2016 Toyota Engine Plant will Operate

In order to enhance its production, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) of Japan through its subsidiary PT Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia (TMMIN) announced it will begin production of engines for vehicles other than * IMV (Innovative International Multi-Purpose Vehicle) series in a new plant that will operate at half early 2016.
Location of a new plant adjacent to the factory in Karawang TMMIN existing. Previously, Toyota has announced the purchase of 150 hectares of land to be used for the construction of a new engine plant in November of 2012.
Plant with a production capacity of 216,000 units this year with an investment of 2.3 trillion rupiah, or about 23 billion yen. TMMIN also plans to increase the workforce by 400 people in line with the production activities at the plant. More than 50 percent of the production will be exported to the global market, Toyota released Friday (26/07).
Construction of this plant in order for the development of Indonesia’s automotive industry. In addition, Toyota also always developing products that exceed customer expectations in line with the spirit to contribute significantly in the development of Indonesia’s automotive industry.
For now TMMIN engine producing around 195,000 units per year for vehicle type 1 IMV in Sunter, North Jakarta factory to meet the needs of the domestic market and also exports to several countries in the ASEAN region, Latin America and Africa. Combination existing engine plant and a new engine plant will make TMMIN as one of the production bases and supply are very important for Toyota globally.

Datsun Nissan To Make You Fat Production of 200,000 Units

Datsun presence in the world especially in Indonesia is great optimism, especially for Nissan Motor Indonesia. General Manager of Marketing and Communcation Strategy PT Nissan Motor Indonesia Ina Indriani Hadiwidjaja when met on the sidelines of breaking fast together in Sudirman, Jakarta, some time ago shows it.
According to him, the presence Datsun Nissan will make fat production as a whole as the parent of a brand new one up again after a few decades ago. With the presence of Datsun, later Nissan and Datsun total production could reach 200,000 units.
“Production of Nissan aaat is 100,000 units per year. In 2016, Datsun presence makes production to 200,000 units per year. This will be done in stages, and will start next year,” he said.
Datsun news broke a few days ago about making consumers in Indonesia was wondering when his presence, among others, through commentary in the online media. Prototype model for Indonesia itself will be introduced in September. However, production begins next year.
One model, which shaped hatchback, introduced in India on July 15. The model was named GO.
Later, the production process itself will use a factory facility Nissan Motor Indonesia at Bukit Indah, Bukit Indah City, Purwakarta, West Java.
Nissan also said that the party component content in the locally made car that will reach 90 percent.

DSNG Records Rp 260 Billion Operating Profit

JAKARTA – PT Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk (DSNG) in the first semester of 2013 an operating profit of Rp 260 billion in the first half of 2013, up 9% over the previous period of only Rp 238 billion. This is mainly due to the decrease in cost of sales per ton of crude palm oil (CPO) of 8.4% from USD 4.7 million in the first half of 2012 to Rp 4.3 million.

“Although the price of CPO in the international market this year has decreased, the company managed to maintain the gross profit margin of 28% as of last year, and operating profit margin at the level of 15%,” said Andrianto Oetomo, Vice President Director of PT Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk (DSNG), in a press release.

Recorded net sales of Rp 1.7 trillion. The amount of net sales contributed by the plantation sector reaches 60% or Rp 1 trillion and wood products sector reaches 40% or approximately Rp 0.7 trillion. The revenue contribution from the plantation sector increased 55% compared to last year.

As of June 2013, total assets of the Company’s total of Rp 5.7 trillion, up 11% compared to the last year of Rp 5.1 trillion. Total equity of the Company to Rp 1.9 trillion, an increase of 35.6%.

Petrochemical plant construction is expected to hit imports

Director General of the Ministry of Industry, Manufacturing Industry, Panggah Susanto said, with the new petrochemical plant planned to be built in West Papua is expected to reduce the number of Indonesian imports of raw materials.

“These projects will be able to reduce the importation of raw materials which, according to the data in 2012 reached 16 billion U.S. dollars for chemical raw materials,” said Panggah after witnessing the signing of the MoU between Ferrostaal Industrial Projects by PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk, in Jakarta on Thursday.

He said that with the cooperation will be produced basic products, such as propylene and polypropylene, which will not reduce the importation of raw materials.

“Hopefully, in 2019 to be operational, which we seek is how as soon as possible to get gas allocation,” he said.

Panggah explain step construction of the plant is part of the Ministry of Industry to develop two important sectors in Indonesia related to the chemical industry base and base metals.

“Two of the basic industries we encourage its development, it is important because it aligned with the growth of domestic industry, which will increase the need for raw materials and capital goods,” he said.

He said later that the results of the plant is expected to require an investment of $ 1.8 billion will be earmarked for the domestic market.

“Domestic demand is big enough, then it will be destined for the domestic market,” he said.

Net profit soared PTPP Doubles

Housing Development Tbk PT or PTPP recorded net profit surge 2.2 times or to Rp 143.4 billion in the first half of this year compared to the same period in 2012 of Rp 64.8 billion.

The increase in earnings was driven by increased revenue also doubled to Rp 4.17 trillion. The increase was, among others, the contributions of some major projects such as EPC projects and plant PLTGU Tanjung kitbag Duri Riau, Kalibaru port, Kuala Namu Airport, Semarang toll road-Bawen, Donggi Senoro roads and building projects privately owned.

In addition, the subsidiary factory precast concrete industry has also begun to contribute revenue and profit.

“The contribution of income and profit from property business pillar is projected to increase significantly in the next five years”, said Managing Director PTPP, Bambang Triwibowo, in Jakarta, Thursday (01/08/2013).

As of June 2013, the company has bagged new contracts amounting to Rp 9.5 trillion, or 2.5 times over the same period in 2012. Large projects that were achieved, among others, the Port-Cilegon Krakatau Bandar Samudra, Nifaro Apartments, St Moritz, The Kencana and Cikampek Toll-palimanan.

In addition, there is also a toll road development projects Gempol-Pandaan, Tunjungan Surabaya Plaza V, Terminal 3 Soekarno Hatta airport, railway in South Sumatra PT KAI, Infrastructure Sarulla 300 MW power plant in North Sumatra, Banten and Intermark apartment project 120 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant EPC Tanjung kitbag, 160 MW power plant in Muara Tawar Bangkanai and CNG.

With the acquisition of this new contract the Order book as of June 2013 reached Rp 25.3 trillion. This year the company expects revenue of Rp 10.2 trillion and net profit of Rp 370 Billion which is contributed from the five areas of the business they work at the company’s Construction, Property, EPC, Investment and Production of Precast concrete.

Sinar Mas Profit Drops 39.8 Percent

Net income PT. Sinar Mas Agro Resources and Technology Tbk. (SMART) tumbled 39.8 percent during the first half of this year, or Rp 795.42 billion from Rp 1.11 trillion.

Based on the company’s disclosure to the Indonesia Stock Exchange, Thursday, August 1, 2013, which can diatrirbusikan profit to equity holders of the parent decreased due to the company’s net sales were eroded to Rp 11.18 trillion. That figure is down 21.49 percent compared to the same period of the previous year of Rp 13.58 trillion.

While the cost of goods sold and agribusiness plantation companies had dropped to Rp 9.3 trillion from Rp 10.33 trillion. Operating expenses also dropped from Rp 1.62 trillion to Rp 881.12 billion. Thus, the company’s operating profit reached Rp 996.97 billion.

Earnings per share also fell by 110 points to Rp 277 per share from Rp 387 per share. SMART currently has total assets worth a total of Rp 15.04 trillion, with the composition of current assets amounting to Rp 5.24 trillion and non-current assets of Rp 9.8 trillion.

Weakening performance was also felt by the palm oil company PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk. (Aali). Aali recorded a decline in profit for the period during the first half of 2013 to Rp 745.64 billion from Rp 996.36 billion in the first half of 2012.

Of the company’s financial llaporan be published in the Indonesia Stock Exchange, July 29, 2013, Aali net income is lower than the second half of last year’s Rp 5.64 trillion to Rp 5.49 trillion. The company’s revenue eroded by the increased cost of revenue increased to Rp 4.03 trillion from Rp 3.84 trillion. This makes the company’s gross profit fell to Rp 1.45 trillion.

Lucky Cement Indonesia Rp 2.58 T in 6 Months, Up 23%

State-owned cement holding Indonesia Tbk, PT Semen successfully obtained a net profit of Rp 2.58 trillion in the first half of 2013. This profit rose 22.9% over the same period last year.

Semen Indonesia President Director Dwi Soetjipto said net profit was supported by the 31.9% increase in revenue to Rp 11.4 trillion. From the same period last year to Rp 8.6 trillion.

The income supported a total cement sales volume stood at 12.23 million tons, an increase of 18.3% over the same period last year amounted to 10.32 million tonnes, which consists of domestic sales volume amounted to 12.14 million tons (an increase of 18 %) and export sales of 0.09 million tonnes (up 170%).

While the national cement sales volumes (industry) grew 7.5% to 27.83 million tonnes compared to the previous period, which stood at 25.89 million tonnes.

“The increase in sales is outpacing the growth of the Indonesian Cement industry plant operations supported by Tonasa Tuban IV and V and the solid synergies, especially in the field of marketing and distribution in Indonesia Cement Group, so we were able domestic market share increased to 43.6% from last year’s 40 , 9%. We will continue to expand the market from year to year, “Dwi said in a press release on Monday (07/29/2013).

Most of the company’s revenue comes from the domestic market amounted to Rp 10.91 trillion, equivalent to 95.53% of total revenue in the first half of this year, an increase of 26.42% compared to sales in the same period last year of Rp 8 , 63 trillion.

Of the domestic market, the composition of the Indonesian Cement revenues derived from customers in Java and outside Java almost equal. Markets in Java contributed revenue of Rp 5.72 trillion (52.43% of total domestic sales), while consumers outside of Java contribute to revenue of Rp 5.19 trillion or 47.57% of total domestic sales.

In addition to maintaining dominance in the domestic market, Indonesian Cement continues to boost sales to foreign markets, especially countries in Southeast Asia.

From January to June this year, Indonesian Cement has achieved record revenues in foreign markets amounted to Rp 511.64 billion. This number jumped nearly 170% compared to overseas sales in the same period last year of Rp 30.34 billion.

Shark fin hunt, Between Reproduction and Business That Tantalize

In the midst of controversy over the shark hunt, fish processing business is protected at the same time step is apparently more prevalent and certainly very profitable.

It was recognized Ridwan (45), one of the businessmen shark fin processing home industry in the Village Gratitunon, District Grati, Pasuruan. He admitted in the month of shark fin sales turnover mecapai hundreds of millions of dollars. “In a month, turnover could reach USD 500 million,” said Ridwan talking with detiksurabaya.com in his home on Sunday (03/31/2013).

His shark fin processing business just started 3 months ago. Shark fin materials imported from eastern Indonesia, including Papua, Lombok to Kendari.

Although only started 3 months, Ridwan business thriving and growing. Aided by 45 employees who are mostly women, in a month it can treat between 50-100 tons of raw materials shark fins.

The processed products he sells to restaurants in major cities and exported to Taiwan. Selling price of shark fin that has been processed to reach Rp 3.5 million per kilo gram. “It was the most good after sorting. There are also costs only Rp 250 thousand per kilogram,” he added.

Opu, greeting familiar Ridwan not hesitate to reveal the shark fin processing. According to shark fin processing are not too difficult.

Fin material soaked overnight. Then boiled with the fire around 60 degrees for 3-5 minutes. Completed boiled, skin removed, cut open to remove the bone-thin sliced ​​tpis on demand. After it was washed again and dried in the sun to dry.

“It is finished, sorted again before packed,” said Opu.

Admittedly, shark fin processing business is very profitable. He claimed it had never been lost. The only thing that he’s worried about is the availability of raw materials. “Do not be late for the raw materials are the challenges,” he hoped.

Mentioned that sharks are a protected animal step, Opu resignedly admitted if at any time a shark hunt completely stopped.

Menu processed shark fins sold in the usual upscale eateries. Thin slices of shark fin soup which is commonly used menu priced at Rp 1.3 million per serving.

Content of collagen present in shark fins makes it very expensive. Collagen is a substance contained therein could renewing skin cells thus slowing aging. In addition, also as natural supplements for vitality.

PHE WMO Boost Production With New Wells

PHE WMO continues to increase production, the target chasing SKK Migas. Entering the second half of this year PHE WMO back to drill two new oil wells to boost production.
PHE WMO production by mid of this month has gone up again to 22,500 barrels per day (bpd). Number of production. This increase relative to production in the early month high of 22,200 (bpd),

Even so PHE WMO is still trying to raise production to 24,000 bpd to 27,000 bpd by the end of this 2013.
Head of Production PHE WMO, Agus Sudarmanto said in July they are targeting to add two new wells. By the operation of two new wells could increase total production.
Agus explained, in 2013 the PHE WMO target drill 21 production wells. Now there are 11 production wells were drilled.
Overall there. Approximately 77 wells are worked in WMO block. Of the total number of wells, 36 producing wells in antaranyasudah not.
He explained that, in the three months beginning in 2013, the production of PHE WMO average is still in the range of 10,000. Away from the target SKK Migas. Significantly increase new production achieved from April until July.
Since April 1, PHE WMO continues to increase production from 9,000 bpd to 12,000 bpd. After the break in May and 20,300 bpd 17,000 bpd in June. Peak at the beginning of production back in July increased to 22,200 bpd and 25,500 bpd now broken.
“Declining block rate in WMO relatively high, so the addition of this production in addition to menutut old debt also against declaining a relatively high rate,” said Agus, Monday (22/07/2013) night.
Agus hoped, with increased production, at the end of 2013, the average daily production of PHE WMO SKK gas could meet the target. “Our main target SKK how to reach the target gas. We still have the debt, which hopefully we can continue to pursue with increased production, “he said.
He added that the increased production expected to be achieved from the two new wells that are ready to increase production.
This additional production is expected to be optimal with the completion of the installation of a new pipeline connecting new wells with Poleng Processing Platform (PPP).

Sweet sour the Torakur

His name is unique. Having eaten maybe you will be confused, this tomato or dates? Yes processed tomato and sweet sour bite is guaranteed addictive. The color is very similar to the exact date but it was tomatoes. LHA how come? See the info below?

While in the area Bandungan, I had stopped in Semarang Bandungan market. I accidentally found ‘Torakur’ which had become the talk of some time ago. Torakur which means ‘Tomato Taste Dates’ This is one of the specialties Kopeng, Central Java.

Like dates of Arab Torakur pretty packed in cardboard boxes and neatly laid out. Applying glue tomatoes that long-term to make it look like a date. Initially preserves udaha process was spearheaded by a mother in the Banyumas area in 1998 to deal with an expensive price palm while tomatoes are very abundant.

It looks almost identical, only the flesh of the fruit of the date palm is thicker and does not have seeds torakur. So it’s even more delicious and when eaten. To make it not too difficult because of the cottage industry are scattered in almost all areas of Central Java.

The first ripe tomato, seeds removed and washed. The tomatoes will be one torakur. After the water soaked chunks of tomato that goal whiting makes tomatoes so chewy texture and not easily destroyed during cooking. Once this is then cooked in sugar water until the sugar becomes thick brown and red-brown color change tomatpun like dates.

The next process torakur dijemus in the sun to dry. Afterwards, packed in cardboard and wrapped in plastic. Although not wearing a mixture of dates, taste exactly like dates torakur legit. No wonder the fasting month, torakur highly sought after for iftar meals.

Torakur now been sold to major cities in Sumatra and Sulawesi, and even this growing cottage industry to various regions in Central Java. One small box sells for Rp. USD 10,000.00 and a large box. 20,000.00. Prices are affordable and taste like dates make torakur so popular. If you want to taste this torakur can buy in the gift shop in the area of ​​Central Java.