Why Kalgoorlie-Boulder wants a Malaysian rare earths plant and its radioactive waste – ABC News

As the saying goes, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” so why is a city in outback Western Australia embracing plans for a multi-million-dollar processing plant that Malaysia wants banned?
Key points:

  • Rare earths producer Lynas Corporation will build a processing plant in Kalgoorlie
  • It currently processes the material in Malaysia, which has given the company until 2023 to find a new location
  • The Kalgoorlie council has welcomed the project but others have raised…

    Click here to view the original article.