Bauxite SOP being finalised, says Xavier


Pahang operators say they have been losing money since a moratorium on bauxite mining and export was imposed last year. It was lifted in April, but the government has not allowed operations to resume, pending the completion of an SOP. – EPA pic, August 3, 2019.

THE standard operating procedure for bauxite mining and export is being finalised, said Dr Xavier Jayakumar today.

The water, land and natural resources minister was responding to The Malaysian Insight’s report that Pahang operators are still in the dark about the SOP and have been losing money since a moratorium on bauxite mining and export was imposed last year.


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