The Company operates in full compliance to universal environmental management standards.
The Company implemented the requirements stated in
Environment Law No.32/2009 regarding protection and environmental management.
Therefore, every operational activity is always executed while considering
clauses as stipulated in the Environmental Effect Analysis document, with
conditions and parameters agreed to by the related institutions before starting activities. Every environmental program is monitored and evaluated to
maintain the environment surrounding mining sites and minimalize the effects of
mining activities. In an effort to restore mined-out sites to their original
condition, the Company regularly performs replanting activities.
The environmentally related activities mentioned above are
based on the Analysis on Environmental Effect document and external activities
related to environmental reservation, which include:
A. Environmentally Related Activity Based on Analysis of
Environmental Effect and Environmental Reservation Plan are as follows:
Environmental Management Practice, which is to reclaim
and replant the field or mining area to return it to its original state and
function. In 2013, total disturbed area was 321.07 Ha. The reclaimed area was
130.32 Ha and the replanted area was 52.99 Ha.
Monitoring the quality of waste water, air quality, noise, and gas emission from machines were conducted in
sampled locations designated in the Environmental Monitoring Plan. This
activity has been conducted regularly every three months involving certified
independent parties (Samarinda Environmental Board).
B. Activities in
External Environmental Activities
A number of ways the Company has supported environmental
preservation activities with external parties are, among others:
Tree planting in mining location through the KALTIM GREEN
program initiated by the government of East Kalimantan Province with the motto
of “One Man Five Trees”.
P articipated in tree planting in Earth Day.
Actively participate in commemorating Environment Day.
P articipating in Mining Anniversary by donating tree
seeds and planting in several locations.
Actively participate and work together with other
divisions (Comdev/CSR) to campaign for environmental preservation in areas
surrounding the mining site and society in general.