Facts about Lynas Malaysia


• 97% of our 645 employees are Malaysian.
• 70% of managers are Malaysian.
• 16% of our people are women, including in all operational areas.
• Lynas employs technically qualified and skilled people and invests in training.
• Thousands more jobs have been created in the local area because of Lynas.

  

(from left)
Khairul, senior manager, Solvent Extraction
"I hope our fair minded YAB Tun hears us. We appreciate what you have done for Malaysia and we want to contribute to your vision. We joined Lynas to play a role in the development of technology. We are Malaysians, we are the workers, we ensure we follow the law, we ensure our workers, families and communities are safe, we ensure the environment is protected. We Malaysians will never jeopardise our generations' future. So dearest Tun, please hear our plight and have trust in us."

Kartina, superintendent, Planning and Inventory
"I worked in a petrochemical and utilities company in Gebeng and then Lynas. Both industries have risks. Both companies benchmark safety and environmental performance against international standards and local regulations. I am proud that Lynas puts the safety of our people, community and environment as its number one priority at all times."

Jumaat, senior manager, Organisational Development
"It took me nine months to join Lynas because I was worried about what the anti-Lynas groups said. I put my trust in Allah SWT. Learning and seeing the operations myself, I regret not joining sooner. This is my sixth year. I confidently confirm the competency of our people and processes which ensure we always adhere to local and international environmental laws."

Mimi Afzan, vice president, People and Culture
"I have always been proud of working in Lynas. I joined as a pioneer and will continue to be with the team, fight with the team and succeed with the team! Together, with the team, we care for our community."

  

(from left)
Azri, Lynas personnel
"As an experienced chemical engineer, Lynas has provided me with totally new challenges and with that I have gained new expertise. We operate our plant with confidence and pride today and are committed to continuously improving every day."

Bazilah, Lynas personnel
"I joined Lynas when I was four months pregnant. I was really surprised I was offered the job. Lynas has a great policy for moms like me: three months maternity with flexible workdays in the fourth month. I was pregnant again in my second year of work with Lynas. l have been welcomed back each time, and both my babies are in great health."

Haizam, Lynas personnel
"I am from Balok. I joined Lynas in 2010. In 2011 my friends asked why I worked in Lynas. ln 2016 they asked how to apply for a job. In 2018 those who missed out said 'served me right.' I just smiled. I know Lynas is safe and I trust our Government."

Aizul, Lynas personnel
"All research on our residues are supported by scientific facts, conducted by expert independent consultants, research agencies and local research universities. I am an agriculturalist and I am accountable to ensure the research is conducted properly."

 

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Fahimah, Lynas personnel
"I'm proud to be part of the Lynas family that believes in promoting and empowering women in an industry that is dominated by men. Thanks to our management, women have an equal chance to grow."

Rafali, Lynas personnel
"My team and I are committed to ensure our import and export activities comply with all international and local regulatory requirements and we ensure zero harm to all around us. Our team is committed to excellence!"

Fikri, Lynas personnel
"I was one of six in the first batch of associate engineers in 2010. I experienced the construction, start up and commissioning of the plant – the only rare earth plant outside of China. Not many Kuantan boys get this chance. I worked real hard to prove the investment made in me is worth every ringgit. Now I am the acting superintendent of the control system ensuring that every system is built in accordance to the highest standards."

Siew Fong, Lynas personnel
"I am proud to be in the Lynas family. I believe we can help Malaysia achieve its vision to become a developed sustainable nation. As the only rare earth producer outside China, we have really put Malaysia on the map!"

 

(from left)
Pak Raja, head, fishermen of Balok
"I am the elected head of the fishermen of Balok and I represent my people, not some politicians. I can assure we have never caught fish that are poisonous due to chemicals or caught fish that look funny because of radiation. I have never seen these people coming to talk to me or my people about anything. But I know these Lynas people. They have been regularly with us here. So to these people, stop using us as a political issue to win votes."

C.S. Lee, supplier
"I have been supplying pumps to many factories in multiple industries, medium or large. I visited the factories myself and I find that among similar industries, Lynas is very serious about housekeeping and the plant environment is very clean. The workers are friendly and always have safety as their priority. Business is good and payment is prompt."

Pak Shikh, head of Chengal Lempong
"Lynas has always been there for us. Their staff have been involved with our village activities since they started – from direct contribution, fixing unfortunate homes to participating in our village feasts. Our children have benefitted from the Academic Ivory Tower Programme and some of them will be graduating soon. We have never had any doubt of their safety as their staff is a good representation of that."

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