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Russian firms to invest up to $6 bn in Indonesian mining

27-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Russian firms plan to invest up to six billion dollars in Indonesia’s mining sector this year, Jakarta said Tuesday, despite its recent mineral export ban that has [...]
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Intrepid Agrees $80 Million Settlement Over Lost Indonesia Mine

20-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Intrepid Mines Ltd (IAU), The Australian company that lost control of its 80 percent stake in Indonesia’s Tujuh Bukit copper-gold deposit in 2012, will receive $80 [...]
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Mining giant BHP’s first-half profit soars 83pct

19-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Global mining giant BHP Billiton said Tuesday first-half net profit soared 83 percent to $8.1 billion on the back of strong production across its iron ore, coal and petroleum [...]
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One dead, 77 hurt in riot at PNG immigration centre

19-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One person was killed and 77 injured as tensions boiled over during a second night of violence at an Australian immigration detention centre on Papua New Guinea’s Manus [...]
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ExxonMobil starts production from Damar gas field offshore Malaysia

17-Feb-2014 Intellasia | OGJ | 6:00 AM

ExxonMobil Exploration & Production Malaysia Inc. reported the startup of natural gas production from Damar field, which lies in 55 m of water about 200 km offshore [...]
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Indonesian, Iranian Companies Look to Build Oil Refinery

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian company is exploring a plan with an Iranian partner to build an oil refinery in Java as the two nations are seeking to boost trade and investment ties after an [...]
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ASIA COAL-Fall in Australian thermal prices accelerates

08-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The decline in prices of Australian thermal coal accelerated this week, exacerbated by ample inventories in China and subdued activity during the Lunar New Year holiday [...]
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China’s Oil Pipeline Through Burma Brings Both Energy and Resentment

07-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Until recently, 80 percent of China’s oil and gas imports were transported by ship through a narrow waterway separating Indonesia and Malaysia, known as the Strait of [...]
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Exclusive: Japan makes first oil payment to Iran in a year: sources

07-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan this week became the first of Iran’s oil buyers to make a payment for crude imports under an interim nuclear deal, sources told Reuters on Wednesday, as the West [...]
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Singapore Refining Co in S$635m refinery upgrade

06-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Todayonline | 6:00 AM

The Republic’s position as an energy and chemicals hub will get a further boost with the Singapore Refining Company’s (SRC) decision to invest more than $500 [...]
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Newmont Mining: Indonesia Impasse Reason For Worry, Downgrade, JPMorgan Says

06-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Barrons | 6:00 AM

As if gold miners didn’t have enough to worry about, now they have another concern: their host countries. Consider Newmont Mining (NEM), which JPMorgan’s John [...]
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Malaysians protest rare earth plant on Australia Day

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An environmentalist group on Wednesday protested outside an Australia Day function in Malaysia against a rare earth plant which it claims is producing dangerous radioactive [...]
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Mining giant BHP posts record Australian iron ore output

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton on Wednesday posted record half-year iron ore production from Western Australia, but held back from improving the full-year outlook [...]
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N Korea May Have Two-Thirds of World’s Rare Earths

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

A UK-based private equity firm has found the largest rare earth oxides deposits in the world in North Korea, according to statements by the company. The British firm, SRE [...]
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Resource nationalism alive and well as Indonesia bans key metal exports

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has kicked off the new year with a total ban on exports of nickel, tin and bauxite, a warning that resource nationalism remains a potent force despite the commodity [...]
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