Malaysia

Glencore Buys 200 Thousand Tons Of Aluminium From ISTIM’s Port Klang Warehouse: Reuters

Glencore Buys 200 Thousand Tons Of Aluminium From ISTIM’s Port Klang Warehouse: Reuters

According to a quintet of sources who spoke to Reuters earlier this week, Anglo–Swiss mining firm Glencore plc has purchased 200 thousand metric tons of aluminium on the London Metal Exchange for delivery at Malaysian warehouses owned by ISTIM UK. Though Glencore...

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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 […]

Malaysia’s Bauxite Ban Extended Through December

Malaysia’s bauxite miners will remain idle until the end of 2018, as the government announced earlier this week that the ban on bauxite mining has been extended yet again. “The moratorium is until December 31, as there is still half a million tonnes of (bauxite) stockpiled at the ports,” declared a spokesman from Malaysia’s Ministry […]

Altech Inks Stage 1 Construction Contract with SMS For Malaysian High-Purity Alumina Plant

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday the execution of a stage 1 construction works agreement with Germany’s SMS group GmbH, the firm it enlisted as its engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor for the high-purity alumina (HPA) plant it has commissioned to be built in Johor, Malaysia. The agreement, which covers the first 6 […]