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Malaysian Government To Begin Issuing Bauxite Mining Licenses By End Of January

Malaysian Government To Begin Issuing Bauxite Mining Licenses By End Of January

The Malaysian government will begin to issue mining licenses to bauxite miners within the next three months according to a statement made by a federal minister today. Malaysia’s water, land and natural resources minister Xavier Jayakumar revealed to reporters at parliament earlier...

Kuantan PM Fuziah Pumps Brakes On Resumption Of Bauxite Mining In Pahang

An announcement to the contrary last month notwithstanding, it appears that legal bauxite mining will not return to Pahang at month’s end. Such was the sentiment expressed by Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh late last week. Per Fuziah’s office, the new delay is the product of a lack of clarity on bauxite mining standard operating procedures […]

Malaysian Bauxite Ban To Lapse On March 31

A ban of over three years on bauxite mining in Malaysia is finally set to come to an end, as government officials confirmed earlier this week that next month will be its last. Commenting to domestic media on Monday, Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr. Xavier Jayakumar confirmed that the latest extension of the […]

Pahang Bauxite Ban Extended Through End Of March

Though the calendar has changed, the situation for bauxite miners in Pahang remains the same, at least through the opening quarter of the new year, as Malaysia’s government extended yet again the moratorium on bauxite mining. The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry made the announcement yesterday of an agreement between its head, Dr. Xavier […]

Bauxite Ban Violators Will Be Granted No Export Licenses: Malaysian Government

Though the government is prepared to issue bauxite export licenses (AP) for the first time since bauxite mining was banned in 2016, Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr. Xavier Jayakumar says that companies that violated the moratorium can expect to be turned down when they apply. Xavier continued by noting that his office is […]

Malaysia To Begin Issuing Bauxite Ore Export Permits For Remaining Stockpiles

After languishing in place for almost 32 months, the Malaysian government has decided to give the go-ahead to bauxite mining firms to begin applying for approved permits (AP) allowing for export of the bauxite stockpiles left behind in Pahang. Per local media, the decision to commence issuing export permits came during the course of a […]