Malaysia Mining News

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.

Silver boosts treatment for brain-eating bug

The precious metal can help save lives.

Dyson picks Singapore to build electric cars rivaling Tesla

From vacuum cleaners to electric vehicles.

Flow of LME nickel to hidden storage dents bull story

465,000 tonnes of nickel play 'hide and seek'

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 shares jump on Malaysia review comments

Shares in Australian rare earths miner Lynas Corp jumped 12 percent on Friday after Malaysia's prime minister downplayed the roles of two Lynas critics.

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.

This is the breakthrough company of Mines & Money 2017

Forget gold, the crazy cobalt price or lithium frenzy; this junior mining company is upending the sapphire (yes sapphire) market.

Malaysia extends bauxite mining ban until July to fight pollution

The issuing of export permits, however, will resume as soon as existing stockpiles shrink.

Malaysia imposes three-month ban on bauxite exports to fight pollution

The country, the biggest supplier of bauxite to China, said the ban takes takes effect from Jan. 15.

Malaysia may suspend bauxite mining

Malaysia is pushing to suspend bauxite mining due to concerns about its impact on the environment, a cabinet source said on Saturday, threatening to interrupt supplies of the aluminium-making material to China.

Gold price to double by 2030 thanks to Asia: report

ANZ predicts that as incomes rise across Asia, particularly in China and India, so will the appetite for gold rings and necklaces.

Five Chinese workers among injured in coal mine blast in Malaysia

Five Chinese workers were injured Saturday in a coal mine explosion in eastern Malaysia, Chinese consulate in Kuching told Xinhua on Sunday. The explosion has left three persons killed and 29 injured.

Gold rises on Ukraine, Gaza tensions

Emerging markets may give support going forward.

Gold spikes as airliner shot down in Ukraine

Event increases global tensions and demand for safe-haven metal.

Lynas heading for full rare earths ramp-up

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

Valemax China logistics 'settled' with Malaysia hub, floating stations

Number one iron ore producer, Vale says first of its giant carriers will dock at its new Malaysian transshipment hub next month.

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.

Top 10 oil and gas producing countries in 2012

World oil production rose about 2.5% last year, from 4,019 million tonnes in 2011 to 4,119 million tonnes in 2012.

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.

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.

Fresh crisis at Lynas

Won't be allowed to treat waste in Malaysia. Shares suspended.

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.