LUBUK LINGGAU – PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk along with the government of Lubuk linggau signed the first construction of distribution center development and agreement of cooperation in the city of Lubuk Linggau (19/02).

This agreement of cooperation with the government is a follow-up to government desire in development of industrial and commercial regions in the Lubuk linggau city.

The agreement was signed by the Director of general affairs and Human resources of PT. Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk (Amrullah), and the Mayor of Lubuk linggau city (SN Prana Putra Sohe), and also attended by the Vice president of Marketing in PT. Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk (Tarida Tambunan), Vice president of Sales in PT. Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk (Kartha Kurniadi), and Head of Lubuk Linggau DPMPTPS (Hendra Gunawan).

Amrullah said. “Semen Baturaja be the initiation for the construction of the cement warehouse or we call Distribution center in the city of Lubuk Linggau. This is a support for the smooth supply of cement here.”

The construction of this Distribution center will be the first in Lubuk linggau. It will be a strategic point of the cement supply chainfor the western southern Sumatera region (Lubuk linggau, Muratara, etc.), Curup, Bengkulu and Sarolangun.

With the signing of the cooperation agreement, it began the development project of Distribution Center in Lubuklinggau City. Semen Baturaja hopes that through this construction, the cement supply in Lubuk linggau City will be well preserved.{}

JAKARTA – On Tuesday (16/02), PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk has return to signed the first amendment of credit agreement and line facility agreement for the fulfillment of syndicated credit at Graha BNI Building, Jakarta.

This signing is a step to fulfill the total syndicated credit for Semen Baturaja with a value of Rp 1.7 Trillion. Last week, Semen Baturaja together with Bank Sumsel Babel signed a credit facility worth Rp. 80 billion in order to meet tranche 1 syndicated credit with a total value of Rp 1.3 Trillion. As of today, some banking provides Semen Baturaja a credit facilities worth Rp 400 Billion.

“We have previously performed the signing syndicated of tranche 1 credit in August 2020 at Rp 1.22 trillion. On February 9, 2021, we also gained an additional Rp 80 billion and closed the 1 tranche with a total of Rp 1.3 trillion. “Says jobi triananda hasjim.

PT Bank Mega Tbk gave worth Rp 100 billion in credit, PT Bank Mega Syariah Rp 200 Billion and PT Bank Pembangunan Daerah Jawa Barat and Banten Tbk (BJB) add a credit worth Rp 100 Billion. Thus,  the three banks into the banking that fills the tranche 2 of the syndicated loan of this. PT Bank negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (BNI) as a mandated lead arranger (MLA) managed to give a full syndicated loan to the Semen Baturaja.

The agreement was signed by the Director of Semen Baturaja Jobi Triananda Hasjim, the Head of the Bank Mega Widjaja Hendra, the Head of the Business Bank Mega Syariah Denny S. Karim, and the Leader of the Division of Corporate & Commercial BJB Dicky Syahbandinata.

The event was also attended by President Commissioner of Semen Baturaja Franciscus M A Sibarani, Finance Director of Semen Baturaja M. Jamil, Division Leader of BNI Rudy Sihombing, Head of BSB Credit Division, Marketing Director of Bank Maluku Malut Jetty Likur, and President Director of Bengkulu Development Bank Agusalim.

The credit of the syndication will give a relaxation to the financial system of Semen Baturaja’s cash flow so that, it will be better prepared for the next company’s development.

‘We are grateful to the creditors who have cooperated so that the syndicated credit can be carried out. Semen Baturaja optimistic to increase sales in 2021 in line with the increase in demand of cement.’ He added.

The synergy between Semen Baturaja with BNI is proved that as State-Owned Enterprises should help each other to the progress of the company. Banking has been providing syndicated credit also gives confidence to the Semen Baturaja to develop their business.

Banking sees the prospects of the cement industry in the future will be increasingly improved with the increasing development project by the government. The hope is not only in the infrastructure industry but also in the entire economy in Indonesia will see growth so that the economy will grow and Indonesia will rise again.

PALEMBANG – PT. Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk had been signed a signing addition of the syndicated credit agreement along with the development Bank of Southern Sumatra and Bangka Belitung (Sumsel Babel Bank) on Tuesday (09/02) at Head Office Sumsel Babel Bank, Palembang.

This partnership is a synergy between the two companies that residence in South Sumatra, In order to increase participation for infrastructure and economic development in south Sumatra.

Semen Baturaja receives additional credit support of Rp 80 billion from Sumsel Babel Bank. Therefore, the present day, Semen Baturaja has received syndication credit of Rp 1.3 trillion obtained from several Banks that had participated in the syndication credit in 2020.

“The Sumsel Babel bank has committed to adding a portion of the syndicated credit facility to SMBR. With the result that, Sumsel Babel bank credits reached Rp 150 billion.” Jobi triananda hasjim said.

The signing by Director of PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk, Jobi Triananda Hasjim, with the President Director of Sumsel Babel Bank, Achmad Syamsudin, has already done in accordance with the valid health protocol.

This event was attanded by the finance director of PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk, M.Jamil, Chief commissioner of Sumsel Babel Bank, Eddy Junaidi, Independent commissioners of Sumsel Babel Bank, Noversa, and Head of the Syndication & Corporate Solutions Division of BNI Bank, Rommel TP Sitompul.

This year (2021) will rate as a turning point to boost the national economy. One of factor is the increasing in government expenditure of Rp 417,4 Trillion in the field of infrastructure or increase by 48% over the previous year.

Achmad Syamsudin said “ Sumsel Babel Bank reacted favorably to these Repackaging in hopes of helping Semen Baturaja to increase its production capacity. That will indirectly help the economy in South Sumatera”.

Semen Baturaja is also optimistic that this year will be more strategic projects capable of raising the volume of cement sales. As of early 2021, Semen Baturaja became involved in the project in South Sumatera region such as, contribution to the construction of Palembang-Betung, Prabumulih-Muara Enim, and Muara Enim- Lahat- Lubuk Linggau causeway and other strategic projects.

Not only that, in Lampung and Jambi, Semen Baturaja has started construction of the Way Sekampung and the Margatiga dam, Kerinci and Lebong- Bengkulu (natural) gaspowered electric generator, and others. There are still many government infrastructure projects that could be opportunities for Semen Baturaja to contribute to increasing sales and improving the national economy.

“This year an expected to domestic cement consumption will rise about 7-8 % because of the rise in infrastructure budget. We saw many strategic projects opportunities in the market share. Semen Baturaja is ready to increase production capacity and meet cement demands in Indonesia especially in South Sumatera, Lampung, Jambi, to Bangka Belitung.” Jobi says.

BATURAJA – In connection with the implementation of the V-RAKER SKSB as well as the Inauguration of the SKSB Central Management for the 2020-2023 Period on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at the Baturaja site offline (offline) and virtual (online) at the Palembang and Panjang sites, the SKSB administrators who has just been legally held and performs its duties which are divided into 5 divisions.

The RAKER V 2021 was attended by the Production Director, Daconi, S.T., M.M. as well as being opened directly by the Director of General Affairs & HR SMBR, Amrullah, S.H, M.M. The theme carried is: “With the Spirit of Togetherness Establishing Effective, Solid, and Professional Industrial Relations for the Advancement of Semen Baturaja and Employee Welfare”.

The RAKER V 2021 SKSB activity was also attended virtually by the Chairperson of the National Leadership Council of the Indonesian Cement Industry Workers Union (DPN FSP ISI), Kiki Warlansyah along with all workers unions who are members of the ISI FSP.

In the opening, the Mars Union of Semen Baturaja Employees was launched, which became a symbol of enthusiasm for SKSB administrators to continue the struggle for the welfare of members and the SMBR.

In addition, pins were pinned as an official sign of the inauguration of the SKSB Central Management for the 2020-2023 Period, as well as the provision of lifetime achievements to former SKSB General Chairmen, including: Safaruddin, M.M. (2008-2011); Dedi Marzoni, S.E. (2011-2014); Muhammad Yunus, S.E., M.M. (2014-2017); and Deddy (2017-2020).

The event continued with the presentation of material “Semen Baturaja Talent Development Program” which was delivered by the Director General & HR, Amrullah, S.H, M.M. as well as the delivery of material on good organizational methods from the Vice President for the Production Division, Eko David Irawan, A.Md. to all Raker participants.

All activities are running well and successfully both offline and virtual, in this RAKER KE-V 2021 there has also been a presentation of the Work Program that was previously prepared and agreed upon by each Division of the Semen Baturaja Employees Union, which the program is expected to be realized as long as The term of office of the Head and SKSB Center Management for the 2020-2023 period lasts. {}

PALEMBANG – Semen Baturaja won an award at the Iconomics CSR Award 2020 with the title “Covid-19 Emergency Response Initiative – Medical Health Support” This event was held virtually on Friday (04/12). Iconomics gives Appreciation to companies that have carried out their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs.

The award was received symbolically by Harrie Cahyanto as Senior Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) virtually. The event was opened by Bram S Putro as Founder & CEO of Iconomics.

Bram S Putro said that his party gave awards to the best companies in Indonesia that carried out CSR activities that were right on target for people affected by the Covid -19 Pandemic in accordance with the Company’s CSR strategy.

The assessment conducted by Iconomics is based on research conducted since January 2020 through Corporate CSR Activities, media monitoring, and a voluntary approach to corporate social responsibility.

With the receipt of this award, as a form of proof of the contribution and responsibility of Semen Baturaja to help the community and the surrounding environment through the Company’s CSR activities. {}

BATURAJA – PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk established the Indonesia Cement Research Institute (ICRI) together with Semen Indonesia Group (SIG) on Thursday (26/11) virtually.

The synergy between BUMNs through the formation of ICRI between Semen Baturaja and SIG was formalized through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on Research Collaboration in the Cement Sector.

This virtual event was attended by the Director of Production & Development at SMBR Daconi, Director of Engineering & Projects at SIG Tri Abdisatrijo, Director of Human Resources & Legal SIG Tina T Kemala Intan and SIG Production Director Benny Wendry.

The Indonesia Cement Research Institute (ICRI) was formed as a long-term investment in the business world. This research need is expected to provide a broad contribution impact.

The formation of ICRI is also a form of the company’s strategy in accordance with the 5 (five) priorities of the Ministry of BUMN and the 2020-2024 SMBR strategic initiative.

“Starting today, Semen Baturaja and SIG will go hand in hand in strategic research activities to create innovative, high-tech and environmentally friendly products, as well as to improve operational efficiency and cost leadership of the Cement Cluster.” Said Daconi

The results that will be achieved through ICRI are expected to bring the Cement cluster in Indonesia to be able to create new innovations and technologies as well as to improve operating efficiency and cost leadership of the cluster which will assist the company in achieving its target.

Quarter III SMBR performance (July – September) has shown positive results with the achievement of a net profit of Rp. 25 billion. It is hoped that with a positive start to the market and with the implementation of the efficiency program, it is hoped that the 2020 performance will also record positive results. With the synergy carried out with GIS, it is hoped that it will be able to spur the company’s performance going forward.

“Hopefully in the future, ICRI will become the best cement and building material research center in Indonesia. Of course, this is inseparable from the support and cooperation of all parties so that the goal of this synergy is achieved, ”he concluded.

Through ICRI today, SIG and Semen Baturaja will go hand in hand in strategic research activities to create innovative, high-tech and environmentally friendly products. Hopefully this synergy can run well and make a big contribution to national development. {}

BATURAJA – After the direct election process for the Chairperson of the Semen Baturaja Employees Union (SKSB) for the 2020-2023 period on August 31, 2020, which was simultaneously held at all PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk (SMBR) sites and M Ariansyah was elected as Chair of the 2020 SKSB until 2023.

With the election of the new SKSB Chair, on 12 November 2020 the IV MUBES activities were carried out virtually at all PT Semen Baturaja (Persero) Tbk sites. This activity was opened directly by the Director General & HR of SMBR Amrullah with the core agenda, namely the LPJ for the SKSB central management for the 2017 to 2020 period and the Handover of Position from the Chairperson of SKSB 2017 to 2020 Deddy to the Chairman of SKSB 2020 to 2023 M Ariansyah.

In the agenda of handing over the position of chairman of the SKSB for the period 2020-2023, the President Director of SMBR Jobi Triananda Hasjim gave a speech as well as giving the highest appreciation to SKSB which remains consistent in carrying out organizational activities despite all its limitations amid the current Covid-19 pandemic conditions while still implementing the protocol health well.

The SMBR management hopes for SKSB to work together and strive together for the progress of the company, whose challenges in the future will certainly be heavier, of course by encouraging the young talents of SMBR in SKSB to play a more active role and contribute positively in achieving the company’s goals and targets in the future. .

In this MUBES and SKSB handover activity, the Chairman of the National Leadership Council of the Indonesian Cement Industry Workers Union (DPN FSP ISI) Kiki Warlansyah, in this case was represented by the Secretary General of the National Leadership Council of the Indonesian Cement Industry Workers Union (DPN FSP ISI) Tedy Ramadinus and several chairmen of the Indonesian Cement Industry Union who are members of the ISI FSP (Chairman of SP Semen Padang Bung Wien Bernandino), (Chairman of SP Semen Tonasa Bung Ayik), (Chairman of SP ITP Citerup Bung Ribut), (Chairman of SP ITP Cirebon Bung Dion ), (Chairman of SP ITP Tarjun Bung Winarno) who all expressed their appreciation for their support. Hopefully the Union can always work together and be active in DPN FSP ISI and congratulations on holding MUBES IV and Handover of the elected SKSB Chair. {}

PALEMBANG – Related within the SMBR’s 46th Anniversary Celebratory events, Semen Baturaja also held gathering party that is unlike the last year; this time, it is implemented virtually on Monday (16/11) to act as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19.

The party was participated by the Board of Commissaries, Directors, the entirety of Semen Baturaja workers, Heads of Holding Companies under Baturaja’s Multicompanies and Daya Insani (Human Empowerment), and Semen Baturaja’s Employees’ Housewife Association.

Though there weren’t much festivity around, SMBR still managed a creativity contests for its employees, such as the 46th Anniversary Logo making contest and Short Movie contest. These contests were arranged to kindle celebratory spirit and also to push creativity and productivity of the workers during the pandemic.{}

PALEMBANG – Among the series of the SMBR annual Anniversary Celebratory events, one of them is the Service and Miletone Awarding.

This year, the awarding was done virtually on Monday (16/11) at the head office of Semen Baturaja in Palembang City in accordance to the regulated Health Protocol.

The award was given to 5 employees of SMBR from three different plant locations: Palembang, Baturaja, Lampung. The awards were symbolically presented by the Board of Directors of SMBR.

Employees of SMBR whose years of service have reached 10, 30, and 35 years were the ones qualified to receive the award.

The awarding serves as a token of appreciation by the management of SMBR towards employees for the dedication that they have shown throughout the years of working as a member of the big family of SMBR.{}

PALEMBANG – The General & Human Resources Director of Semen Baturaja, Amrullah, had acted as the main speaker of Public Relation Web Conference with the theme of “Be Creative and Develop Your Skill to Get Your Dream Job”.

The event was organized by the Assembly of Faculty of Social Science and Political Science of Sriwijaya University using Zoom meeting to facilitate the conference on Saturday (17/10).

The Vice Dean III of the Faculty of Social and Political Science of Sriwijaya University, Dr. Andi Alfatih M.Pa, officially opened the conference and is followed by hundreds of students.

During this occasion, the Vice Dean provided lectures about the work demands faced by workers within the era of industrial revolution 4.0.

During the closing of the conference, the Vice Dean encouraged the students to not be afraid in facing the industrial revolution 4.0, to always remain optimistic, and to never stop learning new things especially in a time where competition has become increasingly intense in order to ensure success in future.