Lynas finally receives full operating licence for controversial Malaysian rare earths plant

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Tuesday, 02 September 2014

The Australian rare earths producer can continue to develop its rare earths processing plant in Kuantan, despite the continuous pressure exercised by environmental groups.

The Atomic Energy Licensing Board (AELB) has issued Australian rare earths producer Lynas Corp. with a full operating licence, just days before its temporary operating licence was due to expire.

The licence for its advanced materials plant (LAMP) replaces the temporary order issued in 2012.

Hamrah Mohd Ali, AELB’s general...

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