Lampunut coal project
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The Lampunut coal project is a proposed open cut metallurgical and thermal coal deposit which is included in the umbrella IndoMet Coal Project (previously referred to as the Maruwai coal project) of BHP-Billiton. The IndoMet Coal Project is held by a joint venture in which BHP Billiton is a 75% shareholder and a subsidiary of Adaro hold the remaining 25% share.
BHP Billiton stated that as of the end of 2009 the deposit had 72 million tonnes in a total resource of 110 million tonnes of metallurgical coal. A further 10 million tonnes of thermal coal resource has been identified.
Articles and resources
- BHP Billiton, "BHP Billiton Enters Into a Joint Venture For Its Indonesian Coal Project (Maruwai)", Media Release, March 31, 2010.
Related SourceWatch articles
- Dave Murray, President BHP Billiton Metallurgical Coal, Analysts and Investors Site Visit", Queensland, June 2, 2005. (See slides 62-68 "BHP Billiton Maruwai Coal Project" for an overview of the proposed project).