Malaysia

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...

Altech Reports Stage 1 Construction Nearly Complete At Johor HPA Plant

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. updated investors regarding the state of construction at its high-purity alumina plant in Johor, Malaysia late last week. To date, the maintenance workshop building site includes external wall cladding, a ventilation and roller door, and the internal mezzanine level, which Altech plans to utilize for storage of spare parts and […]

China Planned Aluminium Scrap Ban Concerns India’s Aluminium Smelters

Restrictions soon to fall into place on scrap aluminium imported into the People’s Republic of China has aluminium producers in India concerned that the move will result in a flood of aluminium scrap washing over their country’s shores. In a step to ultimately banning their importation entirely by next year, Beijing intends to add aluminium […]

Malaysian Mines Ministry To Hold Public Hearings On New Bauxite Regulations

In an effort at easing the transition to bauxite production, Malaysia’s Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry announced on Saturday that it will conduct hearings to discuss the new set of standard operating procedures (SOPs) by which bauxite miners will be expected to abide upon resumption of production at the end of next month. Per […]