October 25, 2020

Indonesia to create firm to build up electric vehicle battery industry

FILE PHOTO: A worker poses with a handful of nickel ore at the nickel mining factory of PT Vale Tbk, near Sorowako, Indonesia, January 8, 2014. REUTERS/Yusuf Ahmad

JAKARTA (Reuters) – A group of Indonesian state-owned companies will form a venture to make batteries to power electric vehicles, the Mining Industry Indonesia (MIND ID) chief executive said on Tuesday.

Indonesia, the world’s biggest producer of nickel ore, a key component of EV batteries, wants to build an integrated EV industry that will eventually include building the vehicles.

The new venture, called Indonesia Battery Holding, would be formed by state miners MIND ID and Aneka Tambang (ANTAM), state utility Perusahan Listrik Negara (PLN) and state oil company Pertamina, MIND ID Chief Executive Orias Petrus Moedak said.

“We are preparing a concrete cooperation plan, so that the nickel utilisation project can start immediately, to produce batteries,” he told a webinar.

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Indonesia to Create Firm to Build up Electric Vehicle Battery Industry | Technology News

JAKARTA (Reuters) – A group of Indonesian state-owned companies will form a venture to make batteries to power electric vehicles, the Mining Industry Indonesia (MIND ID) chief executive said on Tuesday.

Indonesia, the world’s biggest producer of nickel ore, a key component of EV batteries, wants to build an integrated EV industry that will eventually include building the vehicles.

The new venture, called Indonesia Battery Holding, would be formed by state miners MIND ID and Aneka Tambang (ANTAM), state utility Perusahan Listrik Negara (PLN) and state oil company Pertamina, MIND ID Chief Executive Orias Petrus Moedak said.

“We are preparing a concrete cooperation plan, so that the nickel utilisation project can start immediately, to produce batteries,” he told a webinar.

The company would help build an industry that aimed to cover everything from producing chemicals and minerals for batteries to making the units themselves, as well as recycling old batteries,

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PR Firm CEO Jim Bianchi to Discuss How COVID-19 Has Changed Media Relations for Automotive & Mobility Suppliers at October 7 APRC Meeting | News

TROY, Mich., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Jim Bianchi, longtime automotive media relations veteran and president of automotive PR firm Bianchi Public Relations, Inc., will discuss the results of two media surveys and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected media relations for automotive and mobility suppliers during the October 7 virtual meeting of the Automotive Public Relations Council (APRC) of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association.

Titled “How Auto Supplier Media Relations Has Changed Amidst COVID,” Bianchi’s presentation will cover six takeaways from a recent global journalist survey conducted by Cision, a PR software and service provider, and six tips for PR professionals gathered recently from Detroit-based automotive journalists.

The APRC session’s agenda and registration information are available at: https://www.oesa.org/events/automotive-public-relations-council-meeting-3.

With more than 35 years of experience on both the corporate and agency sides, Bianchi is an accredited, hands-on PR professional directing the Detroit area firm

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PR Firm CEO Jim Bianchi to Discuss How COVID-19 Has Changed Media Relations for Automotive & Mobility Suppliers at October 7 APRC Meeting

TROY, Mich., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Jim Bianchi, longtime automotive media relations veteran and president of automotive PR firm Bianchi Public Relations, Inc., will discuss the results of two media surveys and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected media relations for automotive and mobility suppliers during the October 7 virtual meeting of the Automotive Public Relations Council (APRC) of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association.

Titled “How Auto Supplier Media Relations Has Changed Amidst COVID,” Bianchi’s presentation will cover six takeaways from a recent global journalist survey conducted by Cision, a PR software and service provider, and six tips for PR professionals gathered recently from Detroit-based automotive journalists.

The APRC session’s agenda and registration information are available at: https://www.oesa.org/events/automotive-public-relations-council-meeting-3.

With more than 35 years of experience on both the corporate and agency sides, Bianchi is an accredited, hands-on PR professional directing the Detroit area firm

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