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Indonesian fishers seize dredging boat in protest against offshore tin mining

Mongabay 13 Jul 2021
JAKARTA — Hundreds of Indonesian fishers protesting against an offshore tin mining operation in Sumatra have seized a dredging vessel they deemed to be operating within their fishing zone ... Despite the years of opposition, Timah continues to mine, which the government has deemed it is legally permitted to do.
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Activists take Indonesia’s mining law to court, but don’t expect much

Mongabay 07 Jul 2021
JAKARTA — Activists in Indonesia have filed a legal challenge to controversial mining legislation passed last year and widely seen as undermining environmental protections to the advantage of mining companies ... a judicial review with the Constitutional Court in Jakarta on June 21.
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Why the drive for cleaner energy is causing some mineral prices to rise

The National 14 Jun 2021
Much commentary has focused on the geopolitical role of these critical minerals and the dominance of China in mining and processing many of them, particularly rare earths ... Capital spending on all mining peaked in 2012 at more than $200 billion annually ... However, Europe is an even less favourable place to start new mines quickly.
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The baby was dying in an ambulance, stuck in Jakarta gridlock. Volunteer motorcyclists parted traffic ...

The Los Angeles Times 05 Jun 2021
JAKARTA — ... Jakarta and its brimming suburbs are home to 30 million people ... Indonesia could be trading one environmental disaster for another when it relocates its capital from Jakarta to East Kalimantan, a hotbed of coal mining, gas extraction and palm oil production on the giant island of Borneo.
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Mining linked yet again to another severe flood in Indonesian Borneo

Mongabay 01 Jun 2021
JAKARTA — Massive deforestation for coal mines may have exacerbated floods that recently inundated the eastern part of Indonesian Borneo, the country’s coal heartland ... The Mining Advocacy Network (Jatam), an independent watchdog, said the flooding was likely exacerbated by the proliferation of coal mines in the region, both legal and illegal.
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Wikan Satriati (1975-2021)

Inside Indonesia 10 May 2021
I first met Wikan in 2007 in Jakarta when I was asked by the Director ... (A particular favourite of mine was Tiwo Likes Vegetables) ... But that memory is also now tinged with a particular sadness as both Wikan and a Jakarta friend of mine also with me on this trip, have now passed on.
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CPEC offers huge opportunities for Chinese, Indonesian investors: BOI

Urdu Point 22 Apr 2021
Chairman Board of Investment (BOI), Atif Bokhari , Ambassadors of Pakistan and China to Jakarta Xion Qian, Deputy Minister for Coordination and Mining, Chairman KADIN, DG NDRC, Deputy Chairman BKMP, Deputy Director CIECC were part of the webinar, said a press release issued by BOI here.
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3rd LD Writethru: Indonesian Defense Ministry deploys warship, mine sweeper to search for missing submarine

China.dot.org 21 Apr 2021
JAKARTA, April 21 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia's Defense Ministry has deployed warship Rigel and mine-sweeper Rengat to search for the Nanggala-402 submarine which lost contact with the navy during a strategic weapons firing exercise in Bali Strait waters in the early hours of Wednesday, according to an official source ... local time.
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Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, April 21

China.dot.org 21 Apr 2021
(Russia-US-Expulsion). - - - -. JAKARTA -- Indonesia's Defense Ministry has deployed warship Rigel and mine-sweeper Rengat to search for the Nanggala-402 submarine which lost contact with the navy during a strategic weapons firing exercise in Bali Strait waters in the early hours of Wednesday, according to an official source ... - - - - ... - - - -.
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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, April 21

China.dot.org 21 Apr 2021
(Brunei-Boao Forum). - - - - ... (Hong Kong-Land Supply) ... JAKARTA -- Indonesia's Defense Ministry has deployed warship Rigel and mine-sweeper Rengat to search for the Nanggala-402 submarine which lost contact with the navy during a strategic weapons firing exercise in Bali Strait waters in the early hours of Wednesday, according to an official source.
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Indonesian gold miner Archi postpones $500 million IPO

Mining Dot Com 20 Apr 2021
The benchmark Jakarta Stock Exchange Composite Index, has declined 7% from a nearly three-year high in January ... Archi’s advisers restarted preparations last year for a potential first-time share sale in Jakarta, Bloomberg News reported. The company operates a gold and silver mine ...
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Mining sites in Indonesia’s disaster-prone areas a ticking time bomb: Report

Mongabay 10 Mar 2021
JAKARTA — Hundreds of mining concessions across Indonesia lie in areas prone to earthquakes, landslides and floods, making them ticking time bombs for local communities, according to a new report ... “These mines aren’t operating in vacant space,” said Jatam legal researcher Muhammad Jamil.
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Bahrain nudges Israel on Iran talks Indonesian mine cave-in's dead at 6

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 26 Feb 2021
Indonesian mine ... JAKARTA, Indonesia -- An illegal gold mine on Indonesia's Sulawesi island collapsed on nearly two dozen people who were working inside, killing six and leaving one worker missing, officials said Thursday ... Their efforts were hampered by the mine's remote location and the unstable soil that risked further slides.
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Illegal gold mine in Indonesia collapses, killing 6 workers

Elko Daily Free Press 25 Feb 2021
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An illegal gold mine on Indonesia's Sulawesi island collapsed on nearly two dozen people who were working inside, killing six and leaving one worker missing, officials said Thursday ... Their efforts were hampered by the mine's remote location and the unstable soil that risked further slides.
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Illegal gold mine in Indonesia collapses, killing 3 workers

Asahi News 25 Feb 2021
JAKARTA--An illegal gold mine in Indonesia’s Sulawesi island collapsed on nearly two dozen people working inside, killing three and leaving another five missing, officials said Thursday ... Landslides, flooding and collapses of tunnels are just some of the hazards in such mining.

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