturally occurring radioactive material' from rare earths shipped to Malaysia.
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.
Suaram adviser Kua Kia Soong asks whether this is a unilateral decision by Dr Mahathir Mohamad or a Cabinet decision.
Here are six nations which can replace China as rare earth suppliers to the US.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the licence for the plant in Gebeng, Kuantan, will be renewed.
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.
Amanda Lacaze says the company has also submitted a proposal with two options for clearing out its current waste at its Kuantan plant.
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.
Shares in Lynas surge as much as 16% to a 6-month high on the Australian stock market.
If the waste is benign, why did Australia refuse to take it back?
Wesfarmers says it remains open to engaging with the Lynas board despite rejection of its initial takeover bid.
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.
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 says it will release a press statement soon as Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh welcomes Putrajaya's new licensing conditions for the rare earths plant.
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.
Rare earth elements and minor metals have broad applications in US industry, ranging from jet engines to mobile phones to oil and gas drilling.
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.