Government in Bangka Indonesia To Stop Tin Mining Until 2015

- May 27th, 2010

Indonesian government plans to stop small business miners in its main tin-producing Bangka-Belitung island for the next four years due to damage on its 657,510 hectares of forest areas in Bangka-Belitung.
Governor Eko Maulana Ali is quoted saying:
“Traditional Tin mining has been expanding. Farmers and fishermen have now switched to mine Tin.”
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Indonesian government plans to stop small business miners in its main tin-producing Bangka-Belitung island for the next four years due to damage on its 657,510 hectares of forest areas in Bangka-Belitung.

Governor Eko Maulana Ali is quoted saying:

“Traditional Tin mining has been expanding. Farmers and fishermen have now switched to mine Tin.”

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