About a dozen newly constructed nickel smelters in Indonesia have stopped operations due to a plunge in nickel prices while others are operating at a loss, an industry association executive said.
State-owned mining company PT Aneka Tambang (Antam) and Japanese chemical firm Showa Denko KK are turning their backs on each other over their chemical grade alumina (CGA) project, PT Indonesia Chemical Alumina (ICA).
Innovation and shared stories took center stage at the Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety conference this week, with attendance the highest it has been in three years.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has attacked mining companies operating in the country, saying he will “tax you to death” for not protecting the environment.
State-owned coal miner PT Bukit Asam (PTBA) is seeking to acquire new mine sites to increase its coal production, which currently stands at 3.33 billion tons per year.
Publicly listed state-owned tin mining firm PT Timah (TINS) claims that illegal mining in Bangka Belitung Islands has declined thanks to the soft approach taken by the firm.
Freeport-McMoRan Inc shares jumped to a 16-month high on Tuesday, as soaring metal prices and progress in a long-running, costly permit dispute with Indonesia buoyed the world's biggest publicly traded copper miner.
In response to the President’s concerns about Indonesia’s business climate, the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry has relaxed requirements for firms to seek ministerial approval when changing their top management or when transferring shares or project interests.