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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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Malaysian Government Removing Seizure Order Over Pahang Bauxite Stockpiles

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) declared earlier this week that the seizure order covering 10 million metric tons of bauxite in Pahang has been withdrawn. MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Azam Baki advised local media that the withdrawal of the order is the product of discussions among his bureau, the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry, […]

Illicit Bauxite Mining in Pahang Finally Stopped Upon Seizure of Stockpiles: Pahang MB

Certain bauxite ore miners in Pahang continued to mine in contravention of the continuing bauxite moratorium until the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) seized all remaining stockpiles in August. Such was the report of Pahang Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob to state legislators on Monday. Adnan explained that the failure of bauxite miners to obtain […]

Malaysian Government Seizes 10 Million Metric Tons of Bauxite in Pahang

In a bid to tamp down ongoing graft and corruption allegedly occurring in and around the Kuantan region over enforcement of the ban on bauxite mining, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) announced yesterday that it is seizing the entirety of bauxite ore stockpiled in the entire western state of Pahang. MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) […]

Illicit Bauxite Miners Face Tougher Enforcement Measures: Malaysia’s Mines Minister

Malaysia’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment praised the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) late last week for its apprehension of nine enforcement agents of the Pahang Land and Mines Office who are suspected of corruption in relation to the illicit bauxite mining that is continuing in the region. Recognizing the continuing illegal mining still being […]

Bauxite Ban Notwithstanding, Exports from Malaysia to China On the Rise

Despite an eighteen-month ban on bauxite mining, reports indicate that exports of the ore to the People’s Republic of China are on the rise, provoking public ire aimed at miners who are evading the ban. Mining of bauxite was halted two weeks into 2016 due to irresponsible mining and storage practices carried out by certain […]