Indonesia Mining News

Indonesia's December tin exports down 9.2% on last year

2010 tin ore supply curtailed by heavy rain and floods. Analysts expect reduction in exports to continue in 2011. JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's refined tin exports fell 9.2 percent in December 2010 from the same month in 2009 while the full-year

SITECH Technology Dealers Established in Philippines and Indonesia for Heavy and Highway Contractors

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced that SITECH® Technology Dealers have been established in the Philippines and Indonesia. SITECH Philippines and Indonesia join the premier network of SITECH dealerships—the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive portfolio of construction technology systems available to the heavy and highway contractor.

New Indonesian Gold Mine Expected to Produce in 2011

Hong Kong-based G-Resources Group Ltd. (1051.HK) is on track to becoming a significant gold producer in Asia, with construction already started on the Martabe gold and silver mine in North Sumatra, Indonesia.

30 Million Tonnes per Annum East Kutai Coal Project Feasibility Study Returns Pre-Tax NPV of US$1.8 Billion

Churchill Mining PLC and its Indonesian partners the Ridlatama Group, have completed a feasibility study on the 2.73 billion tonne (“bt”) East Kutai Coal Project in Indonesia. Read more

Gemcom Opens New Office in Indonesia

PERTH, Australia and JAKARTA, Indonesia – June 22, 2010 – Gemcom Software International Inc., the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions, today announced that it will open an office in Jakarta, Indonesia on […]

BHP Billiton Finalises Joint Venture Arrangements for its Indonesian Coal Project

BHP Billiton confirm the formation of the new joint venture for its Indonesian Coal Project (ICP) with a subsidiary of PT Adaro Energy TBK (Adaro) following the completion of Government approvals. Adaro has acquired a […]

Sandvik feeder breaker supports fast-growing mining market

Sandvik Mining and Construction has been awarded an order for a project comprising the CR310/14-16 feeder breaker, including a wing wall to be installed in the PT.GH EMM Indonesia open lignite coal mine for primary […]

Sustainable development of coal seam gas projects

Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM), an engineering and project delivery firm, says an upfront investment in environmentally and socially sensitive design is likely to pay dividends for the coal seam gas (CSG) sector. SKM: “CSG is an important growth industry for Australia and Asia, particularly China, India, and Indonesia. It has the potential to underpin significant [...]

Good belt cleaning reduces Grasberg copper and gold losses

The April issue of IM includes the penultimate article on PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) and looks at oreflow to the concentrator and overburden handling. Obviously an operation of this size employs hundreds of kilometres of conveyor belt. Cleaning those belts properly is vitally important and relies on Martin Engineering belt cleaners.

Metso's innovative research and development has taken their line of cone crushers to the next level with the Nordberg MP1250

Metso's innovative research and development has taken their line of cone crushers to the next level. With the Nordberg MP®1250, Metso is providing up to 30% increase in capacity as a result of advanced crushing […]

Rio Tinto Indonesian unit receives permit for nickel operation

The long-awaited permit for a nickel project in Sulawesi worth $2bn is the first to be issued under new Indonesian mining law

Mine Light Bar Takes Industry by Storm

Known as the Mine Safety IP66 Light Bar, it was designed and developed by Motion Perfection Industries (MPI) – a 12-year-old company with a product range of 2,000 items and more than 500 outlets in […]

Sykes Group exhibit product range world wide

Group is involved with mining on an international scale, and recently attended the Indonesian Mining show in Jakarta to showcase products suitable for many of Indonesia's large mining projects, where large rainfalls

Indonesia expects big rise in mining investment in 2010

Indonesia anticipates a boost to mining investment next year as new mining regulations bring more certainty, but some overseas companies not so sure.

PT Freeport Indonesia to build Papua's first cement plant

Freeport-McMoRan plans to build a cement plant to meet both the needs of the Grasberg mine and the infrastructure demands for the province of Papua.

Komatsu, Adaro and United Tractors go green

Komatsu, Adaro Energy and United Tractors (UT) have executed a basic agreement to jointly advance the Bio Diesel Fuel Pilot Project in Indonesia.

Komatsu bags US$224 million order

Komatsu has recently won a contract worth US$224 million to provide coal-extraction equipment to an Indonesian mining company.

New helicopter supports Freeport Indonesia operations up and down the mountain

Air traffic at PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) Jobsite has increased for the next six months due to the addition to the air fleet at Jobsite of a new helicopter operated by Nyaman Air. Among other tasks, this helicopter will transport employees and their families to Tembagapura, the mine town, which is the subject of International [...]

Seven Indonesian tin smelters restart production

According to a industry official, the smelters shut temporarily after a crackdown on illegal mining resulted in a shortage of ore

Rockslide forces closure of Newmont's Indonesian gold and copper mine

The Indonesian gold and copper mine of U.S. company Newmont remained closed Wednesday after a rockslide last week, a spokesman said.

Worldclass medical care sets Freeport Indonesia apart from many of its contemporaries

A healthy population is at the heart of sustainable development is a philosophy wholeheartedly embraced by Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold and Freeport Indonesia. On a typical day in Tembagapura, the town near the great Grasberg mine that is currently the subject of a series of articles in International Mining, the 100-bed employee hospital is abuzz with activity. [...]

2nd worker killed at Freeport mine

A contract security employee at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.'s Grasberg mine in Indonesia was shot and killed Sunday, the second deadly act of violence to occur near the Phoenix-based company's massive foreign complex in two days.

WESTPORT, CT, June 20, 2008 — Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) today announced that it will host an Investment Analyst Meeting on September 4, 2008, at the Terex Corporation headquarters in Westport, Connecticut.  The event is […]

BHP to mine coal in Indonesia in 2009

Bloomberg reported that BHP Billiton Ltd, the world's largest mining company, may begin producing coking coal from a mine in Indonesia's part of Borneo next year after securing a forest use permit.

BHP to mine coal in Indonesia in 2009

Bloomberg reported that BHP Billiton Ltd, the world's largest mining company, may begin producing coking coal from a mine in Indonesia's part of Borneo next year after securing a forest use permit.