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US, Australia to unveil plan to improve rare earth mineral supply

Australia and the US want to pool expertise to ensure a stable global supply.

No proposal from Anwar on Lynas’ licence renewal, says Gobind

The minister says the decision to renew the licence for six months effective Sept 1 remains.

Kuantan MP slams renewal of Lynas licence

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.

Anti-Lynas group may take legal action, says Liu

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.

DAP calls in leaders for talks on Lynas

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.

What PH MPs with integrity should do if Lynas stays

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.

We can’t drive out Lynas because foreign investors are watching, says...

He says expert studies indicate the 'very low-level' radioactive waste is not hazardous to health and can be further reduced.

Govt plans to extend Lynas licence, say sources

However, it could be for a shorter duration than the usual three years.

Investors waiting to know Lynas’ fate, says minister

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.

Lynas looking at disused mines to dispose waste

One of the options the company is considering is to ‘rehabilitate’ disused mining pools with the WLP residue from its plant in Pahang.

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?