The development of PT Nabire Baru palm oil mill is intended to enable the processing of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) up to a capacity of 15 MT/hr.
Customary Ritual Ceremony
A customary ritual ceremony was held on 24th January 2018 at the site of the proposed mill to mark the inception of land preparation. The event was held to fulfil the customary traditions in the region and to verify community support for the establishment of a mill. Approximately 200 people attended the event, including representatives from local government agencies, local communities and religious leaders.
As part of the mill development plan, Goodhope organized a public consultation to provide stakeholders with information on mill construction, the processing of FFB and the environment and social issues related to mill activity. 176 participants attended the meeting including community representatives and other concerned stakeholders.
Mill construction will proceed in compliance with the Yerisiam Community terms of agreement (link to Exception to ‘Stop Work Order’ granted to allow for the development of a ‘mini mill’ by PT Nabire Baru and is expected to be completed in October 2018.