KPK’s intact supervision to help regulating mining sector

KPK’s intact supervision to help regulating mining sector By Thomas R. Sembiring & Donald Haromunthe Harsh criticism of the Corruption Eradication Comission (KPK) on the poor management of minerals and coal in Indonesia would likely to be continued. Performing its fourth of five main duties, (i.e to enhance any actions anticipating corruption), the national non-structural…

Thailand diversifies generation fuel on more coal Thailand will likely continue to rely on coal to fuel their expanding power plants over the next two decades. Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (known as EGAT) informed their electricity capacity target at 70,686 MW in 2030. As of the writing of this article, the installed capacity status…

AKR Coal on Port Limitation

It is widespread reported that following the issuance of Export Coal Trade Minister Regulation no 39/2014, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) will coordinate with the Ministry of Transportation (Ministry of Transportation) activities related to the establishment of special ports coal export commodities. Among other issues, this policy raise comments and response from coal…

Miners ask to delay new trade regulation

The new Trade Ministry Regulation Number 39 Year 2014 recently introduced publicly raises criticisms among the coal miners. Coal mining big players such as IDX-listeds PT Adaro (ADRO) and PT Bukit Asam Tbk (PTBA) asked the government to review the regulation especially its implementation time. Those players’ request meet the likely unanimous opinions of most…