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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook mineral industries of Asia and the Pacific 1992
Year 1992, Volume 3 (1992)

Wu, John C.
Malaysia,   pp. [248]-258 ff. PDF (2.7 MB)


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258  THE MINERAL INDUSTRY OF MALAYSIA—1992TABLE 2—Continued
MALAYSIA: STRUCTURE OF THE MiNERAL INDUSTRY FOR 1992 
(Thousand metric tons unless otherwise specified) 
Commodity 
Major operating company and 
 . . 
major equity owners 
. . . . . 
Location of main facilities 
Annual 
. 
capacity 
Tin: 
Malaysia Mining Corp. Bhd. (51 .7% owned by 
Government, 9.5% by Hong Kong & Shanghai 
Bank Nominees Pie. Ltd. of Singapore, and 
38.8% by others) 
. 
Concentrated in States of Perak and Selangor 
9 
Concentrate 
Refined 
Datuk Keramat Smelting Bhd. (50.5 % owned by 
Amalgamated Metal Corp., 29% by Consolidated 
Tin Smelters Ltd., and 20.5 % by Malaysia 
Mining Corp. Bhd.) 
George Town, Penang 
40 
Do. 
Malaysia Smelting Corp. Bhd. (58% owned by Straits Trading Co. and 42% by
Malaysia Mining Corp. Bhd.) 
Butterworth, Penang 
60 
TABLE 3 
 MALAYSIA: RESERVES OF MAJOR MINERAL COMMODITIES 
FOR 1992 
(Thousand metric tons unless otherwise specified) 
Commodity 
Reserves 
Bauxite 
14,000 
Clays' 
25,600 
Copper 
' 260 
Gas, natural billion cubic meters 
1,920 
Petroleum, crude 
million 42-gallon barrels 
3,700 
Marble 
68,000 
Tin, in concentrate 
1,100 
Titanium 
' 896 
' Estimated. 
' Includes kaolin and ball clay. 
Sources: PETRONAS, and Oil and Gas Journal, 
~ Geological Survey of Malaysia, Malaysia Mining Corp. 
~ Blat. 


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