Semen Baturaja Establish Technical Cooperation with Balai Besar Bahan dan Barang Teknik (B4T)

Bandung – PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk (SMBR) cooperates with Balai Besar Bahan dan Barang Teknik (B4T) in Engineering Field. The signing of a memorandum of understanding was conducted by VP Operation I SMBR, Taufik and Head of B4T, Budi Susanto at Central Office of Materials and Technical Goods, Bandung Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

The signing of this MoU aims to increase the cooperations between State-Owned Enterprises and Government-owned institutions. Cooperation is also pursued to support government efforts to enhance the competitiveness of SOEs amid an increasingly competitive industry climate.

The scope of cooperation between SMBR and B4T includes Exchange of technical information and experience covering engineering fields, Improvement of technical skills through exchange of experience based on the principle of mutual benefit, Collaboration in joint research and development programs in the field of Materials and Technical Goods, especially by utilizing local materials for testing and / or for the manufacture of cement and its derivative products, Cooperation of testing material samples of raw materials as well as products and quality assurance of test results, Training and certification, Calibration Cooperation, Technical Inspection, Proficiency Test, Consultancy, and Cooperation of other activities required by both parties.

VP Operation I SMBR, Taufik argued that B4T as a government agency that has the ability in the field of supervision over the quality of materials or goods. “We believe that the test results of raw materials and products samples that will be done by B4T could be a benchmark and quality assurance from Semen Baturaja who has been known as great” he said.

In addition, this cooperation is also carried out as an effort to encourage the development of the cement industry in the future, one of them is by developing cement derivative products such as the manufacture of precast concrete, paving block, etc. (Corsec SMBR)

Semen Baturaja Established a Cooperation of Industrial Vocational Education Program

Palembang – PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk launched and inaugurated the Industrial Vocational Education Program of South Sumatera Region on Friday (11/5). The event coincided with the inauguration of Pusri IIB Factory, NPK 2.4 million tonnes Project and The Ground Breaking of NPK Fusion Pusri Factory.

This event was attended by Minister of Industry, Airlangga Hartarto, and Minister of State Owned Enterprises, Rini Sumarno, accompanied by Directors from various companies in the South Sulawesi region.

It is marked with sirene as a hallmark of the launch of Industrial Vocational Education Program, SMBR provides facilities assistance and established the Industrial Vocational Program Cooperation Agreement with eight schools as follows:

  1. SMK Negeri 1 OKU 
    2. SMK Negeri 2 OKU 
    3. SMK Negeri 3 OKU 
    4. SMK Sentosa Bhakti Baturaja OKU 
    5. SMK Kader Pembangunan Baturaja OKU 
    6. SMK Negeri 1 Martapura OKU Timur 
    7. SMK Negeri 1 Muara Dua OKU Selatan 
    8. SMK Negeri 1 Kebun Tebu Lampung Barat

President Director of PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk., Rahmad Pribadi, also handed over symbolic education assistance to the eight schools, witnessed by the Minister of Industry and Minister of State Owned Enterprises. SMBR also signed MOU with Ministry of Industry RI Training Center about the implementation of Vocational Program D1 and 3in1 Training System  (training, certification, and work placement). The signing of this MOU aims to utilize the resources available to each party in meeting the needs of the industrial sector workforce. This 3in1 System Training Program is the first in Sumatra and 2nd in Indonesia.

Phase Switching Business Blueprint to Realization “Gading Project”

BATURAJA, PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk has done the switching phase of Gading Project on May 8, 2018 at Wisma Ganesha Building, Baturaja. This phase switching marks the end of the business blueprint phase and the commencement of realization phase.

Mr. Rahmad Pribadi as the President Director of SMBR and other directors (Mr. Dede Parasade – Finance Director, Mr. Daconi – Director of Production and Development, Mr. M. Jamil – Marketing Director, Mr. Amrullah – Director General & Human Resources) inaugurated the phase change of ERP implementation of SAP Gading Project in the event.

There are four agendas in the event, such as:

  1. Presenting the Documentary Video of the Gading Project (Project Preparation-Business Blueprint)
  2. Presentation By Mr. Rahmad Pribadi (President Director of SMBR) and Mr. Bernat M.P (Manager Sales Telkom Indonesia)
  3. The Signing of Commitment Board & Embedding PIN to Gading Agent
  4. Award Gading (Blueprint Workshop Best Participants & Photo Contest)

(Corsec SMBR)

Media Visit PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk National News Agency – Antara

President Director of PT. Semen Baturaja (Persero), Tbk Mr. Rahmad Pribadi with President Director of Antara Mr. Meidyatama Suryodiningrat at National News Agency– ANTARA.

 

JAKARTA, On Wednesday, (06/09) at Wisma Antara, President Director of PT. Semen Baturaja (Persero), Tbk Mr. Rahmad Pribadi accompanied by Corporate Secretary Mr. Rum Hendarmin and Head of Corporate communication Mrs. Lis Kurniati Utami visit and build good relation to National News Agency– ANTARA. On that occasion, President Director of Antara Mr. Meidyatama Suryodiningrat welcomed the arrival of Semen Baturaja team warmly.

At the meeting, besides as an introductory event for each Company, the relationship between management, but also to discuss about potential of cooperation exploration that can be done in the framework of synergy between SOEs. Mr. Rahmad Pribadi also conveyed the latest condition of the company including the business scheme of Semen Baturaja which is based on the increase of production and improved environmental sustainability.

He also said that Semen Baturaja has cooperated with forestry faculty of Gajah Mada University to conduct environmental studies that carry the concept of forest engineering. As it is known, Baturaja II plant has been declared commercially as Sep 1, 2017, which increased the installed plant capacity by 92.5% to 3.85 million tons in year After the meeting President Director of Semen Baturaja and President Director of National News Agency– ANTARA, exchange souvenir and photo together (PR & Corsec SMBR)

PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk Get Indonesian Public Company Award 2017

The moment when Corporate Secretary received the award

 

Singapore, Located at the Hall of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia to Singapore on Wednesday (23/08), the 4th Indonesian Public Company Award year 2017 from Economic Review in cooperation with Perbanas Institute, IPMI International Business School, Indonesia-Asia Institute and Ideku Group. The event was attended by Corporate Secretary of PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk, Mr. Rum Hendarmin. On this occasion PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk was awarded Rank III of Best Public Company for Basic & Chemical Industry Sector, Cement Group.

PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk was awarded Rank III of Best Public Company for Basic & Chemical Industry Sector, Cement Group.

The award was handed over directly by CEO & Executive Director of IPMI International Business School Mr. Jimmy M. Gani to Corporate Secretary of Semen Baturaja, Mr. Rum Hendarmin at the Conference & Award event entitled “Opportunities & Challenges Company of Indonesia & Singapore” in order to welcome 50 years of Indonesia-Singapore.

Dean of IPMI International Business School Mr.Roy Sembel as well as Chairman of the Jury of this event, expressed his appreciation to the public companies in Indonesia and he expects what has been a proud achievement that has been gained and maintained in national and global.

“What the jury did was not easy, the jurors had to cultivate quantitatively and qualitatively. Our expectation of 535 filtered and finally to be winners in here, will be role model. So any company will be aware of the importance of sense of competitiveness. Sense of competitiveness is expected to be brought in the development of the company’s business and become a force for the company to bring its success not only at the national level but also at the global level. Because it can not be denied that the Indonesian economy is also supported by the development of public companies that we call the Public Company “. (PR of SMBR)

Public Expose PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk in 2017

Jakarta, Located at the Indonesia Stock Exchange building, Public Expose Marathon has been organized by BEI, KPEI and KSEI.

This activity can open access and wider relationships between investors and listed companies, including to get the latest information about the performance of listed companies.

In an activity titled “Public Expose Marathon” there are 68 (sixty eight) companies listed on the BEI will deliver their latest performance updates and plans for implementation in 10 (ten) major cities in Indonesia.

PT . Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk once again became one of the participants in this Public Expose. Based on the Indonesia Stock Exchange Regulation number I-E, it is mentioned that each Listed Company must conduct an annual public expose of at least 1 (one) time in a year.

In this event PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk conducted a presentation of company development along with question and answer to the participants who attended and ended with a press conference which was attended by the President Director, Mr . Rahmad Pribadi, Finance Director, Mr . Dede Parasade, Production Director Mr . Daconi and Corporate Secretary, Mr .Rum Hendarmin.

The material presented is the development of the company’s current condition (including financial and operational performance). Semen Baturaja Tbk (SMBR) is preparing an initiative to address future sales challenges called the “Three Elephants Initiative,” which consists of Cost Leadership, Market Expansion and Business Process Streaming.

In the initiative of Cost Leadership, the company targets the end-of-year efficiency to reach Rp70-100 billion through various measures, such as reducing clinker, energy savings through low-calorie coal use, long-term coal procurement contracts by 2020 and the use of electricity tariffs cheaper.

Efficiency is also done on distribution and logistics costs, where the company cooperates with PT KALOG to route Tiga Gajah Baturaha station to Tegineneng in Lampung.

In the market expansion initiative, the company targets the opening of new markets, such as in Jambi and Bengkulu. Until June 2017 sales in Jambi and Bengkulu grew 54% and 29%. The Business Process Streamlining initiative aims to accelerate decision-making.

By the end of 2017, the company targets the sales volume of cement to reach 2.011 million tons and revenue of Rp 1.83 trillion or 23% and 20% respectively, and EBITDA of Rp580 billion grew 38% YoY . (PR & Corsec SMBR)

Marketing Coordination Meeting of PT Semen Baturaja (Persero)Tbk 2nd Semester 2017

Batam, was held at the Radisson Hotel on Thursday (20/07) until Saturday (22/07), there has been a series of activities of Marketing Coordination Meeting (Rakormas) 2nd Semester, followed by distributor, batching plant & expeditor from three sites (Palembang, Baturaja and Panjang).

SMBR (Semen Baturaja) management participated in this event, President Director Mr. Rahmad Pribadi accompanied by other Board of Directors and Staff.

The series of Rakormas activities opened with the Socialization of Distributor Financing program from BRI and BNI on Thursday (20/07) at Grand Hall of Golden Prawn Batam. On Friday (21/07), the Rakormas was held at the Ballroom of the Radisson Hotel. The event opened with

The event opened with speech from the President Director, Mr. Rahmad Pribadi who constantly engage all distributors, batching plant and expediturers to work together to achieve the sales target according to the Company’s Budget Plan (RKAP) 2017. At the end of his speech, he officially opened the Marketing Coordination Meeting 2nd Semester 2017.

The event continued with Motivation Intuition Power by Mahadibya Nurcahyo Cakrasana and exposure from marketing Director.

Evaluation and determination of the 2nd semester target was held with the concept of discussion class and followed by the delivery of the overall target led by head of Marketing Department.

At the meeting, distributors and batching plants were asked to present their work plans and conveyed the constraints encountered in cement marketing.

The meeting was concluded with the signing of the 2nd semester target followed by the signing of commitment to achieve the target and loyal to sell Semen Baturaja’s product by distributors, batching plan and management.

The series of Rakormas activities are also filled with award giving to The Best Distributor at gala dinner and closed with city tour to several tourist locations in Batam (Humas PTSB)

Signing of Cooperation Agreement between PTSB with BNI, BRI, Mandiri & Jamkrindo

Jakarta, On Thursday (15/06) at 13.00 WIB at the Office of the Ministry of SOEs, the signing of a Cooperation Agreement on Supplier & Distributor Funding between PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk and PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk, PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk and in the field of Cement Distribution Guarantee with Public Corporation Credit Guarantee Indonesia (Jamkrindo).

The event was attended by President Director of PTSB, Mr. Rahmad Pribadi, Managing Director – Middle Business of BNI, Mr. Putrama Wahju Setyawan, Senior Executive Vice President Corporate Banking of Bank Mandiri Mr. Alexandra Askandar, Managing Director – Micro, Small & Medium Business of BRI, Mr. Donsuwan Simatupang, Institutional Director of BRI, Mr. Sis Apik Wijayanto and Director Business Guarantee of Jamkrindo, Mr. Bakti Prasetyo & staff.

The event Also present by The Board of Commissioners of PTSB and Deputy Mining, Strategic Industry and Media, Mr. Fajar Harry Sampurno.

Distributor financing that is packed with Distributor Financing program is a facility provided by the Bank that will provide convenience for Semen Baturaja distributor in conducting cement redemption with competitive tenor and interest rate.

Guarantee receivables are made by Jamkrindo in case of default by the distributor at the time the invoice is due. The duration of the underwriting is 30-90 days with the insurance premium of 1.65%. The applicable Coverage Ratio is 90% of the total bill.

Supplier Chain Financing, Semen Baturaja cooperates with BNI, Bank Mandiri and BRI. Supplier Chain Financing program is expected to increase the cash flow turnover so that the capital of Semen Baturaja suppliers becomes stronger.

In the future, Semen Baturaja targets to increase the sales volume of cement in line with the operation of Baturaja II Plant which has a production capacity of 1.85 million tons of cement per year.

The Company’s current cement production capacity has reached 3.85 million tons of cement per year, so it is hoped that with the synergy of SOEs through this joint funding program can support market expansion by the company. (PR & Corsec PTSB)

Signing Memorandum of Understanding with Lampung District Attorney

PALEMBANG – PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk and Lampung District Attorney signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Civil Law and State Administration in Meeting Room 3rd Floor of Panjang plant (13/06)

Board of Directors of PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk, Mr. M. Jamil (Marketing Director), Mr. Amrullah (Director of General&Human Resources) and Mr. Dede Parasade (Director of Finance) were present at the event. Likewise with the Head of Lampung District Attorney Mr. Hentoro Cahyono along with the staff who also attended the event.

The MoU between PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk and the Lampung District Attorney is in the form of cooperation in legal problem solving in the field of Civil & State Administration whose scope are the provision of legal aid; Giving legal considerations & Other legal actions required in the settlement of legal issues in the field of civil and State Administration faced by PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk.

Marketing Director of PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk, Mr. M.Jamil affirmed, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lampung State Attorney is very important to keep the company as one of the national assets & vital objects. He hopes that with the signing of this cooperation, the company’s investment and operational plan can run smoothly.

Meanwhile, Head of Lampung District Attorney, Mr.Hentoro Cahyono, was pleased with this cooperation. “Hopefully we can help to provide more solutions and overcome the legal problems faced by PT Semen Baturaja which may be in the future,” said Hentoro.

Mr. Hentoro said that, as a first step, PT Semen Baturaja can submit the existing problems to obtain legal considerations as well as other legal action if necessary. Especially, related to the problem of mediation of problems arising between PT Semen Baturaja with other parties.

“This has become the duty and responsibility of the prosecutor as a state lawyer. If the non-litigation method is deemed to have not solved the problem, it will be resolved through the judicial process, “said Hentoro.

According to him, such stages can be viewed more effectively which will meet the targets and expectations of PT Semen Baturaja. (PR & Corsec PTSB)

Signing a Coal Sale and Purchase Agreement between PTSB and PTBA

Palembang, PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk and PT Bukit Asam (Persero) Tbk signed a long-term coal procurement contract for 3 years starting from June 2017 to May 2020 with total coal reaching 1.69 million tons.

The signing of Semen Baturaja is done directly by the President Director of PTSB, Rahmad Pribadi and Acting official Commercial Director of PTBA, Mr. Joko Pramono at Hotel Arista Palembang on Tuesday (20/06/2017).

The signing is done in order to ensure the availability of coal supply required by the Company while improving efficiency with cheaper coal prices.

Previously, Semen Baturaja used coal with 6,300 kcal / kg calories. In connection with the operation of Baturaja II Plant, Company has a new coal mill that can use lower-calorie coal, which can also be used to meet the needs of Baturaja I Plant so that the Company no longer uses high-calorie coal.

This coal procurement contract consists of Bukitasam-45 products with 4,500kcal / kg calories are 1.090.000 ton and Bukitasam-55 with calories 5,500kcal / kg are 603.000ton.

In addition, with the existence of this contract, the Company obtained coal prices that were more competitive with other cement industries due to the relatively long contract period.

This coal procurement contract is also a form of state-owned synergy that will strengthen the position of Semen Baturaja and Bukit Asam as the largest cement producer and coal producer in Southern Sumatra. (PR & Corsec PTSB)