Salt Production Industry in 2015

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High salt industry needs can not be met from within the country. While the self-sufficiency program of salt consumption was realized last year. Therefore, PT Garam (Persero) is ready to produce the salt industry in 2015.

Garam president director of PT Lintang Yulian said it was preparing industrial salt production in Kupang. There, 7,800 hectares of available land in the process will be halved. Covering the core area of ​​5,000 hectares under cultivation and 2,800 direct PT Garam plasma hectares of land managed for the people.

“For the projected production of 600,000 tonnes of core land and 300,000 tonnes of plasma fields. Climatic conditions in Kupang with long summer reaches 6-8 months of very supportive to the development of salt,” he explained.

In addition to PT Garam, the Ministry of Industry is also encouraging private investors to develop the salt industry in Nagekeo, Flores, covering an area of ​​1,050 hectares, which will produce 300,000 tons.

During this time, the salt industry in the country needs to reach 1.8 million tons. Therefore, if the later can be met from within the country as much as 1.2 million tons, imports of industrial salt is only 600 thousand tons.

“Currently we are still conducting a feasibility study. Later followed by basic design and detailed design. Quarter of 2014 is ready to enter the first stage of civil works, such as making land, and other channels. So we expect 2015 production can have,” he said.

Potential development of the salt industry is very large, given the high demand in the country. Currently, almost all industrial needs salt. Such as oil drilling, glass industry, pulp industry, textile industry, to the tannery. “So when the development of the salt industry has matured, the market there,” he said.

Spoken, the development of the salt industry was not done intentionally in Madura. Therefore, Madura focus on developing salt consumption. “In 2012, we are self-sufficient salt consumption. Hence, the salt industry selected other locations,” said Julian.
Estimated for the development of the salt industry in Kupang cost up to Rp 1 trillion, including the development of infrastructure such as ports.

Cigarette Excise Rules Turn off the Cigarette Industry Home Based

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JAKARTA – Minister of Finance Regulation Number 78 of 2013 concerning the establishment faction and the rates are the results of Tobacco Excise on 10 July tobacco companies considered burdensome. Because the tobacco companies are also feeling the impact of small scale within the rules and the increasing cost of cigarette production.

Directorate General of Customs and Excise, Ministry of Finance (DJBC) assess FMD number 78 in 2013 to protect the small tobacco companies. Moreover, the said allegations DJBC small cigarette companies berusahaan impoverish themselves the result of PMK.

New Cigarette Warehouse businessman Ali Khoizin says, PMK 78 in 2013 can not protect small tobacco companies. According to Ali, the regulation on a proposal from foreign tobacco companies to dominate the cigarette market in the area.

“Big Tobacco Factory which is mainly owned by foreigners, to win the competition is not only competing in the market but it also regulates foreign manufacturer regulations. Companies that want to grow small trimmed with PMK rule 78, including through terafilisi clause is not rational,” he told reporters in Jakarta, Tuesday (02/07/2013).

Ali explained that the cigarette company in Indonesia, the majority of family-based. For example in one family could have different cigarette factory. In the PMK, each manufacturer has a characteristic, because there is a family relationship and the amount of production to comply with, the provisions of the PMK is melted and imposed high tariffs.

“Logic in the 78 FMD misguided. Malang In one family of six brothers but then there is one other thing as hostile and each has a cigarette factory. Was right blood relations, family relations, but they are hostile, how to put together,” he stated.

In fact, he added, if the cigarette excise specified in the tariff, then certainly a small cigarette industry would collapse.

“Cigarettes will be the same rate we are exposed to. Though there is cultural value of the tobacco industry, the government ignores the values,” he concluded.

Microsoft gets Rp 8.2 Trillion of Tablet Surface

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Jakarta – Microsoft just earned revenues of approximately U.S. $ 853 million (about USD 8.2 trillion) of the Surface tablet sales. This amount is actually less than the abolition of Surface asset value, which does not sell, that is U.S. $ 900 (about USD 8.6 trillion).

This figure was revealed in the annual financial statements submitted to the Agency Microsoft U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). “Even so, the number of units sold Surface tablet is not disclosed,” as reported by CNET site on Tuesday, July 30, 2013.

From the report it is also not known how many tablets Surface Pro and RT are marketed. However, according to a Bloomberg report last March, Microsoft only sold about 1.5 million tablets Surface for both versions. For comparison, Apple sold 14.6 million iPad tablets in the second quarter last units only.

Since the beginning, Surface tablet sales did not ever reach the maximum. Surface RT were sold in October and Surface Pro in February received a cool reception from the market. Even at discount party towards the end of last year in the United States, only a few people who want to buy this tablet.

Earlier this month, Microsoft has lowered the sale price by 30 percent due to the slow sales volumes. And apparently, this discount can attract potential consumers because Walmart supermarket stores had stock tablet Surface inform if they are selling has run out.

Industry: Ginger drink that makes Fit!

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More nutritious drinks attractive and wanted by the community. Because many people who care about healthy living. One of the much-loved beverage that is made ​​from natural ingredients such as turmeric. Seger felt fit to arouse.

Traditional herbs though occasionally underestimated proved to have tremendous benefits, especially for the body. One is ginger that in today’s modern society is rather difficult to find. Moreover, to process them into something delicious to eat is not something easy.

But now it seems we’ve been spoiled with the development of technology. Some of the cottage industry and the process has been a lot of ginger into the drink ‘decent’ consumption. In the sense of not only the packaging is attractive but it is also more delicious and fresh to be consumed daily.

The one that produces the drink ginger is Eve Inti Indonesia (Hawaii), located in Banyuwangi – Bali. Where the production of ginger drinks packaged in glass bottles in Sari Rasa Temulawak label. Besides this drink was commonly found in the form of an instant.

This drink is made from extracts of ginger, sugar, and other spices. Moreover, this ginger drink now can be enjoyed like other bottled beverages which in cold conditions. There are so many benefits that can be enjoyed after consumed as increase appetite, prevent colds and so forth.

Undip Help Seaweed Processing Technology in Karimunjawa

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Semarang – Chemical Engineering Faculty of Engineering, University of Diponegoro (Semarang), helping cottage industry of seaweed farmers in Karimun Islands with the introduction of technology, ranging from fresh seaweed production process, drying, until the glass packaging techniques.

This was stated by the Head Master of Chemical Engineering Diponegoro University Dr Mohamad Djaeni told AFP on Thursday (04/10/2012).

“In addition, they also got the introduction of technology into the production process seaweed fresh drinks, syrup, and jelly or jelly,” said Djaeni.

According Djaeni, the introduction of technology in the form of training, demonstration, and technical assistance regarding the process tools to SME group in Kemujan seaweed, Karimun Islands for two days (1-2/10/2012).

“Besides the preservation process are also addressed, so that the product can be more durable and safe for consumption,” said doctoral graduate of Wageningen University Netherlands, accompanied by Ir Widi Gunawan Santoso, MSc from the Faculty of Marine Science Fisheries Undip.

At the given activities also help with zeolite dryer for seaweed and carrageenan, equipped with thermo controller and timer, homogenizer with a capacity of 60 liters of syrup and drinks fresh, infrared temperature measuring devices digital models, unit sealer for plastic cups, as well as generators with a capacity of 3000 watts.

“In addition to the technical aspects, and nutritional products, as well as the packaging, in the next two years will be addressed also the problem of business management and marketing, with the involvement of lecturers from the Faculty of Economics Diponegoro University,” said Djaeni.

Djaeni Further, the program is facilitated by the Master Plan and the accelerated expansion of Indonesian Economic Development (MP3EI). If the program is ongoing, planned for next year will be made to obtain product registration for seaweed cottage industry in Karimun Islands.

For the first year of this program is prioritized on increasing the production of beverages with the tools that have been given, especially homogenizer and sealer, including the drying unit to reduce the moisture content of the seaweed product to below 12%.

Demand for local specialties Publications increasing with the increasing number of domestic and foreign tourists, who enjoy the thrill of the beautiful beaches and islands, as well

Production of 834,000 Barrels of Oil per Day Maximum

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Head of Special Unit the Upstream Oil and Gas (Migas SKK) Rudi Rubiandini estimates, production of crude oil and condensate in 2013, up 834,000 barrels per day.
“At present, production is 831,700 barrels per day and by the end of the 834 000 barrels,” he said in Jakarta on Tuesday.
According to him, the production level is still lower than the budget target set at 840,000 barrels per day.
“But, to be 99.3 per cent achievement was good,” he said.
In the last 1.5 months, production is declining mainly due to a number of field maintenance cut gas condensate production.
However, he added, in the second half of 2013, the SKK optimistic that production could increase to 840,000 barrels per day.
Although, in the second half of 2013, the production of the Offshore North West Java (ONWJ) down due to bridge work (plattform).
However, in the second half as well, there is the addition of Block West Madura Offshore (WMO) which started production three wells.
In contrast to oil, Rudi optimistic “lifting” gas will exceed the budget target.
According to him, until the first half of 2013 production was still 6,998 BBTUD or lower than the budget target BBTUD 7175.
“However, we are optimistic until the end of 2013 will exceed the budget target,” he said.
Head of the Division of Oil and Gas Utilization Gas SKK Popi Nafis Ahmad added that the present downturn is “lifting” gas is mainly because there is a maintenance schedule Tangguh, Papua, and Bontang, East Kalimantan, and damage to electrical transformer in Cilegon, Banten.
“However, going forward, there is a field that will increase its production,” he said.
Which are expected to come from South Mahakam field managed by Total E & P Indonesia with a production rate of 115 MMSCFD, Musi East of PT Pertamina EP 20 MMSCFD, Epic Sengkang 12 MMSCFD, and Ruby from Pearl Oil Sebuku 6.7 MMSCFD.

Louisiana’s Industrial Employment Jumped 2.9% over Past Year

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For the second year in a row, industrial employment in Louisiana posted a gain, according to the 2013 Louisiana Manufacturers Register®, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Louisiana gained 5,685 manufacturing jobs from May 2012 to May 2013, or 2.9% – – more than double the gain MNI reported for the 2011-2012 survey period, and two percentage points above the national average gain as reported by the Labor Department.

Manufacturers’ News reports Louisiana is now home to 5,264 manufacturers employing 196,432 workers.

“Louisiana’s industrial climate continues to improve,” says Tom Dubin, President of the Evanston, IL-based publishing company, which has been surveying industry since 1912. “The state’s abundant natural resources and friendly business environment continue to result in many companies investing in its industrial sector, particularly those in the oil & gas and chemicals industries.”

According to MNI, employment in oil & gas extraction rose 17.2% in Louisiana over the survey period, with the third-ranking sector currently accounting for 22,824 of the state’s industrial jobs. Oil and gas companies that have announced plans to locate facilities in Louisiana included South Africa-based Sasol, which will open a natural gas to diesel plant in Westlake; and Methanex, which recently announced it would open a second ethanol plant in Geismar.

MNI reports employment in Louisiana’s chemicals sector increased 1.4%, and currently ranks first in the state for industrial employment at 25,296 jobs. Bright spots for the chemicals industry included Dyno Nobel’s plans to build an ammonia plant in Jefferson Parish; the expansion of Nalco’s dry polymer plant in Garyville; the expansion of two ExxonMobil chemical plants in Baton Rouge and Port Allen; and the recent opening of Myriant’s biochemical production facility in Lake Providence.

Other sectors to gain jobs included transportation equipment, up 7.8% and industrial machinery & equipment, up 5.2%. Fabricated metals, primary metals, and instruments/related products were each up 2.8%, while textiles/apparel rose 2.5%. Losses were seen in electronics, down 12.5%; printing/publishing, down 5.4%; furniture/fixtures, down 2.6%; paper products, down 2.2%; and stone/clay/glass, down 1.1%.

Industrial locations closing down included PepsiCo’s bottling plant in St. John the Baptist Parish; International Paper’s container