Minister Rini Ensures Feronikel Ternate Factory Completed July 2019
By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Friday, August 18 2017 - 15:02 IWST
INDUSTRY.co.id - Ternate - SOE Minister Rini M Soemarno made a series of visits to his work in Mabapura, East Halmahera (Haltim), North Maluku (Malut) by reviewing the construction of the Feronick factory of PT Aneka Tambang (Antam).
"The construction of the Ferronickel plant owned by PT Antam will certainly improve the welfare of the community, by accommodating the local son to work in this company," she said after reviewing the Ferronickel plant construction project in Maba, Thursday (17/08/2017)
She said the construction of this factory should be considered that prioritizes to accommodate the local son to work in a company owned by PT Antam, so the unemployment rate in Haltim can be minimized.
Thus, this Rp3.5 trillion project with 70 MW electricity capacity can be utilized for the welfare of the community in Malut region.
According to her, the Ferronickel plant construction project is planned to be completed in July 2019 on an area of 39 thousand hectares of land.
Thus, Rini said, his presence in the company to see closely the progress of the project, especially for the fulfillment of LPG tanks, because Antam has a large enough land so that SOEs can improve the welfare of the people of Haltim with the birth of programs in contact with the public interest.
Previously, PT Aneka TambangTbk (Antam) along with PT Wijaya Karya Tbk Consortium (WiKa) Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI) conducted the inauguration of the first pole of Ferronickel Development Project in Mapaura Kabupaten Haltim.
Meanwhile, President Director of PT Antam, Arie Prabowo Ariotedjo when contacted previously stated that the activity is an effort to increase the added value of mineral-owned region.
Thus, it will support Antam's total annual ferronickel production capacity to 40,500-43,500 tonnes of nickel in ferronickel (TNi), because, the spirit of realizing the basic metal industry will be closer, " he said.
"Moreover, one of Antam's strategic projects which has a production capacity of 13,500 tonnes of nickel in ferronickel (TNi) with a target of completion of P3FH by 2019, the scope of the Consortium's work on this project is design, engineering, procurement, construction, startup, testing and commissioning of The plant," he said.