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‘Worst of worst’ Kalimantan coal project in doubt

Jakarta Globe, 29 December: Australian miner BHP Billiton’s controversial Indomet coal project in Kalimantan is in doubt following a reported decision by the minister for national development planning to withdraw support for the construction of a railway that would transport coal from the remote mine sites to port. The Indonesian Forum for the Environment, or … Continue reading

Australians to dig at heart of Borneo

Sydney Morning Herald, 13 April: Coal projects in Indonesia risk damage to one of the world’s great natural treasure troves. Australian companies are pushing ahead with plans to construct open-cut coalmines in a conservation area of Borneo described by the World Wildlife Fund as “one of the planet’s richest treasure troves”. Brisbane-based Cokal announced it … Continue reading