Borneo Alumina begins construction of Alumina Refinery

PT Borneo Alumina Indonesia (PT BAI), a subsidiary of State Owned Enterprise (SoE) PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium – also known as INALUM – has begun construction of the Smelter Grade Alumina Refinery (SGAR Project) with 1 Million Alumina product capacity per annum (expandable) in Mempawah District, West Kalimantan Province, Indonesia, to increase the national added value by refining Bauxite ores to be Alumina product.

SGAR Project is Strategic Project with huge investment that will bridge and enhance the unconnected Aluminium Industrial chain between ANTAM’s Bauxite Mine at the upstream and INALUM’s Aluminium Smelter Plant’s need at the downstream.

“This project will adopt eco-friendly production technology to protect the planet, run in partnership with community and government engagement, collaborate across discipline areas to create a sustainable company, and inspire the next generation to welcome to a brighter future,” a company representative said in a brief announcement.

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