Dallas, TX -- (ReleaseWire) -- 02/24/2014 -- The ‘Coal Mining in Indonesia and Australia to 2020? report provides historical and forecast data on coal production by grade, reserves, consumption by type and trade by type to 2020. The trade section provides information on export volumes to destination countries, as well as imports. The report also includes drivers and restraints affecting the industry, profiles of major coal mining companies, information on the major active, planned and exploration projects and regulations governing the industry. The report provides a comprehensive coverage of Indonesia and Australia’s coal mining industry.
Indonesia is a leading global producer and exporter of steam coal, with production estimated at 421 million tons (Mt) in 2013 and projected to reach 503.8Mt in 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.5%. Substantial production over the forecast period 2014–2020, will be the result of both capacity expansions and the commencement of new projects. The islands of Kalimantan and Sumatra dominate Indonesia’s coal production and steam coal accounted for all the coal produced in the country, with the largest coal mines being the Sangatta, Paser and Batuah Village mines in East Kalimantan, and the Alam Duta Kalimantan mine in South Kalimantan.
Complete report of Coal Mining Industry in Indonesia is available @ http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/coal-mining-in-indonesia-to-2020-market-report.html .
Australia is one of the world’s largest producers and exporter of coal with production estimated at 476.5 million tons (Mt) in 2013, further projected to reach 635.9Mt in 2020, representative of a CAGR of 4.4%. Substantial production over the forecast period is likely due to capacity extensions and new projects. Projects such as the China First coal project, the Alpha coal project, the Wandoan project, and the South Galilee project located in the state of Queensland are some of the largest, with capacities of 40Mt, 30Mt, 22Mt and 13.6Mt respectively. The country’s abundant and high-quality coal deposits are widely distributed across all the country’s states and the Northern Territory.
The report contains an overview of the Indonesia and Australian coal mining industry, together with its key growth factors and restraints. It also provides detailed information about production, prices, production by grade, basin and mining methods, reserves, reserves by grade and regions, major producing mines, competitive landscape, major exploration and development projects, consumption, consumption by type and trade. Also included is the country’s fiscal regime, which includes governing bodies and relevant laws, rights and obligations of the mining companies, as well as key fiscal terms.
Complete report of Coal Mining Industry in Australia is available @ http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/coal-mining-in-australia-to-2020-market-report.html .
- Coal deposits are scattered across 11 distinct basins on the four major areas of the archipelago that makes up Indonesia. The deposits are widely distributed across Sumatra, Kalimantan, West Java and Sulawesi.
- The major export markets for Indonesian coal in 2013 were India, China, South Korea and Japan. Steam coal exports are expected to grow over the forecast period with rising demand from India and China.
- A competitive advantage for Indonesian coal miners is its low cost of production compared to the global average. As a result, many coal mining companies in Indonesia are continuing to increase production despite weak coal prices.
- Indonesian coal deposits have low to medium calorific value, with high moisture and low ash content. The main advantage of Indonesian coal is its low sulphur content, which makes it one of the cleanest coals available in the world.
- New South Wales and Queensland dominate Australia’s black coal production, although smaller quantities of black coal originate from Western Australia, South Australia and Tasmania.
- Significant black coal deposits are located in the Bowen-Surat basin in Queensland and Sydney basin in New South Wales.
- By 2015, expansion plans at the major ports in Queensland and New South Wales will increase the total export handling capacity to 515 million tons per annum (Mtpa) from 456Mtpa in 2011.
- Australia’s proven coal reserves amounted to around 76.4billion tons (bt) at the end of 2012, representing 9% of proven global coal proven reserves.
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