Latest News for: Jakarta mining


Bid to mitigate gold mine’s impact on orangutans hit by stonewalling, data secrecy

Mongabay 02 Feb 2024
JAKARTA — A conservation task force trying to help an Indonesian mine operator minimize its impact on the Tapanuli orangutan, the world’s most threatened great ape, says it was the company’s rush to ...

Indonesian miners brace for prolonged low nickel prices

The Jakarta Post 26 Jan 2024
... costs,” he said on Thursday, in response to a question from The Jakarta Post about the mining firm’s strategy to overcome the prolonged price slump for the key battery ingredient.

Heru Distributes 30 Free Land Certificates in Mampang Prapatan

Berita Jakarta 24 Jan 2024
Jakarta Acting Governor, Heru Budi Hartono, handed over 30 land certificates to residents in Mampang Prapatan Urban Village, South Jakarta, Wednesday (1/24) ... By getting a certificate for this house, it will ensure that it is mine.

Foreign-backed nickel hub in Indonesia causing mass deforestation--report

Asahi News 18 Jan 2024
JAKARTA--Mining activity at a nickel industrial park linked to mainly Chinese companies has contributed to mass deforestation in Indonesia, a non-governmental group said in a report ... depleted mines.

Vale will sell 14% stake in Vale Indonesia - minister

Reuters 10 Nov 2023
JAKARTA, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Mining company Vale will sell a 14% stake in its Indonesian nickel miner Vale Indonesia (INCO.JK) to bring the holding by overseas firms below the maximum limit, Indonesia's mining minister said on Friday.

Indonesia's Freeport to build $1 billion gas-fired power plant to move away from coal

Marietta Daily Journal 24 Oct 2023
Oct. 24—JAKARTA ( The Jakarta Post/ANN) — Gold and copper mining giant PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) has announced plans to invest approximately US$1 billion in a new power plant to shift from coal as an energy source to the less-polluting ... .

Rebel ambush in Indonesia’s restive Papua region kills a construction worker and injures 3 others

Wtop 20 Oct 2023
Seven people were killed on Monday after rebel gunmen attacked dozens of gold-mine workers in Yakuhimo district. ___. Associated Press writer Edna Tarigan in Jakarta, Indonesia, contributed to this report. Source .

Rebels in Papua Kill at Least Seven, Indonesian Police Say

US News 18 Oct 2023
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Armed rebels killed at least seven people at a gold mine in the remote highlands of Indonesia's Papua this week, authorities in... .

Executive Column: Freeport seeks legal certainty to continue operations

The Jakarta Post 25 Sep 2023
The world's second-biggest copper mine is in Grasberg, Papua, and plays a significant role in Indonesia’s energy transition and quest to develop the domestic EV industry.

Harris, Widodo Focus Talks on US Tax Credit for Indonesian Nickel

Beijing News 06 Sep 2023
Indonesia boasts the earth's largest reserves of nickel, but the country's mining and refining industry has been largely dependent on investment from Chinese companies, limiting Jakarta's access to the U.S.

Sumatra women farmers celebrate court win against China-backed zinc mine

Mongabay 16 Aug 2023
JAKARTA — In June, Dormaida Sihotang and dozens of other women from Dairi district in Indonesia’s North Sumatra province arrived in Jakarta to plead with authorities to stop a zinc mine, two decades in the making, that could one day wipe them out.

Iran, Indonesia discuss forming fund for barter trade

Tehran Times 16 Aug 2023
TEHRAN – In a meeting between board members of the ...