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?
- 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…