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Pahang Government To Administer Bauxite Licensing Under New SOP

Pahang Government To Administer Bauxite Licensing Under New SOP

According to the new rules governing bauxite mining in the state, those who wish to engage in the practice must approach the Pahang government to obtain legal permission. Such was the message delivered by Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr. Xavier...

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Bauxite Mining SOP For Pahang Soon To Be Finalized: Natural Resources Minister

The regulations under which bauxite mining and export will be carried out in Pahang are now ready to be finalized, bringing miners one step closer to resuming bauxite ore extraction activities. Such was the announcement made by Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr. A. Xavier Jayakumar earlier this week. In a statement released on […]

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 the product of a lack of clarity on bauxite mining standard operating procedures […]

Malaysian Bauxite Ban To Lapse On March 31

A ban of over three years on bauxite mining in Malaysia is finally set to come to an end, as government officials confirmed earlier this week that next month will be its last. Commenting to domestic media on Monday, Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr. Xavier Jayakumar confirmed that the latest extension of the […]

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 […]