Lynas Mining News

Malaysian uncertainties complicate Aussie miner Lynas' growth plans

Lynas $800 million plant on the east coast Malaysia began operations in 2012 after long delays caused by legal challenges and environmental disputes.

Lynas mulls legal action as Malaysia conditions licence renewal

The Australian rare earths miner said it was disappointed with Malaysia's decision to impose new conditions on its licence to operate in the country, adding it was considering all options, including legal action.

Malaysia tells Lynas to remove radioactive waste for licence renewal

It needs to be removed by September 2, 2019, when Lynas' temporary storage licence expires.

Lynas jumps after winning temporary extension for Malaysia rare earth plant

The Australian rare earths miner has been granted an extension to a temporary permit to store residue at its Malaysian site.

Lynas jumps after its critic in Malaysian Gov't leaves review team

Deputy Minister Fuziah Salleh, a long-standing critic of Lynas’ plant, offered to step down from the committee reviewing the facility following criticism that she would not be impartial.

Lynas presses Malaysian authorities to explain plant review status

The newly-elected coalition government is said to be ready to launch a three-month evaluation of Lynas' rare earths processing plant, which may end with authorities denying the company’s operating license renewal in Sep. 2019.

Lynas shares collapse on rumours of review in Malaysia

Malaysian media reported the newly-elected coalition government will shortly begin a three month evaluation of the company's rare earths processing operations in the province of Kuantan.

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.

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.

Storm in the REE space is over, with few left standing – Hallgarten report

'There follows in its wake signs of green shoots.'

Lynas finally fires up Malaysian plant, ignites REE stocks

Australian miner rockets 14% after saying first commercial rare earths available within weeks. Molycorp et al surge in sympathy.