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Cita Mineral to produce Indonesia’s first alumina

  • Grace D. Amianti

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, June 17 2016   /  09:13 am

Bright outlook: Indonesian conglomerate Harita Group representative Hidayat Sugiarto (left to right), bauxite miner Cita Mineral Investindo director Robby Irvan, president director Liem Hok Seng, director Yusak Parded, commissioner Harry Tanoto and commissioner Kartiko Sunu prepare for a photograph during a public expose following Cita Mineral Investindo’s annual shareholders meeting in Jakarta on Thursday. (JP/Jerry Adiguna)
Bauxite mining company Cita Mineral Investindo will become the country’s first alumina producer following the completion of its new smelter.

The publicly listed firm, part of natural resources conglomerate Harita Group, will begin the production of smelter grade alumina (SGA) at its smelter in Ketapang, West Kalimantan, within days.

CITA president director Liem Hok Seng claimed that Indonesia would be on par with its counterparts in that field, ...