Malaysia extends bauxite mining ban to Q1 2017

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Thursday, 22 December 2016

The moratorium on bauxite mining is due to exceed one full year as the country’s authorities remain firm on reducing existing stockpiles of the material following an unregulated mining frenzy in previous years.

Malaysia has extended the ban on bauxite mining for three more months until 31 March 2017, the country’s national resources and environment...

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