A bastnaesite mineral containing rare earths at a laboratory. Photo: Reuters

Australian rare earths miner Lynas looks set for green light in Malaysia after months of doubt

  • Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says licence for Kuantan plant, which is critical to countering China’s grip on global supply, is dependent on finding solution for radioactive waste
  • However, economic pressures mean the project is expected to proceed despite protests by environmentalists
Topic |   Malaysia

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A bastnaesite mineral containing rare earths at a laboratory. Photo: Reuters
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