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NHM Discovers New Gold Reserves in Gosowong
Publish date: 07 Oct 2021, Author : fpesbsi

The exploration team of PT Nusa Halmahera Minerals (NHM) is reported to have just discovered new gold reserves. Of course, this is good news for the company as well as the surrounding community, as well as the local government. Thus, the mine life is predicted to increase to another (5) years.

The new gold reserves were discovered in the Gosowong gold mine area in the Contract of Work area of PT Nusa Halmahera Minerals in North Halmahera Regency, North Maluku Province. Furthermore, the new reserves are additional reserves from a number of new resource discoveries.

The revision of the feasibility study on Nusa Halmahera Minerals received by the Directorate General of Mineral and Coal of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (Ditjen Minerba ESDM), is a professional belief, so Nusa Halmahera and including PT Aneka Tambang are increasingly convinced by the addition of gold reserves.

Separately, the Directorate General of Mineral and Coal at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources confirmed that it had received and, technically and economically, approved the revised feasibility study document. The Directorate General of Mineral and Coal at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has also asked Nusa Halmahera Minerals to immediately follow up.


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Publish date: 07 Oct 2021, Author : fpesbsi

Finally, DPP FPE KSBSI had the opportunity to visit its members in the interior of North Kalimantan. This time the Secretary General of the DPP FPE, Nikasi Ginting, consolidated to the DPC FPE in Malinau Regency, North Kalimantan. The Nikasi visit was carried out on September 18, 2021.

In addition to consolidating the organization, Nikasi also disseminated PP No. 37 of 2021 concerning Job Loss Guarantee. In this socialization there were 22 participants consisting of 20 men and 2 women. This socialization activity is a collaboration between FPE KSBSI and WSM.

According to Nikasi, there are almost no complaints from members regarding the Employment Insurance and Health Insurance programs.

“All mining companies in Malinau have implemented both programs.” said Nikasi on The Mine of Sound.

"If previously BPJS Jamsostek covered (4) programs, then with the issuance of PP 37, BPJS Jamsostek currently handles (5) programs, namely Work Accident Insurance, Death Security, Old Age Security, Pension Guarantee and Job Loss Guarantee," explained Nikasi.


Consolidation of SECRETARY OF DPP FPE, Nikasi Ginting to Kab. Malinau, North Kalimantan

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Publish date: 07 Oct 2021, Author : fpesbsi

After being absent from the XVIII PKB negotiations, finally the PK FPE PT. Vale Indonesia was re-engaged in the XIX CLA negotiations. The involvement of PT Vale Indonesia"s PK FPE after RUAK PK PT. Vale trusted Isak Bukang to become PK Chair replacing Washington.

This time the PKB negotiations were held in Makassar and several other agreed places. The PKB negotiations themselves opened on September 8, 2021 at the Four Point hotel, Makassar.

Present at the opening of PT Vale Indonesia CEO Febri. In his remarks, Febri hoped that Vale would become a world class that would continue to provide good welfare to the community around PT. Vale and the workers who work at PT. Vale Indonesia and his family.

In addition, Febri also explained that as a multinational company, PT. Vale is also obliged to involve the involvement of women to work at PT. Vale.

"Occupational Safety and Health for both employees and the surrounding community is the main thing that must remain a priority for the company," said Febri.


PKB negotiating team to XIX PT. Vale Indonesia, which was attended by the CEO of PT Vale Indonesia, Febri.

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Publish date: 07 Oct 2021, Author : fpesbsi

After the issuance of PP 37 of 2021 concerning Job Loss Guarantee (JKP) it was considered complicated by the heads of federations affiliated to KSBSI. This statement was expressed by the federation leaders to the speakers who explained PP 37 at the National Meeting held by KSBSI on September 16-17 2021 at the Balairung hotel, Jakarta,

Present as a speaker at the event were El Ginanjar, SE, MM, from BPJS Employment Center, Nindya from the Ministry of Manpower and Rekson Silaban from MPO KSBSI.

Both Eli and Nidya explained that JKP will be given at 45% for 3 months and 25% for the next 3 months with a wage value that does not exceed 5 million rupiah.


JKP For Who ?

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Publish date: 07 Oct 2021, Author : fpesbsi

Located at the Balairung hotel, Jakarta, the Confederation of All Indonesian Trade Unions (KSBSI) held a Group Discussion Forum (FGD) related to OSH. The activity, which was held on September 16, 2021, in addition to involving 10 federations affiliated to KSBSI, also invited other unions at the national level.

The event was attended by three speakers namely, Nikasi Ginting from KSBSI, Artha from KSPI and Komaruddin from KSPN.

In their presentation, the three speakers said that the current K3 Law is no longer feasible to use. Several rules related to K3 which are considered to need to be improved, namely Law no. 1 of 1970 concerning OSH, Law 13/2003 concerning Manpower and several other regulations.


“Ratify the ILO Convention on OSH now!”

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Nickel Stocks Drop Nearly 30%, Lowest Since January 2020
Publish date: 07 Oct 2021, Author : fpesbsi

The supply of nickel at the LME (London Metal Exchange) warehouse in September 2021 reached the lowest level since January 2020. The shortage of supply made the price of this commodity move up.

Compiled from West Metal, the average supply of nickel metal in September 2021 is 185,100 tons. Nickel inventories have fallen for the fifth month in a row and recorded a decline of 28.84% since April 2021.

The scarcity of nickel supplies and high demand made nickel prices hit a record high since 2014 at the end of last week"s trading. The demand for nickel increases in line with the increasing demand for nickel as a raw material for electric car batteries amid rising global electric car sales.

Citing the latest Canalys report, world electric car sales in the first half of 2021 were 2.6 million units. Up 160% compared to the first semester of 2020.


Photo: Doc Antam

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FPE KSBSI attends the 3rd Virtual Industrial Congress
Publish date: 07 Oct 2021, Author : fpesbsi

After being absent for more than three years, finally the Federation of Mining and Energy, the Confederation of All Indonesian Trade Unions (FPE KSBSI) is back to actively participating in international activities.

The involvement of FPE KSBSI in attending IndustriALL activities on an international scale after the head office of IndustriALL lifted the sanction given to FPE KSBSI because it was deemed not to agree with IndustriALL decision.

Although the lifting of sanctions to FPE was notified verbally in mid-February 2021, FPE received an official letter in early September 2021, with the letter being made on May 3, 2021.


Hundreds of Industriall Delegates join Virtual Congress

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China"s Demand is Increasingly Hot, Reference Coal Price Reaches USD150 per Ton
Publish date: 07 Oct 2021, Author : fpesbsi

The increasing demand for coal in China due to the increasing demand for coal for power plants that exceeds the domestic coal supply capacity, managed to boost the reference coal price (HBA) in September 2021 to USD150.03 per tonne. This figure rose USD19.04 per tonne compared to the HBA in August 2021 which reached USD130.99 per tonne.

"This is quite a phenomenal number in the last decade. China"s high demand exceeds its domestic production capacity and increasing coal demand from South Korea and the European region along with high natural gas prices catapulted HBA to USD150.03 per tonne," said the Head of the Bureau. Communication of Public Information Services and Cooperation of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Agung Pribadi in Jakarta, Monday (6/9/2021).

According to Agung, these factors have pushed global coal prices to rise and record month-to-month records.


The price of reference coal was boosted by demand from China. Photo/SINDOnews

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Saut Pangaribuan: Prof Romli"s statement has nothing to do with the Plaintiff"s request, not capacity!
Publish date: 07 Oct 2021, Author : fpesbsi

The Proxy Team for the Confederation of All-Indonesian Trade Unions (KSBSI) examines the expert"s statement from the Presidential Proxy for case 103 in the follow-up trial for the formal review of the Job Creation Law held by the Constitutional Court (MK) online, Thursday 9 September 2021.

Case number 103 is a case filed by KSBSI. In the trial, the Attorney of President Joko Widodo presented Prof. Dr. Romli Atmasasmita SH LL.M as Expert for case 103.

Prof Romli is an academician or professor in the field of Law, especially International Law at Padjadjaran University. He is also known as a criminal law expert. He is also a member of the Drafting Team for Law Number 31 of 1999 concerning the Eradication of Criminal Acts of Corruption and Law Number 30 of 2002 concerning the Corruption Eradication Commission.

Observing Prof Romli"s statement, KSBSI Legal Team Member Saut Pangaribuan said, Prof. Romli whom he knew was a criminal expert and this was reflected in his expert testimony at the trial.

Because in his statement, all explained about the crime. Kan explain about corruption.. yes. It has nothing to do with our petition at the Constitutional Court," said Saut Pangaribuan when met by KSBSI Media after the online trial at the KSBSI Headquarters, Cipinang Muara, East Jakarta, Thursday (9/9/2021).

"We are asking for a formal review of the formation of the law where the formation of the law is not in accordance with Law no. 12 of 2011 junto Law No. 15 of 2019. That"s what we want to ask. Actually, is the procedure for making the law in accordance with the existing law or not?” he said.

Saut admitted that he originally wanted to ask a question, but the question session to the Experts had been closed by the Court. What he wants to ask is, what is Prof Romli"s capacity to testify as an expert?

Saut Pangaribuan SH MH is a member of the KSBSI Legal Team. (Photo: Special).

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After losing up to 10%, oil prices soared 5% this morning
Publish date: 14 Sep 2021, Author : fpesbsi

World oil prices shot up in trading this morning. The deep price correction has made investors eager to hunt for oil contracts because they are already cheap.

On Tuesday (24/8/2021) at 06:35 WIB, the price of Brent oil was at US$ 68.75/barrel. Up 5.48% compared to the previous day.

Meanwhile, the light sweet type costs US$ 65.64/barrel. Soared 5.33%.

Previously, the price of the black gold plunged so deep. Imagine, the price experienced a correction for seven days in a row.

In those seven days, the price of Brent fell 8.76%. Meanwhile, the price of light sweet fell 10.01%.With such a severe correction, the price of oil contracts is now much cheaper. This caused a technical rebound, investors flocked to buy up oil contracts. High demand makes prices move north ,it means up.


Photo: Motorcyclists queue to refuel Pertalite at the Public Fuel Filling Station (SPBU) in the Pondok Cabe area, South Tangerang, Banten, Thursday (17/9/2020). (CNBC Indonesia/Andrean Kristianto)

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