Antam Optimizes Online Gold Sales amid Pandemic



Petir Garda Bhwana

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - State-owned mining company Aneka Tambang (IDX: ANTM), also known as Antam, implemented a number of new policies amid the Covid-19 pandemic, including online gold sales. The strategy is enforced to ensure business operation can run optimally.

    Through its Precious Metals Processing and Refining Business Unit, Antam implemented online gold sales via . The company also enables delivery order mechanisms, as well as buyback transactions, via the WhatsApp application.

    For working activities, Antam adjusted mining and factory operations and implemented numerous health and safety protocols.

    "Gradually, we will resume work activities in accordance with the new normal protocol," the company said in an official statement, Thursday, June 11, 2020.

    Antam is currently focusing on accelerating downstream projects, including the construction of the Haltim Ferronickel Plant (P3FH) with a production capacity of 13,500 tons of nickel in ferronickel (TNi). There is also the Smelter Grade Alumina Refinery (SGAR) project, in which the company collaborates with Inalum.