Indonesia Targets Rise in Coal Production

July 2007
Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948);Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 208 Issue 6, p32
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The article reports on the increasing coal production of PT Bumi Resources Tbk company, the largest natural resource firm in the Indonesia, and other coal producers in the country. The nation's coal production is expected to rise 10% in 2007 to 212 million metric tons, making it the second-largest exporter in the world. Meanwhile, PT Kaltim Prima Coal company, affiliate of PT Bumi Resources, plans to boost production by two percent. In addition, Itochu company has started a feasibility study on a coal transportation railroad with an agreement with the Central Kalimantan provincial government.


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