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Indonesia has denied that it will set a quota for coal exports as it wants to reserve the coal for future use. The reports had prompted rising interest in the country’s natural resources from energy-hungry China and India.

The reports were baseless and the new mining law likely to be passed by Parliament by June would in […]

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

The government has agreed to grant a demand from mining company Rio Tinto for a fixed-rate tax facility for its US$3 billion nickel project in Sulawesi, providing leeway for other mining giants to receive similar privileges.
Chairman of the Investment Coordinating Board Muhammad Luthfi told reporters Monday the government had agreed to provide the company with […]

Friday, April 18th, 2008

Indonesia plans to limit the area that metal and coal miners can explore to prevent domination by a few companies, a legislator said on Monday, a move analysts said could hurt already poor levels of investment.
Indonesia has some of the world’s largest deposits of coal, copper, tin, nickel and gold, and is keen to earn […]

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

Asia faces the threat of higher inflation, slower growth and tougher times for exporters after oil prices hit new highs and the dollar plunged last week.
Farmers, miners and oil companies could benefit from high commodity prices. But most of Asia is dependent on imported energy and raw materials, and even some oil-exporting countries such as […]

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

For major mining companies such as Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton, the future life is a combination of their exploration work and enterprise: to find things on their own, to be approached by other companies in deals , or make acquisitions.
Rio growth with Alcan bought last year and is now off fighting an attempt by […]

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Meratus Mountain Area, Kalimantan, Indonesia
The Dayak Meratus communities have created co-operatives that protect local resources and develop business institutions. The communities use non-timber forest products such as rubber to generate sustainable livelihoods. However, the encroachment of private businesses on the local forestland for large scale oil palm plantations, mining and forest concessions threaten their way […]

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

THE AUSTRALIAN AND INDONESIAN GOVERNMENTS DO NOT WANT YOU TO SEE THIS DOCUMENTARY This is part 2 of an excellent and rare TV documentary about West Papua. It was broadcast in prime time on Channel 4 (UK). A year on from its original screening it still has not been seen in any other country. Part 2 (6′57″):

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Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

September 2007
Did the Newmont mining company illegally dump toxic waste in Buyat Bay, poisoning an entire community? Or is the company being unfairly targeted by environmentalists? In 2004, reports started emerging of health problems in Buyat Bay, near the Newmont mine. Numerous residents reported skin diseases, mysterious lumps and aches and pains. One of the […]

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008 Find out where Bat Guano organic fertilizer comes from, and what’s inside. Presented by the Caveman in Indonesia. Caveman’s Bat Guano is the ideal organic fertilizer for your prize plants, garden or vegetable patch. We are now importing this high quality organic product for UK wholesale and retail. We sell Fresh Bat Guano and Rock Guano

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Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

India’s coal mining sector must eventually open up to allow foreign companies to own equity stakes if much-needed domestic production is to rise as fast as possible, state-run MMTC Chairman Sanjiv Bhatra told Reuters on Monday.
“For India as a whole there is no alternative but to open up to foreign investments through privatisation,” he […]

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

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