PT Semen Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. visited PT DAHANA in order to strengthen the longstanding collaboration. SM Procurement Semen Indonesia’s SM Procurement Abdul Qohar and his entourage were warmly welcomed by PT DAHANA’s GM of Quarry & Construction Division Setio Budhianto at the DAHANA Campus, Subang, on Thursday, 3 August 2023.

In his presentation, Mr Budhianto briefly reviewed DAHANA’s journey from its inception through the Republic of Indonesia Air Force’s “Menang Project”, moving from Tasikmalaya to Subang up to the time PT DAHANA’s joining into the Indonesian defense industry SOEs holding (DEFEND ID).

“We express our gratitude and appreciation to Semen Indonesia for visiting the DAHANA Campus. Semen Indonesia is one of DAHANA’s strategic partners in the quarry sector. It is our hope that the existing friendship and cooperation can grow even stronger and make all parties happier,” said Mr Budhianto.

Semen Indonesia is one of PT DAHANA’s big consumers in the quarry sector. This state-owned company has been DAHANA’s customer of explosives supplies and blasting services for a long time. Mr Budhianto added that the collaboration has been very positive for both parties.

In the quarry & construction sector, PT DAHANA offers a variety of superior explosives that can be adapted to conditions in the field, such as Dawagel which is proven to be effective in ground conditions with complex rocks. Apart from that, DAHANA’s services are advantageous to the customers for its ability to reduce consumer costs that leaves the customers with more efficient operation.

As the mecca of Indonesian explosives, PT DAHANA provides Total Explosive Solutions services that range from the supply, handling, mobilization of explosives, drilling & blasting, warehousing, licensing to the destruction of degraded explosives. In practice, PT DAHANA also offers On-site Plant (OSP) and Mobile Manufacturing Truck (MMT) facilities which have proven to be effective in saving blasting costs.

Meanwhile, Abdul Qohar who was accompanied by Mining Operations Manager at SI Tuban, Ardy Zailani, Operations Manager at SI Rembang, Endar Drianto, and Staff of Procurement Sururi, had the opportunity to visit the Energetic Material Center (EMC) area to see directly PT DAHANA’s explosives production process such as emulsion cartridge, non-electric detonator, and a visit to the bunker for testing the quality of explosives.

“We thank PT DAHANA for warmly welcoming us. This is my first visit to PT DAHANA. We hope that as a state-owned company we can continue to collaborate, because Semen Indonesia and PT DAHANA both need each other for the smooth running of both businesses,” said Mr Qohar.