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Malaysia’s Bauxite Ban Extended Through December

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...

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Malaysian Government Removing Seizure Order Over Pahang Bauxite Stockpiles

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) declared earlier this week that the seizure order covering 10 million metric tons of bauxite in Pahang has been withdrawn. MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Azam Baki advised local media that the withdrawal of the order is the product of discussions among his bureau, the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry, […]

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) […]