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WSBP Supports Infrastructure Development in the Capital City of the New State

Jakarta, August 10th 2020. PT Waskita Beton Precast Tbk (WSBP) as a manufacturing company for precast, ready mix, quarry, construction services and postension precast concrete, is committed to supporting government programs to advance infrastructure development in Indonesia. Currently, the company has a production capacity of 3.7 million tons / year with 9 plants, 73 batching plants, 5 quarries, which are spread all over Indonesia and have often been involved in various local construction projects and are now expanding internationally. The company continues to innovate, develop, and move forward for development in various regions of Indonesia, as an embodiment of supporting the nation`s development movement.


One of the focuses of infrastructure development at this time is the construction of the State Capital (IKN) in the North Penajam Paser area, East Kalimantan. President Joko Widodo has officially announced the relocation of the capital to Penajam Paser Utara Regency and partly in Kutai Kertanegara Regency, East Kalimantan Province. This information is certainly good news for WSBP, which is currently building a plant in the area, namely the Penajam Plant.

The location of the Penajam Plant is about 15 km to the center of Penajam Regency Government and about 120 km to the Kutai Kertanegara Regency. "Through this plant, WSBP wants to absorb future market potential in the central and eastern regions of Indonesia, even the regional markets in Southeast Asia," said Agus Wantoro, Marketing Director of PT Waskita Beton Precast Tbk.

The Penajam Plant construction project has been started since 2017. Until now the progress of plant construction has reached 70%, where the plant construction is targeted to be completed in 2020. The plant with an area of ​​11.6 ha has a production capacity of 294 million tons / year. producing spun pile products (diameter 300 mm - 600 mm), box girder (uk. 13.90 m wide; 4 m high), box culvert (uk. 4000x4000x2000 mm), and PCI girder.

"Box girders will be supplied to the Balikpapan Bay toll road project. The company will also supply products for the IKN project, "he added. Some of the products supplied for the IKN project include precast buildings, namely modular concrete for apartments, beams, columns, precast slabs, and facades. There are also precast infra (roads and channels), namely box culvert, WP sprig, girder (box girder, PCI girder, PCU girder), u-ditch, and RC pipe. Agus stated that regarding the IKN project, so far WSBP has conducted final negotiations in which a cooperation agreement has been reached for an area of ​​41 ha.

Later, with supporting facilities at the existing plant, in the form of a production area, a workshop area and a waste processing area, the company plans to expand by having its own jetty. This strategy is carried out to facilitate access to the delivery of precast products directly from the plant to other islands, because it has a strategic location close to Balikpapan Bay.