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  • STM Provides Free Eye Health Services for Dompu Community

    18 / 12 / 2023 Press Release

    Sumbawa Timur Mining

    Dompu, 18 December 2023 – PT Sumbawa Timur Mining (STM), owner of the 7th generation Contract of Work for the Hu’u Project, Dompu Regency, West Nusa Tenggara in collaboration with the John Fawcett Foundation (JFF), an organization that covers the field of vision restoration and prevention blindness, and the Dompu District Health Service provides free eye health services for people in Dompu District. This service is a manifestation of the company’s concern for the welfare and health of the community around the STM operational area, especially around Hu’u District and the capital of Dompu Regency.

    “With this free cataract treatment, we hope that residents who experience eye health problems, especially cataracts, can live their daily lives better and more productively,” said STM Community Relations Manager, Ulya Defretes, in Dompu, Monday (18/ 12).

    This free eye health service takes place in two locations, namely Sawe Village Field, Hu’u District (18 – 19 December 2023) and Beringin Field, Dompu Regional Government Office (21 – 22 December 2023). Services provided include cataract surgery, eye examinations, administering eye drops and providing glasses based on examination results. This activity is designed to help people in need, especially in terms of preventing and treating cataracts.

    JFF was once again trusted to be the implementing partner by bringing in two Mobile Eye Clinic cars directly from Bali for cataract surgery. A total of 23 medical personnel were also prepared to provide services during the activity.

    Ulya explained, over the four days, it is estimated that more than 2000 residents will receive eye examinations and it is targeted that 200 people will undergo cataract surgery in this program. Apart from the general public, this activity is also aimed at students at 4 schools in Dompu Regency. The series of activities carried out range from free eye examinations to eye health education.

    “We are committed to contributing to the health and welfare of the community, especially in the STM work area. “This activity makes it easier for people to access quality eye health services,” said Ulya.


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    About PT Sumbawa Timur Mining – PT STM

    PT Sumbawa Timur Mining (STM) is a joint venture between Eastern Star Resources Pty Ltd (80%), a 100%-owned subsidiary of Vale SA, and PT Antam Tbk (20%). Established in 1998, STM became the owner of the Hu’u Project 7th generation Contract of Work (CoW) and Geothermal Preliminary & Exploration Survey Assignment in Hu’u District, Dompu Regency, West Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. The CoW area covers 19,260 hectares in Dompu Regency and Bima Regency. Currently, PT STM is conducting mineral exploration activities to realize its vision in becoming a world class copper mining operation supported by renewable energy.

    For further information, please contact Sumbawa Timur Mining Team

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