Berau Coal is based in Indonesia and is majority-owned by PT Sinarindo Ekamulya, a subsidiary of the Sinar Mas Group.

Berau owns a 1,184 square kilometre mining concession area in the Berau Regency in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The concession area is divided into three sites:

  • Lati Mine
  • Binungan Mine
  • Sambarata Mine.

Berau also owns and operates six coal terminals. The company has undergone major ownership changes in recent years. It was originally owned by London-listed Bumi plc, which was partly owned by Nat Rothschild and the Bakrie family. Bumi plc later became Asia Resources Minerals and was taken over in 2015 by Asia Coal Energy Ventures, of the Sinar Mas Group and the Widjaja family.

Credit: Photo by Peabody Energy, CC BY 3.0

Since 2014, Berau Coal’s annual reports have not been publicly available through the Indonesian Stock Exchange, however, they are still reported as a listed company.

Berau Coal Shareholders

Investor Ownership (%) Filing Date
PT Sinarindo Ekamulya (Sinar Mas Group) 84.74 22 Dec 2016
Other Investors (unclear) 15.26



Structure of Berau Coal


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Information Updated: 19 August 2019