Press Release

Aug 10, 2020

Converting Coal Waste into Valuable Compounds

Do you know that the mining industry supports roughly 45% of the world’s economic activities? The raw materials extracted by mining companies are powering the world’s growing population and its dependence on computers, gadgets and other technologies.

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May 5, 2020

Protect and Serve: How Amman Mineral Goes Above and Beyond for West Sumbawa during COVID-19 Pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic, after the disease spread to more than 100 countries and led to tens of thousands of cases within a few months. On 2nd March, 2020, Indonesia confirmed two COVID-19 cases in its territory and within two months, the virus has multiplied staggeringly and spread across the archipelago.

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November 29, 2019

Peruak Naga Talonang Access Road Resumes to Function

Peruak Naga Talonang access road has returned to normal. Previously, access was disrupted due to road condition badly damaged by landslides and erosion occurring at the end of 2018. The Peruak Naga road is the main economic distribution access for people in the Southern and West Sumbawa regions.

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November 19, 2019

Collaborating with Telkomsel, Amman Mineral Prepared About 500 West Sumbawa Students to Face Industrial Revolution Era 4.0 through Use of Digital Technology

Amman Mineral in collaboration with Telkomsel held a digital literacy training session entitled “Bijak dan Pintar Memanfaatkan Media Sosial di Era Industri 4.0 (Be Wise and Smart in Using Social Media in Industrial Era 4.0)” for about 500 students of SMKN 1 Maluk and SMAN 1 Sekongkang in West Sumbawa Regency, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB). The “Belajar Bareng Amman (Let’s Study Together)” activity has been carried out several times under the themes suited to the needs of the stakeholders such as the government, journalists, and students.

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November 13, 2019

As the Second Biggest PNBP Payer, Amman Mineral Receives Award for Mineral and Coal PNBP Compliance

Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara (‘Amman Mineral’) received a runner-up award in the category of Mineral and Coal PNBP (Non-Tax State Revenue) Compliance as the biggest Contract of Work contributor from the Directorate of Mineral and Coal Revenues, Directorate General of Minerals and Coal. The award was presented to the company for its contribution and compliance in fulfilling the PNBP payment obligation for the period of 2018 by the Director General of Minerals and Coal, Bambang Gatot Ariyono (13/11/2019). This award is proof of Amman Mineral's commitment to always comply and participate in the development and protection of the environment.

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November 5, 2019

Buin Batu School of Batu Hijau to Represent Indonesia in International Education Competition

Nine students of Grades 8 and 9 from Buin Batu School, West Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara, will represent Indonesia in the Final World Scholar’s Cup - Tournament of Champions event held at Yale University, USA. They will compete in the category of Art and Science from November 8 to 13, 2019. Previously, they successfully competed at the regional level in Bali and performed well at the Asia level in Manila, participated in by around 50,000 participants in September 2019.

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October 23, 2019

Amman Mineral to Hold Two National and International Junior Tennis Tournaments to Produce Young Talented Indonesian Tennis Athletes

The support of Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") to develop tennis sports and Indonesian junior tennis athletes is again demonstrated by holding the 'Amman Mineral International Junior Championship 2019' and 'Amman Mineral Detec Junior Open 2019' to be held simultaneously on 23-27 October 2019 at the Elite Club Epicentrum tennis courts, Jakarta. These national and international scale championship events are part of a calendar of activities of the Executive Board of the Indonesian Tennis Association (PP PELTI). Previously Amman Mineral was also the main sponsor of the national tennis championships held in Yogyakarta and Padang.

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September 27, 2019

Partner under Guidance of Amman Mineral, Pokdarwis Alam Asri Receives “Indonesia Sustainable Tourism Award 2019”

The Alam Asri Tourism Awareness Group (Pokdarwis) received the 2019 Indonesia Sustainable Tourism Award (ISTA) from the Ministry of Tourism in the category of Economic Utilization for Local Communities yesterday (26/9) at The Ritz Carlton Hotel, Jakarta. Pokdarwis Alam Asri is one of the working groups under the guidance of Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") through the development of Jelenga Beach tourism object in Jereweh District, West Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB). Pokdarwis Alam Asri was chosen as one of the 5 winners because it is considered to have an environmental preservation and community-based tourist destination development. Pokdarwis Alam Asri was also the only participant from Sumbawa Island included in the ISTA award nomination among 362 other participants from all over Indonesia.

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September 12, 2019

In Celebration of National Transportation Day, Amman Mineral and KUPP Benete Make Sea and Beach Clean-Up

Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") and the Head of the Benete Port Management Unit Office (KUPP) along with all the staff made a Clean Sea and Beach Movement, while enjoying the underwater beauty of Benete waters. This joint monitoring activity was carried out today (12/9) in commemoration of the National Transportation Day 2019.

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September 5, 2019

“Amman Mineral Junior Tennis Championships 2019” Held in Padang to Support and Develop National Young Players Program

Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") again became the main sponsor of a Junior Tennis National Championship named "Amman Mineral Junior Tennis Championships 2019" which took place in Padang, West Sumatra, from September 2 to 5, 2019. The tournament is part of the official competition calendar of the Executive Board of the Indonesian Tennis Association (PP PELTI) for the singles and doubles categories, both boys and girls, for the Age Groups of 10, 12, 14, 16, and 18 years.

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August 17, 2019

Amman Mineral Employees Raise Red-and-White Flag Underwater at Benete Bay

Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") employees performed a red and white flag raising ceremony underwater at Benete Bay, West Sumbawa. This activity was part of a series of activities in commemoration of the 74th Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia at the Batu Hijau Mine Project area. On the same occasion, divers under the Sumbawa Diving Club consisting of Amman Mineral employees and business partners also monitored the artificial coral reefs that Amman Minerals had placed in Benete Bay.

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August 12, 2019

In commemorating the World Environment Day, Amman Mineral Instills Environmental Awareness in Communities around Batu Hijau Mine

In commemorating the Environment Day, Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") held a "Clean Up Day" event engaging the community members around the Batu Hijau mine, West Sumbawa Regency, West Nusa Tenggara. Besides being attended by Amman Mineral and Alliance employees, the event held on Friday (9/8) was also participated in by students of elementary, junior high school, high school / vocational school students and PKK groups and housewives in Maluk District. Clean Up Day is one of a series of programs implemented by the company to raise awareness to preserve and protect the environmental.

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August 12, 2019

Amman Mineral and Yayasan Muslim Batu Hijau Hand Over Sacrificial Animals to Some Takmir Masjid in Sumbawa and Lombok

In celebrating the Eid al-Adha 1440 H, PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") and its employees and alliances incorporated under the Batu Hijau Muslim Foundation (YMBH) handed over the meat of sacrificial animals to be distributed to the rightful community members around the Batu Hijau mine area , such as West Sumbawa, Sumbawa Besar, and several areas on the island of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara.

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June 27, 2019

Converting Coconut Fibers into Money

Coconet coconut fiber processing business is one of the Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara (Amman Mineral)-supported businesses in connection with the community development programs around the Batu Hijau mine, West Sumbawa Regency. This is a form of direct community involvement in reclamation activities by utilizing local resources. We really need this Coconet to prevent erosion on the Batu Hijau former mine site.

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June 17, 2019

Amman Mineral Becomes Sponsor of the Junior Tennis National Championship "Amman Mineral Detec Open 2019"

The Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") became the main sponsor of the Junior Tennis National Championships labeled the Amman Mineral Detec Open 2019 which took place in Yogyakarta on 17-22 June 2019. This junior tennis tournament targeted 400 participants from the Age Groups 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, and 18 years originating from all over Indonesia and abroad, both male and female categories. In Yogyakarta, the location of this championship match will take place on several tennis courts in a number of locations, such as at Gajah Mada University and Yogyakarta State University (UNY).

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May 27, 2019

Amman Mineral and its Employees Share Ramadhan Blessings

PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") and its employees who are members of the Yayasan Muslim Batu Hijau (Batu Hijau Muslim Foundation / YMBH) and Association of Kumpulan Karyawan Wanita Pekerja Tambang (Women in Mining Batu Hijau / WIMBH) filled the holy month of Ramadhan by doing charity activities by donating 2300 Eid-al-Fitr (Lebaran) packages for children and residents in need in the Jereweh, Maluk, Sekongkang, and Sumbawa Districts.

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April 9, 2019

Amman Mineral Receives 2 Global-Level Awards at “Global CSR Summit & Good Governance Awards 2019”

PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") won 2 awards at the same time at The 11th Asian Global CSR Summit and Good Governance Awards, namely the Platinum award for the category of Best Corporate Communications & IR and the Silver award for the category of Best Environmental Excellence Award in Sarawak, Malaysia, on April 4, 2019. The awards were presented by YB Dato Sri Hajjah Fatimah Abdullah, Malaysian Minister of Virtue, Community Welfare, Women, Family and Child Development. The Global CSR Summit & Good Governance Awards is an award presentation event organized by Pinnacle Group International and attended by 220 participants from various industrial fields around the world.

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March 28, 2019

Amman Mineral Wins Gold Award in 2019 PR Indonesia Awards

PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") won the Gold award for the category of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), sub-category Community Development and Sustainability in a recent 2019 Public Relations Indonesia Awards (PRIA) held in Bandung, on Thursday (28/3). Anita Avianty, Amman Mineral's Head of Corporate Communications Manager directly received the award presented by Magdalena Wenas, the Jury of PR Indonesia Awards and witnessed by the Governor of West Java, Ridwan Kamil.

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January 31, 2019

Amman Mineral Organizes OHS Campaign to Commemorate National OHS Month

Commemorating the 2019 National Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Month, PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") holds an OHS Month Campaign from January 15 to February 14, 2019 and will be participated by all employees of Amman Mineral, Alliance and Business Partners at the Batu Hijau mine, West Sumbawa.

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January 12, 2019

Amman Mineral Released Hundreds of Green Baby Turtle

Employees of Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") released hundreds of Green Baby Turtle(Chelonia Mydas) at Tropical Beach of Sekongkang, West Sumbawa regency, West Nusa Tenggara province on 12 January 2019. Such program is one of the company's initiatives in preserving rare animals, held in partnership with local community. Since 2005, the company has released more than 47,400 baby turtles into their natural habitat.

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November 17, 2018

Hundreds of Amman Mineral Employees, Family Members and Community Members Hold Beach Clean-Up in Locations around Mine

Hundreds of employees of PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") and the Business Partners alliance and their families and community members held the Beach Clean-Up movement around the Batu Hijau mine, Sekongkang, West Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara. The activity held in the form of a fun walk began with planting trees, collecting plastic waste from Gate 41 Alfa along the tropical beach route, constitutes a series of the 2nd Anniversary of Amman Mineral which is the national pride and the company of choice for every stakeholder.

Anita Avianty, Head of Corporate Communications of Amman Mineral, said, "Through this Beach Clean-Up activity we can give all stakeholders understanding and knowledge about the importance of land, beach and sea environment cleanliness as part of human life. Environmental protection will be very effective if everyone starts from their own family and community.

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November 16, 2018

Amman Mineral Successfully Reclaims 690.83 Hectares of Former Mine Area

Concurrently with the mining operation, PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") has carried out reclamation on the area cleared for Batu Hijau mining area and other supporting facilities. The reclamation was carried out soon on the areas where mining operations had been completed to prevent erosion from occurring, maintain the stability of the slope structure, and reshape the structure and diversity of the vegetation similar to the one prior to mining operations in accordance with its final designation, and if possible, support the formation of certain plant species playing an important role in returning wildlife habitat.

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November 16, 2018

Amman Mineral Focuses Social Responsibility Activities to Create Sustainable Economic Independence

PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") has been introducing a pattern of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approaches for two years from philanthropy that only focuses on donations and volunteerism to creating shared value programs (CSV). This innovation is aimed at helping build the local economy towards a community that has sustainable economic independence. The program is implemented through various entrepreneurship development activities based on local potential and community empowerment.

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November 13, 2018

Hundreds of Employees of Amman Mineral and Business Partner Alliance Enthusiastic in Their Support of Blood Donation Activities

As a form of care for others, PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") and its Business Partner Alliance in collaboration with the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) of Sumbawa Regency held a Blood Donation Event at the Buin Batu Clinic, Batu Hijau Mine Townsite, West Sumbawa, NTB. The activity was held as a series of activities in commemorating the 2nd anniversary of Amman Mineral and the 54th National Health Day. Hundreds of Amman Mineral’s employees, family members, and employees of the Business Partner Alliance attended enthusiastically.

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November 13, 2018

Amman Mineral Holds Talent Scouting Test for Prospective Non-Skilled Employees

PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") and the Business Partners Alliance held a Talent Scouting Test for 314 prospective non-skilled employees of PT MacMahon Indonesia and a company under the Amman Mineral affiliation. Previously these test participants had been declared to have passed the Joint Team selection and medical test. This Talent Scouting Test was held between October 14 and 19, 2018 at the Batu Hijau mine.

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October 7, 2018

Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara Sent Disaster Emergency Response Team

PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") and Business Partners Alliance sent a Disaster Emergency Response Team on October 2 to help earthquake victims in the Donggala district and Palu following the earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 followed by a tsunami wave hitting the areas on Friday (9/28). The Amman Mineral Emergency Response Team was involved in the search and evacuation of victims and the provision of health service assistance.

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August 30, 2018

Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara and Business Partner Alliance Provide Assistance for Earthquake Victims in West Sumbawa

PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara (“Amman Mineral”) and Business Partner Alliance have symbolically handed over assistance for earthquake victims in the West Sumbawa area following an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 striking West Nusa Tenggara on Sunday (19/8). The assistance with a total value of IDR1.1 billion given in the form of goods and equipment required by the people of West Sumbawa following the earthquake has been and will be handed over by Sr. Manager Social Responsibility Amman Mineral, Syarafuddin Jarot and received directly by the Regent (Bupati) of West Sumbawa, Dr. Ir. H. W. Musyafirin, M.M., and witnessed by the Minister of Social Affairs of RI, Dr. Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita, M.Si, who was on a working visit to the West Nusa Tenggara province.

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June 22, 2018

Celebrating Eid Al-Fitr in The Spirit of Togetherness

President Director of PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral"), Rachmat Makkasau, performed Eid prayer with the employees and family members of Amman Mineral at the Miftahul Jannah Townsite Mosque, Sekongkang, West Sumbawa Regency on Friday (6/15/2018). After the Eid prayer, he continued with a series of Halal bi Halal activities with the employees and families of the employees and community members around the Batu Hijau mine.

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May 29, 2018

Amman Mineral and LIPI Again Conduct Deep Sea Survey

PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") together with the Indonesian Institute of Science and Research (LIPI) Jakarta again conducted a Deep-Sea Survey in the south of West Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara Province (NTB) to demonstrate the company's ongoing commitment to apply high standards of environmental management.

Amman Mineral’s Environmental Manager, Jorina Waworuntu, said that this survey is regularly carried out every five years and has been carried out by the company since 2003. The survey is aimed at mapping the tailing footprint and the impact of placing tailings into the deep-sea floor on marine ecosystems. "This survey is conducted as one of Amman Mineral's commitment to environmental management and protection, specifically tailings management."

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April 23, 2018

Amman Mineral Nominated for 2018 Duty of Care Awards

PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral"), a national mining company operating the Batu Hijau mine in West Sumbawa regency, West Nusa Tenggara, is nominated to receive the 2018 Duty of Care Award for the category of Remote Health Care. The announcement was made by the International SOS Foundation as the organizer of Duty of Care Awards 2018 through its official website This year's global Duty of Care Awards are participated by companies from 59 industry sectors in 42 countries.

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April 18, 2018

Commission VII - DPR RI visits the Batu Hijau Mine

Chairman of Commission VII, RI House of Reps. Gus Irawan Pasaribu accompanied by Rachmat Makkasau, the President Director of Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara and HW Musyafirin, the Regent of West Sumbawa in an official visit to Batu Hijau mine located at West Sumbawa regency to visually see the company’s operations and the progress of concentrate processing and refining facility (smelter) development.

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March 8, 2018

AMNT-Assisted Farmers Gather in Large Harvest and Conduct its First Seaweed Export

Today 45 seaweed farmers assisted by PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara (AMNT) have gathered in a large harvest and conducted their first export to China. Regent of West Sumbawa Regency (KSB), Dr. Ir. Musyafirin, MM., participated in the harvest and officially released the first seaweed export centered in Sagena Village, Poto Tano District, West Sumbawa Regency (KSB), West Nusa Tenggara.

The seaweed harvest was conducted in three locations in KSB namely Sagena Village, Labu Beru Village and Kertasari Village. The total seaweed harvested reaches 70 wet tons and a total of 15 dry tons will be exported, seven tons of which come from the AMNT-assisted farmers.

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December 28, 2017

Progress on Copper Smelter Development of PT AMIN

The construction plan of copper smelter facility of PT Amman Mineral Industri (PTAMIN), an affiliated company of PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara (PTAMNT), will soon be realized upon completion of the review on ANDAL (Environmental Impact Analysis) and RKL/RPL (Environmental Management Plan/Environmental Monitoring Plan) documents carried out by the AMDAL Review Commission of NTB (KPA NTB).

The review and assessment of related documents was conducted in a joint meeting of technical team and KPA NTB, relevant stakeholders and local community around the project site. The assessment aims at ensuring the review of environmental and social impacts is performed comprehensively to comply with prevailing regulations and all documents fulfill the requirements as set forth under applicable laws.

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December 4, 2017

Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara Receives ASEAN Best Mining Award

Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara (AMNT) received an award in the category of the Best Practices in Mineral Distribution in the prestigious ASEAN mining award event held by the Secretariat of ASEAN in a series of ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Minerals in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar in 30 November 2017.

“We thank the Government for having chosen AMNT to represent Indonesian in the AMA and for the Government’s active role in continuously collaborating with us in conducting operations in accordance with the environmental standards, work safety and operational safety at Batu Hijau enabling us to be a company of national pride,” said President Director of AMNT Rachmat Makkasau.

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February 24, 2017


PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara (AMNT) has been granted an extension of concentrate export permit from the Government. The export recommendation was issued by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources on February 17, 2017 and the Ministry of Trade then issued a copper concentrate export permit with maximum volume of 675,000 WMT.

The company appreciates the cooperation between AMNT and the Government through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and the Ministry of Trade completing the recommendation application process and the extension of the Batu Hijau concentrate export permit.

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