Barki’s Mine by the Mahakam
The cancellation of Tanita Harum’s operational permit halted its mining operations. However, there are other coal activities controlled by the Kiki Barki family.
One 4X4 pick-up was parked in front of the Tanito Harum office on Wednesday, June 26. The two-storey building, used for the daily operations of the mining company, appeared quiet that afternoon. Neon lights flooded the front room which was filled with cupboards, desks and computers. Documents were neatly piled on some desks. “Today all employees have the day off,” said Aziz, a Tanito employer, to Tempo.
Cloudy skies hovered...