Tag: Kalimantan coal

Mining & Resources

Meeting the rising energy demand in South East Asia

As the lone provider of power using sub-bituminous low sulfur coal for Mindanao, STEAG State Power Inc.'s (SPI) power plant accounts for about 18% of the island's electricity demand.  As energy demand in South East Asia is expected to increase by as much as 80% in the future, the Mindanao electricity mix will see the rise…

25 Jun 2014, by test test

Mining & Resources

The future of Indonesian coal: Q&A with Ben Lawson

Earlier this year, Indonesia’s State-Owned Enterprises Ministry issued a regulation that requires all mining companies to dig deeper to explore the possibility of new mineral resources.  The director of the new mineral education program, Paul Lubis said Indonesia had estimated coal reserves of 130 billion metric tons, or enough to last for the next 100…

21 May 2014, by test test

Mining & Resources

Competitive advantage for Indonesian coal industry

While Indonesian coal has become more attractive to international buyers due to its comparatively low price, recent regulatory changes that limit foreign mine ownership to 49% have led to some uncertainty in the industry. We had the chance to speak to Ben Lawson, Chief Development Officer, PT Apple Coal about the Indonesian coal market, anticipated…

26 Jul 2013, by test test