Govt grants "clean and clear" status to another 382 IUPs

The government has once again granted "clean and clear" status to mining business permits of coal and mineral mining companies that have no overlapping areas with any other mining permit holder.

Director General of Mineral and Coal at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Thamrin Sihite announced the the names of companies with clean and clear status on Wednesday, January 23.

It is the eighth announcement made by the government on the same matter so far.

The first announcement was made in July 2011 awarding the clean and clear status to 1,509 IUP holders. The second and the third ones came in February 28 and May 10 with 373 and 235 companies, respectively, the fourth came in May 30 with 211 companies, the fifth on June 25 with 130 mining companies, and the sixth in early August with 209 companies. Previous last announcement was made on October 17, 2012 with 278 companies declared as "clean and clear".

The government has made the clean and clear status as one of requirements for miners to be allowed to export mineral ores before 2014 and comply with Government Regulation No. 23/2010.

Please click here to download the full list of 382 mining business permits.

Source www.petromindo.com

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