Sabah can be a major economic force in the country if the plan to build a 300mw power plant by Petronas and Yayasan Sabah as well as the emphasis on downstream oil and gas industry with the proposed construction of a petrochemical plant in Kimanis materialise.
The announcement on the two mega projects by Prime Minister […]
June 2nd, 2008 – Posted in Oil and Gas
Sabah’s controversial coal-fired power plant project is back on track but will be moved to a more “suitable” location in the east coast.
The state government, which scrapped the RM1.3bil coal plant project targeted for Lahad Datu for environmental reasons, has agreed in principle that the 300MW plant be relocated, Energy, Water and Communications Minister Datuk […]
May 10th, 2008 – Posted in Coal, General
The Sabah Government is sticking to its decision against building a coal- fired power plant in Lahad Datu. State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjum said the government could not afford the environmental risks of such a facility close to key pristine conservation areas.
“We are aware of the argument that coal-fired plants in the […]
May 4th, 2008 – Posted in Coal
Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission has claimed to have discovered around 1,000 uranium favourable sites, which could provide the required fuel for its proposed nuclear power plants.
Four of the 1000 sites were being mined and another nine with potential uranium reserves had been identified as very promising, Dawn quoted officials […]
April 16th, 2007 – Posted in Uranium