Jakarta, 5 December 2013 – Proving its commitment to supporting the Government of Indonesia’s policy on in-country processing and smelting as provided in Mining Law of 2009, PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara (PTNNT) today signed a Conditional Sales Purchase Agreement (CSPA) of Concentrate with PT Indosmelt (PTI) to supply copper concentrate to be refined and smelted in Indonesia. PTI earlier announced its plan to build a new copper smelter.
Radar Sumbawa, Taliwang (5/12) - PTNNT Senior Specialist Media Relations H Ruslan Ahmad visited the editorial staff of Radar Sumbawa daily, Wed (4/12). Ruslan said the company’s operation has run well thanks to employees’ and company’s commitment as well as support from all stakeholders, including the media.
Radar Sumbawa, Taliwang - The central government has apparently softened [its position] and will provide relaxation until three years as to PTNNT’s concentrate export ban prior to in-country processing.
Radar Sumbawa, Taliwang - Amiruddin Embeng, a member of Commission III of West Sumbawa House of Reps., viewed that if GoI builds smelter, it will result in better supervision of mine products, especially PTNNT’s production.
PulauSumbawanews - West Sumbawa - About 600 households that have been living with no electricity access are now feeling happy because PTNNT in partnership with PT PLN are conducting medium and low voltage electricity installation at Aik Kangkung and Tatar villages.
Jakarta, 1 December – PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara (PTNNT) has been awarded Gold or ADITAMA Award and a Trophy (Best of the Best) for Mineral Mining Environmental Management efforts and Bronze or Pratama Award for Mineral Mining Safety Management from RI Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. Thamrin Sihite, the Director General of Minerals and Coal of EMR Ministry, personally presented the award in Jakarta on Friday (29/11).
Jakarta, 27 November 2013 – PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara (PT NNT) today entered into a Conditional Sales and Purchase Agreement (CSPA) with PT Nusantara Smelting (PTNS) to supply copper concentrate for smelting and refining in Indonesia. PTNS previously announced plans to construct a new copper smelter, and PTNNT has committed to supplying copper concentrate to support the Government’s policy on downstream, in-country processing activities as expressed in the 2009 Mining Law.
Gaung NTB, 25 November, Taliwang - Most people consider that coconut fiber is identical to waste [of a coconut] but in fact it has considerable economic value. UKM Mandiri, a small-micro business organization at Sekongkang sub-district, runs a coconut fiber processing business into coconet that is used for land reclamation.
Sumbawanews.com-(20/11)-Taliwang Taufikurrahman, Head of Social, Youth, and Sports Office of West Sumbawa, said on Wed. (20/11), the Magaparang stadium would become the [symbol of] pride of West Sumbawa community and the center of youth and sports development.
Koran Jakarta, 18 Nov - Mining companies are not in favor of the implementation of Mining Law but the law is needed to maintain the long-term sustainability of national's mineral productions.
The mineral export ban is worried to be cancelled due to pressures put by business players and minimum communication of smelter construction.