PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk. won the infrastructure project tender for the Remedial and Sedimentation Handling Dam Project on Sumbawa IV Island located in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) worth 272 billion. Administratively this project is spread over several areas in Bima and Dompu Districts.
The winning of this tender adds to the Achievement of the New Contract Value (NKB), achieved by the Company that April 2022 had reached Rp7.48 trillion or an increase of 347.% in the same period last year. The signing of the work contract was carried out by the Commitment Making Officer (PPK) Operation and Maintenance of SDA IV Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR), Syamsudin ST., MT, and Senior Vice President (SVP) Infrastructure I Division Waskita Karya, I Nyoman Agus Pastima at the Office Nusa Tenggara River Basin I on Monday, 23rd May 2022.
The Company's SVP Corporate Secretary, Novianto Ari Nugroho said, The purpose of this project is to optimize the function of the dam, especially on Sumbawa Island. "Later on, this dam will be very beneficial for the surrounding community. Besides being a facility for providing water for settlements and agriculture during the dry season, it can also prevent the occurrence of flood hazards, especially for people living around riverbanks," said Novianto.
The scope of work that will be carried out by Waskita includes the preparation, implementation, completion, and maintenance of civil works in the form of repairs to maximize the function of the dam. Meanwhile, the implementation period of the work takes 450 days.
Novianto said that until April 2022, the Company had recorded an NKB of Rp7.48 trillion. The NKB income comes from Government projects amounting to 34.36%, BUMN/D 1.84%, business development of subsidiaries 7.26%, and private sector 56.53%. Meanwhile, based on project type segmentation, the NKB consists of 76.59% infrastructure connectivity segment, 7.26% subsidiaries, 5.90% buildings, 2.41% EPC, and 7.83% water resources. "With the implementation of Waskita's 8 Stream Financial Restructuring Strategy and support from the Government, the Company is optimistic that this year's NKB target of IDR 30 trillion can be achieved," concluded Novianto.