Agritrade Resources have an active contract as service miner for Bunda Kandung, a 3,930-hectare coal mine in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. The mining site has an IUP OP certification, and engages in coal processing, trading and exporting of quality sub-bituminous coal with a calorific value (on an as-received basis) of approximately 4,200 kcal/kg in its raw form.
The coal extracted from the Bunda Kandung mine will be hauled to Mitra Barito Jetty, approximately 30 km away. At the jetty, the coal will be transferred onto tugboats and barges to Taboneo Anchorage using the Barito River. At Taboneo Anchorage, the coal will be moved onto the mother vessels to be shipped to its destination market.
The details of the mine are as follows:
- Stage: Operation Production (Certified Clean & Clear)
- Location: North Barito Regency, Central Kalimantan
- Reserves: Approx. 55 million MT
- Export permit: Obtained
In FY2016, around 125,000 tonnes of coal were produced and shipped from the Bunda Kandung mine.