SIGLI ACEH – The mecca of Indonesian explosives company, PT DAHANA, has once again got the trust to work on the project to speed up the construction of toll roads. PT DAHANA carried out the first blasting of the Sigli – Banda Aceh STA 15 Toll Road Construction project on August 26, 2022, in Lamtamot Village, Aceh.

General Manager of DAHANA’s Quarry and Construction Division, Setio Budhianto said that in the Sigli – Banda Aceh Toll Road Construction project, DAHANA provides Total Explosives Solution services, from building warehouses, processing permits, drilling shot holes to blasting.

“Owing to DAHANA’s extensive human resource experience coupled with the equipment we have, we are optimistic that we can properly and timely carry out our duties. Hopefully the construction of this toll road can bring blessings and improve the economy of the Acehnese people,” said Mr Budhianto during his visit to Sigli on September 9, 2022.

Bu virtue of Presidential Regulation Number 117 of 2015, the Government of Indonesia has assigned PT Hutama Karya (Persero) to build and develop the Trans Sumatra Toll Road (JTTS) that connects the Bakauheni Port of Lampung Province to Banda Aceh through 24 roads, one of which is the Sigli-Banda section. Aceh.

PT Hutama Karya (Persero) has set the target that the entire 74.1 kilometer Sigli – Banda Aceh toll road will be available to the people of Aceh in 2023. This toll road consists of 6 sections, namely section  1 which stretches 24,3 kilometers from Padang Tiki to Seulimeum; section 2 which 7.6 kilometers long from Seulimeum to Jantho; Section 3 which is 16 kilometers from Jantho to Indrapuri; section 4 which stretches for 13.5 kilometers from Indrapuri to Blang Bintang.

To speed up the construction,  PT Adhi Karya (Persero) as the contractor of PT Hutama Karya (Persero) commissioned DAHANA to complete its work from April to November 2022. According to Karyanto, DAHANA’s Construction Sector Manager, to date Adhi Karya has appreciated DAHANA’s good performance.

“PT Adhi Karya (Persero) gave a very good response with the blasting work, automatically helping them to accelerate the completion of the project which functionally must be completed by March 2023,” said Mr Karyanto.

DAHANA’s involvement in the construction project of the Sigli – Banda Aceh Toll Road is DAHANA’s 4th  participation in National Strategic Projects for Toll Road Construction. Previously there was the construction of the Palimanan Toll Road and the Bakauheni – Sidomulyo Toll Road and Section 4A of Cisumdawu Toll Road.

As is well known, explosive technology has an important role in the mining and construction sectors. The application of explosives in both sectors is capable of accelerating the progress of project completion. However, the use of explosives must also refer to the safety issued, for the sake of project workers, the surrounding community, and also the environment.

DAHANA presents the fifth generation of bulk explosives (DABEX) and the fourth generation of the explosive initiation system (Non-Electric Detonator) which come as the framework of solutions to the impact of detonation and with is capable of speedier completion the project,  especially the PSN, which is mostly managed by SOE Karya. DAHANA’s work in the construction sector includes, among others, Bench Blasting & Pre-split Blasting which aims to create space in the rock mass, whether for roads, pipelines or building foundations.

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Juli Jajuli

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