Pahang

Though Malaysian Bauxite Ban Extended Indefinitely, Pahang Miners Hold Out Hope For Prompt Resolution

Though Malaysian Bauxite Ban Extended Indefinitely, Pahang Miners Hold Out Hope For Prompt Resolution

Although the moratorium on bauxite mining in place since early 2016 in Malaysia has been extended indefinitely, bauxite miners in Pahang continue to remain hopeful that operations will begin again in the very near future. Pahang Iron Ore Operators Association president Tengku...

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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) […]