Bandung – Antam Ltd, BUMN that produces gold cooperates with Geological Agency to seek a new location of a potential gold mine in Indonesia.
“The company of minerals starts to consider the existence of Geological Agencies in order to seek new location that will be explored. Since they have data and equipments that can detect a potential mine including oil, gas, gold, until geothermal,” said Ego Syahrial as the Head of Geological Agencies of Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, Monday (16/1).
Thus, the cooperation is done with these two institutions. In this occasion, Tedy Badrujama as the main director of Antam Ltd attended exclusively to sign the contract.
“Besides cooperating with Antam Ltd, we also have been cooperated with Pertamina Ltd that concern with oil exploration,” he said.
In his opinion, having cooperation with Antam Ltd would be done for five years. Later on, Geological Agency would help that BUMN to seek a new location that had concentration of gold.
“We have sent human resources that have skills to do the survey. We also have special laboratory which BUMN does not have,” he said.
Besides seeking new resources, his parties were ready to cooperate to increase the quality of the experts that worked for the cooperation. “We are ready to cooperate to complete the data that the cooperation has, also increase their skills,” he said.