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Govt to press on with 2014 deadline for smelting projects

  • Amahl S. Azwar

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, December 19 2012 | 10:35 am

PREMIUM With at least seven firms starting construction of mineral smelting plants in Indonesia this year, the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry is pressing on with its plan to completely ban the export of unprocessed minerals in 2014 as stipulated in the 2009 Mining Law, despite a challenge by business players.

The ministry’s director general for minerals and coals Thamrin Sihite said on Mo...