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State And Federal Officials Meet To Discuss Malaysia’s Continuing Ban On Bauxite Mining

State And Federal Officials Meet To Discuss Malaysia’s Continuing Ban On Bauxite Mining

The Malaysian federal government is slated to meet with representatives of the government of the state of Pahang in the near future to discuss the situation surrounding bauxite mining in the region. So said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr. Xavier...

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Bauxite Ban Could Last Until Next General Election: Pahang Menteri Besar Adnan

Pahang’s head of government told local media this weekend that the state’s current moratorium on bauxite mining could possibly be extended through August of next year. Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob said that a proposal is currently being floated that would have the moratorium extended until the completion of the 14th Malaysian general election […]

Malaysia’s Bauxite Ban Likely to be Extended Yet Again

Malaysia’s Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Jaafar told local media yesterday that there exists a strong likelihood that the continuing ban on bauxite mining in the country will be extended once more prior to its current expiration date of March 31. Wan Junaidi justified the probable extension by pointing out that […]

Locals Fear Bauxite Mining May Be Happening in Pahang Despite Ban

Though the prohibition against it will run for over a month at minimum, Pahang locals fear that the appearance of bauxite mining equipment mean the practice has resumed in their area. The People’s Movement to Stop Bauxite Pollution (Geram) chairman Ali Akbar Othman said residents in Beserah’s Kampung Jeram noticed the presence of two excavators […]

Malaysia’s Bauxite Ban Extended to End of Year

Citing a significant amount of ore that has yet to be cleared from Kuantan’s port, the Malaysian government extended its moratorium on bauxite mining to the end of the year. Malaysia’s Natural Resources and Environment minister Datuk Seri Dr. Haji Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar told a press conference yesterday that, despite over three dozen approved […]

ABx Posts Strong Numbers for the First Half of 2016

Sydney’s Australian Bauxite Limited released results for the first half of 2016 on Monday. The firm turned in significantly better numbers in the half compared to the first half of 2015. ABx reported a revenue for the half of just under A$4 million, an improvement year-on-year from last year’s total of A$911,098. The firm’s profit […]