Indonesian Mining Regulatory Review 2023
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Indonesian Mining Regulatory Review 2023

Indonesia is one of the world’s largest producers and exporters of coal, nickel, tin, gold, and other minerals. The mining sector contributes significantly to the country’s economy and foreign exchange earnings.In this article, we will review the current mining regulatory framework in Indonesia and provide some insights into the outlook in 2023. New Provisions for…

Overcoming Roadblock Issues in the Mining Business: Legal Steps
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Overcoming Roadblock Issues in the Mining Business: Legal Steps

The mining industry, as a vital pillar of Indonesia’s economy, has played a significant role, primarily in terms of generating revenue and creating employment. However, despite its prominent role in the economy, this industry often faces challenges that hinder business progress, one of which is the roadblock issue in mining activities. The rise of roadblock…

Practical Guide to Resolving Disputes in the Mining Industry
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Practical Guide to Resolving Disputes in the Mining Industry

The mining industry, as one of the primary pillars of the economy, holds significant profit potential as well as challenges that cannot be taken lightly. In this industry, disputes often emerge as significant hurdles.  But what disputes often arise? Disputes in the mining industry encompass a wide spectrum of conflicts of interest among various stakeholders,…

PPP IKN Rundown – Energy, Mining, Construction, and Major Project
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PPP IKN Rundown – Energy, Mining, Construction, and Major Project

Legal Chapter for the IKN Pre-Feasibility Study The relocation of Indonesia’s capital city to IKN has been ongoing since 2019. The Indonesian Government currently offers several funding schemes to both private and public sectors for the development and construction of IKN, including the Public-Private Partnership (“PPP”) Scheme, namely the Unsolicited IKN PPP Scheme. Based on…

Lost in Nickel Lawsuit at the WTO, Indonesia Forced to Export Raw Nickel?
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Lost in Nickel Lawsuit at the WTO, Indonesia Forced to Export Raw Nickel?

EU Lawsuit Against Indonesia at the WTO Based on data from the United States Geological Survey (USGS), Indonesia is the world’s largest nickel producer as in 2021 Indonesia has become the world’s highest exporter of raw nickel ore with a total of more than 21 million metric tons, which is equivalent to USD 20 billion…

Alta Mahandara – A Lawyer Aspiring for Full Contentment
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Alta Mahandara – A Lawyer Aspiring for Full Contentment

“The best way to predict our future is to create it.”  That is the most suitable quote to describe Alta Mahandara. Born in 1988, since his childhood this man has manifested his parents’ message not to rely on others and build his brilliant career.  “My parents did not ask me in detail to pursue a…

The Existence of the IUP OPK License After Law Number 3 of 2020 on Mineral and Coal Mining
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The Existence of the IUP OPK License After Law Number 3 of 2020 on Mineral and Coal Mining

Mining Business License (Izin Usaha Pertambangan, “IUP”) is one of the licenses required by mining entrepreneurs in conducting business activities in the mining sector which generally starts from the stages of general investigation, exploration and feasibility studies. In addition, other required license is Production Operation IUP (Operasi Produksi, ”OP” ) which includes the stages of…

Countries to Phase Out Coal-Fired Power Plants
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Countries to Phase Out Coal-Fired Power Plants

Phase Out Coal-Fired Power Plants. The COP26 summit held in Glasgow, Scotland of the United Kingdom on 31 October – 13 November 2021 has brought the parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the United Nations (“UN”) Framework Convention on Climate Change. For nearly three decades, the UN has…

Selling Price of Coal for the Cement and Fertilizer Industry
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Selling Price of Coal for the Cement and Fertilizer Industry

Determination and Calculation of the Selling Price of Coal for the Cement and Fertilizer Industry from November 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022 – It’s USD 90 FOB Vessel To ensure the fulfillment of coal needs as raw material/fuel for the domestic cement and fertilizer industry, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (“MEMR”) issued…