THE two Indonesian mining clubs organized by Mining Media International, publishers of The ASIA Miner, Coal Age Indonesia and Engineering & Mining Journal, celebrated their first anniversary with a special joint networking function in Jakarta on April 16.
Coal Club Indonesia and the Djakarta Mining Club were launched at a well-attended function in Jakarta on April 15, 2013.
Since the launch both clubs have established themselves as important forums and networking events for Indonesia’s growing mining industry. The clubs generally meet bi-monthly and new members, sponsors and speakers are always welcome.
The next meeting of the Djakarta Mining Club will be on May 22 with other meetings in 2014 scheduled for August 14 and October 30. The next Coal Club Indonesia meeting will be on June 12 with subsequent 2014 meetings scheduled for September 4, October 22 and November 20.
Foundation sponsor for both clubs is Caterpillar. Platinum sponsor for Djakarta Mining Club is Leighton and gold sponsors are Weir Minerals and Reed Exhibitions, organizers of Mining & Engineering (M&E) Indonesia. Along with Caterpillar, Orica is a foundation sponsor of Coal Club Indonesia while gold sponsors are Reed Exhibitions, Weir Minerals and the Australian International School.
The clubs aim to provide a convivial networking outlet for companies, institutions and business people of all nationalities involved in or doing business in Indonesia, especially in the mining industry.