All Bayan Group mines perform open-cut mining by paying attention to regional geological conditions such as overburden, geological structure and conditions of existing coal reserve. This method benefits Bayan Group as it is relatively safer, simpler, cheaper and easier to monitor.
During mining process, Bayan Group use heavy equipment such as Wheel Loader, dozer, Track Loader, Face Shovel, Backhoe and Off Highway Dump Truck as well as Scraper with large loading and transporting capacity to dump overburden and transport coal to closest stockpile location. In addition, each mine has stockpile partially equipped with washing plant, crasher and other infrastructures.
Open cut mining consists of the following 7 stages:
2. Overburden Removal
3. Coal Mining
4. Coal Hauling Processing
5. Coal Barging
6. Transhipment/Coal Loading and
7. Enviromental and Social Activities
Balikpapan Coal Terminal (BCT)
Our Balikpapan Coal Terminal (BCT) is one the largest coal terminals in Indonesia located in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan. BCT is managed by PT Dermaga Perkasa Pratama, the subsidiary of PT Bayan Resources Tbk, and equipped with shiploading and unloading berths. BCT has a handling throughput capacity of 15.0 million tonnes per annum and a stockpiling capacity of approximately one million tons across 16 stockpiles. It is also able to serve handy, panamax and capesize vessels. BCT also has a loading facility with capacity of 4,000 tonnes per hour, enabling it to load a Panamax size vessel in one day. Other than that, BCT also has unloading facility with 5,000 tonnes per hour capacity and is able to unload coal from 2 barges simultaneously. BCT is facilitated to mix coals from 4 stockpiles with computerized system to meet customer specifications.