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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 3 workers

The Washington Times 25 Feb 2021
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - An illegal gold mine in Indonesia's ...
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Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Feb. 25

Indonesia News 25 Feb 2021
JAKARTA -- Five bodies have been retrieved and about 70 others were reported missing from the gold mine landslides in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province, a government official told Xinhua on Thu ... .
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Illegal gold mine in Indonesia collapses, killing 6 workers

Tribune Star 25 Feb 2021
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An illegal gold mine in Indonesia's Sulawesi island collapsed on nearly two dozen people working inside, killing six and leaving another worker missing, officials said Thursday ... .
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At least 5 people killed, 70 missing in Indonesia

Jakarta News 25 Feb 2021
Jakarta [Indonesia], February 25 (ANI/Sputnik). Landslides have hit a gold mine in the Indonesian province of Central Sulawesi leaving at least five people dead and 70 more missing, Head of Provincial ... .
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At least 5 people killed, 70 missing as landslides hit gold mine in Indonesia

The Times of India 25 Feb 2021
JAKARTA. Landslides have hit a gold mine in the Indonesian province of Central Sulawesi leaving at least five people dead and 70 more missing, Head of Provincial ...
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Grim toll from Indonesia’s abandoned mines may get even worse, report warns

Mongabay 16 Feb 2021
JAKARTA — At least 168 people, mainly children, have died after falling into abandoned mining pits across Indonesia over the past seven years, according to a new report. The report by the Mining Advocacy Network (Jatam), an industry watchdog, identifies 3,092 abandoned mining pits scattered throughout 13 provinces.
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Indonesia to push for mine rehab, reforestation after deadly floods

Mongabay 09 Feb 2021
JAKARTA — The Indonesian government has walked back its denial that deforestation for coal mines exacerbated recently deadly flooding in southern Borneo, saying it will now push to rehabilitate abandoned mining pits ... much of the area cleared for mining and oil palm concessions.
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Facing green pressure, Indonesia halts deep-sea mining disposal

Straits Times 05 Feb 2021
JAKARTA (REUTERS) - Indonesia will no longer permit mining waste to be disposed in the ocean to allay concerns about the environmental impact of processing nickel used in electric vehicle (EV) batteries, a government official and a corporate mining source said.
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Exclusive: Facing Green Pressure, Indonesia Halts Deep-sea Mining Disposal

Yahoo Daily News 05 Feb 2021
JAKARTA. Indonesia will no longer permit mining waste to be disposed in the ocean to allay concerns about the environmental impact of processing nickel used in electric vehicle (EV) batteries, a government official and a corporate mining source said ... Up to now only one nickel mine ...
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‘Slow-motion genocide’: West Papuan liberation leader describes Indonesian occupation

People's World 02 Feb 2021
They have lived under Indonesian occupation since the 1969 so-called Act of Free Choice, Wenda explains, in which just over 1,000 residents—including his own father—were forced at gunpoint to ratify the annexation of their land by Jakarta ... Of course there are other interests that stand in the way of West Papua’s bid for independence from Jakarta.
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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, Jan. 26

China.dot.org 26 Jan 2021
JAKARTA -- Ten miners have been trapped underground as landslides struck a coal mine in South Kalimantan province in central Indonesia, a senior disaster official said on Tuesday. A total of 22 people were working at the mine when the accident took place, 12 of whom escaped but suffered wounds, according to the official.
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