Guerrilla in the Coal Path
Djan Faridz’s mine is plagued with problems. The South Sumatra Provincial Government banned coal trucks from crossing the highway.
The flat screen monitor on the wall usually records the passing of 400 trucks from Lahat to Muara Enim, South Sumatra. From Dizamatra Powerindo mine in Merapi Barat, Lahat, 200 trucks transport coal to the company-owned port on the banks of the Musi River, Patra Tani village, Muara Enim. Two hundred others head in the opposite direction after off-loading coal at the port.
However, starting two months ago, the flat screen monitor has become letha...