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September 9, 2021

Five largest nickel mines in Indonesia in 2020

By Carmen

Here are the five largest nickel mines by production in Indonesia, according to GlobalData’s mining database.

1. Sorowako Mine

The Sorowako Mine is a surface mine located in South Sulawesi. It is owned by Vale and produced an estimated 71.6 Thousand tonnes of nickel in 2020. The mine will operate until 2045.

2. Yiwan Mine

Located in South Kalimantan, the Yiwan Mine is owned by Yiwan Mining. The mine produced an estimated 42.994 Thousand tonnes of nickel in 2020.

3. Asera Project

The Asera Project is located in South East Sulawesi. It is owned by Solway Investment Group and produced an estimated 30.78 Thousand tonnes of nickel in 2020.

4. Gag Island Project

The Gag Island Project, owned by Indonesia Asahan Aluminium, is a surface mine located in West Papua. The mine produced an estimated 27.02 Thousand tonnes of nickel in 2020. The mine will operate until 2047.

5. Pomalaa Mine

Owned by Indonesia Asahan Aluminium, the Pomalaa Mine is a surface mine located in South East Sulawesi. It produced an estimated 26.352 Thousand tonnes of nickel in 2020.

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.

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