The share of coal-fired power in Indonesia's energy mix increased on the year to 38% in 2020 from 37.1% a year earlier, Argus Media has reported.
Argus Media has reported that the construction of a new 400 MW coal-fired power plant in Indonesia's Aceh regency has resumed after being halted because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Indonesian coal exports rose sharply in December 2020, with shipments to China reaching an all-time high, reports Argus Media.
The Indonesian Coal Mining Association and China Coal Transportation and Distribution Association have signed a memorandum of understanding to increase the coal exports from Indonesia to China.
In May 2020, AUMUND Hong Kong won an order from PT Asahimas Chemical, Java, Indonesia, for the new generation of STORMAJOR.
Hydraulink has recently provided an Indonesian coal mining operation in Kalimantan with new hose fittings.
SANY has delivered five excavators and one rigid-body mining truck to two large coal mines in Indonesia.
IndexBox has reported that in 2019, the Asia Pacific coal market increased by 6.1% to US$751.8 billion, rising for the third consecutive year after four years of decline.
Tim Buckley, IEEFA, Australia, provides a report on the current state of the coal industry in South and Southeast Asia.
BUMI Resources, through its subsidiary Arutmin Indonesia (Arutmin), has carried out several social and environmental responsibility programmes in the local community of its Kintap site in South Kalimantan, Indonesia.