Coronavirus measures halt all rare earth processing in Malaysia

By William Clarke
Published: Monday, 23 March 2020

Rare earths producer Lynas Corp has put its processing plant in Malaysia into care and maintenance in response to travel restrictions intended to control the spread of the 2019-nCoV coronavirus pandemic.

On Monday March 23, Lynas announced a temporary shutdown of its plant, which is the only major rare-earth processing capacity outside...

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