Bengalon coal mine

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The Bengalon coal mine is an opencast mine, operated by Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC), a majority owned subsidiary of Bumi Resources, in East Kalimantan, Indonesia.[1]

The mine adjoins the Sangatta coal mine, and together they have a capacity of 60.93 million tonnes per annum.[2]


The map below shows the exact location of the Bengalon coal mine, in South Kalimantan, Indonesia

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In 2007, a 30% stake in KPC was sold to the Indian company, Tata Power.

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Kaltim Prima Coal
  • Parent company: Bumi Resources
  • Location: East Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • Coordinates: 0.823979, 117.599032 (exact)
  • Status: operating
  • Capacity: 60.93 MTPA with Sangatta coal mine[2]
  • Reserves: The estimates have increased over the years: 165 MT (2005)[3]215 MT proven and probable (2018);[4] and 236 MT (2020)[2]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: opencast

Articles and resources


  1. Kaltim Prima Coal, "Operations", Kaltim Prima Coal website, accessed June 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Indonesian Coal Book 2020/2021
  3. KPC Data
  4. Bengalon Mine]

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