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Lynas facing its own Malayan emergency

MEDIA speculation has gone into overdrive in Singapore and Malaysia following claims Malaysia’s prime minister Anwar Ibrahim has rejected Lynas Rare Earths request to lift conditions imposed on the three-year renewal of its license to operate at Gebeng; and demanded radiation-free operations by July.

 Locals have long protested Lynas' presence in Malaysia

Locals have long protested Lynas' presence in Malaysia

Those conditions involve stopping cracking and leaching of lanthanide concentrate at the facility and only refining intermediate materials. With an existing heap on site of about 500,000 tonnes, Lynas...

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