PT Wijaya Karya Beton Tbk. Produce Concete Pipe for Ciliwung Water Tunnel Project
Jakarta, May 30, 2014 - PT Wijaya Karya Beton Tbk. (IDX code : WTON) launches new products, concrete pipes with a diameter of 3.5 meters which will be used by government of Jakarta province for flood prevention projects, the concrete pipe will be used to build water tunnel that will connect Ciliwung river with East Flood Canal (KBT).
The concrete pipes will made to the quality of concrete K-600, this concrete pipes also made with high specifications to ensure no leakage occurs between the pipes. Considering the installation of concrete pipes is done in a way pushed in the underground at 3 to 10 meters depth, which will be under the ground of Jl. Census Otista - Jl. Otista 3 - Jl. D.I Panjaitan - Jl. Kebun Nanas - East Flood Canal. Two parallel pipelines will connect the river Ciliwung and East Flood Canal along the 2.4 km.
Production and installation of 956 pieces of concrete pipe is expected to be complete on December 2014. In flood conditions, concrete pipe products from WIKA Beton can deliver Ciliwung river water flow at least 60m ³ / sec towards KBT.
About PT Wijaya Karya Beton Tbk.
PT Wijaya Karya Beton Tbk was established as a subsidiary of State-owned PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk in 1997 with a vision to become a leading company in precast concrete products industry. Currently WIKA Beton Tbk is the largest manufacturer of precast concrete product in Indonesia and even South East Asia. Another advantage of the WIKA Beton Tbk has already had 8 (eight) factories spread throughout Indonesia which has high growth of the construction industry and apply patterns Precast Engineering-Production-Installation (EPI).
WIKA Beton Tbk had two (2) subsidiaries, PT Wijaya Karya Komponen Beton (WIKA KOBE) in 2012, and PT Wijaya Karya Krakatau Beton at the end of 2013.