Indonesia's Coal: local impacts - global links

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Indonesia's Coal: local impacts - global links is a August 2010 report by JATAM, London Mining Network and Nostromo Research which investigates the social and environmental impacts of coal mining in Indonesia.[1]

East Kalimantan

In the report, JATAM identifies the six largest coal companies in East Kalimantan as being:

  • PT Kitadin with major shareholders being PT Indo Tambangraya Mega Tbk 99.9%. The company's concessions is 5,361 hectares from which it produced 1.6 million tonnes in 2006 but none in 2007 or 2008. The main markets for the coal are South Korea and Taiwan.
  • PT Kideco Jaya Agung with major shareholders being 49% Samtan Co Ltd (South Korea) 49%; PT Indika Inti Corpindo (a subsidiary company of PT Indika Energy Tbk (Indonesia) 46%; PT Muji Inti Utama (Indonesia) 5%. The company's concessions is 50,400 hectares from which it produced an estimated 22 million tonnes in 2008. The main markets for the coal are 85% to Asia (South Korea, Taiwan, India) 12% to Europe (UK 5%, Slovenia 3%, Italy 2%) 3% to other countries (New Zealand).
  • PT Kaltim Prima Coal with major shareholders being Bumi Resources Tbk (Indonesia) 65%; Tata Power Ltd (India) 30%; PT Kutai Timur Energi (Indonesia) 5%. The company's concessions is 90,960 hectares from which it produced an estimated 37.5 million tonnes in 2008, 87% of this for export. 83% of the exports went to Asia (Japan, Taiwan, India) 16% to Europe (Switzerland 6.9%, Netherlands 5.6%, UK 1.5%) 1% rest to the USA. Domestic consumers include Freeport for its West Papua gold mining operations; UK-based Rio Tinto has a substantial share in the company.
  • PT Berau Coal with major shareholders being PT Armadian Tritunggal (Indonesia) 51%; Rognar Holding B.V (Netherlands) 39%; Sojitz Corporation (Japan) 10%. The company's concessions is 120,000 hectares from which it produced an estimated 37.5 million tonnes of which 87% was for export. The main markets for the coal are Korea 26%; China 18%; India 16%; Other countries 39% (2008 figures)
  • PT Indominco Mandiri with major shareholders being PT Indo Tambangraya Megah Tbk, 99.99% The company's concessions is 25,121 hectares from which it produced an estimated 11.5 million tonnes in 2007 of which 92% was exported to Asia (Japan, South Korea China) 8% to Europe (Italy 7%) (2008 figures).
  • PT Interrex Sacra Raya with major shareholders being PT Persada Capital Investama (Indonesia) 30%; PT Sinar Ganda Jaya (Indonesia) 30%; Multi Corporation Pte. Ltd (Singapore) 5%; Individual investor (Indonesia) 15% 15,650 hectares from which it produced an estimated 223,000 tonnes in 2007. The main markets for the coal are 92% to Asia (Japan, South Korea China) 8% to Europe (Italy 7%) (2008 figures).

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References

  1. JATAM, London Mining Network and Nostromo Research, Indonesia's Coal: local impacts - global links, Down to Earth newsletter, Number 85-86, August 2010. (Pdf)

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