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the Lanna Resources Public Company, which was previously known as the Lanna Lignite Public Company, operates several coal mines in Indonesia.
The company, which was established on October 4, 1985 and later became a public company on December 29, 1992, operated the Ban Pa Kha mine in Lamphun Province, Thailand. This mine produced approximately 1 million tonnes of coal at its peak. The company states that in 1986 initial production was "less than 100,000 tons" but soon increased to over 1 million tons. However, faced with "continuously depleting domestic lignite coal reserves" the company changed tack and began investing in Indonesia coal projects. After the Ban Pa Kha mine closed when the deposit was exhausted, the company switched to importing coal from its Indonesian mines.
Articles and resources
- Lanna Resources, "Lanna Resources Public Company Limited", Lanna Resources Public Company Limited website, accessed May 2011.