Waskita Karya bags contracts for three irrigation projects

Waskita Karya bags contracts for three irrigation projects

Way Sekampung Dam project in Pringsewu District, Lampung. ANTARA/HO-Waskita

Jakarta (ANTARA) - State-owned  construction firm PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk won contracts to build three irrigation infrastructure-oriented projects of the Way Sekampung Dam Package IV in Lampung, Jragung Dam Package I in Demak, Central Java, and Jambi B2 sewerage construction.

In a statement here on Tuesday, Senior Vice President Corporate Secretary of  PT Waskita Karya Shastia Hadiarti pegged the value of the three projects at Rp1.08 trillion.

"Contract for construction of the Way Sekampung Dam Package 4 was signed, while it was announced that Waskita had won the contract for construction of the Jragung Dam and Jambi Sewerage," she stated.

With the three projects, the company's new contracts are valued at a total of Rp9.6 trillion, including some major infrastructure projects of the Ciawi-Sukabumi toll road section 3 and 4, Pasuruan-Probolinggo toll road section 4, Rentang irrigation network, Jakarta beach sheathing, and modern rice milling plant (MRMP) in Subang, West Java.

Contract for construction of the Way Sekampung Dam Package IV was inked on September 9, 2020, in Bandar Lampung.

Hadiarti highlighted that the company was working on the Way Sekampung Package II projected for completion by the end of 2020, and as of August, the project had reached 92-percent completion.

In addition to the Way Sekampung Dam, the company has worked on nine other dams across the country: Bener, Jlantah, Karian, Tapin, Rukoh, Leuwikeris, Temef, Marga Tiga, and Tiga Dihaji.

"We ensure that construction of the dams will run on target and adhere to the health protocols," she added. Related news: Waskita Karya bags WSO award on occupational health and safety
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