A worker inside the compound of the Lynas plant in Kuantan. Photo: Reuters

Malaysia signs new rare earths deal with Australian miner Lynas despite environmental fears

  • Agreement sealed to commercialise waste from Lynas’ US$800 million refinery in Kuantan so residues can be used in agriculture
  • Commitment comes after protests by environmentalists who say rare earths plant, one of the world’s few outside China, fails to meet safety standards
Topic |   Rare Earths

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A worker inside the compound of the Lynas plant in Kuantan. Photo: Reuters
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