PT Inco Indonesia

Soroako, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia

PT Inco Website (in English)

Weather Forecast in Soroako here  Typhoon Warning Center here  El Nino updates here  

Earthquake Monitor - World view here   or  Sulawesi Island here

Indonesia News - Jakarta Post here

Bahasa Indonesian translator here

Google Satellite Map here

Sulawesi - world's 11th largest island. 2000 census showed 14+ million people lived on the island. Island is known for religious battles which took place between the Sunni Muslim majority and Christian minority, which ended in 2002 (more here). Tensions between the groups still exist (more here).

Indonesia, while called a democracy, is falling under increasingly stringent Muslim law. CIA World Factbook - here  Wikipedia Encyclopedia here

Protests against Inco have been an "on again, off again" affair, with 2006 being mostly quiet. Last major protests were held throughout 2005 (more here).

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Local Blogs

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Other companies mining nickel in Indonesia - PT Aneka Tambang

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