Tag: rare earths
Australia and the US want to pool expertise to ensure a stable global supply.
The minister says the decision to renew the licence for six months effective Sept 1 remains.
Fuziah Salleh says Kuantan citizens will be exposed to radioactive waste for another four years until a cracking and leaching facility is built outside Malaysia.
The DAP leader says this has nothing to do with the party and concerns only those who oppose the operations of the rare earths plant.
A week after discussing khat, party leadership to deal with hot issue of the licence for the Lynas rare-earths plant, with one DAP member speculating on a six-month renewal.
MPs who won the election based on their promise of an environment free from the long-term health hazards that the waste from a rare earths facility can bring should resign if they cannot deliver.
He says expert studies indicate the 'very low-level' radioactive waste is not hazardous to health and can be further reduced.
However, it could be for a shorter duration than the usual three years.
Entrepreneur Development Minister says investors want to come to Malaysia to be close to rare earths plant but want certainty that it will be around.
One of the options the company is considering is to ‘rehabilitate’ disused mining pools with the WLP residue from its plant in Pahang.
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?
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