Cokal production within a year

Cokal’s chief geologist Yoga Suryanegara (left) and other team members examining core from the BBM drilling program.By John Miller, editor The ASIA Miner

COKAL Limited is well advanced on the road to production at Bumi Barito Mineral Coking Coal Project in Central Kalimantan. The company expects production to begin in the first half of 2015 at an initial annual rate of 375,000 tonnes while ramping up after about six months to the full designated capacity of 2 million tonnes per annum.

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Native copper signalled way to modern metallurgy

This article examines a small but significant aspect of copper. This very important metal is one of the three which were the key to the development of man from the Stone Age to the industrial era.

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Training: The Foundation for Safety

Across the world, improving worker safety in mining is a key target. And, while there have been some major successes in terms of reducing injuries and deaths, the very nature of mining activity presents huge challenges, both physical and cultural.

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