By Leony Aurora
April 28 (Bloomberg) -- PT Tambang Batubara Bukit Asam, a
state-controlled coal mining company that controls more than a
quarter of Indonesia's reserves of the fuel, said profit in the
first quarter rose 44 percent.
Net income in the three months ended March 31 climbed to
286 billion rupiah ($31 million), or 124 rupiah a share, from
199 billion rupiah, or 86 rupiah, a year earlier, the company
said in a statement published in Bisnis Indonesia newspaper.
Sales in the period advanced to 1.2 trillion rupiah from 957
billion rupiah, it said.

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--Editors: Sean Collins