Here are the five largest iron ore mines by production in Indonesia, according to GlobalData’s mining database.
1. Yiwan Mine
The Yiwan Mine is located in South Kalimantan. It is owned by Yiwan Mining.The mine produced an estimated 2.547 MTPA of iron ore in 2020.
2. Gag Island Project
Located in West Papua, the Gag Island Project is owned by Indonesia Asahan Aluminium. The surface mine produced an estimated 1.06 MTPA of iron ore in 2020. The mine will operate until 2047.
3. Pomalaa Mine
The Pomalaa Mine is located in South East Sulawesi. It is owned by Indonesia Asahan Aluminium and produced an estimated 0.943 MTPA of iron ore in 2020.
4. Pakal Island Mine
The Pakal Island Mine, owned by Indonesia Asahan Aluminium, is a surface mine located in North Maluku. The mine produced an estimated 0.515 MTPA of iron ore in 2020.
5. Nalo Baru Mine
Owned by Earthstone Holdings , the Nalo Baru Mine is a surface mine located in Jambi. It produced an estimated 0.027 MTPA of iron ore in 2020. The mine will operate until 2031.
Methodology: This information is drawn from GlobalData’s mines and projects database, which tracks all operating and developing mines and projects globally. Verdict’s parent company GlobalData provides business information to 4,000 of the world’s largest companies.