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2008-08-20 09:01:11

New ore plants to be built in Indonesia JAKARTA, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- Three new iron ore plants will be built in Indonesia's South Kalimantan province in a bid to meet rising global demand for the product, the Jakarta Post reported here Tuesday. The plants will be built by Meratus Jaya inc., Semeru Surya inc. , Steel and Mandan Steel inc. with investments of 300 million U.S. dollars, Director of the Indonesian Industrial Ministry I Gusti Putu Suryawirawan said. "Meratus and Mandan will...

2008-08-20 06:00:43

Excerpt from report in English by influential Indonesian newspaper The Jakarta Post English-language website on 18 August [Article by Mustaqim Adamrah: "Iron strength in metals leads to three new ore plants in Kalimantan"] Three companies plan to build iron ore plants worth a combined USD 300 million in investment in South Kalimantan, in an attempt to meet rising global demand for the product. The three are PT Meratus Jaya, PT Semeru Surya Steel and PT Mandan Steel, Department of...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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