bhp in indonesian borneo the coal disaster

bhp in indonesian borneo the coal disaster

BHP Billiton to be slammed for Borneo coal mining at AGM ...

BHP Billiton's Borneo coal concessions will be a disaster for local people, the environment and our climate.” Hendrik Siregar is available for interview and comment during his time in London. Contact Andrew Hickman on +44(0)7504738696 to arrange it.

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BHP Billiton Borneo coal mine: Local villagers want it stopped

Aug 11, 2015  Indigenous Dayaks in a remote Borneo village fight BHP coal mine. ... has hit a roadblock on its coal mine in Indonesian Borneo after finally starting operations. ... project a “disaster in the ...

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BHP Billiton’s IndoMet Project: Digging Deep into the ...

Dayak peoples of Indonesian Borneo lived from the abundant forests and rivers that blanketed the region. Now, BHP Billiton is planning to build a series of massive coal mines that would destroy primary rainforest, deprive indigenous peoples of their customary land, and pollute water sources relied on by up to 1 million people.

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indonesia BHP Billiton Watch

Nov 19, 2013  BHP Billiton is among the mining companies mining coal in Kalimantan in Indonesia. Indonesia’s ambitious plans to boost coal production and exports from Kalimantan are ill-advised and not worth the environmental and social cost, according to a key report from Greenpeace.. In the “Point of No Return” report released last week, the environmental group said the Indonesian government was

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BHP Billiton Watch .an international network.

BHP Billiton has a massive coal mine planned for Central Kalimantan. But local environmental activists are worried about its impact on people and forests. FROM MY HOME IN Central Kalimantan, a province on the southern side of Indonesian Borneo, I have observed the Australian coal boom.

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Coal BHP Billiton Watch

Nov 19, 2013  BHP Billiton has a massive coal mine planned for Central Kalimantan. But local environmental activists are worried about its impact on people and forests. FROM MY HOME IN Central Kalimantan, a province on the southern side of Indonesian Borneo, I have observed the Australian coal

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Dayak people of Indonesian Borneo taking on BHP Billiton ...

In April 2010, BHP sold 25% of the IndoMet stake to Adaro, Indonesia's largest coal producing company, for $350 million. At the time, the two companies anticipated commercial production to commence no later than 2014. 2 However, the success of IndoMet was largely reliant on the construction of a massive railway needed to transport the coal for ...

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BHP Pins Future of Indonesian Coal Mine on New Rules

Oct 30, 2015  The world's top exporter of coking coal, BHP Billiton , said plans to develop a massive mine in Borneo will hinge on a revision of Indonesia's mining rules, including on compulsory divestment and contract extensions.

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UPDATE 2-BHP Billiton weighs getting out of Indonesian coal

BHP owns a 75 percent stake in the IndoMet Coal project, having sold the rest to Indonesia’s Adaro Energy in 2010 for $335 million. Coal asset prices have collapsed since then, and analysts said ...

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Indonesia Digging Up Too Much Coal: Greenpeace BHP ...

Apr 08, 2013  BHP Billiton is among the mining companies mining coal in Kalimantan in Indonesia. Indonesia’s ambitious plans to boost coal production and exports from Kalimantan are ill-advised and not worth the environmental and social cost, according to a key report from Greenpeace.. In the “Point of No Return” report released last week, the environmental group said the Indonesian government was

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BHP Billiton Borneo coal mine: Local villagers want it stopped

Aug 14, 2015  Indigenous Dayaks in a remote Borneo village fight BHP coal mine. ... has hit a roadblock on its coal mine in Indonesian Borneo after finally starting operations. ... project a “disaster in the ...

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BHP Billiton’s IndoMet Project: Digging Deep into the ...

Dayak peoples of Indonesian Borneo lived from the abundant forests and rivers that blanketed the region. Now, BHP Billiton is planning to build a series of massive coal mines that would destroy primary rainforest, deprive indigenous peoples of their customary land, and pollute water sources relied on by up to 1 million people.

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Activists call on BHP Billiton to Abandon Borneo Coal ...

Melbourne, 26 May 2015. Activists today attempted to unfurl a giant banner in BHP Billiton headquarters containing the names of over 9,000 people who are calling for the company to abandon its plans to build a series of coal mines in some of the last remaining stands of primary rainforest in Indonesian Borneo.The banner – measuring 12 square metres – was to be hung in the foyer of BHP ...

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Coal - Down to Earth Indonesia

Jul 16, 2014  For centuries, the indigenous Dayak peoples of Indonesian Borneo lived from the abundant forests and rivers that blanketed the region. Now, BHP Billiton is planning to build a series of massive coal mines that would destroy primary rainforest, deprive indigenous peoples of their customary land, and pollute water sources relied on by up to 1 ...

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IndoMet Coal Project Indonesia - BankTrack

BHP pins future of Indonesian coal mine on new rules Oct 30 2015 BHP Billiton's IndoMet mine is a disaster in the making. If BHP Billiton is serious about becoming a leader in responsible mining, it should withdraw from IndoMet immediately and seek permanent protection for the area. The Heart of Borneo is simply too precious a place to destroy.

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Questions and answers about Central Kalimantan at BHP ...

Extract from 'Initial reflections on the 2013 BHP Billiton AGM', ... (Indonesian Borneo) do not want the coal mining to proceed. The company response was that they were not advancing larger mines on their concessions (yet), although they were progressing a smaller mine which would not produce coal this year. ... Pressed whether they would ...

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BHP to open new coal mine in Borneo amid concern for ...

Jul 22, 2015  In a move likely to enrage environmental campaigners, BHP Billiton quietly flagged on Wednesday that it would soon start production of coal at the Haju mine in Indonesian Borneo.

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Indonesia Digging Up Too Much Coal: Greenpeace BHP ...

Apr 08, 2013  BHP Billiton is among the mining companies mining coal in Kalimantan in Indonesia. Indonesia’s ambitious plans to boost coal production and exports from Kalimantan are ill-advised and not worth the environmental and social cost, according to a key report from Greenpeace.. In the “Point of No Return” report released last week, the environmental group said the Indonesian government was

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Demands of BHP Billiton from Brazil, Colombia and Indonesia

Oct 18, 2016  These range from the fall-outs of the much-publicised Samarco dam disaster in Brazil, to the forced displacement of communities surrounding the Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia and the contamination of vital rivers in the Borneo rainforests of Indonesia. Below are demands from each of the communities who are in London to attend the BHP Billiton AGM.

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Broken Hill Proprietary’s rich history began in a silver, lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Australia. Incorporated in 1885, BHP engaged in the discovery, development, production and marketing of iron ore, copper, oil and gas, diamonds, silver, lead, zinc and a range of other natural resources.

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BHP to cut 450 jobs at Indonesian coal project Reuters

Jun 10, 2009  BHP Billiton Ltd will lay off all 450 workers at its Indonesian coal project after deciding not to go ahead with the project, the mining firm said on Wednesday.

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BHP pins future of Indonesian coal mine on new rules Reuters

Oct 30, 2015  The world's top exporter of coking coal, BHP Billiton , said plans to develop a massive mine in Borneo will hinge on a revision of Indonesia's mining rules, including on

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FoE International News Friends of the Earth Australia

Friends of the Earth (FoE) activists have been heavily engaged in countering coal mining activities in Indonesian Borneo by BHP Billiton and other companies. Arie Rompas, executive director of WALHI / FoE Indonesia's Central Kalimantan branch, writes in an opinion piece: "If BHP continues with its plans for open cut mines it will be a disaster ...

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Borneo bears the brunt of "Deadly Coal"

BHP Billiton stays in Kalimantan. The giant Australian-British multinational mining company BHP Billiton has cancelled plans to sell seven mining concessions covering 355,000 hectares in Maruwai, Central Kalimantan.i Last year the company said it would not go ahead with the coal project because it didn't fit the company's long term investment strategy.

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Coal - Down to Earth Indonesia

Jul 16, 2014  For centuries, the indigenous Dayak peoples of Indonesian Borneo lived from the abundant forests and rivers that blanketed the region. Now, BHP Billiton is planning to build a series of massive coal mines that would destroy primary rainforest,

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BHP to open new coal mine in Borneo amid concern for ...

Jul 22, 2015  In a move likely to enrage environmental campaigners, BHP Billiton quietly flagged on Wednesday that it would soon start production of coal at the Haju mine in Indonesian Borneo.

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Questions and answers about Central Kalimantan at BHP ...

Extract from 'Initial reflections on the 2013 BHP Billiton AGM', ... (Indonesian Borneo) do not want the coal mining to proceed. The company response was that they were not advancing larger mines on their concessions (yet), although they were progressing a smaller mine which would not produce coal this year. ... Pressed whether they would ...

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Borneo bears the brunt of "Deadly Coal"

BHP Billiton stays in Kalimantan. The giant Australian-British multinational mining company BHP Billiton has cancelled plans to sell seven mining concessions covering 355,000 hectares in Maruwai, Central Kalimantan.i Last year the company said it would not go ahead with the coal project because it didn't fit the company's long term investment strategy.

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Activists to unfurl giant banner at BHP Billiton HQ ...

May 26, 2015  Activists will today unfurl a giant banner at the London headquarters of UK listed mining company BHP Billiton in protest against the company’s plans to build a series of coal mines in some of the last remaining stands of primary rainforest in Indonesian Borneo. A petition will be formally presented to company management at 1pm.

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Demands of BHP Billiton from Brazil, Colombia and Indonesia

Oct 18, 2016  These range from the fall-outs of the much-publicised Samarco dam disaster in Brazil, to the forced displacement of communities surrounding the Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia and the contamination of vital rivers in the Borneo rainforests of Indonesia. Below are demands from each of the communities who are in London to attend the BHP Billiton AGM.

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BHP pins future of Indonesian coal mine on new rules Reuters

Oct 30, 2015  The world's top exporter of coking coal, BHP Billiton , said plans to develop a massive mine in Borneo will hinge on a revision of Indonesia's mining rules, including on

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BHP to cut 450 jobs at Indonesian coal project Reuters

Jun 10, 2009  BHP Billiton Ltd will lay off all 450 workers at its Indonesian coal project after deciding not to go ahead with the project, the mining firm said on Wednesday.

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BHP's rainforest-swallowing coal venture Green Left

BHP's project in Kalimantan is called Indomet, a joint venture with Indonesian company Adaro Energy, largely in the region of the upper Barito river basin. A BHP briefing document released in May indicates the Indomet project has 83 million tonnes of measured coal resource, and a further 691 million tonnes “indicated and inferred”.

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Our history BHP

Broken Hill Proprietary’s rich history began in a silver, lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Australia. Incorporated in 1885, BHP engaged in the discovery, development, production and marketing of iron ore, copper, oil and gas, diamonds, silver, lead, zinc and a range of other natural resources.

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BHP Billiton's Indomet Project; Digging deep into the ...

For centuries, the indigenous Dayak peoples of Indonesian Borneo lived from the abundant forests and rivers that blanketed the region. Now, BHP Billiton is planning to build a series of massive coal mines that would destroy primary rainforest, deprive indigenous peoples of their customary land, and pollute water sources relied on by up to 1 ...

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BHP Borneo coal plans may put ecosystem, orangutans at ...

Nov 07, 2013  "If BHP continues with its plans for open cut mines, it will be a disaster for the local people, and it will be a disaster for these fragile ecosystems." ... BHP Borneo coal plans may put ...

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BHP and Leighton Holdings to drive deforestation and ...

Media Release: 7th November 2013 Friends of the Earth (FoE) has today called on BHP Billiton , Leighton Holdings, the Australian government and the World Bank to pull back on its plans for a massive expansion of coal mining in the Upper Barito Basin, a remote part of Indonesia’s forested province of Central Kalimantan.

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Banks implicated in Borneo human rights disaster from coal ...

May 12, 2017  Another case study assesses the impacts on a small village in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, of Australian miner BHP Billiton’s Indomet coal project, which, like

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