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Kuantan PM Fuziah Pumps Brakes On Resumption Of Bauxite Mining In Pahang

Kuantan PM Fuziah Pumps Brakes On Resumption Of Bauxite Mining In Pahang

An announcement to the contrary last month notwithstanding, it appears that legal bauxite mining will not return to Pahang at month’s end. Such was the sentiment expressed by Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh late last week. Per Fuziah’s office, the new delay is...

Bauxite Ban in Pahang Extended Through Remainder of 2017

Pahang will see no legal bauxite mining for the remainder of 2017, as the moratorium that was set to expire today now runs through December 31. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar made the announcement yesterday, noting that the bauxite stockpile at the port of Kuantan actually increased since […]

Malaysia’s Bauxite Ban Extended Through End of June

Another chapter has been added to the ongoing saga of Malaysia’s bauxite moratorium as the government extended the ban yet again, this time to the end of June. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar made the announcement yesterday, pointing out that the decision was made with the agreement of the cabinet and […]

Anti-Pollution NGO Calls on Malaysian Government to Release Bauxite Mining SOP

An anti-pollution non-government organization in Malaysia is petitioning its government to release a standard operating procedure (SOP) for the mining of bauxite ore, citing the length of the ongoing ban on the activity as evidence that the government does not take the problem of pollution seriously. Gerakan Rakyat Hentikan Pencemaran Bauksit (Geram) [People’s Movement to […]

Malaysia’s Bauxite Ban Likely to be Extended Yet Again

Malaysia’s Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Jaafar told local media yesterday that there exists a strong likelihood that the continuing ban on bauxite mining in the country will be extended once more prior to its current expiration date of March 31. Wan Junaidi justified the probable extension by pointing out that […]

Wan Junaidi Notes Significant Decline in Illicit Bauxite Mining in Pahang

Malaysia’s Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar told local media on Friday that there existed a possibility that illegal bauxite mining was still occurring at Felda Bukit Goh, but he has yet to find conclusive evidence of it. Wan Junaidi said that he identified several stockpiles of bauxite ore […]