Lynas Corp Mining News

China gets tougher on illegal mining, exporting of rare earths

Beijing to set up tracing system to determine and certify the origin of the materials.

Rare earth producers say illegal mining in China responsible for low prices

As a result, all rare earths producers inside and outside China are facing extremely challenging conditions, say insiders.

Lynas cashflow positive in weak market

Australian rare earths miner Lynas Corporation has managed to log positive free cashflow for the third straight quarter, despite difficult market conditions in which prices dropped to historic lows.

Most Chinese rare earth miners running at a loss — report

About 90% of China’s rare earth producers are currently operating at a loss as prices for the coveted elements continue to drop due to a global glut and illegal mining.

Survival of the fittest — what to expect for rare earth miners outside China

While analyst predict a rebound in hard-hit rare earth prices later this year, it is still unclear whether companies outside China, the world’s largest producer, will be able to challenge its dominance.

China scrapping rare earth export tax will boost demand — Lynas

Beijing had been widely expected to eliminate tariffs and quotas on rare earth shipments after a World Trade Organization panel branded them discriminatory last year.

Lynas heading for full rare earths ramp-up

Firm struggled to increase output due to problems at Malaysian plant.

North American rare earth stocks jump on Lynas woes

Opponents of the Australian rare earth miner's controversial Malaysian refinery are calling for a shutdown after an accident at the facility over the weekend killed an engineer.

Lynas wins operations appeal in Malaysia

A Malaysian court dismissed an appeal against a temporary operating licence for Lynas Corp (ASX:LYC), an Australian rare earth miner, despite residents' opposition over alleged radioactive hazards.

Lynas gets Malaysian rare earths plant going

After months of polemic and legal battles, Australian rare earths miner Lynas (ASX:LYC) has finally begun production at its Malaysian processing plant following a recent court triumph.

Shares in Australia’s Lynas Corp jump

Shares in Australia’s Lynas Corp soared as much as 12% Friday after the company said its first shipment of rare earth concentrates arrived in Malaysia, indicating an imminent start of operations at its controversial processing plant.

Lynas looking to raise AUD 200 million to launch LAMP operations

Lynas Corp. plans to raise up to AUD 200 million (USD 208 million) in order to help fund the start-up of operations at its LAMP site in Malaysia.

Lynas wins battle against activists, gears up to start rare earths production in Malaysia

Australia's Lynas Corp (ASX:LYC) won Thursday the latest of a series of long-dragged legal battles against activists, which took the company to court for allegedly causing major health and environmental damages to the Malaysian population.

Lynas OK to operate controversial rare earths plant in Malaysia

Malaysia's Atomic Energy Licensing Board granted a temporary licence for an initial two-year period under strict safety requirements.

Analysts say dump Lynas

Analysts from Foster Stockbroking told investors to purge their shares in rare earths miner Lynas Corporation as there is no end in sight for the ongoing problems that have forced the company to halt operations in Malaysia.

Malaysia rejects Lynas lawsuit against opponents of its rare earth project

The High Court of Malaysia today rejected Australian miner Lynas Corp’s (ASX:LYC) application for an injunction against pressure groups that oppose the company’s rare earth plant (LAMP), informs The Malaysian Insider.

Australian Lynas to shut down Malaysian opponents with lawsuit

Australian rare earths miner Lynas Corporation (ASX:LYC), has filed a defamation action against Malaysian protestors and opponents over their criticism of the company's rare earth plant (LAMP), which will process ores shipped from Western Australia.

Rare earth juniors have a five-year window: John Kaiser

In 1992 in the junior mining sector, nobody was paying attention to diamonds. Then Lac de Gras was discovered. Within four years, there were 200 diamond exploration companies. Twenty years later, there are six junior companies still in the game. The REE junior space will be similar, but in a shorter timeframe.

Lynas putting Malaysian opposition to its operations behind it: analysts

Australian analysts from Foster Stockbroking say confidence in rare earths miner Lynas Corporation (ASX:LYC) is returning after the Malaysian High Court dismissed an appeal against the company's Advanced Materials Plant (LAMP).

Lynas wins a battle, but war with Malaysians who oppose rare earth plant goes on

In what could be considered a slight victory for embattled Australian rare earths miner Lynas Corporation (ASX:LYC), the Malaysian High Court ruled today against a request to review a recent decision to grant the Lynas a temporary licence (TOL) for its processing plant.

Lynas rare earths plant in Malaysia gets momentary red light

Malaysia's Atomic Energy Licensing Board (AELB) has postponed granting a temporary rare earths mine operating license (TOL) to Australian miner Lynas Corp. (ASX:LYC) until an outstanding appeal by residents to the science, technology and innovation minister has been completed.

Malaysians protest against ore processing

Thousands of people have rallied in Malaysia in a protest against an Australian miner's rare earths plant.

Legal action may delay Malaysian rare earths plant

Malaysian residents opposed to a rare earths processing facility have launched a legal challenged that threatens to delay the project put forward by Australia's Lynas Corp.

Lynas protests spread to Sydney

A small group of protestors converged on Lynas Corporation’s annual general meeting in Sydney yesterday in opposition to the company’s rare earth refinery in Malaysia.

Lynas, Alkane talking co-operation: report

Two Australian REE companies could be planning to work together to provide a range of both light and heavy rare earths.