Founded on 20th September 1989 as to response to the challenges of coal mining industry in Indonesia. The APBI-ICMA is a non-government, nonprofit and non-political organization that embraces both upstream (exploration and exploitation) and downstream (marketing the distribution, utilization and mining services) aspects of coal industry in Indonesia.
The Association aims at creating an environment for its members to discuss the common concern, exchange ideas and works towards a common goal for the coal mining industry. The APBI-ICMA also acts as a partner to relevant government Institutions and provides the industry’s view on how to encourage a favorable environment for investment and competition.
The APBI-ICMA works collaboratively with all stakeholders to enhance investment in hence the economic health of the coal mining industry to deliver greater benefit to the government, investors, communities, employees, customers and the environment.