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Malaysian Bauxite Mining SOP Will Be Ready By June: Wan Junaidi

Malaysian Bauxite Mining SOP Will Be Ready By June: Wan Junaidi

Though legal bauxite mining in Malaysia is still several months away, the government says it fully intends to have a set of standard operating procedures (SOP) in place by the time the ban is currently set to expire. Malaysia’s Natural Resources and...

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 […]

Watchdog Group Calls for Government Investigation Into Pahang Pollution

Pahang’s government has gone to great lengths to ignore the irresponsible bauxite mining practices that have taken place within its borders, says an anti-corruption watchdog group in a statement released late last week. Malaysia’s Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) issued a statement on Saturday taking to task the state government for failing to […]