PALEMBANG – Having previously collaborated with the South Sumatra Social Welfare CSR Forum to organize the Technical Training of Brick and Concrete Block Making on 12 December 2019, the CSR of Semen Baturaja has recently just donated brick & paving stone making machine and also cement mixer that were symbolically received by J. Rianthony Nata Kesuma, acting as the Head of South Sumatra Social Welfare CSR Forum.

Through both of these donated machineries, the Management team of Semen Baturaja wished that the participants of the training would be able to immediately practice the brick and concrete block production so as to further prepare them for jobs that require the specific skills and proficiency in corresponding field.

Semen Baturaja is also in full support of the government’s program that aims to raise the most excellent human resources in order to hasten the development of the country of Indonesia.

Through their CSR Work Unit, Semen Baturaja has provided donations for victims of flash flood in east Kikim district, Lahat region, South Sumatera on Wednesday, 15th January. An amount of 602 housing units were submerged by the flood and another 32 units got washed away by the flood wave. 

Donations in the form of 250 boxes containing mineral waters and another 250 boxes of instant noodles were given by the CSR team of Semen Baturaja to the District Head of Kikim, Mr. Pebroni.

It is in the hope of Semen Baturaja’s Management team that the donations provided can help to ease the burden faced by the victims of the flooding.

BATURAJA – As of with the recent phenomenon of Cobra snakes sightings in nearby locals settlements, Semen Baturaja is collaborating with Team Snake Hunter Club to organize the Snake Removal Training and Measures Against Dangerous Animals. The training was being participated by the locals of OKU, which also includes the locals living around SMBR complex.

The event held in Wisma Ganesha hall on Monday, 13th January, was ceremoniously opened by the Regional Secretary of OKU, Mr. Achmad Tarmizi.

Ranging from subject matters concerning the identification of snake species as taught by Mr. Puput Pantoyo, the measures to get rid of snakes and also practical treatment of snake biting taught by Team Snake Hunter Club, Mr. Jogy Alpha Gumay (the Vice President of SHE) explained that this training was being held with the goal of ensuring the protection and wellness of SMBR management’s personnel from the danger of venomous snake bite and other dangerous animals.

The training held by SMBR was well received and highly appreciated by Mr. Achmad Tarmizi, representing the OKU regional government, due to how highly beneficial it is for the well being of the local citizens. He hoped that this kind of training could be arranged regularly to provide guidance for the locals on how to remove venomous snakes without killing it.

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 will supply the cement necessary for the development of welfare housing in South Sumatra.

The collaboration between SMBR with South Sumatra Social Welfare CSR Forum is being listed within the memorandum of understanding signed directly by SMBR Main Director, Jobi Triananda Hasjim, with Social Welfare CSR Forum of South Sumatra, July Rianthony. The procession was being observed firsthand by the Governor of South Sumatra, Herman Deru.

The signing of the memorandum was done in the Ballroom of Hotel Aryaduta in Palembang, on Tuesday, 21 October 2019. The memorandum shall be operational upon signing and will have duration of 5 (five) years.

Jobi has stated that with the existence of this agreement, SMBR will become the sole supplier of the cement necessities, either sack of cement or bulk cement, while also providing concrete bricks for the housing construction that is planned to start on 2020.

The plan, as initiated by the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing of Republic of Indonesia  together with South Sumatra Social Welfare SCR Forum, will aim to build 1172 (one thousand one hundred seventy two) housing units for Palembang city and 800 (eight hundred) units for the region of Banyuasin district.

“We will always strive to contribute in every kind of construction projects in South Sumatra, it is our pride and joy in knowing people there recognizing our (SMBR) hard work“, Jobi added.

The cement product manufactured by SMBR has been tested and guaranteed in its quality to be used for various government and private companies’ infrastructure development projects in South Sumatra, such as Light Rail Transit (LRT), toll roads, bridges, and even harbors constructions.  

“Maintaining this specialty is our priority so that SMBR can always become the primadonna of cement in South Sumatra”, as he proudly state.

The Social Welfare CSR Forum itself was established to coordinate, initiate, facilitate, and synergize the potential of business performers, social institutions, higher academic institutions, and citizens in order to optimize the implementation of social responsibility in the world of business within the realization of social welfare policies as an effort to hasten the objective attainment of social welfare development.

PALEMBANG – Semen Baturaja just recently has provided emergency relief and response for the victims of fire situated in the area of Tangga Buntung, Gandus district on Friday, 18 October. The fire incident has incinerated at least 30 houses.

The aid, which was allocated from the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) fund, is in the form of money donation and food supplies. The donation was directly presented by the VP Corporate Service Management, Ade Chitra, to around 85 families that have become victims of the incident. We hope that the donations can prove to be helpful for the victims of the fire. 

PALEMBANG – Through the CSR program, Semen Baturaja has collaborated with Astra Honda Motor (AHM) to once again arrange Entrepreneurship Training Program concerning “Motorcycle Mechanic Certification and Training”. The training program was held today on Thursday, 10 October in Semen Baturaja’s central office located in Palembang and is being attended by the locals of Ring 1 Kertapati village.

The training was directly being taught by Awi, the representative of Astra Honda Motor, Toga Simamora, from the Ministry of Industry, and also Ari Aryadi, from the Institute of Motorcycle Mechanic Certification Training.

The training program serves as a form of contribution from Semen Baturaja towards the locals living nearby the company’s plant whose aim is to educate and improve the local economy and competitive quality index, particularly in terms of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) startup.