PT Wijaya Karya, together with one of its subsidiaries, PT Wijaya Karya Beton (WIKA Beton) held a press conference in WIKA’s Industry Region (Kawasan industri WIKA/KIW), Cileungsi, Bogor (3/7)
Event, which is attended by national press, was launched as WIKA preparation to enter the South East Asia and International Market. WIKA, now has been cooperated with Japan Consortium, COJAAL (Kajima, Taisei, Nisimatsu, Hazema and Teken) to build 57 bridges in Algeria by the support of WIKA Precast Technology. WIKA is trusted to supply 705 precast concrete girders with a variation height of 1,8-2,0 m to construct infrastructures, such as 57 bridges, 10 underpass, and 25 road box culverts which is spanning a distance of 100 km
WIKA precast concrete products has been nationally renowned since 1978 and having rapid development. Now, WIKA Beton has owned 7 factories located in Indonesia and dominated the market for more than 50% value. Many of precast concrete products has been known and used in many construction projects., such as: Prestressed Concrete Spun Piles, Prestressed Concrete Sheet Piles, Precast Concrete Pipes, Precast Concrete Sleepers, and prestressed Spun Concrete Poles.
In the end of the event, President Director of WIKA, A. Sutjipto, and Director of Operation II, Djokomulyono, accompanied by President Director of WIKA Beton, A. Boediono, together with all the journalist of national press having a short tour in Precast Concrete Factory of WIKA in Cibinong. During the tour, A. Sutjipto explained, after WIKA had been awarded the project of ‘East West motorway’ in Algeria with the total amount of 453 billions Rupiahs., WIKA was awarded project of ‘4 Precast Concrete Factories Construction’. One of those factories will be operated in October 2007.