JAKARTA – Semen Baturaja has again achieved another Indonesia National Standard (INS) Award. In present year of 2019, SMBR has achieved a Silver-tier award after previously won Bronze-tier one in 2018.

The event held by the National Standardization Body of Indonesia on Wednesday, 20 November in Balai Kartini, Jakarta, was attended by the Minister of Research and Technology/Head of the Research and Innovation Agency, Bambang Brodjonegoro.

Semen Baturaja has become one among 69 organizations/companies that were appointed for the SNI Award 2019 after undergoing a series of assessment by the Board of Jury.

The award was given as a token of appreciation towards the strong commitment shown by the industry performers in implementing INS consistently and continuously, performing admirably, and capability in internalizing the social, economic, and environmental aspects within the organization.

Bambang Brodjonegoro hoped that the existence of INS award could bring large impact for the other industry performers in implementing INS, regardless of whether it is the raw materials provider, the manufacturer, distributor, or other party involved.

BATURAJA – For the closing event of SMBR’s 45th Anniversary, Semen Baturaja also held various kinds of “Safety”-themed competitions which aims to teach the value of Safety culture to every member of SMBR’s big family.

Some of the categories of the competition include: Video Safety Contact, Design Safety Quote, SHE Photography, and Safety Talk among work units. These categories have been planned and organized since 5 November 2019.

Then, on Friday, 15 November, it is followed with the Safety Riding and Safety Chants competitions which are being participated by the work unit representatives.

In the Safety Riding contest, Semen Baturaja has collaborated with the Thamrin Brother acting as the organizer partner of the contest and also providing information concerning the methods on how to properly drive a motorcycle while prioritizing safety driving.

SOLO – Semen Baturaja has once more achieved an award from the “Economic Review” on Anugerah Perusahaan TBK Indonesia VI 2019 as “The Best Public Company 2019” within the category of “Cement Industry”, after previously managed to win the same award category in the third place on 2017.

The event Anugerah Perusahaan TBK Indonesia VI 2019 was held by the “Economic Review” magazine on Saturday, 16 November in Lorin Hotel Solo. The award for Semen Baturaja was presented directly by Irlisa Rachmadiana, the Founder and Managing Director of Economic Review, to Basthony Santri, SMBR’s VP Corporate Secretary.

The award encompassed 555 public companies within 9 industry sectors of which all are listed in Indonesia Stock Exchange as a public company. A number of 18 companies have been deemed qualified to be included within the criteria of assessment comprising of various sectors in Finance, Risk Management, Company’s Administration, Human Resources, Marketing, Information and Technology, Company’s Social Responsibility, Operational, Communication, and CEO.

BATURAJA – In showing the gratitude for its 45th year anniversary, the management team of SMBR along with Semen Baturaja Employee Union and the Employees’ Housewife Association have visited the orphanage of As-Saniyah in Baturaja to officially open a retirement home whose construction has been finished.

In the same occasion, the management of SMBR, the Employee Union, and the Employees Housewife Association have also donated food supplies and other provisions.

This act of philanthropy is a form of social consideration from Semen Baturaja for the good cause of locals living nearby the company’s plant.

In the future, Semen Baturaja will prioritize its aid to focus on education, health, and social aspect through the CSR program. It is in their sincerest hope that the aids they provide can prove to be helpful.

BATURAJA – Still related with the SMBR’s 45th Anniversary Celebration, Semen Baturaja held a Gathering Party that was held on Wisma Ganesha’s Hall, Baturaja at Thursday, 14 November.

The event was attended by the Board of Directors, employees which include contract and outsourcing workers, the company’s subsidiary director (Baturaja Multi Usaha), and Baturaja Daya Insani while also inviting the Semen Baturaja’s Employees’ Housewife Association.

This year’s gathering event is celebrated slightly differently by giving an opportunity to select a representative from employee of different job positions, Millenials representative, Semen Baturaja Employee Union, Subsidiary Company, and the Employees’ Housewife Association to give testimony in the form of speech, wishes, and commitment for Semen Baturaja.

As a token of gratitude, SMBR is providing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) aid in the form of academic tuitions ranging from elementary school to university-grade institutions and honorary teachers, and a supply worth of 1000 sacks of cement for the construction of Pondok Pesantren Modern Adz-Zikro.

BATURAJA – One of the important events that are being celebrated annually as part of SMBR’s anniversary is the Ceremony for Employee Appreciation and Years of Service Recognition.

The ceremony, which was held on14 November in Baturaja Plant as part of the company’s anniversary celebration, is highlighted through the awarding of service milestone for SMBR employees whose year of service have hit 10 to 35 years.

In present year of 2019, the award for Service Milestone is given to 4 employees of SMBR from three different plants; the Palembang, Baturaja, and Lampung branches. This award is symbolically presented by SMBR’s Board of Directors.

The Employee Appreciation and Years of Service Recognition award is given as a form of gratitude from the management of SMBR for the unwavering dedication that the employees of SMBR have shown throughout the years.

PALEMBANG – Semen Baturaja has held the Motorcycle Mechanic Certificate Training on Astra Honda Motor (AHM) Plaju, Palembang. The training took place from 28 October until 3 November 2019.

The training was attended by 20 participants, in which all of them are locals of Ring I Semen Baturaja plant from both Baturaja and Palembang branch.

The Human Resource and General Director of Semen Baturaja, Amrullah, officially opened the start of the training program. The Head Section of Maritime Industry, Transportational Devices, and Defense Articles Directorate from the Ministry of Industry of Indonesia Republic, Toga Simamora, and the Head of Technical Service Region of Astra Motor Palembang, Achmad Wahyudi Irmono, were also present during the grand opening.

This training is a realization of Semen Baturaja’s CSR program that is aimed towards the locals living nearby the Ring I of Semen Baturaja’s plant who are perceived to possess the potential of becoming skilled mechanics.

The company hopes that through the training and coaching of this program, it could give rise to the birth of new automotive entrepreneurs in Baturaja and Palembang cities.

PALEMBANG – The company of Semen Baturaja, along with 29 other stakeholders, have signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pegadaian company during the “Gathering and Signing of State-owned Enterprises and Corporations” event.

The event held by Pegadaian company in the ballroom of Hotel Aryaduta Palembang on Thursday, 31 October, was personally attended by the Human Resource and General Director of Semen Baturaja, Amrullah, and the Main Director of Pegadaian, Kuswiyoto.

The synergy between both of the State-owned Enterprises is aimed towards making a mutual collaboration that could benefit and improve both companies.