Malaysia

Gold rises on Ukraine, Gaza tensions

Jeffrey Richmond | July 21, 2014
Gold rises on Ukraine, Gaza tensions feat

Emerging markets may give support going forward.

Gold spikes as airliner shot down in Ukraine

Jeffrey Richmond | July 17, 2014
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Event increases global tensions and demand for safe-haven metal.

Lynas heading for full rare earths ramp-up

Jeffrey Richmond | July 3, 2014
lynas heading for full rare earths ramp-up feat

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

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

Frik Els | February 26, 2014
Vale orders 10 more mega-carriers

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

Frik Els | December 17, 2013
Bears are ripping precious metals apart

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

Vladimir Basov | June 14, 2013
Top 10 red

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

Frik Els | January 7, 2013
Avalon Rare Metals lead mad surge in rare earth juniors

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

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 19, 2012
Australia's Lynas wins appeal against operations 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

Frik Els | December 11, 2012
Fresh crisis at Lynas

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

Lynas gets Malaysian rare earths plant going

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 30, 2012
Lynas gets Malaysia 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.

Demonstrators march 300km on foot to protest rare earth plant in Malaysia

Marc Howe | November 26, 2012
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Yet investor hopes remain undiminished

Shares in Australia’s Lynas Corp jump

ProEdge Wire | November 24, 2012

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

BrightWire News | November 9, 2012

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

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 8, 2012
Lynas wins legal 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.

Petronas extends $5.2 billion takeover bid for Progress Energy

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 29, 2012
Takeover 333

Malaysian state-run oil company Petronas has extended the deadline for its takeover bid for Canadian gas producer Progress Energy Resources Corp.(TSX:PRQ) in hopes it will be able to overcome Ottawa's objections to the $5.2 billion deal.

Malaysia mounts raids on gold swindlers

Marc Howe | October 8, 2012
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The Malaysian authorities have intensified a crackdown against fraudulent gold traders with raids against several companies last week.

Olympus hits higher gold grade at Jugan Hill, Bau, East Malaysia

Company's Press Release | September 26, 2012

Olympus Pacific Minerals Inc. (TSX:OYM)(ASX:OYM)(OTCQX:OLYMF)(FRANKFURT:OP6) has drilled a 24.50 meter intersection grading 7.15 g/t gold in drill hole JUDDH68A at its Jugan Hill deposit within the Bau Gold Project in Sarawak, East Malaysia. This result adds weight to the company's expectation of higher gold grades at depth.

Lynas to face more troubles over Malaysian plant

BrightWire News | September 13, 2012

According to a report by Fairfax Media, Lynas Corporation Limited may face more obstacles at its rare earths processing plant in Malaysia after a group of activists confirmed its commitment to obstruct the project.

Lynas OK to operate controversial rare earths plant in Malaysia

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 5, 2012
protestors Lynas Malaysia

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

Thousands marched against cyanide use in gold mining

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 2, 2012
Raub demonstration

Over 10,000 of environmentalists took the streets of Raub, in the Malaysian state of Pahang on Sunday, to oppose the use of cyanide at the nearby Bukit Koman gold mine, which they claim has been using the chemical compound to the detriment of their health.

Analysts say dump Lynas

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 10, 2012
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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.

Illegal gold mining: proof of Kelantan government's weakness

Bernama | July 15, 2012

KOTA BAHARU, July 15 (Bernama) — Illegal gold mining activities which are becoming more rampant in the state prove the incapability of the Kelantan government under the PAS leadership to administer the state.

Al Rajhi eyes RM100m in gold sales

Business Times Malaysia | May 20, 2012

AL Rajhi Bank Malaysia, which introduced its gold investment product last year, is targeting sales of close to RM100 million worth of gold this year.

Malaysia rejects Lynas lawsuit against opponents of its rare earth project

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 2, 2012
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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

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 1, 2012
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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.

Lynas putting Malaysian opposition to its operations behind it: analysts

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 18, 2012
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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).

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