Minerals-Based Industries

The ECER is rich in metallic and non-metallic resources. Given the substantial demand for raw materials in the construction and manufacturing industry, the industry continues to thrive as it plays an important role supporting Malaysia’s economic development.

Featured Players in the Sector



Terengganu Silica has the largest silica deposit in Asia, across an area of over 1,000 hectares with a proven reserve of more than 60 million tonnes of high-purity grade silica. The company’s product has a purity range of between 99.5% to 99.9% SiO2 with low iron oxide content and no colour interference.

Terengganu Silica’s plant equipment consists of state-of-the-art technologies and breakthrough innovations, customized to a diverse range of industrial applications. It is strategically located with its resources and plant facilities close to customers in the center of Asia.