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2010-11-16 06:40:00

JAKARTA, Indonesia, November 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Purchase of Indonesian Coal concession is an important step for Mercuria in the development and growth of its Asian and Global coal business. Highlights - Major strategic step for Mercuria in the growth of its global coal business. - Mercuria makes strategic investment in Indonesia. - Large Coal concession with excellent logistics both road and port infrastructure. - Mercuria consolidates its...

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2010-07-17 06:26:10

An official said Friday that Indonesia will reserve thousands of hectares of forest in Borneo island for about 200 captive orangutans, which will be released in a conservation drive. "A foundation has asked for a permit on about 86,000 hectares of forests in Kutai area in East Kalimantan (Borneo) to be used for orangutan conservation," forestry ministry secretary general Boen Purnama said. Conservationists have been looking for large areas to try and release the apes as vast tracts of...

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2009-05-18 13:20:00

A national park in Borneo Island, which is home to hundreds of endangered orangutans, has been partially turned into a development zone complete with an airport and brothels, The AFP reported.The Center for Orangutan Protection (COP) said in a statement that almost 600 of the longhaired apes have disappeared from Kutai National Park, East Kalimantan province, over the past seven years of unchecked construction.Hardi Baktiantoro from the Center for Orangutan Protection (COP) told AFP that...

2009-04-27 08:00:00

SYDNEY, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights White Energy's first clean coal upgrading modular completed Commissioning of plant now underway -- production to be ramped up over a six month period to 1MTPA in capacity Early cash flows from upgraded coal expected during first six month period Significant increase in proposed scope of joint venture with Bayan Resources from 5MTPA to 15MTPA Focus on building the largest clean coal facility in the world at a time when environmentally...


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