Monday, November 17, 2008

History of PT Semen Kupang, the factory might go bankrupt

PT Semen Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), which stopped production since April and due to financial difficulties, until Sunday (29 / 6) have not yet received fresh funds to fund operations until the company threatened bankruptcy.
On the threat, the management take decisions merumahkan all employees totaling 286 people start coming in July. While the salary of each employee will be paid on July 4 burners cut by 50.
Director of PT Semen Kupang Nampira Madjid said, cutting employees' salaries is only one step to save financial companies. But we keep working to pay the full salaries of employees in early July later, he said in Kupang, Sunday.
According to him, PT Semen Kupang to the middle of serious obstacles concerning the supply of electricity. But he refused comment on the company's debt of Rp25 billion to a company supplier of electricity.
The factory stopped operation since 22 April and then settle the debt because it has not been to PT Sewatama mamasok electricity for the company. Until the end of June, there were no other companies that are willing mamasok istrik.
Ityu Meanwhile, the planned salary cuts and policy merumahkan employees rejected Chairman Semen Kupang States Employee Benny Saba. He wanted all the rights of employees are met, among others receive salaries in full and Pesangon if companies go bankrupt.
According to him, actually the company also had stopped operating in 2005. But the government decided to revive the company menyuntikan fresh funds Rp50 billion in revenue from the state budget (Budget). Therefore, the factory beroperai start again on January 15, 2007.
On the other hand, members of Parliament have said Herman Hery PT Semen Kupang, should get a fresh injection of funds at least Rp400 billion to pay for long-term debt and capital to overcome difficulties. Nevertheless, the House will not let PT Semen Kupang bankruptcy because it can aggravate the image of the industry, especially in eastern Indonesia, he said.
Factory, which stood since 1984, the cement had to meet the needs of a number of areas in the country, among other
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