Kaltim Prima Coal
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Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC) is a major Indonesian coal mining company with operating mines around Sangatta, the capital of the East Kutai Regency (Kutim), in the East Kalimantan province of Indonesia. On its website the company states that it's aim was to mine 41.6 million tonnes of coal.
Kaltim Prima Coal has:
- the Sangatta coal mine, which comprises the Prima, Pinang and Melawan pits; and
- the Bengalon coal mine, an as yet undeveloped deposit which adjoins the Sangatta coal mine.
In July 2003 KPC -- which had been run since it first commenced production in January 1992 as a joint venture by BP and CRA (which later became part of CRA-RTZ and later still renamed Rio Tinto) -- was bought by PT. Bumi Resources Tbk. PT. Bumi Resources Tbk is a company, which is listed on the Indonesian Stock Exchange, with interests in oil and gas operations and other energy projects.
Kaltim Prima Coal exports
Tanjung Bara Coal Terminal (TBCT) is a coal port located in Sangata, Indonesia. The port has a 500,000 MT capacity stockpile, to load coal production into ships of up to 200,000 DWT. TBCT is located in north Samarinda, East Kalimantan and has been operational since 1991. Kaltim Prima Coal operates a 13 km electric overland conveyor from its mine stockpile to the TBCT.
Accessed June 2009: 
- Nalin Rathod - President Director
- S. Ramakrishnan - Director
- Mines Dave - Director
- Evan Ball - Director
- David Klingner - former Managing Director
Articles and Resources
- Kaltim Prima Coal, "History", Kaltim Prima Coal website, accessed June 2008.
- "Kaltim Prima Coal" KPC Coal from Indonesia website, accessed August 5, 2011.
- Directors, Kaltim Prima Coal, accessed June 1, 2009.
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