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Kuala Lumpur Fails to Learn from History – Pahang’s People and Environment Pay the Price

Kuala Lumpur Fails to Learn from History – Pahang’s People and Environment Pay the Price

On January 6, the Malaysian government announced a three-month moratorium on bauxite mining, effective January 15, two years and three days after the Indonesian ban on the export of the aluminium precursor that led to the Malaysian boom. Malaysia says the ban...

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Alcoa: Forward-leaning for a Bright Future

Alcoa, the world’s largest alumina miner, has in the last few months announced that it is to split its operating segments into two parts (broadly along a mining/refining and a down-stream line). The company reports that the aim is to launch two strong standalone companies, thereby providing shareholders with “two distinct investment opportunities.” The manufacturing […]