For too long businesses in the resources industry have worked in operational silos; with the left hand rarely knowing what the right hand is doing, there is often no clarity from production to planning.
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) believes that Indonesia will become the largest digital economy in Southeast Asia because of its strong foundation and availability of capital.
Let’s face it – Mining is tough these days. Commodity prices have fallen and many mines have either cut back or shut down. But the old saying, "When the going gets tough, the tough get going", tells it like it is. For us on the front line, getting tough in today’s mining world often means making use of technology to help make our operations more efficient.
A worker has sustained chest injuries after a large rock, weighing nearly 23kg, smashed through the windscreen of a front end loader at a quarry near Stradforth in NSW.
Does the oil we use today originate from the remains of dead dinosaurs?
No, but the actual answer is just as interesting. The generally accepted theory is that today’s oil reserves come from organic materials that existed millions of years before dinosaurs roamed the earth. (See Infographic for how oil is formed)
The following three titles caught my eye during the past weeks: “Oil, Gas Sector Continues To Look Bleak”, “Indonesian Oil, Gas Firms Rely On Foreign Loans For Exploration” and “Result Of 2016 Block Tender Not So Encouraging”. Let’s deal with the first title where it was stated that the future of Indonesia’s oil and gas sector continues to look bleak with the latest estimates showing oil lifting rates plunging by almost half from current levels by 2020, with no new discoveries amid low oil prices.
PT Bruder Konstruksi Nusantara (BKN) in conjunction with PT. Anugerah Mandiri Persada (AMP) commenced earthworks operations on September 24 2016 at South Lampung, Sumatra.