Virtual Tour

Click on this link to tour Lynas Malaysia (Malay language) or discover each area of our Malaysian plant (English language) below:

Lynas Central Laboratory (CLAB)

World Class Rare Earth Laboratory
  • High-tech, high volume quick turnaround Laboratory
  • Servicing full value chain in Malaysia 24/7
  • 53 staff including 38 Chemists (50 Malaysian, 3 expats)
  • 1,500 samples/day; 15,000 analytes/day
  • Pioneering RE analysis in process solutions
  • Collaboration with local universities
  • Accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001
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Cracking and Leaching (C&L)

Converting Rare Earth Concentrate to RE Sulphate Solution
  • 24/7 operation producing Rare Earth Sulphate solution feed for SX separation
  • 105 staff incl. 4 Engineers (100% Malaysian)
  • Developing new RE processing capability
  • 4 x 60m Gas Fired Rotary Kilns
  • 2 x Multi-Stage Waste Gas Treatment Plant
  • 2 x Leaching and Neutralisation Circuits
  • Accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001
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Solvent Extraction (SX)

Separating and Purifying Rare Earth in Solution
  • 76 staff incl. 6 Chemists/Engineers (74 Malaysian, 2 expats)
  • Upstream Separation – 136 stages (mixer settlers) in 4 circuits, heavy REs separated from light REs
  • Downstream Separation – 500 stages in 5 batteries; separation to NdPr, La, LaCe and Ce chloride streams
  • Impurities Removal – 70 stages in 5 batteries
  • Developed Lynas IP in separation processes
  • Accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001
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Engineering and Maintenance

Safe performance of equipment, Delivery of improvement and expansion projects
  • 24/7 support for over 10,000 items of equipment
  • 115 staff incl. 19 Engineers (100% Malaysian)
  • Continuous improvement in safety, environment, equipment, reliability and costs
  • In-house design and execution of Lynas NEXT plant upgrades
  • Accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001
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Offsite, Utilities and Residues (OUR)

Control of discharge water quality, Safe storage of residues
  • 24/7 operation delivers plant wide services, Waste Water Treatment & Residue Management
  • 62 staff incl. 4 Chemists (61 Malaysian, 1 expat)
  • Multi-stage waste water treatment plant, online monitoring, regular quality sampling
  • WLP & NUF stored in PDF compliant facilities
  • International best practice ‘Cradle to cradle’ approach to reuse and recycle residues, R&D has proven NUF and WLP can be recycled into safe, useful products
  • Accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001
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Product Finishing (PF)

Production and Quality Control
  • 130 staff incl. 4 Metallurgists/Engineers (128 Malaysian, 2 expats)
  • Processing RE Chloride to final product in carbonate or oxide form to product specification
  • Product range expanded from 5 to 13 products
  • Developed Lynas IP in recycling & blending processes
  • Several new products undergoing laboratory or industrial scale testing
  • Continuous improvements in product traceability, process monitoring & control, training & development
  • Accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001
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