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Draft Regulations For Bauxite Mining In Pahang Cap Monthly Export Total At 600,000 Metric Tons

Draft Regulations For Bauxite Mining In Pahang Cap Monthly Export Total At 600,000 Metric Tons

In a move long anticipated and much awaited by Malaysia’s bauxite miners, the Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry yesterday released a draft of the standard operating procedures (SOP) it expects to put into place to govern the practice of extracting and...

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Pahang Bauxite Ban Extended Through End Of March

Though the calendar has changed, the situation for bauxite miners in Pahang remains the same, at least through the opening quarter of the new year, as Malaysia’s government extended yet again the moratorium on bauxite mining. The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry made the announcement yesterday of an agreement between its head, Dr. Xavier […]

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 […]

Bauxite Mining May Resume In Pahang Next Year – LLT Group Director

An end to the almost three-year long ban on bauxite ore mining in Pahang may be in sight, as politicians and regulators revealed to industry leaders that it is finalizing a set of standard operating procedures (SOP) to put into place once the ban ends. LLT Group (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd director Datuk Seri Abdul Rahim […]