On 16 September 2014, Director General of Mineral and Coal, Mr. R. Sukhyar, awarded PT Meares Soputan Mining (MSM) and PT Tambang Tondano Nusajaya (TTN) Aditama (gold) awards in Mining Environment Management during Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources's Awards Night for Safety and Environmental Management in Mineral and Coal Mining. MSM and TTN also received Pratama (bronze) awards in Safety.
This event is appreciation from the government to Head of Mining that have achieved excellence in safety and environmental management of mineral and coal mining. "These awards are very important because what many perceived today that many mining companies do not implement good mining practices and government always seeking for improvement every year" said Mr. Sukhyar during the event.
Mine Safety Management awards were given to 47 companies and 43 companies received Mining Environment Management awards. The judging panel involved experts from mine inspectors, Workplace Health and Safety Department from University of Indonesia, Center of Environment Study of University of Indonesia, Center of Mine Environment Study of Bandung Institute of Technology, Forestry Faculty of Bogor Agricultural University, Center of Mine Reclamation Study of Bogor Agricultural University, and SEAMEO BIOTROP.