PT DAHANA (Persero) exported Dayagel Extra to Australia worth USD 63,000. The official launch of export was directly witnessed by Minister of State-Owned Enterprises M. Soemarno at the Office of PT Len Industri (Persero) also in the presence of West Java Province Governer Ridwan Kamil on Wednesday, 31 October 2018.
The export launching ceremonial was conducted in te hsame time with exports other State-Owned Enterprises such as PT PINDAD (Persero), PT Bio Farma (Persero) and events of innovation products of PT Len Industri (Persero).
According to PT DAHANA (Persero)’s President Director, Budi Antono, the export of explosives to Australia is the part of penetrating Australian mining markets. He further said that Dahana’s explosive product is now competitively recognized in the international market.
“Dahana has been exporting explosives to some foreign countries since several years ago. After an export non-electric detonator in 2010, this year we start coming into Australia’s market with our Dayagel Extra,” said Budi Antono, President Director of PT DAHANA (Persero) during the event.
Australia had been considering DAHANA’s products with several preliminary visits made by relate Australia’s representatives to DAHANA (CAMPUS)’s management office. Now DAHANA has the trust of delivering 25,000 kg of explosives, packaged in polyurethane wrapping to Port Alma in Queensland, Australia.
“With more Australian business partners, we are sure we can ensure our export of explosives in the forthcoming years,” said Budi Antono.
It is a fact that the current global is slumping, yet owing to its course of innovation and the will for further jump, DAHANA has proven itself that this state owned enterprise has been able to compete with other international companies. Next year, Dayagel Extra and Non-Electric Detonator will be in the list for export plans to some countries.
Dayagel Extra is an innovative explosive product of DAHANA’s Energetic Material Center (EMC) which offers high power and high sensitivity to detonator. This emulsion explosive product has an excellent ability to create fumes which for effective use for both underground and surface use,
Dayagel Extra is independently produced as proven some of DAHANA’s site projects. Dayagel Extra is widely used in mining project and quarry.