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Decision on Malaysia’s Bauxite Moratorium to Occur on Wednesday: Wan Junaidi

Decision on Malaysia’s Bauxite Moratorium to Occur on Wednesday: Wan Junaidi

Malaysia’s Natural Resources and Environment minister Datuk Seri Dr. Haji Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said that a decision on whether the government will once again extend the country’s moratorium on bauxite will be made public after a cabinet meeting tomorrow. Wan Junaidi...

Events

Aluminium Wrap – 21st CRU World Aluminium Conference 2016

The 21st CRU World Aluminium Conference 2016 took place between May 9-11 in Shanghai, China. As the setting was the Middle Kingdom, many of the speakers’ presentations were oriented to the subject. What follows are a few highlights of presentations delivered at the conference by two of CRU’s experts. CRU’s Michael Insulán delivered a presentation on […]

In Pahang, One Farmer’s Crops Show Agricultural Recovery is Possible

Questions of an agricultural future for Pahang’s Bukit Goh have been answered for at least one local farmer according to an interview in a Malaysian newspaper. Surin Deris, a 68-year-old farmer and first generation settler in Tanah Rancangan Pemuda (RTP) Bukit Goh, has a plot full of banana trees, cassava, oil palm, sweet potatoes, lemongrass, […]

Malaysia’s Bauxite Ban Extended Another Three Months

Malaysia’s ban on bauxite mining, set to expire next Friday, has been extended another three months according to an announcement by the government’s natural resources minister, Datuk Dr. Haji Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar. The ban will now run interrupted into the middle of July. The Malaysian government indicated that its reasons for extending the ban […]