How sand mining puts Southeast Asia’s farmers at risk

By |2020-06-10T16:39:45+08:00June 10th, 2020|Mining, News|

“This land was mine, it eroded slowly from the riverbank and after a while, the whole chunk of land totally collapsed,” Than Zaw Oo, a farmer on the Salween River in southeastern Myanmar’s Mon State, told Reuters recently. He said he’s lost three-quarters of his land to erosion and is now a few thousand dollars in debt

Ageson to source RM27.5bil worth of natural sand from Terengganu, Pahang for client in China

By |2020-06-10T12:43:35+08:00June 10th, 2020|Construction, Mining, News|

KUALA LUMPUR: Ageson Bhd plans to source natural sand from Terengganu and Pahang to supply its China-based client Guangzhou Kaishengda Indsutrial Co Ltd (GKI). "The sands to be supplied to GKI is from Malaysia," Ageson said, adding that it expects to source of the supply from Terengganu and Pahang. The company told Bursa Malaysia today

Covid-19: Lynas extends production halt at Malaysian plant

By |2020-06-10T12:35:23+08:00June 10th, 2020|Mining, News|

  Australian rare earths miner Lynas has announced that it will follow the Malaysian government’s order to extend lockdown restrictions by two weeks to 14 April, to contain the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Lynas has halted operations at its Malaysian plant recently following the government’s restrictions on movement in the country. The Malaysian