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Malaysian Government Implements New SOP For Bauxite Mining in Pahang

Malaysian Government Implements New SOP For Bauxite Mining in Pahang

The Malaysian government released standard operating procedures (SOP) for bauxite mining and export in Pahang yesterday, which the government will begin enforcing with immediate effect. Commenting to domestic media, Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr. A. Xavier Jayakumar said the guidelines...

India’s Automotive Component Manufacturers Going All-In On Aluminium Forging

In a bid to position themselves to take advantage of the ever-tightening emission regulations and the rise of electric vehicles, several of India’s top automotive component manufacturing firms are investing in in-house aluminium forging. Several industry leaders and experts went on record in a report published by domestic media late last week regarding their increasing […]

Landowners In Pahang Seek State Government Help In Restarting Bauxite Mining

Although the moratorium on bauxite mining in Pahang is now a thing of the past, operations have yet to resume due to a delay in issuance of standard operating procedures for the practice. As a result, Pahang landowners have begun to petition the state government seeking their intervention. Datuk Md Sohaimi Mohamed Shah, who is […]

Indian Firm Titagarh Firema To Build 102 Aluminium-Bodied Rail Coaches For Pune Metro

Indian multinational firm Titagarh Wagons Ltd’s wholly-owned Italian subsidiary Titagarh Firema S P A will be building over one hundred aluminium-bodied rail coaches for Pune Metro, marking the first time such coaches will be built on the subcontinent. Per local media, the Kolkata-based firm won the bid to produce 102 of the ultra-modern metro rail […]