PT Alumina Borneo Indonesia started the construction of the Smelter Grade Alumina Refinery in Bukit Batu Village in Sungai Kunyit District in Indonesia on December 28, 2020. This first pole planting for the project was led by the H Sutarmidji, Governor of West Kalimantan, via a virtual platform. Sutarmidji said "The West Kalimantan Provincial Government fully supports the construction of SGAR in Bukit Batu Village, Sungai Kunyit District. This is an effort to support the President's policy regarding the import of aluminium raw materials.”
Regarding development, the governor requested PT BAI to prioritize and provide job opportunities to communities around the development according to the required qualifications.