Big plans for new coal kid on the block

Golden Energy and Resources wants to raise production every year and may look at making a major acquisition.

Published Sun, Feb 26, 2017 · 09:50 PM
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IT may be the newest coal kid on the block, but Golden Energy and Resources certainly has grandiose ambitions in its sight.

Riding on the coattails of rising coal prices, the coal mining group plans to raise production every year amid what it sees as unrelentless demand in the region for the power generation fuel.

A future acquisition of PT Berau Coal Energy, the fifth largest coal producer in Indonesia, is also a possibility. If that were to occur, the combined group would be among the three largest coal groups in Indonesia, said Golden Energy and Resources chief investment officer Mark Zhou.

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